As U.S. retailing consolidates, Starbucks sees adding 12,000 stores worldwide through 2021.
The Austin, Tex.-based jeweler could be valued at $1 billion or higher in the Jefferies-run process.
J. Crew Group is working to improve its business and moving to create a succession plan.
Burberry has been the subject of takeover speculation for the past six months.
The $650 million deal was funded through a combination of cash, common stock and a junior lien seller note.
Piquadro acquired 80 percent of the brand for a sum of $3.46 million.
Marvin Traub Associates is helping with expansion plans.
The investment firm sees strong potential for the French underwear label in the affordable luxury segment.
Permira’s first consumer tech investment in Germany revolves around the invitation-only shopping club Bestsecret.com.
Brand management firms are said to be taking a close look at American Apparel.