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Chinese models hit runways around the globeupdated: Fri Oct 22 2010 01:19:00

When the willowy Liu Wen stepped onto the runway at New York Fashion Week this season, she finally began to see a parade of models who looked increasingly like her: This fall, major design houses featured a number of Chinese models in fashion weeks as part of a bid by the firms to boost their sales in China.

CNNMoney: Um, about that raise...updated: Fri Feb 06 2009 12:05:00

It's not just CEOs and White House staffers who won't be seeing anything more in their paychecks this year.

Smelly Davos unveils new world odorupdated: Thu Jan 24 2008 07:54:00

If there's a sweet smell at this year's Global Economic Forum, it's unlikely to be success.

Reject flaky, help your skin glowupdated: Wed Jan 23 2008 09:54:00

No one wants to be seen as flaky -- especially when it comes to skin. If you need a thicker moisturizer than you did five years ago, you're not alone. As we get older, skin can't cope as well with dry indoor heat and harsh cleansers. Here's why:

Skin healthupdated: Wed Jan 23 2008 09:54:00

"In Style's" Katrina Szish has some tips on how to protect your skin during the winter months.

Fortune: Diesel debuts online storeupdated: Mon Nov 12 2007 11:29:00

Diesel has cultivated an edgy image by selling pricey jeans and other apparel to urban hipsters, but when it came to the web, the company, like so many fashion brands, was behind the curve.

CNNMoney: Techs in big open skidupdated: Fri Nov 09 2007 09:42:00

U.S. stocks fell at Friday's open, with tech stocks especially hard hit, on renewed concerns about the U.S. economy in the wake of the subprime mortgage meltdown.

CNNMoney: Report: Estee Lauder CEO to step downupdated: Thu Nov 08 2007 22:07:00

Estee Lauder Cos. Chief Executive William Lauder, grandson of the company founder, plans to step down within two years and will be replaced by a 23-year Procter & Gamble Co. executive, according to a report on The Wall Street Journal's Web site late Thursday.

Aerin Lauder revives Estée's fragrance updated: Mon Aug 27 2007 22:24:00

Aerin Lauder recently launched her own Private Collection fragrance in New York as a tribute to her grandmother, Estée Lauder.

CNNMoney: Estee Lauder profit, outlook disappointupdated: Wed Aug 15 2007 22:57:00

Cosmetics maker Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. reported lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday and forecast earnings for the current quarter and fiscal year well below Wall Street estimates, sending its shares down 8 percent in premarket trade.

CNNMoney: Limited ups buyback to $1B, plans layoffsupdated: Thu Jun 21 2007 23:58:00

Clothing retailer Limited Brands, owner of Limited Stores, Express, and Victoria's Secret, announced a plan Friday to increase its share buyback from $500 million to $1 billion and to lay off 10 percent of its staff at the corporate level and brand home offices.

Fortune: Road warriorupdated: Mon Oct 02 2006 10:55:00

If anyone knows how to stay in top form on the road, it's Lynne Greene. A 19-year Estée Lauder veteran, she recently took over as the new president of the Clinique division, where she's responsible...

Hanging with the king of blingupdated: Thu Sep 28 2006 13:15:00

He is a man of many names -- Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, or as his mother knows him Sean Combs -- and an equal number of talents, beginning with music but taking in fashion, food and now, fragrances.

CNNMoney: Federal Reserve governors grow richerupdated: Tue Sep 12 2006 15:10:00

The Federal Reserve Board's governors have grown steadily richer in the last year as President George Bush's appointments have quietly reshaped the board of governors.

Fortune: The advocateupdated: Tue Aug 01 2006 14:17:00

Then: Luby earned a bachelor's degree in social work 30 years ago but couldn't find a job in the field, so she went into sales instead, most recently as a national account manager for Estée Lauder...

CNNMoney: Katrina excuses: Lipstick on a pig?updated: Wed Sep 21 2005 09:04:00

Wall Street should've seen this one coming.

CNNMoney: Estee Lauder sued over skin-care claimsupdated: Thu Jun 16 2005 07:57:00

A 62-year-old woman is suing cosmetics company Estee Lauder, saying their skin-care products promised to control the visible signs of aging, but didn't deliver, a newspaper report said Thursday.

showbuzzupdated: Mon May 23 2005 15:27:00

"Wild On!" is back, and Tara Reid has signed on as host.

