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Beauty

Elf Cosmetics Files for IPO

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

clock August 26, 2016Allison Collins

Fashion

French Court Rules Against Burkini Ban

The decision could set a precedent and topple other beach bans that have caused an international furor.

clock 2hMiles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Penney’s to Unveil New Jewelry Concept

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Overview

In J.C. Penney’s latest maneuver in its controversial four-year reinvention, several jewelry designers have created secondary lines for The Bijoux Bar, a new format for the store’s fine jewelry department.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Direct, Internet and Catalogue

China’s Retailers Adapt to Online Boom

Online portals like 360buy and Taobao — the country’s answer to eBay — are seeing record sales.

clock April 1, 2013Carolynne Wheeler

Publishing

National Magazine Award Nominations Unveiled

The leaders of the pack were National Geographic with seven nominations, followed by New York magazine and Bon Appétit with six each.

clock April 1, 2013Erik Maza

Government and Trade

CEO Coalition Calls for Lowering Corporate Tax Rate

The executives asked Congress to implement legislation to lessen burden on business.

clock April 1, 2013Kristi Ellis

Couture

Dior Spotlights Couture in Shanghai

The house transformed three floors of a vacant building on the city’s famous Bund waterfront into a Parisian-inspired salon.

clock April 1, 2013Lara Farrar

Business Features

WWD Digital Summit Heading to London

Speakers from global companies like Kering, Topshop and H&M will gather at The Mayfair Hotel to discuss the convergence of the online and offline worlds.

clock April 1, 2013WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Textile Exchange Speakers Stress Industry Integrity

Organization’s annual workshop focused on companies’ plans to improve their overall sustainability strategies.

clock April 2, 2013Arthur Friedman

Trends

Fall 2013 Trend: It’s the Bomb

The iconic bomber jacket goes off for fall.

clock April 2, 2013Kim Friday

Designer and Luxury

Heritage Line Seen Driving Halston Business

The brand’s chairman and chief executive officer Ben Malka said his goal for Halston is nothing short of building “a great American fashion house.”

clock April 2, 2013Sharon Edelson

Lifestyle

‘Twilight of the Romanovs’ Captures Period in Photos

The arresting images, some of the best in color, were taken from 1855 to 1918.

clock April 2, 2013Lorna Koski

Financial

Blake Nordstrom’s Pay Declines in 2012

President’s total compensation fell 34.6 percent as the Seattle-based retailer’s operating income fell short of target levels.

clock April 2, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

E-tailer TopShelf Makes Debut

Hoping to be to fashion what Pandora is to music, the new members-only e-commerce site offers users recommendations based on what they have bought in the past.

clock April 2, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Memo Pad

Teen Vogue Taps Justin Bieber for May Cover

He’s the headliner for the magazine’s “music issue,” which also features other teen favorites, the boy band One Direction among them.

clock April 2, 2013Erik Maza

Fashion Scoops

Laurence Graff Pays $1.5M for Tretchikoff’s ‘Chinese Girl’ at Auction

The London-based jeweler and businessman intends to bring the painting back “home” to Cape Town, where it will be displayed in his luxury wine estate, Delaire.

clock April 2, 2013Bambina Wise

Fashion Scoops

Kansai Yamamoto Returns to Fashion

Best known for dressing David Bowie on his Ziggy Stardust tour 40 years ago, the designer staged a show with fashion and entertainment elements in Tokyo Friday.

clock April 2, 2013Kelly Wetherille

Department Stores

J.C. Penney Elevating Jewelry With Bijoux Bar

Jewelry designers, including some selling to Bergdorf Goodman and Bloomingdale’s, have created secondary lines for the new format within the jewelry department.

clock April 2, 2013David Moin

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