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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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Green Pastures Ahead: Polo Net Up 165% and Outlook Strong

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Overview

Consumers with a seemingly insatiable appetite for apparel and accessories helped drive up net income at Polo Ralph Lauren 165.1 percent as revenue grew 24.1 percent.

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Fashion Week Taking Shape

New York Fashion Week organizers have resolved many of the scheduling conflicts incurred by starting on a Wednesday and running on Sept. 11.

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To a Tee

No longer just a casual standby, the T-shirt is now a chic essential, whether with a well-worn style or sweet and sophisticated.

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Ralph Lauren

Financial

Green Pastures Ahead: Polo Net Up 165% and Outlook Strong

The growth engine at Polo Ralph Lauren keeps on churning, as evidenced by a 165.1 percent leap in the company’s first-quarter income.

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In Brief: Bongo on a Roll … Wiring Up … Resigned, But Not Gone

BONGO ON A ROLL: Candie’s, which owns the Bongo trademark, has signed a deal with One Step Up Apparel to manufacture and market tops, sweaters and activewear under the Bongo label. The first line will be for spring 2005, and it will…

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Corrections

The crocheted snowflake dress seen in a photo appearing on July 29, was designed by Tze Goh. The designer’s name was incorrectly spelled in the caption and the story.

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DermaNew’s TV retail partner is QVC….

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Fashion Features

Kerry’s Crew: Candidate Lists 200 Exec Backers

Turning his campaign’s focus to the economy, John Kerry on Wednesday released a list of 200 executives who have endorsed him.

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Financial

Tommy Hits Red in Quarter

Tommy Hilfiger Corp. posted a first-quarter loss compared with profits last year, dragged down by a 20.3 percent decline in wholesale business.

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Financial

Bravo Pares Shares: Sales Bring In $9.8M

LONDON — Burberry chief executive Rose Marie Bravo, the driving force behind the brand’s turnaround, is reaping the fruits of her hard work. Earlier this week, she cashed in shares worth a total of 5.3 million pounds, or $9.8 million at…

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Elsa Klensch at home.

People

Dressed to Kill

Elsa Klensch trades fashion for murder.

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Crossover Potential

Tips from a reluctant metrosexual.

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People

Eye Scoop: Charlotte Deb

A birthday scoop.

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Time Response Skin Renewal Crème.

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Amore Pacific Goes High End … Sales at Ales Increase 8% … Marbert Deals Trademark

Amore Pacific’s new antiaging cream; Germany’s Marbert sells its trademark; Sales rose 8 percent in the second quarter for Ales Groupe.

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Intermezzo’s Holiday Hits

NEW YORK — Terrorism appeared to be the last thing on retailers’ minds as they enthusiastically shopped the booths Tuesday at Intermezzo Collections at the Show Piers here.

Armed with open-to-buys ranging from slightly ahead to 30…

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A seahorse dress from Designs by Naomi at Moda Manhattan.

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Novelty on Demand

NEW YORK — As another potential terrorism threat was detailed by the U.S. government over the weekend, vendors were opening for business at the Moda Manhattan and Fashion Avenue Market Expo trade shows in New York’s cavernous Jacob K….

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Miken is getting into the jeans business.

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Denim Dish: Surfing Into the Jeans Biz … Isaacs Income Soars … CBGB Morphs From Punk to Jeans

Ocean Pacific and Miken are looking to make a splash with spring denim lines; It’s punk to jeans for CBGB; I.C. Isaacs’ robust second quarter.

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Project attendees enjoyed free ice cream.

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An L.A. Project in the Making

Project Global Trade Show in Los Angeles.

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Some of Rosasen’s edgier looks will not make it to the greens.

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Rosasen Tees Up Women’s Line

Golf line Rosasen introduces women’s wear.

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Puma Bodywear Launch Draws Naughty and Nice

Puma celebrates its bodywear license.

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Retail

New York Shop Talk: Apparel and Footwear Chains With the Largest Number of Stores in New York City.

Apparel and footwear chains with the largest number of stores in New York City.

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Financial

Warnaco Buys Op, Reports Profit

Warnaco reported an improved second quarter, posting income versus a year-ago loss, and also confirmed that it is buying Ocean Pacific.

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Retail

A&F Sets Ruehl for New Format

According to sources from outside Abercrombit & Fitch, the company has an intriguingly serious sounding name for its upcoming new division — Ruehl.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Animal Crackers … Farhi’s Double Debut

ANIMAL CRACKERS: Model Marisol Thomas and her husband, Matchbox 20 front man Rob Thomas, had the audience for their injured animals benefit, Sidewalk Angels, close to tears on Tuesday night as they screened a film showing a…

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Michael Kors in the new Rodeo Drive store.

Retail

Kors Goes ‘Home’ to Los Angeles

Michael Kors talks about the opening of his first West Coast retail outlet, and just his second in the U.S.

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Financial

Adidas Profits Bound Ahead 35.8 Percent

PARIS — Citing a recovery in North American sales and a 35.8 percent rise in second-quarter profits, Adidas-Salomon AG on Wednesday raised its full-year earnings target by more than five points to 20 percent for the full year.

The…

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

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