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Starbucks' Schultz Sees Sweeping Retail Consolidation

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

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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.

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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.

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Sun, Sand and Stars: 7th on Sixth Reported Planning L.A. Edition

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Sun, Sand and Stars: 7th on Sixth Reported Planning L.A. Edition

LOS ANGELES — London, New York, Milan, Paris…and now L.A.?

It looks the like the fashion season might be getting longer. Seventh on Sixth, organizers of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York, appear ready to stage an edition here…

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Coach Raises Expectations

NEW YORK — Coach Inc., the maker of leather handbags and accessories, Tuesday raised its quarterly earnings forecast as strong sales and higher margins helped it rise above the weak retail environment.

New York-based Coach said it now…

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Retail Shares: Less Chic for Fall?

NEW YORK — The free ride may be over for retail stocks.

Having outperformed the equity markets as a whole, they’re now coming down to earth as a hoped-for turnaround in consumer spending, as well as employment and confidence…

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Industry Stocks in Market Plunge

NEW YORK — Weakness in the broader equity markets Monday didn’t miss retail as investors kicked off the unofficial start to autumn on a decidedly down note.

Retailers across the broadline spectrum felt the pain with Dillard’s…

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In Brief

MCNABB BACK TO FACTORY 2-U: Factory 2-U Stores Inc. has brought Mary McNabb out of retirement to serve again as executive vice president of merchandising. McNabb, 53, formerly executive vice president of merchandising and marketing for Factory 2-U,…

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Hand-knit cable vest with linen “Perry” tablecloth full circle skirt.

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Public Clothing Co. Revives Perry Ellis

NEW YORK — Perry Ellis has been off the women’s sportswear map for some time, but it’s about to be a landmark again.

Public Clothing Co., the newest group to hold the license, and parent Perry Ellis International are engaged…

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Comme des Garçons Opens Kyoto Flagship

KYOTO, Japan — Comme des Garçons has a new outlet here, in the homeland of its designer, Rei Kawakubo.

The two-story, 4,000-square-foot space, which opened in July, is set discreetly on a side street at 378 Kameya, Oike, Agaru…

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Kate Moss portrait by Lucien Freud.

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Fashion Scoops: Small is Beautiful … Another Scoop … Portrait of a Lady …

SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL: A big name will be missing from the Paris runway calendar when an early version comes out later this week: Christian Lacroix. The designer, who typically invites up to 1,500 people to the Carrousel du Louvre to see his latest…

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India Debates Its Fashion Moment

NEW DELHI, India — “Why is it that American women don’t want to wear saris?” asked Asmita Aggarwai, a journalist from The Hindustan Times, approaching a reporter from the West and echoing a presupposition shared by many designers in India…

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Malini Ramani’s shop and studio in Qutob Colonade, New Delhi

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Building a Retail Model

NEW DELHI — The retail scene in India has not quite caught up to the hype of its fashion week.

The country has only recently seen the emergence of big retail stores, and while they carry the collections of many of the designers who showed…

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Michael Kors opened a store just off the main street in Minami Aoyama.

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Retail Growth Spurt at Aoyama

TOKYO — “This area has a mix of residential and commercial, people of all ages and cultures, and now it has an incredible mix of shops.”

That’s designer Michael Kors’ take on one of the hottest shopping destinations in town,…

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Langmead to Head Wallpaper

LONDON — After a three-month search, Jeremy Langmead has been named the editor in chief of Wallpaper.

The 36-year-old Langmead, currently head of the lifestyle features desk at The London Evening Standard, will replace founder Tyler…

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College Students Outsurf Home-Based Web Users

NEW YORK — America’s college students are among the Web’s most coveted surfers, and comScore Media Metrix’s Internet Ratings Report for the week ended Aug. 25 shows one reason why: They spent an average of 10.4 hours online…

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Stripe It Rich

NEW YORK — Remember Perry Ellis? The one-time sportswear powerhouse has returned, and its latest licensee, Public Clothing Co., is making a strong bid to bring it back into the limelight. Inspired by Ellis’ designs from the Eighties, the…

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Gap’s Party Celebrates Campaign

NEW YORK — Alek Wek, May Anderson and Bridget Hall turned out to celebrate Gap’s “For Every Generation” campaign at Thom in downtown Manhattan last month. While models mingled with Gap executives, the TV version of the campaign played on…

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