Bad Day for the Markets: Economic Worries Send Stocks Down Worldwide

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Hopes for a seamless economic recovery might have been a mite optimistic. That was the verdict of the world’s securities markets Thursday as investors sold with a zeal approaching abandon.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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People standing in line at a job and training fair.

Business Features

Economic Fears Send Stocks Down Thursday

Major indices in U.S. and Europe log steep declines.

clock May 20, 2010Evan Clark

Naomi Watts, Emily Blunt and Elizabeth Banks


All Aboard Giorgio Armani’s Yacht… Replay’s Bash in Cannes…

Naomi Watts and Elizabeth Banks celebrated her film “Fair Game” on Giorgio Armani’s yacht.

clock May 20, 2010WWD Staff


Social Studies: 5/21/10

The latest social media updates from the fashion world.

clock May 21, 2010Rachel Strugatz

The remodeled Old Navy in Cedar Hills, Tex., outside Dallas.


Gap Leads Specialty Earnings Results

Gap reported a 40.5 percent rise in first-quarter net income.

clock May 20, 2010David Moin and Jean E. Palmieri and Alexandra Steigrad

Mergers and Acquisitions

Mitchells Buys Thomas Miller

Mitchells Family of Stores, the specialty store chain, agreed to acquire Thomas Miller, an upscale men’s shop in Woodbury, N.Y.

clock May 21, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Hugo Naturals items.


Hugo Naturals Gets New CEO, Funding

Natural personal care brand’s new owner is Manhattan Growth Partners.

clock May 21, 2010Rachel Brown

Maybelline New York’s second-half items include a lipstick, eye shadow and mascara offering.

Color Cosmetics

Maybelline’s Aim: More Than Mascara

Maybelline New York is looking to become more of a one-stop shop for women’s cosmetics needs.

clock May 21, 2010Andrea Nagel

Makeup&GO’s storefront.

Color Cosmetics

Makeovers Aplenty at Makeup&Go

As a specialist in pairing brands with Hollywood properties, Lori Sale knows plenty about the products and services provided by global beauty corporations.

clock May 21, 2010Rachel Brown

Sebastian’s limited edition Re-Shaper spray.

Beauty Features

Snippets: Sebastian’s Love Affair… Jurlique Goes West…

Sebastian’s Shaper hair spray brand is celebrating 25 years of existence with limited edition packaging for three of its offerings.

clock May 21, 2010WWD Staff

A Tumi lifestyle image.


Tumi Refocuses on Customer, Not Fashion

Tumi is refocusing its efforts on its core travel and business-professional consumers, and also has strategies for growth.

clock May 21, 2010Jean Scheidnes

Yves Rocher’s new antiaging line, Sérum Végétal3.


Yves Rocher Expands Internationally

Yves Rocher, the botanical beauty brand, aims to become a global firm.

clock May 21, 2010Faye Brookman

Michelle Cherrick


Michelle Cherrick Joins Demeter Group

Demeter Group, a boutique investment bank based in San Francisco, is fortifying its ranks as mergers and acquisition activity heats up in the beauty industry.

clock May 21, 2010Molly Prior

Skin Care

Redken Creates Antiaging Range

Redken is getting into the antiaging hair care arena with the launch of Time Reset, a range that offers both in-salon services and take home retail products.

clock May 21, 2010Andrea Nagel

Government and Trade

Congress Considers New Cotton, Wool Funding

Measure would reinstate duty breaks for U.S. cotton shirt, yarn and fabric producers.

clock May 21, 2010Kristi Ellis

An advertisement for Marc Jacobs Bang.


Marc Jacobs Heads Into Men’s Scent Market

Marc Jacobs Bang bows July 30. The visuals feature the designer Marc Jacobs lying naked on a silver Mylar bed.

clock May 21, 2010Julie Naughton

Color Cosmetics

Nars Names Francelle Daly National Makeup Artist

Nars cosmetics has named Francelle Daly as its national makeup artist, a new role for the company.

clock May 21, 2010Julie Naughton

The Pure Color Night collection.

Color Cosmetics

Lauder Introduces Pecheux and Jablonski at Paris Bash

Hundreds attend cocktail party, which also showcased Pecheux’s Pure Color line.

clock May 21, 2010Jennifer Weil

Boots Laboratories items.

Marketing and Promotion

Boots Sees Partnerships as Key to Strategy

Agreement with P&G for distribution of Boots skin care brand kicks off.

clock May 21, 2010Brid Costello

Ari Graynor


Roller Girl: Ari Graynor

Nobody could accuse Ari Graynor of being a prima donna on set.

clock May 21, 2010Marcy Medina

All Saints in Boston.

Ready To Wear

AllSaints Opens NYC Flagship

Edgy contemporary label AllSaints Spitalfields will open its first New York store today in SoHo at 512 Broadway.

clock May 21, 2010David Lipke


Macy’s Teams Up With IndyCar for Race Promotion

Macy’s is all revved up about its latest promotion with the Indianapolis 500.

clock May 21, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

An advertisement for Marc Jacobs Bang.

Fashion Features

Marc Jacobs Launches New Men’s Scent

Marc Jacobs Bang is a personal passion.

clock May 21, 2010Julie Naughton

Versace's first touch-screen luxury mobile phone, Unique.

Fashion Scoops

The Versace Touch… Louboutin’s Angels… Brazil Booster…

Versace has partnered with ModeLabs Group to create Unique, its first touch-screen luxury mobile phone that will be available next month.

clock May 21, 2010WWD Staff

Anne Christensen


Tops at T… Filling Some Spots… Seventeen Breaks Up With ANTM…

After a long and relatively quiet selection process, sources say The New York Times is close to revealing its pick for editor in chief of T.

clock May 21, 2010WWD Staff

Sir Philip Green and Kate Moss


Topshop Opens in Knightsbridge

Sir Philip Green cuts the ribbon at the Topshop opening, attended by Kate Moss, Charlotte Dellal, Daisy Lowe and Poppy Delevigne.

clock May 21, 2010Samantha Conti

Makeup from Kevyn Aucoin.


Lobell Teams With Kevyn Aucoin Beauty

Kevyn Aucoin Beauty is getting a new creative director and an infusion of capital.

clock May 21, 2010Julie Naughton and Molly Prior

Devi Kroell

Designer and Luxury

Devi Kroell Exits Devi Kroell

Kroell leaves the company she founded in 2004

clock May 21, 2010Marc Karimzadeh


Daily Stock Wrap: May 20, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock May 21, 2010WWD Staff


Today's Must Read

The emerging designers of the “We are Made in Italy – The Fab Five Bridge Builders” program


Five Black Designers to Know at Milan Fashion Week

clock 15hAlessandra Turra

Social Studies

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