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Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 9:01pm
RIVER DANCE: Marion Cotillard has been to the top of the Eiffel Tower with a Lady Dior. And so her latest campaign for the handbag was a relative breeze. Peter Lindbergh captured the actress strolling nonchalantly along the banks of the Seine River, not far from the Louvre,... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 5:16pm
Helen of Troy Ltd.’s net beauty sales increased almost 1 percent for fiscal 2016, to $439.2 million. For the fourth quarter of the fiscal year, beauty sales decreased 0.3 percent, to $98.7 million from $99 million, impacted by about $2 million from foreign currency fluctuations... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 4:52pm
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Lancel is in a celebratory mood for spring. The French leather-goods maker, which fetes its 140th anniversary this year, has tapped two faces for its upcoming spring campaign: Langley Fox Hemingway, great-granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, and model Noah... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 3:56pm
Dusting off poetry’s bookish reputation, an impressive lineup of artists enlivened their favorite verse with instruments, musicality and commanding elocution at Wednesday’s Poetry & the Creative Mind event at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall. Dancer and choreographer Bill... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 3:51pm
Amazon’s first-quarter profits totaled $513 million or $1.07 per diluted share, and compared with a net loss of $57 million, or 12 cents, a year ago. Net sales increased 28.2 percent to $29.1 billion, up from $22.7 billion a year earlier. The company is looking for second-... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 3:22pm
Direct-seller Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. had a drop in net income for the first quarter to $3.3 million, from $36.3 million in the prior-year period. The drop is due to a $32 million noncash charge, or 36 cents per share, related to the Tokyo District Court’s ruling in February... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 2:40pm
Hanesbrands Inc. may have just revealed one acquisition, but more may be on the way. Shares of Hanesbrands Inc. rose 6.3 percent on Thursday to close at $29.53 as investors appeared to cheer the group’s $800 million, all-cash deal to buy Australia’s Pacific Brands Ltd.... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 2:24pm
Paula Sutter, a board member of Thredup and former president of Diane von Furstenberg, extols the virtues of buying vintage in the online marketplace’s fourth annual resale report. “It’s consumption without the elements that make consumers feel guilty or ‘conspicuous,'” she... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 2:06pm
Columbia Sportswear Company delivered a record for its first-quarter sales and beat analyst’s earnings estimates. Net income for the quarter rose 20 percent to $31.8 million, or 45 cents a diluted share, up from $26.5 million, or 37 cents, a year ago. This easily beat the... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 1:26pm
SOCK STORY: The biannual luxury men’s magazine Hercules is celebrating its 10th anniversary by partnering with Falke, a heritage sock and hosiery brand, on a capsule collection of socks. The line includes a sports sock made from silk embroidered with “coming of age.” The socks... read more

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