Retailers Add Back 258,300 Jobs With Big Gains at Specialty Stores

clock August 7, 2020Evan Clark


#BLM in Italy: Stella Jean Feels Lack of Support

clock August 7, 2020Alessandra Turra


Beauty’s Creative Professionals During the Coronavirus Pandemic

clock August 7, 2020Jennifer Weil and Sandra Salibian and James Manso

Major Retailers See Tough Second Half

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Nordstrom Inc. and Kohl’s Corp. all cut annual profit projections — joining Macy’s Inc., which a day earlier kicked off the second-quarter earnings season on a surprisingly sour note.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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An image for Cargo by illustrator Bernadette Pascua.

Color Cosmetics

Cargo Cosmetics Readies for Relaunch

The Toronto-born brand will update its look with vacation-inspired packaging by illustrator Bernadette Pascua, 40 new products and increased distribution.

clock August 15, 2013Belisa Silva

Justin O’Shea with Joseph Altuzarra


Altuzarra, Mytheresa Toast Film Collaboration

There was no shortage of beautiful girls in beautiful outfits populating the Glass Houses of the Chelsea Arts Tower in New York on Wednesday night.

clock August 14, 2013Taylor Harris

Fabrizio Freda


Estée Lauder Sales Reach $10B Milestone

The company sailed past $10 billion in sales for the first time, and capped off its four-year restructuring plan.

clock August 15, 2013Molly Prior

An ad for the Chrome United men's fragrance by Azzaro.

Designer and Luxury

Azzaro to Build on Chrome Franchise With New Men’s Scent

The U.S. will get a slight jump on distribution, which means Chrome United will be on counters later this month before a global rollout begins in September.

clock August 15, 2013Julie Naughton

Perricon's OVM.

Skin Care

Perricone Gears Up for Skin Care Launch

Inspired by chicken eggs, the antiaging cream launches on QVC today before heading into Sephora in January and Ulta and other specialty stores in February.

clock August 16, 2013Julie Naughton

A Sisley ad.

Skin Care

Sisley Launches New Antiaging Eye Cream

Supremÿa Eye is designed to address sagging eyelids, wrinkles around the eye, dark circles and more.

clock August 16, 2013Julie Naughton

Nest's Fine Fragrances line.


Nest Enters Sephora With New Range

An exclusive version of the brand’s botanical-inspired Fine Fragrances collection will roll out to 160 U.S. doors beginning Sept. 30.

clock August 15, 2013Belisa Silva

Kiehl's Super Multi-Corrective Cream

Skin Care

Kiehl’s Creates Super Multi-Corrective Cream

The brand combined and stabilized three skin-care ingredients in one.

clock August 15, 2013Julie Naughton

Brooke Jaffe


Bloomingdale’s Promotes Brooke Jaffe, Erica Russo

The retailer pumped up its fashion squad this week with two internal promotions.

clock August 15, 2013David Moin


Revamped Lord & Taylor Unit to Open in Albany

The retailer will return to Crossgates Mall after an eight-year hiatus.

clock August 15, 2013Elizabeth Morrow and KATLIN NASH

Robin Wright with Ben Foster in Calvin Klein Collection.


‘Ain’t Them Bodies Saints’ Bows in New York

Rooney Mara and Ben Foster hit the Downtown Calvin Klein-hosted screening.

clock August 15, 2013Lauren McCarthy

Human Resources

David Minster Joins Scott Kay as CEO

The former David Yurman executive will also be a member of the company’s board of advisers.

clock August 15, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Jean-Paul Agon


L’Oréal, Magic Holdings International Strike Deal

L’Oréal will acquire all of the shares of the Chinese manufacturer of cosmetics facial masks.

clock August 15, 2013Pete Born

Alexa Chung with Max and Nina Leykind.

