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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 11:58am
L Brands Inc. is not getting any support from Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst Lorraine Hutchinson, who downgraded the company to underperform and cut her price target to $57 from $74. An underperform rating is basically telling investors to sell the stock, but the market... read more
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 11:08am
ON A HIGH NOTE: Opera avoiders may consider giving the medium another chance with this month’s opening of “Paradise Interrupted” at the Lincoln Center Festival. It’s not just the 80-minute run time that could make the outing more appealing. Jennifer Wen Ma, an interdisciplinary... read more
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 11:08am
ON A HIGH NOTE: Opera avoiders may consider giving the medium another chance with this month’s opening of “Paradise Interrupted” at the Lincoln Center Festival. It’s not just the 80-minute run time that could make the outing more appealing. Jennifer Wen Ma, an interdisciplinary... read more
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 11:04am
What does it take for beauty brands to win on Snapchat? Urban Decay and Benefit Cosmetics lenses that ran on the platform last week provide clues into creating a lasting impact from ephemeral content. Promoting Vice Lipstick and Brow Collection launches, respectively, the... read more
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 10:51am
NEW YORK — Denim mills are sharpening their focus on adding value to their fabrics. Driven by technology, the ath-leisure trend and consumer calls for specialized clothing, fabric makers at last week’s BPD Expo 3.0 were showing a range of innovative products. Turkey’s Calik... read more
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 10:43am
Forty-six million adult American women over the age of 18 suffer from hair loss, according to Wakefield Research. Many feel insecure about the issue and reticent to discuss it — except with their stylists. Call it the modern-day version of “only her hairdresser knows for sure... read more
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 10:36am
PARIS — Mohamed Al-Fayed threw open the doors of the recently reopened Ritz Paris hotel on Monday for a party celebrating the restoration of the Colonne Vendôme, which he financed to the tune of 1.45 million euros, or $1.6 million. Karl Lagerfeld, Bernadette Chirac,... read more
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 10:35am
Progress in logistics performance has slowed for the first time since 2007 for the world’s least-developed economies, while emerging economies that implement comprehensive initiatives continue to improve their performance, according to a new World Bank Group report released... read more
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 10:27am
PARIS – Givaudan has expanded its collaboration with industrial bioscience company Amyris Inc. to research, develop and produce active cosmetics ingredients. “The companies anticipate that the launch of target products in the coming years will demonstrate significant... read more
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 10:10am
PARIS — In a bid to build a world-class fashion school uniting business, design and savoir-faire, France’s IFM management school and École de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne have formed a strategic alliance. Dior chief executive officer Sidney Toledano, who is... read more

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