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Beauty

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

Fashion

French Court Rules Against Burkini Ban

The decision could set a precedent and topple other beach bans that have caused an international furor.

clock 5hMiles Socha

Retail

Rick Owens’ Concrete Castle in SoHo

His new New York store is on the corner of Howard Street and Crosby Street in SoHo.

clock 11hJessica Iredale

Lord & Taylor to Add Two Concept Shops

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Overview

While retailers generally don't get high marks for fashion innovation, Lord & Taylor is working to raise its rating by cooking up two new concept shops for fall launches — Birdcage and Brand Assembly.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Memo Pad

Edie Campbell Stars in Lanvin’s Fall Campaign

There are surprise cameos by Dolly, Edie Campbell’s horse, and Lanvin creative director Alber Elbaz and his men’s wear wingman Lucas Ossendrijver.

clock July 18, 2014Miles Socha

Executive Changes

Dave Lewis Named CEO of Tesco

The veteran Unilever executive is to replace Philip Clarke in October.

clock July 21, 2014Samantha Conti

Designer and Luxury

Hermès Parts Ways With Christophe Lemaire

The designer will show his last collection for the luxury house in October.

clock July 21, 2014Joelle Diderich

Memo Pad

Louis Vuitton to Release ‘Fashion Photography’

The tome has 200 photographs by Annie Leibovitz, Peter Lindbergh and Craig McDean, among others.

clock July 21, 2014Laure Guilbault

Executive Changes

Frederic Cumenal to Succeed Michael Kowalski at Tiffany’s

The company’s chief executive officer for 15 years will stay on as non-executive chairman after he retires on March 31, 2015.

clock July 22, 2014Vicki M. Young and Lauren McCarthy

Fashion Scoops

Tinie Tempah Spins for Veuve Gold Cup

Dapper rapper performs a deejay set at weekend event.

clock July 21, 2014Julia Neel

Business

Wayne Meichner Named President of Retail at John Varvatos

The veteran men’s merchant spent the last 12 years at Ralph Lauren Retail Group.

clock July 21, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Designer and Luxury

A New Story at Dover Street Market N.Y.

The venue, which opened on Lexington Avenue just before Christmas, went through its first biannual changeover, which it unveiled to the public over the weekend.

clock July 22, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Government and Trade

CAFTA Countries Fear TPP Prowess

Central American manufacturers are increasingly concerned over Vietnam’s participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

clock July 22, 2014Kristi Ellis and Ivan Castano

Parties

Hamptons Party Round-Up: Martha Stewart Dinner, ACRIA Benefit

Stewart hosted a party at her East Hampton home while Calvin Klein and Jill Stuart were among guests at the annual ACRIA Cocktails at Sunset benefit.

clock July 21, 2014Todd Plummer

Digital

Target Launches In a Snap App

The new image recognition app for Apple devices lets users shop the retailer’s print ads.

clock July 21, 2014Evan Clark

Executive Changes

Michael Weiss to Retire From Express

Express Inc.’s chief executive officer will continue as nonexecutive chairman after he retires on January 30, 2015.

clock July 21, 2014Vicki M. Young

Financial

OVS IPO Expected by End of Year

Parent company Gruppo Coin is slated to spin off the Italian mass-market retailer between August and September.

clock July 21, 2014Luisa Zargani

Specialty Stores

Gap Inc. Opening Stores in Austria and Slovenia

The retailer is expanding its global reach with franchise agreements for stores in both countries.

clock July 21, 2014David Moin

Forecasts and Analysis

Study Shows Consumers Wary of Retailer Data Protections

The survey by Aite Group and ACI Universal Payments involved responses from consumers in 20 countries seeking their concerns about types of financial fraud.

clock July 22, 2014Vicki M. Young

Department Stores

Lord & Taylor Set to Launch Two Concept Shops

The Birdcage and Brand Assembly shops will both showcase emerging talent on the second floor of the retailer’s Fifth Avenue flagship in New York.

clock July 22, 2014David Moin

Trends

Resort 2015 Trend: Ship Chic

There’s more to nautical fashion than preppy striped T-shirts and shorts. For resort, designers made waves with glamorous cuts for a look that’s decidedly sexy.

clock July 22, 2014Mayte Allende

Retail/Business

Performance Yarns Pop at Pitti Filati

Encouraging signs of recovery were registered at the three-day yarn fair, as spinners used innovation to spur sales at home and abroad.

clock July 22, 2014Alessandra Turra

People

Prince George Turns One: A Look Back

In just 12 months, the tiny royal has already ascended to at least one throne, that of trendsetter.

clock July 22, 2014Lorelei Marfil

Designer and Luxury

Phoebe English’s Controlled Chaos

The designer, whose collection is sold at all three Dover Street Markets, is playing a big part in New York’s new beginning.

clock July 22, 2014Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Carmelo Anthony Launches Investment Firm With Stuart Goldfarb

With a newly secured Knicks contract worth $122 million, the NBA star has other things on his mind — like tech investment.

clock July 22, 2014Kristi Garced

Fashion Scoops

Bioplan and Arcade Marketing Merging

The packaging firm and marketing firm will form a new strategic venture to provide single-unit dose sampling solutions for beauty, fragrance and personal-care.

clock July 22, 2014Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Fenwick Unveils New Shoe Dept. at Bond Street Flagship

More than one-third of the brands on offer are new to the store, including Lanvin, Valentino, Marni, Alexander Wang and Nicholas Kirkwood.

clock July 22, 2014Samantha Conti

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