Human Resources

Alexa Chung Signs Deal With Indie Cosmetics Brand Eyeko

The 29-year-old Brit’s current projects include the new cosmetics deal, an upcoming book and a contributing editorship at British Vogue.

clock August 16, 2013Julie Naughton

Elle L'Aime


Lolita Lempicka Makes U.S. Comeback With Elle L’Aime

Amore Pacific hope to revive the brand’s fortunes in America with the new scent, which hits Neiman Marcus this week.

clock August 15, 2013Julie Naughton and Jennifer Weil


NRF Show to Go On as Planned

The Big Show’s 2014 conference is going forward as planned and is scheduled for Jan. 12 to 15.

clock August 15, 2013Sharon Edelson

Nick Woodhouse and Jamie Salter

Mergers and Acquisitions

Authentic Brands Group Acquires Spyder Active Sports

In connection with the transaction, ABG has sold the operating component of Spyder for an undisclosed amount to Li & Fung Ltd.’s U.S. arm, LF USA.

clock August 16, 2013Vicki M. Young

Color Cosmetics

L’Oréal Teams With Michelle Phan for Color Cosmetics

The luxe division of L’Oréal USA has teamed with the online makeup expert to launch a complete line designed to live in cyberspace.

clock August 16, 2013Pete Born

Giorgio Armani Beauty's Rouge Ecstasy.

Color Cosmetics

Giorgio Armani Joins Alphabet Race With Lipstick Line

The designer is planning to show the prestige market some lip this fall, with a new technological slant.

clock August 16, 2013Julie Naughton

A Walmart store.

Business Features

Major Retailers See Tough Second Half

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Nordstrom Inc. and Kohl’s Corp. all cut annual profit projections Thursday.

clock August 16, 2013Evan Clark and Sharon Edelson

Ashley Madekwe in a Diane von Furstenberg jumpsuit and Chanel belt.

Fashion Scoops

InStyle Hosts Summer Soiree

The fashion mandate for the young crowd of film stars and fashion favorites appeared to be colorful prints and all-white ensembles.

clock August 16, 2013Sophie Elkus

Fashion Scoops

‘Punk’ Wraps at the Met

In its run from May 9 to Aug. 14, “Punk: Chaos to Couture” proved to be quite the hit with visitors.

clock August 16, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Lucy Hale, Elle Varner, Fiona Stiles and Meg Lerner.

Fashion Scoops

Mark Beauty Brand Fetes 10th Birthday

The party, which was DJed by Chelsea Leyland, and featured R&B singer Elle Varner singing “Happy Birthday,” was clearly targeting the Millennial generation.

clock August 16, 2013Jayme Cyk

Fashion Scoops

Schott NYC Opening Store in NoLIta

Celebrating its centenary this year, the brand has inked a lease for a retail store at 236 Elizabeth Street in New York.

clock August 16, 2013David Lipke

Jenny Altman

Fashion Scoops

Wolford America Names Style and Fit Expert

Jenny Altman, a former fashion editor, will introduce the brand’s new product lines across the U.S.

clock August 16, 2013Karyn Monget

A look at the Kipling with Helena Christensen campaign.

Fashion Scoops

Kipling, Helena Christensen in Collaboration

The model codesigned a capsule collection of handbags for the brand and will front the global fall campaign.

clock August 16, 2013Kristi Garced


U.K. Publications Get Bump in Circulation From Digital

Circulation figures for the first half at Condé Nast U.K. and Hearst Magazines U.K. have been given a boost by the strong performance of digital editions.

clock August 16, 2013Julia Neel

A look at the new e-commerce feature on Allure's tablet edition, launched with ShopAdvisor.


Allure, ShopAdvisor Collaborate on Digital Edition

The shopping-experience company is launching an e-commerce element for Allure’s mobile app.

clock August 16, 2013Kristi Garced

A view of February's shows inside Mandalay Bay Convention Center.


Bringing a Curatorial Approach to Mandalay Bay

The Las Vegas venue is expected to rock next week with over 2,000 brands and 20,000 buyers.

clock August 15, 2013Lisa Lockwood


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Louis Vuitton Men's Spring 2021


Louis Vuitton Men's Show Pulls 85 Million Views in China

clock August 7, 2020Joelle Diderich and Miles Socha

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