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Business

Hong Kong Loses Ralph Lauren Flagship, Braces for More Closures

Ralph Lauren quietly shuttered its two-year-old 20,000-square-foot store last week. Other brands are expected to close boutiques in a city that has lost its luster for cash-rich mainland Chinese tourists.

clock 19hAmanda Kaiser and Tiffany Ap

Beauty

WWD Beauty Inc Honors the Industry’s Best for 2016

The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.

clock December 8, 2016Layla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.

clock December 8, 2016Nyima Pratten

Italian Industry Putting Focus on Innovation

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Overview

Emerging from one of its worst spells in memory, Italy’s beauty industry is attempting to innovate its way back to prosperity.? ? ? SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Cosmoprof

Beauty Features

Cosmoprof at a Turning Point

Italian beauty fair mirrors the industry’s shift to wellness and natural-based products.

clock March 25, 2011Pete Born and Kerry Olsen and Jennifer Weil

Beauty Features

Intercos Returns to Roots

Prisma Shine, a new powder technology said to give pure, luminous color, was the star of the annual trend forecast.

clock March 25, 2011Jennifer Weil and Kerry Olsen

Dr. Janet Denlinger, Dr. Endre Balazs, Morgan Hare and Andre Balazs

Products

Eraclea: Not Standard Skin Care

Model maker Eileen Ford, author Judith Newman and hair stylist Yves Durif attended the launch of the new line.

clock March 25, 2011Holly Haber and Andrea Nagel

New Ahava packaging.

Human Resources

Big Plans for Ahava

Elana Drell Szyfer is determined to rev up the Israeli brand’s size in the North American market.

clock March 25, 2011Julie Naughton

Human Resources

Carey Grange Tapped by Temptu

The maker of airbrush makeup and tools aims to vastly grow its retail distribution business.

clock March 25, 2011Andrea Nagel

Fabio Franchina, president of UniPro.

Beauty Features

Italy Focuses on Innovation

Country’s beauty industry is attempting to innovate its way back to prosperity.

clock March 25, 2011Pete Born and Kerry Olsen and Jennifer Weil

Fragrance

Fragrance’s Latest Antidotes

At a panel discussion hosted by The Fragrance Foundation, retail executives exchanged ideas about how to spark meaningful growth in the prestige market.

clock March 25, 2011Molly Prior

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Sen. Charles Schumer at podium with Leo Gerard of United Steelworkers.

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock December 8, 2016Kristi Ellis

Social Studies