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.
FISHER DOES NATORI: Alan Fisher has joined the Natori Black Label division of Dana-Co, producer of the Natori-owned foundations label, as a consultant.
Fisher, a 35-year veteran of the intimate apparel industry, retired last month as…
Eau de New York, set to debut in May, is the latest addition to Bond No. 9’s list of 25 fragrances; More on the Wella-Procter & Gamble front.
NEW YORK — The Accessories Council’s annual March market party is typically the place for industry executives to schmooze and imbibe, and the only kind of competitive heat generated that night is from the bidding war for goods in the silent…
EC PANEL TALKS EXPORTS: A European Commission-appointed panel studying how to make the region’s textile and apparel firms more competitive held its first meeting Friday, and foreign barriers to exports were a key topic.
Luxury firms are enjoying their best times in years, and the fervor is being reflected in share prices flying high, which, experts say, should continue.
Aspiring director Tom Ford scripted his last call brilliantly, ending on a prolonged high note that spanned two countries and rocked fashion.
At Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld worked a boy-meets-girl theme on a dramatic highway set, while Marc Jacobs visited the Scottish Highlands with a tartan and tweed-spiked collection for Louis Vuitton.
Viktor & Rolf featured men’s-wear looks with a Forties slant, while Jean Paul Gaultier explored the equestrian in his first collection for Hermès and Alexander McQueen’s styles had a touch of the alien about them.
FILM BUFF: Tom Ford may be studying up on filmmaking for his post-fashion career, but could his Gucci Group stablemate Stella McCartney beat him to the box office? Miramax co-chairman Harvey Weinstein was in McCartney’s front row Sunday…
Valentino elected to take his cues from Rainer Werner Fassbinder and Helmut Newton, while John Galliano featured Southern-belle hoopskirts. Meanwhile, Phoebe Philo of Chloé made great anoraks and Stella McCartney showed fab parkas.