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Monday, June 27, 2016 at 7:40am
Beautycounter has received an investment from Bono and his wife, Ali Hewson, as part of the business’ acquisition of Hewson’s business, Nude Skincare Inc., from Louis Vuitton Möet Hennessy. The companies came together because of their shared focus on ingredients. Beautycounter... read more
Monday, June 27, 2016 at 7:39am
A lot has changed since Aptos Inc. spun off from Epicor Software Corp. one year ago. Most notably, the “singular commerce” solutions provider has seen robust demand for cloud-based platforms from clients, which helped boost the company’s workforce by 25 percent. But ... read more
Monday, June 27, 2016 at 7:30am
XIAMEN, China — Coastal living and designer-friendly government grants are just some of the reasons why many of China’s top young designers are beginning to call this city home. Located in Fujian Province, a stone’s throw from Taiwan, Xiamen has been a key import and export hub... read more
Monday, June 27, 2016 at 7:29am
MODERNIST VISION: L.K. Bennett has unveiled its fall collection, shot at the Royal College of Physicians in London. Max Farago photographed the images, which were styled by Caroline Issa. Farago recently worked with Chanel’s global creative designer for makeup and color, Lucia... read more
Monday, June 27, 2016 at 7:29am
MODERNIST VISION: L.K. Bennett has unveiled its fall collection, shot at the Royal College of Physicians in London. Max Farago photographed the images, which were styled by Caroline Issa. Farago recently worked with Chanel’s global creative designer for makeup and color, Lucia... read more
Monday, June 27, 2016 at 7:00am
Twitter photos just got a dose of the Snapchat treatment. Today, the platform shares that users will soon be able to add “stickers” to photos that they share on Twitter. Users will be able to browse “hundreds” of options from a rotating selection of stickers “to make photos... read more
Monday, June 27, 2016 at 7:00am
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — Grupo Elcatex here will invest $500 million to build a new synthetics and stretch apparel factory, a new textiles industrial park and boost renewable energy capacity to feed future facilities, its president revealed to WWD. The firm, which is at the... read more
Monday, June 27, 2016 at 6:36am
Carnage in the global markets continues on Monday as the uncertainty of Brexit weighs on stock markets. In Europe, The U.K. FTSE are down more than 2 percent and Italy’s market is dropping by 2.4 percent. The bank stock sellout is behind those bad numbers. Italian banks, which... read more
Monday, June 27, 2016 at 6:01am
Market Connect Group has tapped Bill Brenner as president. Brenner, who has worked in the in-store service industry for 27 years, will help MCG, an affiliate of accessories manufacturer Randa, develop a growth strategy and adapt to retail’s current challenges. “Bill Brenner... read more
Monday, June 27, 2016 at 6:01am
L’Oréal is betting on bloggers to spread its brand message. The Paris-based beauty brand has tapped 15 digital influencers to take part in a yearlong program, “L’Oréal League,” where fashion meets art blogger Pari Ehsan of Paridust to former Miss USA Olivia Culpo will create... read more

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