Shares of Avon Dive on News of Probe

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The pressure is growing on Avon Products Inc. and its chairman and chief executive officer Andrea Jung.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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P&G, Revlon Profits Struggle

Both beauty firms posted bottom-line declines in the most-recent quarter.

clock October 27, 2011Andrea Nagel

The Duchess of Cambridge in vintage Amanda Wakeley and guests at Clarence House.

Fashion Scoops

Kate Middleton Hosts Charity at Clarence House

The Duchess of Cambridge stood in for Charles, the Prince of Wales, in hosting the dinner, which was for the charity In Kind Direct.

clock October 27, 2011WWD Staff

Business Features

Iconix Buys Sharper Image

Firm’s sales and profits declined in the three months ended September 30, although adjusted earnings per share met Wall Street’s estimates.

clock October 27, 2011Evan Clark

Andrea Jung


Shares of Avon Dive on News of SEC Probe

Beauty company received a subpoena Wednesday related to its contact with Wall Street analysts.

clock October 27, 2011Vicki M. Young and Andrea Nagel

Derek Lam

Designer and Luxury

Derek Lam Taps New President for Collection

Laura Stephen has joined the brand from Giorgio Armani.

clock October 27, 2011Marc Karimzadeh

Faith Hill and Tim McGraw


Family Duet: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill to Launch Soul2Soul

Husband and wife have teamed up to create their first joint fragrance project, which will be sold in about 16,000 mass market doors in the U.S.

clock October 27, 2011Julie Naughton

The vbeaute collection.

Skin Care

Julie Macklowe Launches Vbeauté

Skin care collection uses the Swiss botanical stem cells from the Alpine Rose plant in an antiaging complex designed for sensitive skin.

clock October 27, 2011Andrea Nagel

Elton John and Lynn Wyatt


Elton John AIDS Foundation’s Enduring Vision Benefit Turns 10

Alec Baldwin, Sarah Ferguson, Jon Bon Jovi and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo were among guests to attend the charity’s annual gala.

clock October 28, 2011Matthew Lynch

Unique items from The Sandoz Collection.


Parmigiani Fleurier Backs Maurice Sandoz Exhibit

Watch brand is sponsoring an exhibit of rare Fabergé eggs — such as the Golden Peacock Egg, valued at $20 million — and other pieces from The Sandoz Collection.

clock October 27, 2011Rachel Strugatz


Bernard Arnault Buys Additional Carrefour Shares

Luxury titan signals confidence in the embattled French retailer’s recovery plan.

clock October 27, 2011Joelle Diderich

Jordin Sparks' fragrance, Because of You


Preferred Fragrance Gets Financing

Uni-World Capital LP, a private equity firm, has recapitalized the company.

clock October 27, 2011Vicki M. Young and Andrea Nagel

Carmelo Anthony


Ashton Kutcher, Josh Lucas Headline GQ Gentlemen’s Ball

The crowd at the magazine’s annual party pondered what it means to be a gentleman.

clock October 27, 2011David Lipke

Veronique Gabai-Pinsky, Tory Burch and William Lauder


Tory Burch Enters Fragrance Arena

The arrangement with Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. to launch a signature scent is not restricted to fragrance.

clock October 27, 2011Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Kate and Laura Mulleavy

Fashion Features

Kate and Laura Mulleavy Talk

WWD dialed up the Rodarte designers prior to receiving their Night of Stars award on Thursday.

clock October 27, 2011Jessica Iredale

Daniel Burke

Business Features

Daniel Burke Dies at 82

The former executive of Capital Cities helped acquire Fairchild Publications, parent of Women’s Wear Daily.

clock October 27, 2011Lorna Koski


Wal-Mart Discrimination Case Back in Court

Attorneys for former female employees of the chain filed the first of what they said would be an “armada” of smaller, regional class action lawsuits.

clock October 27, 2011Kristi Ellis and Arthur Friedman

Christopher Bailey

Fashion Scoops

Christopher Bailey Touches Down in New York, L.A.

Burberry’s chief creative officer hit New York on Tuesday to toast the newly renovated Burberry women’s shop in Saks Fifth Avenue.

clock October 28, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Maria Pinto Exits Mark Shale

The designer, who gained acclaim dressing Michelle Obama on the presidential campaign trail, plans to unveil her own line in the next year.

clock October 28, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Hotel Magnate Vikram Chatwal Fetes His 40th

Friends and family members are crossing the country (and some the Atlantic) for the New York celebration, which will be hosted by Kim Kardashian.

clock October 28, 2011WWD Staff

A Dior ad


Marion Cotillard Stars in New Christian Dior Ads

The actress continues to rack up the air miles in her role as a spokesmodel for the luxury brand.

clock October 28, 2011Miles Socha

A V magazine cover


V Magazine’s Model Moment

For the first time in two years, models have replaced the usual celebrities on the cover of the magazine’s next issue, which hits newsstands Nov. 8.

clock October 28, 2011David Lipke

Raf Simons

Fashion Features

A New York Minute With Raf Simons

In a quick New York visit, the Jil Sander designer discussed his Night of Stars award, stage jitters and the future.

clock October 28, 2011Marc Karimzadeh


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Carrefour SA


Price Wars in France Weighed on Carrefour in Q3

clock October 18, 2017Mimosa Spencer

Social Studies