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Shu Uemura Dunzo Stateside

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Stock up on fancy falsies now, ladies (and gentlemen), because Shu Uemura is calling it quits in the United States. The cult luxury skincare and cosmetics company, beloved by makeup artists and eyelash fiends since it launched Stateside in 2003, is pulling out of stores and shuttering shop in America—but will remain active in its other 18 markets. "It’s a simple decision after a very complex analysis: we have a very large portfolio, and we want to focus on growing the brands which have a larger presence in the U.S. market," Carol Hamiton, president of L'Oreal's Luxury Products told WWD. Wistful sigh. [WWD]