Cautious Outlook Hits Estée Lauder Shares

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As stock markets gyrate and consumers grow antsy, Wall Street is clearly looking ahead — just ask the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Hélène Rochas

Human Resources

Hélène Rochas: The Beauty of Fashion

The death at 84 of Hélène Rochas, the celebrated Parisian beauty who helped to turn the house of Rochas into a perfume powerhouse, signals the end of an era.

clock August 13, 2011Lorna Koski

Fabrizio Freda


Cautious Outlook Hits Estée Lauder Shares

Beauty firm reported that profits leaped 72 percent in the fourth quarter, but shares fell after it issued lower-than-expected guidance for fiscal 2012.

clock August 15, 2011Molly Prior

Unifi Inc. has added 15 percent to its polyester texturing facility capacity at this plant in El Salvador.

Government and Trade

U.S. Mills Seeing CAFTA Benefits

Central American countries are gaining market share from Asia.

clock August 15, 2011Kristi Ellis and Arthur Friedman

Urban Outfitters


Urban Outfitters Profits Shrink 20.9%

Markdowns, expenses weigh on the retailer.

clock August 15, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

Real Estate

Express to Open Brooklyn Flagship

The 10,000-square-foot space will reside on the ground level of 490 Fulton Street.

clock August 15, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Diana Vreeland


Diana Vreeland: Firing Up the Legacy

Lisa Immordino Vreeland is breathing new life into the legendary fashion editor’s legacy with a new documentary and a coffee-table book.

clock August 15, 2011Lisa Lockwood

A look from Kris Jenner Kollection.


Kris Jenner to Launch Line With QVC

The pieces will range from $35 for a basic T-shirt to $140 for outerwear and embellished dresses.

clock August 16, 2011Marcy Medina


Ed Lampert Fund Boosts Gap Stake

Hedge fund billionaire’s RBD adds to holding.

clock August 15, 2011Evan Clark

Factory by Erik Hart’s paired with Improvd’s viscose, jumpsuit. Low Luv x Erin Wasson earrings; Mohawk ring; House of Harlow ring; LD Tuttle shoes.

Fashion Trends

Holiday 2011 Trend: Blazer’s Edge

A favorite topper from jeans to jumpsuits, the blazer is a key item for this holiday season.

clock August 16, 2011Kim Friday

Ralph Lauren with Oprah Winfrey at the 2007 CFDA Fashion Awards.

Fashion Features

Ralph Lauren, Oprah Winfrey Headed to Lincoln Center Stage

Winfrey to host “Lincoln Center Presents: An Evening with Ralph Lauren,” an invitation-only benefit gala scheduled for Oct. 24.

clock August 15, 2011Marc Karimzadeh

Treasure & Bond


Nordstrom Opening Store for Charity in SoHo

While 100 percent of Treasure & Bond’s profits after expenses will be donated to charity, the retailer’s motivation goes beyond the altruistic.

clock August 16, 2011Sharon Edelson

Mattel’s Princess Grace-inspired Barbies.

Fashion Scoops

Barbie Collector Series Unveils Grace Kelly Dolls

Mattel is lionizing the Hollywood leading lady-turned-princess with three collectible Barbies.

clock August 16, 2011WWD Staff

Carolina Herrera at Studio 54


Behind the Studio 54 Door

“The Marc and Myra Show,” a new weekly show on SiriusXM Satellite Radio, will bring in guests to talk about the famed nightclub.

clock August 16, 2011Rosemary Feitelberg


Today's Must Read

Jill Soltau


Penney's CEO Spells Out the Challenges Ahead

clock 20hDavid Moin

Social Studies