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Elf Cosmetics Files for IPO

The mass-market beauty company had $96.8 million in sales for the first half of 2016.

clock 21hAllison Collins


Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

Rights groups applaud the decision as a victory for individual and religious freedom.

clock August 26, 2016Miles Socha


Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Macy’s Trial Parties Head to Mediation

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New York Supreme Court Judge Jeffrey Oing pressed Macy’s Inc., Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. and J.C. Penney Co. Inc. to reach a settlement in the three-week contract dispute trial.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Jeffrey Lubell’s True Religion Contract Not Being Renewed

He will continue to serve as chairman, chief executive officer and creative director as company seeks strategic alternatives.

clock March 4, 2013Arnold J. Karr


Carrefour Net Profit Triples in 2012

The bulk of the gain comes from the disposal of underperforming assets under the retailer’s turnaround plan.

clock March 7, 2013Joelle Diderich


Adidas Swings to Loss in Q4

Shares in the sporting goods firm ticked up due to a positive sales forecast for 2013.

clock March 7, 2013Paulina Szmydke

Forecasts and Analysis

Smaller Comp Sample Manages Small Gains

Most stores able to beat generally modest expectations.

clock March 7, 2013Arnold J. Karr


Sycamore to Buy Hot Topic for $600M

Deal values retailer at $14 a share, a 30 percent premium over Wednesday’s close.

clock March 7, 2013Evan Clark


Simon Baker to Front for Givenchy’s Men’s Scent

Gentlemen Only is the brand’s first new men’s fragrance in nearly four years.

clock March 7, 2013Rachel Brown

Mass and Off-Price

OVS Launches Young Designer Project

Italian mass-market retailer is gearing up to launch F4YG, #fashion for Young Generation.

clock March 7, 2013Alessandra Turra

Designer and Luxury

LVMH Targets Men’s Fragrance Market With Givenchy Launch

Parfums Givenchy is aiming for a “blockbuster” with the launch of Gentlemen Only, due out worldwide starting in April.

clock March 7, 2013Jennifer Weil


Bulgari Taps Eric Bana for New Men’s Scent

The fragrance, called Bulgari Man Extreme, will launch later this month.

clock March 7, 2013Julia Neel and Belisa Silva

Designer and Luxury

Michael Kors to Be Honored by Couture Council

The designer will be awarded at a benefit luncheon on Sept. 4 to kick off New York Fashion Week.

clock March 8, 2013Lisa Lockwood


Puig Inks Deal With Clarins Fragrance Group

The contract is for the distribution of its prestige fragrance portfolio, effective July 1.

clock March 7, 2013Julie Naughton

Department Stores

Macy’s, MSLO, Penney’s Enter Mediation

The trial will continue on April 8 should the parties be unable to come to a settlement.

clock March 7, 2013Alexandra Steigrad


James Franco Shows for New York ‘Oz’ Screening

The actor made a quick appearance to promote his latest film on Tuesday.

clock March 7, 2013Matthew Lynch


Carine Roitfeld Hosts Ball in Paris

Kate Moss, Karl Lagerfeld and Jessica Chastain celebrated the second issue of CR Fashion Book.

clock March 7, 2013Laure Guilbault and Paulina Szmydke

Beauty Features

Mixing It Up: Backstage at the Paris Runways

WWD went behind the scenes during the women’s fall ready-to-wear season, where hairstylists and makeup artists were working in high gear prior to the shows.

clock March 8, 2013WWD Staff

Specialty Stores

Joe Fresh Pop-up Opens in L.A.

The Canadian brand and J.C. Penney are giving shoppers a preview of how the brand will look inside the retailer’s stores a week before it officially launches.

clock March 8, 2013Rachel Brown

Memo Pad

Time Warner Stock Boosted by Announcement

Investors were clearly pleased to hear the company plans to spin off all of its publishing division into a separately listed company.

clock March 8, 2013Evan Clark

Memo Pad

Kate Young for Target Ad Campaign Hits the Red Carpet

The stylist’s line of formal and semiformal wear will bow at most Target stores and on April 14.

clock March 8, 2013Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Valextra Deal to Sell Stake to Neo Capital Nears

Former Bally chief executive officer Marco Franchini is in pole position to helm the luxury accessories firm.

clock March 8, 2013Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Salma Hayek Pinault Presents at Avon Communications Awards at U.N.

Facing an audience of global activists determined to end domestic violence, the actress was visibly emotional.

clock March 8, 2013Molly Prior

Fashion Scoops

David Chu Named CEO of Georg Jensen

He will continue to serve on the board and will retain his chief creative officer role, overseeing the design direction and strategy for all products.

clock March 8, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Scoops

Dior, Chanel to Show Resort Collections on the Road

Now that the fall shows are over, it’s time to start making travel arrangements.

clock March 8, 2013Miles Socha

Memo Pad

Publishing Industry’s Awards Season Kicks Off

The nominations for the National Magazine Awards will be out the first week of April, and then the Pulitzers will be unveiled.

clock March 8, 2013Erik Maza


Vanessa Hudgens Talks Spring Break at Roxy and DVF Party

The girls’ surf brand held a launch party for its collaboration with Diane von Furstenberg on a 35-piece collection.

clock March 7, 2013Taylor Harris

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