Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 4:26pm
After years of being the opening show on the closing day of New York Fashion Week, Ralph Lauren has shifted to an evening slot: 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 14. That slot previously belonged to Proenza Schouler, which has moved its show to 1 p.m. on Sept. 12. Per Ralph Lauren’s... read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 4:17pm
Elie Top is the latest Paris-based to designer to decamp to Los Angeles over the summer. Just last week, Vanessa Seward spent time in the city to open her first U.S. boutique on Melrose Place, A.P.C. founder Jean Touitou also makes frequent visits, as does John Galliano, and... read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 12:56pm
NBA style is heading to London. The National Basketball Association said the Denver Nuggets and Indiana Pacers are set to play the league’s seventh regular-season game at The O2 arena on Jan. 12. The game marks both teams’ first trip to the U.K. The Nuggets and Pacers don’t... read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 12:51pm
FLOWER POWER: “It’s real silk,” said Shadi Halliwell of her black-and-blue Amanda Wakeley top from the designer’s spring collection. The group creative and marketing director of Harvey Nichols wasn’t talking from the shop floor, but from a grass paddock where she’d just... read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 12:33pm
When Sephora originally contacted Sweat Cosmetics over e-mail last August, cofounder and chief executive officer Courtney Jones Louks thought it was a joke. “It was very professional to the point where we thought it was fake,” she recalled. A few days later, with the e-mail... read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 10:07am
PARIS – L’Oréal’s first-half net profits fell 21.3 percent, dented by nonrecurring items linked mainly to the goodwill impairment for the Clarisonic and Magic brands. The world’s largest beauty company, which published results after the close of the Bourse here on Thursday,... read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 9:46am
PHILADELPHIA — As the digital revolution rapidly changes the way consumers shop and purchase fashion and consumer products, QVC has found a way not only to stay relevant but to also create new platforms for its business model both here and abroad. Mike George, president and... read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 9:37am
Ulta Beauty is teaming with Alliance Data Systems Corp. to launch Ulta cobranded credit cards. The program is designed to increase the benefits of Ulta’s Ultamate Rewards loyalty program and increase overall engagement. “Customers were asking for it,” said Ulta chief marketing... read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 9:12am
PICTURE THIS: As an increasing number of e-tailers are trying to sharpen their fashion photography, Zulily is trying out StyleShoots technology in its in-house photography center in its five-floor Seattle corporate headquarters. The Seattle company offers consumers daily deals... read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 9:03am
Dollar General said it has completed the purchase of 41 former Wal-Mart Express locations in 11 states. The retailer said it plans to relocate 40 Dollar General stores to the sites that were acquired from Wal-Mart by October. With the former Express locations, Dollar General... read more