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Elf Cosmetics Files for IPO

The mass-market beauty company had $96.8 million in sales for the first half of 2016.

clock August 26, 2016Allison Collins


Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

Rights groups applaud the decision as a victory for individual and religious freedom.

clock August 26, 2016Miles Socha


Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

J.C. Penney Prunes 350 More Positions

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Finance, information technology, product development and sourcing departments were hit hardest by these latest cuts.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Feast for the Eye: Governor, Nose-to-Tail in DUMBO

The group behind Brooklyn Heights’ Colonie and Gran Electrica restaurants brings their expertise to DUMBO with their newest venture.

clock July 9, 2012Alessandra Codinha

Executive Changes

Marks & Spencer Makes Exec Moves in Wake of Softening Sales

Retailer sets management changes to improve performance of general merchandise.

clock July 10, 2012Nina Jones

Mass and Off-Price

Old Navy Lands in Japan

The brand’s first store outside North America opens Thursday.

clock July 10, 2012Kelly Wetherille

Intimates and Activewear

On Holiday: Swim Retailers Capitalize on Year-Round Resortwear

Stores and Web sites specializing in vacation wear are turning up more frequently.

clock July 11, 2012Rebecca Kleinman


Miami Nice: Swim Week Scene

Have fun in and out of the sun.

clock July 11, 2012Rebecca Kleinman

Intimates and Activewear

Miami Swim Week at a Glance

The where and the when for the upcoming swimwear shows.

clock July 11, 2012WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Cruise 2013 Swim Trends: The Deep End

A glimpse at key trends in swimwear for cruise 2013.

clock July 11, 2012Kim Friday

Intimates and Activewear

High Water Mark: Swim Week Takes Miami

The industry will have a packed six days and a full agenda at three venues.

clock July 11, 2012Rebecca Kleinman

Intimates and Activewear

Cruise 2013 Swim Trend: Sun Block

Architectural shapes with bold colorblocking are a key trend for the season.

clock July 11, 2012Kim Friday

Department Stores

J.C. Penney Cuts 350 More Jobs

Finance, information technology, product development and sourcing departments were hit hardest by these latest cuts.

clock July 10, 2012David Moin


‘Farewell, My Queen’ Bows in New York

Diane Kruger stars as Marie Antoinette in the new French period film.

clock July 10, 2012Alessandra Codinha


Global Softness Hits Levi’s Bottom Line

Second-quarter profits dropped by more than a third as combined revenues in Europe and the previously firm Asia-Pacific region dropped at a double-digit pace.

clock July 10, 2012Arnold J. Karr

Designer and Luxury

Gianfranco Ferré Names New CEO

Mohamad Iyad Jalab, a veteran of the Dubai-based Paris Group, succeeds Ahmed Sankari.

clock July 10, 2012Luisa Zargani


A.P.C. Teams Up With Nike

The French apparel and accessories brand will be launching a co-branded A.P.C. + Nike line of athletic footwear this fall.

clock July 10, 2012Karyn Monget

Intimates and Activewear

Cruise 2013 Swim Trend: Get Waisted

So long teeny bikini — fuller coverage makes a comeback.

clock July 11, 2012WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Vera Wang Unveils Japan Bridal Boutique

The 1,355-square-foot store comes on the heels of recent bridal openings in London, Moscow, Sydney and Seoul.

clock July 10, 2012Amanda Kaiser

Intimates and Activewear

Cruise 2013 Swim Trend: Sneak Peak

Mesh, net and sheer details are on display.

clock July 11, 2012WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Cruise 2013 Swim Trend: Adorned

Bye-bye basics.

clock July 11, 2012WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Cruise 2013 Swim Trend: Exotic Fare

Serving up tribal, ikat and medallion prints.

clock July 11, 2012WWD Staff

Department Stores

Penelope Cruz, Carolina Herrera Help Saks’ Key to the Cure

Shoppers will be able to buy the the limited-edition Carolina Herrera-designed T-shirt at Saks Fifth Avenue and Off 5th stores, as well as via

clock July 10, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Intimates and Activewear

Cruise 2013 Swim Trend: High Contrast

Black and white is a favorite combo.

clock July 11, 2012WWD Staff


KCD, Spring Form Strategic Partnership

The PR and events agency, and the London-based studio complex and multichannel creative agency, will offer global fashion communications services.

clock July 10, 2012Lisa Lockwood


Clock Continues to Tick for Daffy’s

The off-price chain is still trying to negotiate a deal with its lenders, but it remains unclear which direction — a sale or a bankruptcy filing — it is headed.

clock July 10, 2012Vicki M. Young


Paper Denim & Cloth Readies Relaunch

The pioneering premium denim brand has been revived by one of its original cofounders, Alex Gilbert Gaines, with additional financial backing.

clock July 11, 2012David Lipke

Fashion Features

ChinaFile: New Lease on Life for Some Old Brands

Some classical Chinese brands, such as Forever bicycles and Huili sneakers, are making their way back, becoming favorites again for Chinese consumers.

clock July 11, 2012Huang Hung

Memo Pad

Kim Kelleher to Exit Post at Time Inc.

The worldwide publisher of Time magazine since May 2011 is leaving to become president of Say Media.

clock July 11, 2012Amy Wicks

Memo Pad

Fashion Magazines Prepare for September Cover Game

Titles are betting celebrities including Victoria Beckham, Katy Perry, Penélope Cruz, Jessica Chastain and Lady Gaga can win at the newsstand.

clock July 11, 2012Amy Wicks

Memo Pad

Graydon Carter Fetes Kurt Andersen’s New Book, ‘True Believers’

Tom Brokaw, Arianna Huffington, Charlie Rose, Martha Stewart, Julie Taymor and David Carr were among the guests at the book party at the Waverly Inn.

clock July 11, 2012Erik Maza

Fashion Scoops

Vera Wang and Arthur Becker Separate

While the designer declined to comment Tuesday, her company’s president, Mario Grauso, issued a statement.

clock July 11, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Fashion’s Night Out Expands to Florence

Vogue Italia editor Franca Sozzani is looking for the upcoming series of events, which kick off in Milan on Sept. 6, to ease the strain of the economic crisis.

clock July 11, 2012Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Jason Wu Speaks at YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund’s Breakfast Series

The designer took questions from 16 fashion students that are in New York for summer internships.

clock July 11, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Camuto Buys Remaining Bernard Chaus Shares

The merger was approved by the company’s shareholders at a special shareholders’ meeting on Monday.

clock July 11, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Louis Vuitton Unveils Yayoi Kusama’s Windows in New York

The artist made a grand entrance via polka-dotted wheelchair and seemed to love every minute of it.

clock July 11, 2012Jessica Iredale

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