Avon Shares Fall 21.9% Over Turnaround Fears

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Avon Products Inc.’s shares fell nearly 22 percent Thursday after the beauty firm reported a third-quarter net loss and decline in sales as it continued to struggle in key markets.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Bobbi Brown


Bobbi Brown Unveils First Eyewear Collection

The beauty expert inked a deal with Safilo Group to produce an eyewear collection that will hit stores in February.

clock October 25, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Zoe Saldana and Clare Waight Keller


Chloé Heads West

The brand staged its first Los Angeles runway show at the Brody House.

clock October 30, 2013Marcy Medina

Coco Rocha and Alec Baldwin


Jigging for a Cause at Artwalk NY

Tuesday night’s fete benefiting the Coalition for the Homeless rounded out with a jig.

clock October 30, 2013Taylor Harris


Hugo Boss Growth Driven by Own Stores

Sales grew by 2 percent as the group’s own retail business offset a decline for wholesale in the third quarter.

clock October 31, 2013Melissa Drier

Human Resources

Lorenzo Delpani Named Revlon CEO

The firm’s newly installed chief executive officer plans to hit the ground running, leading the firm’s integration of The Colomer Group.

clock October 31, 2013Molly Prior


Estée Lauder Co. in Fragrance Push

The beauty company beat first-quarter profit expectations with a modest gain and drove currency-adjusted sales up 6 percent.

clock October 31, 2013Evan Clark

Four of Avon’s latest brochures.


Avon Shares Fall 23% on Weak Q3 Results

The beauty firm reported a third-quarter net loss and decline in sales as it continued to struggle in key markets.

clock October 31, 2013Molly Prior

Norman Pearlstine


Martha Nelson Exits Time Inc., Norman Pearlstine Returns in Oversight Role

Chief executive officer Joe Ripp informed the company of the changes Thursday morning.

clock October 31, 2013Erik Maza

Designer and Luxury

Robert J. Almerini Joins DVF as Chief Operating Officer

He recently served as chief operating officer at Diesel Industries USA.

clock October 31, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Jos. A. Bank initially offered $48 a share for Men's Wearhouse.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Jos. A. Bank Prepared to Boost Men’s Wearhouse Bid

Requests “limited due diligence” and sets Nov. 14 deadline.

clock October 31, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Government and Trade

Wal-Mart Boosts Made in U.S.A. Initiative

Three of the company’s suppliers have committed to moving production back to the U.S., a move that will create a combined 385 jobs.

clock October 31, 2013Kristi Ellis

Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, Princess Charlene of Monaco in Akris and Lynn Wyatt.


Princess Charlene of Monaco Honored at Luncheon

The event, held at Daniel, played as a warm-up act for later that evening at the Princess Grace Foundation’s philanthropic awards.

clock October 31, 2013Erik Maza

Jessica Stam


American Ballet Theatre Holds Fall Gala

Guests included Julia Koch, Jessica Stam Sigourney Weaver and Alan Cumming.

clock October 31, 2013Taylor Harris

Runners are challenged to Run With Ryan, and attempt to hold the 4:46 pace of elite marathoner Ryan Hall.


New York City Marathon Looks Ahead, Not Back

The 43rd running of the race is expected to draw as many as 48,000 runners from all 50 states.

clock October 31, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Tom Ford

Fashion Scoops

Tom Ford to Be Keynote Speaker at CFDA/Vogue Dinner

Now in its 10th year, the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund dinner is set for Nov.11 at Spring Studios.

clock October 31, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Designer and Luxury

Elie Tahari Reassumes the CEO Reins

Bob Galvin, who was named ceo last January, will transition into a consulting role at the company.

clock October 31, 2013Lisa Lockwood


Tiffany Scores $2.2M Judgment Against Cyber Counterfeiters

The jeweler won a permanent injunction, damages and a trove of domain names of infringing Web sites.

clock October 31, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Yves Saint Laurent


Hudson’s Bay Begins a Beauty Metamorphosis

The retailer is putting the finishing touches on an expansion and upgrade of the beauty selling departments of six of its 90 stores, four of them flagships.

clock November 1, 2013Pete Born


Morgan Stanley Predicts Anemic Holiday Season

Softlines sales are expected to ring up a meager 1.6 percent same-store sales gain in the fourth quarter, the worst performance since 2008.

clock October 31, 2013David Lipke and Arnold J. Karr

Jackie and John F. Kennedy on Cape Cod in 1960.


Jackie Kennedy’s Personal Letters to Be Auctioned

Written to Bergdorf Goodman’s Marita O’Connor in the Sixties, her notes often included twee illustrations, tear sheets and swatches with detailed requests.

clock November 1, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg


Harrods Names Fashion Directors

In the wake of chief merchant Marigay McKee’s resignation, Helen David and Jason Broderick have been promoted.

clock November 1, 2013Samantha Conti

The Gold Jay Z fragrance and gift box.


Jay Z Launching First Men’s Fragrance

The scent, which he has dubbed Gold Jay Z, will make its debut at Barneys New York on Nov. 20 as part of his exercise in fashion collaboration with the store.

clock November 1, 2013Pete Born

Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen launch their high-end designer line The Row in 2007. Here, the label's first runway show, February 2010.


The Olsens on Scents, Fashion and Branding

Fashion’s most famous designing duo is turning to fragrances — plural.

clock November 1, 2013Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Helena Christensen


Triumph Launches Line With Helena Christensen

The world’s largest lingerie company will launch its first e-commerce site for the U.S. market today.

clock November 1, 2013Karyn Monget

Aerin Lauder

Fashion Scoops

Aerin Lauder and Friends Fete Book Launch at Bergdorf’s

Aerin Lauder was joined by family and friends to celebrate the launch of her book, “Beauty at Home,” at BG at Bergdorf Goodman Wednesday night.

clock November 1, 2013Belisa Silva

The scene at the 4th Annual Autumn Party

Fashion Scoops

Saks, PSLA Host Annual Autumn Party

Rochelle Gores Fredston, along with Saks Fifth Avenue and PSLA, hosted the event at the home of Colleen and Bradley Bell.

clock November 1, 2013Marcy Medina


Today's Must Read

The Jeffrey Fashion Cares runway show at Phipps Plaza.


Simon Property Boosts Outlook as Retail Rebounds

clock 15hDavid Moin

Social Studies

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