Fortune: Secrets of the FORTUNE 500updated: Mon Apr 18 2005 00:01:00


CNNMoney: Trump: The fragranceupdated: Thu Sep 23 2004 11:01:00

You can read his books, stay in his hotels, gamble in his casinos and watch him on TV. Now, you can smell like him too.

Fortune: Confessions of a Three-Time All-Starupdated: Mon Jun 14 2004 00:01:00

The best research analysts are often a bit like investigative journalists. They might spend months sifting through arcane information while competitors, and sometimes even bosses, wonder whether th...

Cosmetics mogul Estee Lauder diesupdated: Sun Apr 25 2004 16:40:00

Cosmetics mogul Estee Lauder, whose pioneering ideas opened worldwide markets for her products, died Saturday. She was 97.

Fortune: No Heirheads Need Applyupdated: Mon Jan 26 2004 00:01:00

As the old saying goes, it's rags to riches to rags in three generations.

Money Magazine: Sacre Blewupdated: Sun Jun 01 2003 00:01:00

Sure, it's your God-given right to boycott anything for any reason--but you really ought to get it right. A new poll finds that war-fueled anti-French and anti-German impulses in the U.S. are often...

Fortune: L'Oreal's Global Makeover How did a Brit from Liverpool turn an emblem of French chic into an international star? One brand at aupdated: Mon Sep 30 2002 00:01:00

Oleg Chabanov can't disguise his frustration. On a warm afternoon in Moscow, the local manager for L'Oreal is stuck in a dingy store a few blocks from the Kremlin, trying to drum the basics of bran...

Fortune: Soul Trainer Who are you without your job? If it takes you a while to answer, perhaps you need to reevaluate. Marc Gunther visitupdated: Mon Jan 07 2002 00:01:00

"You're going to be pushed very hard," Jim Loehr says. "If you do not get uncomfortable, we have failed you."

Fortune: Spa Wars A $5 billion towel-snapping battle is shaping up over who can give the best massage. Lee Clifford scouts the players.updated: Mon May 28 2001 00:01:00

Need a facial? These days you have 5,689 spas to choose from--and that's just in the U.S. "We've seen explosive growth over the past three to five years," raves Lynne Walker, executive director of ...

Money Magazine: Girl Scout Rookies Learning some financial lessons at a camp for future investorsupdated: Sun Oct 01 2000 00:01:00

Heard the latest from Estee Lauder? The cosmetics company, dismayed at all the recent gossip about its spokesmodel Elizabeth Hurley and her breakup with actor Hugh Grant, has cut Hurley's contract ...

Fortune: The Story Behind The Sale of Kiehl's After 79 years, the family made a reluctant sale to an eager giant. Will L'Oreal's corporatupdated: Mon Jul 10 2000 00:01:00

The hardest part was telling her daughter. There were disappointed customers, weeping employees, and her own sense of loss. But when Jami Morse Heidegger decided to sell Kiehl's, the company she'd ...

FSB: Selling Out Trendy Kiehl's was the ultimate family firm. So why the heck cash out?updated: Sat Jul 01 2000 00:01:00

The hardest part was telling her daughter. There were disappointed customers, weeping employees, and her own sense of loss. But when Jami Morse Heidegger decided to sell Kiehl's, the company she'd ...

Fortune: In the Groove With Kate Spadeupdated: Mon Feb 07 2000 00:01:00

How do you create a hit? Sometimes all it takes is a whim. Back in 1991, Kate Brosnahan quit her job as an accessories editor at Mademoiselle magazine and joined forces (as well as names) with Andy...

FSB: In the Groove Kate With Spade The chic handbag maker and husband Andy are hot with the fashionistas. But can they updated: Tue Feb 01 2000 00:01:00

How do you create a hit? Sometimes all it takes is a whim. Back in 1991, Kate Brosnahan quit her job as an accessories editor at Mademoiselle magazine and joined forces (as well as names) with Andy...

Money Magazine: Remaking the Avon Lady Andrea Jung must show U.S. women that her brand hasn't gone out of style.updated: Tue Feb 01 2000 00:01:00

When Andrea Jung left a fast-track job at upscale retailer Neiman Marcus in 1994 to join mass-market cosmetic maker Avon, she set out to update the company's merchandise and change its dowdy image....

