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Business

Starbucks' Schultz Sees Sweeping Retail Consolidation

As U.S. retailing consolidates, Starbucks sees adding 12,000 stores worldwide through 2021.

clock 19hDavid Moin and Evan Clark

Business

Jewelry Brand Kendra Scott Puts Stake on the Block

The Austin, Tex.-based jeweler could be valued at $1 billion or higher in the Jefferies-run process.

clock 15hEvan Clark

Business

Hear J. Crew's Mickey Drexler Getting Succession-Minded

J. Crew Group is working to improve its business and moving to create a succession plan.

clock 23hDavid Moin

Weak Economy Impacts Men’s Denim Market

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Overview

Brands push colored denim and fabric innovation to help spur spring sales. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

The 150th anniversary logo.

Textiles

Tipping a Hat to the Tuxedo

The little black jacket celebrates its 150th anniversary with an exhibition and gala dinner in Tuxedo Park, N.Y.

clock October 5, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

AG Adriano Goldschmied

Denim

Denim Brands Fight the Retail Blues

Trendy labels with the right product can buck the overall downward trend.

clock October 5, 2011David Lipke and Jean E. Palmieri

Band of Outsiders jacket, Gucci shirt and Ralph Lauren Black Label jeans. Western Spirit tie; Superdry belt. Jean Paul Gaultier’s jacket, Calvin Klein T-shirt and Gilded Age jeans. Superdry belt. Bottega Veneta jacket, Hanes T-shirt, Cheap Monday’s jeans.

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Trend: Grease Is the Word

With the late Fifties aesthetic emerging as one of the leading trends in fashion, the “greaser” and “Teddy Boy” looks have become omnipresent.

clock October 6, 2011Alex Badia

Retail

Neema Clothing Closing Its Branded Operations

The company, which sold its private label assets to Haggar Clothing Co. in February, is now winding down its branded business.

clock October 6, 2011Vicki M. Young and Jean E. Palmieri

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Raf Simons

Fashion

Calvin Klein’s Amy Mellen, Senior VP of Home, Is Leaving

clock 20hLisa Lockwood

Social Studies