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.
Apparel and textile manufacturing lost 18,200 seasonally adjusted jobs in July, one of the largest single-month drops in employment on record.
NOT SPONGEWORTHY: Sponges might have a squeaky clean image —even SpongeBob — but they can hide dirty little secrets, as designer Cynthia Rowley unwittingly exposed last week.
As part of a scholarship program sponsored…
FASHION VICTIMS: Two financially troubled, London-based labels are ready to start anew. German designer Markus Lupfer, whose signature label went into liquidation in late April because of poor sales — especially in his key market of Japan…