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Retail

Retailers Keep Holiday Plans Conservative and Inventories Tight

Inventories are being kept tight in hope of increasing full-price selling and reducing markdowns.

clock 11hDavid Moin

Fashion

Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Fenty Puma Show

The music star had launched the collection last February during New York Fashion Week.

clock 5hMiles Socha

Retail

Aéropostale Bankruptcy Jeopardizes 10k Jobs

Teen retailer Aéropostale is awaiting a decision from a bankruptcy judge that is likely to impact whether it can find a buyer.

clock 14hVicki M. Young

In Focus

Roger Federer on His Nike Collaboration and Coming Back Strong in 2017

Roger Federer at the NikeLab store in NYC

Brow Raising

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Overview

Strong, full brows framed many faces during Paris Fashion Week, as artists fanned them upward and outward. The look signals a return to sophisticated beauty, harking back to Lauren Bacall and Sophia Loren.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Retailing

Personal Care Products Council Reaches Across the Sea

This year’s annual meeting marked a seismic shift in priorities for the organization formerly known as CTFA.

clock March 11, 2011Julie Naughton

Lifestyle

Grimm Reapers

Forget vampires and zombies, Hollywood’s latest fixation is fairy tales.

clock March 11, 2011Marcy Medina

Fragrance

L’Air de Nina Ricci to Launch

The fragrance is being billed as a next generation L’Air du Temps.

clock March 11, 2011Jennifer Weil

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Life After Liz Claiborne

WWD caught up with designers Dana Buchman and Sigrid Olsen to see how they’re faring in their second acts.

clock March 11, 2011Lisa Lockwood

Department Stores

Matthew Williamson to Do Macy’s Line

The designer capsule collection series is a key component in the store’s strategy to woo younger shoppers.

clock March 11, 2011David Moin

Beauty Features

Backstage: Paris Fashion Week Trends

Heads were accented by (pony) tails and brows that made quite the beauty statement.

clock March 11, 2011WWD Staff

Marketing and Trends

Bath Is Back With a Blast

Several factors are pointing to the bath and spa category heating up after more than five years of lukewarm sales.

clock March 11, 2011Faye Brookman

Marketing and Trends

New Jurlique President Repositions Brand

Company is fine-tuning marketing to emphasize it is an advanced skin care brand with the requisite results and technology.

clock March 11, 2011Rachel Brown

Retailing

Chicago Ripe for Trade Show Wars

Two events targeting the beauty industry set up shop in the city just weeks apart.

clock March 11, 2011Andrea Nagel

Fragrance

After 86 Years — A New Shalimar

Guerlain’s latest scent, called Shalimar Parfum Initial, is targeting young women.

clock March 11, 2011Jennifer Weil

Specialty Stores

Blue Bee Shutters, Lisa Kline Exits Women’s

On Tuesday, the highly regarded Blue Bee group of stores in Santa Barbara, Calif., abruptly shuttered its doors.

clock March 11, 2011David Lipke

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Bill Wackermann’s Circuitous Route… Layoffs at AOL…

Bill Wackermann wasn’t always the hard-charging, elegant suit-wearing publishing executive that many see him as today at Condé Nast.

clock March 11, 2011WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Yohji Yamamoto’s London Moment

Designer’s first solo show at the Victoria and Albert Museum opens Saturday; the first Y-3 flagship opened Thursday.

clock March 11, 2011Nina Jones

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