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.
Federated Stores, amid speculation that a resolution was near in merger talks with May Co., reported strong fourth-quarter and year-end results.
TESTONI REACTS: Italian accessories brand A. Testoni is shifting responsibilities among its executives after Massimo Macchi, who was vice president of sales, merchandising and design, left to become chief executive officer of…
Change is good. Giorgio Armani’s new design manifesto included great jackets and lots of black, while Christian Lacroix presented a daringly toned-down Pucci collection. Consuelo Castiglione, for her part, played with volume for Marni.
RUSSIAN AROUND: Vittorio Radice, who famously rejuvenated Selfridges, appears to be a applying his retail magic store by store in his post Marks & Spencer career. Having recently signed on as a nonexecutive…
Lightweight fairy dresses, high-life ensembles, two-piece flapper frocks and Belle Epoque looks with a cheeky sexiness were all part of the mix as the fall collections season continued.
The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index slipped in February, although it was still better than anticipated and higher than a year ago.