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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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Tom’s YSL Update: Rougher Space Puts Focus on Accessories

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Overview

Tom Ford's new Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche store on East 57th Street opened Monday, showing a sleek, polished interior with rustic accents.

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Sarah Jessica Parker, the city’s ambassador of style, kicked off the fashion industry’s biggest night — the CFDA Fashion Awards. Wearing a champagne silk cocktail dress by Oscar de la Renta and Fred Leighton jewels, she popped...

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Big Night Out

NEW YORK — Sarah Jessica Parker, the city’s ambassador of style, kicked off the fashion industry’s biggest night — the CFDA Fashion Awards. Wearing a champagne silk cocktail dress by Oscar de la Renta and Fred Leighton jewels,…

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YSLs womens ready-to-wear area overlooking 57th Street

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Tom’s YSL Update: Rougher Space Puts Focus on Accessories

Tom Ford’s new Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche store on East 57th Street opened Monday, showing a sleek, polished interior with rustic accents.

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Retail Shares Outride Wave

NEW YORK — Investors were shopping for retail on Monday with the expectation that consumers have some shopping plans of their own.

While other major indices gave back most of the gains they picked up earlier in Monday’s trading…

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Peggy Moffitt in Rudi Gernreich&#8217s &#8220Rouault&#8221 swimsuit in a 1971 photo by William Claxton

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Peggy Moffitt in Talks To Relaunch Gernreich

Peggy Moffitt revealed she’s in talks to relaunch the Rudi Gernreich label at a show of works of herself, her husband and the late designer in Phoenix.

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Fashion Features

DOL Report: Child Labor Still Abounds

Children still weave carpets, sew clothing and footwear, pick cotton and work in leather tanneries and mines in countries receiving U.S. trade benefits.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Magli’s New Digs … Throwing in the Towels …

MAGLI’S NEW DIGS: Today, Italian footwear and accessories firm Bruno Magli is opening its second Manhattan unit at 789 Madison Avenue. The 5,000-square-foot boutique is spread over three levels, and design elements draw from the retail…

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Corrections

In “WWD: New Waves,” a series of profiles on the nominees for the Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards, a headline under the accessories category misidentified one of the three collections. Marc Jacobs was nominated for…

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Fashion Features

Dallas Reps Offered Another Mart Option

DALLAS — Contemporary sales representatives who show here are weighing yet another proposal to build a fashion mart downtown less than three miles from the Dallas Market Center.

On Friday, developer Brook Partners offered to invest $4…

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Fashion Features

DFA Nominees Announced

DALLAS — The Dallas Market Center announced 42 finalists in its 28th annual Dallas Fashion Awards competition. The DMC changed the categories a bit, adding Better Classics, After 5 and Denim and expanding men’s wear from a single category…

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: No, No Nicole … Slow News Day in Milan? … McQueen’s Kings …

NO, NO NICOLE: This time, she clearly didn’t make it. After last year’s Nicole Kidman contretemps at the Council of Fashion Designer of America Fashion Awards, phantom or not, the actress had to deliver the unfortunate news on Monday that…

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Robert Goodfriend

Fashion Features

Goody’s Buys Duck Head Trademarks

NEW YORK — Duck Head has found a new home at Goody’s Family Clothing Inc.

Adding another chapter to the growing saga of stores owning or launching proprietary brands, the 330-door retailer, based in Knoxville, Tenn., acquired the…

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An image from Champion’s new “Greed vs. Love” campaign.

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Champion Steps Up National Advertising

NEW YORK — For the first time, Champion Athleticwear has launched a national TV and print brand campaign.

With the tag line “Greed vs. Love,” the ads are aimed at consumers who love sports for their purity, not for their…

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Media

Memo Pad: Hiring … Clean Design, Messy Situation … Help Wanted

HIRING: Bruce Pask, the freelance stylist who has been working extensively with Annie Leibovitz on the “The Sopranos” campaign and various cover shoots for Vanity Fair, is the latest to join the so-called “Lucky for Men”…

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The Bureau of Customs & Border Protection has stepped up its focus on imports from countries covered by free-trade agreements, due to the heightened possibility of fraud.

