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Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 6:41am
Avon Products Inc. stock is taking a beating after the beauty company said sales dropped for the 16th straight quarter. Avon’s fourth quarter total revenue dropped 20 percent to $1.6 billion and missed the FactSet estimate of $1.8 billion. The net loss was $333 million, or 76... read more
Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 6:00am
One year ago, ModiFace had 20 beauty brands using its technology. This month, that number will reach 60, said chief executive officer Parham Aarabi. ModiFace uses augmented reality to let consumers virtually try on beauty products, whether in an app or in a store, such as in a... read more
Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 3:02am
PARIS — Sixty perfumers have banded together to found La Société Internationale des Parfumeurs-Créateurs (or The International Society of Perfumer-Creators, also known as SIPC) whose mission is to define, protect and promote the profession. “The SIPC intends to provide the... read more
Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 1:08am
MILAN — Sunglass Hut is coming to Galeries Lafayette and BHV Marais. Luxottica Group, which controls the eyewear retail chain, and the French department store chain have signed an agreement to open Sunglass Hut units in 57 Galeries Lafayette and BHV Marais venues across France... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 10:00pm
Bruce Rockowitz seems an unlikely purveyor of American apparel brands. First of all, he’s Canadian. Secondly, he arrived in Hong Kong not as someone dreaming of breaking into the fashion world but as a semi-pro tennis player who decided to take a year off from college and kick... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 9:01pm
With myriad trends, categories and price points, the Las Vegas trade shows aim to be a one-stop destination for fall, starting with cozy knits layered up to wool coats in chic neutral tones. Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Read More... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 9:01pm
NEW YORK — Let the real story be told: Nordstrom Inc. wants to dominate Manhattan’s West Side. Nordstrom has escalated its New York flagship strategy from the single building disclosed in June 2012 to four buildings, thereby growing the space from 285,000 square feet to 363,000... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 9:01pm
In lieu of a seasonal ad campaign, Rag & Bone is targeting its message to reach consumers exactly when products hit the stores. It has unveiled a serial Photo Project, which will be offered six times throughout the year. The first release will be today, and images will be... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 9:01pm
PARIS – Kathleen Kye, who is to show her fall collection on a New York runway today, will soon launch a collaboration with Shu Uemura, WWD has learned. The Japanese beauty brand selected the fashion designer for its spring “artist” collection, attracted by her Kye brand’s high-... read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 9:01pm
After designing Beyonce’s striking leather jacket with gold metal military details for Super Bowl 50, will Dean and Dan Caten from Dsquared2 create another showstopper? The twin Canadian brothers are designing the Team Canada outfit for the opening ceremonies of the 2016... read more

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