Fortune: A Ferrari Man Shares (Some of) His Secretsupdated: Mon Aug 16 1999 00:01:00

Few brands achieve the cult status of Ferrari, but even lesser lights could benefit from marketing advice from that camp. Here it is. As North American president of Ferrari and part of the Buitoni ...

Fortune: Why Women Find Lauder Mesmerizing Selling cosmetics works best if you get intimate with the customer. Estee updated: Mon May 25 1998 00:01:00

The year is 1950. Harry Truman is President. The Father of the Bride, starring Spencer Tracy and the 18-year-old Elizabeth Taylor, has opened in movie theaters. And Mrs. Estee Lauder, fortysomethin...

Money Magazine: WHERE TO BUY HIP CLOTHES, SHREWD MANAGEMENTupdated: Fri Sep 01 1995 00:01:00


Fortune: The New Cosmetics Industry Makeupupdated: Mon Oct 31 1994 00:01:00

After gobbling up a slew of cosmetics companies during a five-year buying binge, the newest giants of the beauty industry, Procter & Gamble and Unilever, are in a digestive mode. Can firms hitherto...

Fortune: REBUILDING A LOST REPUTATION After Rice Aircraft's CEO was jailed for fraud, his wife took over. Her intensive quality program iupdated: Mon May 30 1994 00:01:00

It looked like the end for Rice Aircraft Inc. In August 1989, Bruce J. Rice, chief executive of the $15-million-a-year aircraft fasteners distributor in Hauppauge, Long Island, pled guilty to fraud...

Fortune: BABY-BOOMERS VS. WRINKLESupdated: Mon Dec 16 1991 00:01:00

As youth fades from the faces of the 78 million baby-boomers, sales of creams that supposedly help skin look younger have skyrocketed. Since 1985, skin-care sales have surged 50%, to $3.7 billion, ...

Fortune: TRANSYLVANIAN HEARTBREAKupdated: Mon May 20 1991 00:01:00

Their heavy black wool vests and black and red pleated skirts help these entrepreneurs stand out from the crowds of Hungarians who cruise Budapest's Vaci Street. The brightly clad peddlers hope to ...

Fortune: JAPAN'S NEXT PUSH IN U.S. MARKETS Japanese companies are into everything from soup to soap. One even moved in near P&G in Ciupdated: Mon Sep 26 1988 00:01:00

THE JAPANESE are coming . . . again. The first time they relied on cheap labor and sophisticated manufacturing to sell us cars, VCRs, microchips, and the like. Now, in what could become a second gr...

Fortune: Putting on a new faceupdated: Mon Jun 06 1988 00:01:00

There is no fountain of youth, Ponce de Leon. It was only a matter of time before the Food and Drug Administration ordered cosmetics companies to change labels claiming that their potions and lotio...

Fortune: THE U.S. BUSINESS HALL OF FAMEupdated: Mon Mar 14 1988 00:01:00

RARELY have the accomplishments of a select group of self-made men -- and of a self-made woman -- been more diverse. Estee Lauder built a great cosmetics company, unabashedly appealing to the sin o...

Fortune: THE ENTREPENEURS THE BEST OF THEIR CLASSupdated: Mon Oct 12 1987 00:01:00

Estee Lauder, billionaire baroness of the beauty industry, drops names as though she were dropping olives into martinis. She has so perfected the skill that you barely notice when the conversation ...

Fortune: THE ROMANCE TURNS GOTHIC AT GIORGIO The boss fired his ex-wife. Two key executives are leaving. Now the famous perfume's sales gupdated: Mon Jun 09 1986 00:01:00

THE STORY SEEMS like something out of a bizglamour potboiler. Four years ago Giorgio Inc., a privately held Beverly Hills company that long operated a Rodeo Drive boutique, began selling its own pe...

Fortune: UNSINKABLE FAMILY BUSINESSES updated: Mon Feb 18 1985 00:01:00

A wonder of the $3.7-trillion U.S. economy is that the vast majority of businesses are family owned. Though some outgrow their mom-and-pop beginnings and become household names--cosmetics giant Est...

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