Fashion Features

Deals Create Customs Concerns

NEW YORK — The slew of trade-preference pacts the U.S. has struck with countries in Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa and the Middle East for the past few years has created many opportunities for apparel economies to find new production…

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DuPont Ups Canada Bid

NEW YORK — In an effort to entice shareholders of its Canadian unit to part with their holdings, DuPont on Monday upped its offer for the shares of DuPont Canada it does not own.

Acquiring the 24 percent stake in DuPont Canada that the…

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Fashion Features

Swatches

CONE EXTENDS CREDIT: Cone Mills Corp. said Wednesday it had extended its $56 million credit facilities through March 2004. The arrangement had been scheduled to end on June 27. The facility includes a $25 million 12 percent senior note and a $31…

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Fashion Features

Quota Watch: Going Fast

At the end of May, eight countries had consumed more than 59 percent of their total quota allocation for the year in 10 categories. China and Macau quickly filled their swimwear quota categories to more than 70 percent, though it is too early to tell…

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Fashion Features

Fluttering Inspiration for Fiber Innovation

TOKYO — By studying a beautiful South American butterfly, researchers at textiles giant Teijin Ltd. have developed a new fiber that can reflect a radiant color without being dyed.

It works by using nanostructures to affect the way the…

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Troa by Troa Cho and Han Song

Fashion Features

Seoul Seeking a Higher Designer Profile

Korea’s fashion industry has been striving to promote itself in international markets and present its clothes to a more global audience.

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Asia Watch: Slow Motion … SARS Safety … Polyester Dip …

SLOW MOTION: The Hong Kong Trade Development Council revised downward its forecast for export growth. The TDC’s chief economist Edward Leung said that he expects only 3.3 percent growth in the last quarter of the year, down from the 4 percent…

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David Meister’s daytime dresses are popular at department stores like Lord & Taylor and Neiman Marcus.

Fashion Features

Dressed to Sell

The prevalence of dresses on international runways helped push the category into double-digit gains this spring at many stores.

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Blair Corp.’s senior vice president Robert Crowley, Jane Seymour and Joi Gordon, executive director of Dress For Success.

Fashion Features

An Essential Success

NEW YORK — She may have played a healing doctor on TV, but Jane Seymour also knows a thing or two about helping others in real life.

On May 22, the actress was in town to launch a new group of career apparel called Essentially Jane. It is…

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Fashion Features

Shopping London

LONDON — For Londoners, it’s all about boutique shopping. Here are five worth noting.

Coco Ribbon

At Coco Ribbon, everything is for sale. Besides offering frilly panties, embroidered satin cushions, Swarovski stilettos and…

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The Queen’s hats.

Fashion Features

Her Majesty’s Working Wardrobe

LONDON — Fifty years ago this week, 27-year-old Princess Elizabeth was crowned Queen of England, and to mark the occasion Kensington Palace has put together — what else? — a display of the monarch’s crowning glories —…

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Maxfield

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Hudson’s Bay Plays the Middle With Three New Lines

MONTREAL — The Hudson’s Bay Co. has introduced three new exclusive lines at its Bay department stores across Canada aimed at the all-important demographic of middle-income women, ages 35 to 55.

Executives at the Toronto-based…

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Candace Bushnell in Tuleh at the New York City Ballet Gala.

People

Blonde Ambition

Candace Bushnell, who believes in happy endings, is promoting her latest novel, “Trading Up.”

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People

Grin and Bare It

A report from Saturday’s MTV Movie Awards.

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People

Eye Scoop

PASSING THE BAR: Memo to Presidential nephew Pierce Bush, age 17: Remember your twin cousins, Barbara and Jenna’s underage drinking troubles, and don’t swig your dad’s beer in public. When the elder Bush put his bottle of beer down…

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