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 9:03am
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
Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 7:42am
While much of the fashion pack will head out on vacation over the next few weeks, Monocle founder and editor-in-chief Tyler Brûlé is making a trip of his own- on business. The editor will is hosting events in Tokyo and Hong Kong to celebrate the magazine’s special-edition... read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 6:00am
Jewelry designer Ana Khouri aims to put clip-on earrings back on the map. Khouri — known for her architectural pieces that balance the natural anatomic curves of one’s wrist, neck, fingers and ears — is applying that same ideology to crafting unconventional clip-ons. Rather... read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 5:29am
TOKYO — Kao Corp. said Thursday that its net income jumped 35.6 percent in the first six months of its fiscal year, boosted by increased sales of its consumer products in Asia and decreased costs of petrochemical raw materials, among other factors. The Japanese beauty giant’s... read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 4:00am
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have landed their second magazine cover together. This time around they will appear on the September issue for Harper’s Bazaar’s Icons by Carine Roitfeld, which includes a 17-page portfolio featuring the omnipresent couple along with models Natasha... read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 10:00pm
The final installment of Nike’s Summer of Sports collaboration series is about to go live. A collection inspired by the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro from Undercover founder Jun Takahashi will be available exclusively on Aug. 4 at the NikeLab Rio space on the third floor of... read more