Community Outreach: Beauty Brands Tap Into Social Networks

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Beauty marketing is rapidly becoming a two-way conversation as the social media revolution takes hold.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Business Features

Retailers Report Moderate Comp Declines in Aug.

August’s winners included off-price retailers, such as TJX and Ross, and others offering hefty value propositions to attract consumers.

clock September 3, 2009Alexandra Steigrad

Designer and Luxury

Carrefour, Max Azria Discontinue Venture

End nears for Tex by Max Azria, which launched in 2007.

clock September 3, 2009Elena Berton

A sketch from the Aloha Rag wholesale collections.


Aloha Rag Introducing Wholesale Range

After nearly 15 years of championing emerging and underground labels, Aloha Rag, is launching a line of its own.

clock September 4, 2009Jessica Iredale

They Are Wearing: U.S. Open

Street Style

They Are Wearing: U.S. Open Style

A bright and breezy day at the kickoff of the 129th U.S. Open drew a crowd of layered ladies for whom warming up while staying cool was key.

clock September 4, 2009Court Williams

Items from the Demeter Fragrance Library.

Beauty Features

Critical Mass: Demeter Eyes Mass Market

Demeter Fragrance Library has something for every retailer to check out.

clock September 4, 2009Faye Brookman


Snippets: Dermalogica Speaks Out… Korres Teams With Studio BeautyMix….

Dermalogica took to print this week to voice its displeasure at health-and-beauty retailer Boots selling its products.

clock September 4, 2009WWD Staff


Ulta Opens More Doors, Grows Sales

Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. posted robust second-quarter earnings growth of 55.9 percent.

clock September 4, 2009Molly Prior

Retailers named Nars’ Fast Ride lipstick, Diana B.’s Miracle Tan and Le Métier’s nail lacquers as brisk sellers.

Beauty Features

Beauty Retailers Spot Glimmer of Growth

Shoppers’ tightfistedness may refute the Lipstick Index theory; some hot beauty items, like Nars lipstick in Hot Ride, are still selling out in stores.

clock September 4, 2009Molly Prior

An ad visual.


Tom Ford Grey Vetiver Selling Strong

In its first week on counter, Tom Ford Grey Vetiver perfume overshot its sales projections by 25 percent, according to industry sources.

clock September 4, 2009Brid Costello

Kiehl’s is betting on the considerable antioxidant powers of the Brazilian Açaí berry to power its first organic skin care collection. The four-item lineup, due in mid-September, is Ecocert and Cradle to Cradle certified.


Very Berry: Kiehl’s to Launch Açaí Organic Skin Care Line

Kiehl’s organic Açaí skin care collection is due out in mid-September.

clock September 4, 2009Julie Naughton

Outside Selfridges.


Selfridges Freshens Beauty Hall

Selfridges celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, but the department store’s Oxford Street beauty hall has no intention of showing its age.

clock September 4, 2009Brid Costello

Hafez Nazeri


Dreaming of Peace, Iranian Composer Heads to Carnegie Hall

For Hafez Nazeri, the opportunity to be the first Iranian composer to headline Carnegie Hall will fulfill a dream of helping promote peace and understanding.

clock September 4, 2009Karyn Monget


G-III Reduces Second-Quarter Loss

Sales for G-III Apparel gained 19.8 percent to $135.9 million.

clock September 4, 2009Vicki M. Young


Movado Ekes Out Profit

Watch firm Movado beats Wall Street projections, ends string of two quarters of losses.

clock September 4, 2009Evan Clark

Quiksilver’s polyester swimsuit and cotton sweater. Giles & Brother bracelet.

Business Features

Quiksilver Earnings Fall 52.8 Percent Despite Cost Cutting

Company expects fourth-quarter loss on mid-teen revenue drop.

clock September 4, 2009Matthew Lynch

The Tokyo Girls Collection show will last six-and-a-half hours.

Fashion Features

Tokyo Girls Collection to Kick Off

Tokyo Girls Collection, one of Japan’s most-anticipated runway shows, takes place Saturday.

clock September 4, 2009Amanda Kaiser

A prom dress from Jovani.

Ready To Wear

Prom Leads Way in Atlanta

At Atlanta AmericasMart, budgets loosened up as recession eases.

clock September 4, 2009Elizabeth Thurman

Government and Trade

Obama Nominates Michael Punke as WTO Ambassador

Michael Punke, a senior trade official in the Clinton administration, nominated to be ambassador to the WTO and deputy trade representative by President Obama.

clock September 4, 2009Liza Casabona

Donatella Versace on the cover of Out.


Memo Pad: Donatella Versace’s Cover… Time Style & Design on Hold…

Donatella Versace isn’t often seen on magazine covers, but Out does the honors for its October issue, on which Versace shares the space with model Paul Sculfor.

clock September 4, 2009WWD Staff

Vanessa Austrian Crystal Floral Clutch, $500.


Wal-Mart Steps Up Web Presence

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is out to grab a bigger piece of the e-commerce pie.

clock September 4, 2009Sharon Edelson

Designer and Luxury

Trenk Named Managing Director of Bulgari in U.S.

Bulgari is restructuring its U.S. executive team.

clock September 4, 2009Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Scoops

Picturing Carla… Camilla No-Show… Pharrell Williams Up For Fashion Rocks…

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy is rumored to have agreed to a role in Woody Allen’s next movie.

clock September 4, 2009WWD Staff

An illustration of a spring dress by Threeasfour with Yoko Ono’s dot drawing prints.

Designer and Luxury

Threeasfour and Yoko Ono Put Their Minds Together

Threeasfour’s Gabi, Adi and Ange work with Yoko Ono, translating her drawings into wearable pieces.

clock September 4, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

Designer and Luxury

Brunello Cucinelli to Open on Madison

Italian designer Brunello Cucinelli has signed a retail lease for 683 Madison Avenue, the label’s second Manhattan location.

clock September 4, 2009Jean Scheidnes

Social networking by MAC Cosmetics.

Beauty Features

Beauty Brands Tap Into Social Networks

Procter & Gamble, Estée Lauder Cos. and Elizabeth Arden gear marketing dollars towards social media efforts on Twitter, Facebook and Myspace.

clock September 4, 2009WWD Staff


Claiborne Hires Alvarez & Marsal for Short-Term Project

Consulting firm Alvarez & Marsal to examine cash flow, working capital at Liz Claiborne.

clock September 4, 2009Evan Clark

Government and Trade

NRF, Feds Launch Anticrime Effort

NRF and ICE launch pilot program to combat theft and shoplifting.

clock September 4, 2009Kristi Ellis


Daily Stock Wrap: September 03, 2009

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock September 4, 2009WWD Staff

Francis Kurkdjian


Fragrance Twist: Maison Francis Kurkdjian Opens

Maison Francis Kurkdjian, a new fragrance brand, launches on Monday when its first boutique opens in Paris.

clock September 4, 2009Brid Costello and Jennifer Weil


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The Victoria’s Secret store in New York City.


EXCLUSIVE: A Look Inside Victoria’s Secret’s Updated Stores

clock 11hKellie Ell

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