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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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Business

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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Business

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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Living at the Mall: Stores, Food, Movies And Residences, Too

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Overview

Developers at the International Council of Shopping Centers convention said they're looking to break out of the retail mold to lure shoppers.

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Retail

Living at the Mall: Stores, Food, Movies And Residences, Too

Developers at the International Council of Shopping Centers convention said they’re looking to break out of the retail mold to lure shoppers.

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Financial

Sears Posts $9M First-Quarter Loss

Sears Holdings Corp. posted a $9 million first-quarter loss partially due to a change in accounting principles, as revenues rose to $7.6 billion.

clock June 8, 2005Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

Cartier Wins Court Injunction

The order was in connection with a lawsuit filed in Manhattan on March 11 against Symbolix, which operates Park Cities Jewelers, its principal, Ahmed M. Saleh, and other company officers.

clock June 8, 2005Liza Casabona

Fashion Features

O Oscar to Get Better Overhaul

O Oscar, the moderate sportswear collection licensed by Oscar de la Renta to Kellwood Co., is getting better, literally.

clock June 8, 2005Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

In Brief: Wakeley Sold … Rothschild Denied

WAKELEY SOLD: Amanda Wakeley Holdings, the London-based women’s and bridal wear label, has been purchased by the private equity investments company W Holdings for an undisclosed sum. W Holdings said it plans to turn Amanda Wakeley…

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People

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Bleach-blonde Brad Pitt is teaming with Frank Gehry to design a restaurant and penthouse in Brighton, England … Penelope yearns for motherhood.

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Zac Posen and Sean Combs

People

Tipsy Turvy

At Monday’s CFDA Fashion Awards, the problem wasn’t the heat, it was the humorless jokes that trickled from the stage like flat tap water.

clock June 8, 2005Marc Karimzadeh and Anamaria Wilson

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Bungalow Bunch … From Stan To Diane? … Tod’s Winning Pick

BUNGALOW BUNCH: The more stalwart members of the fashion flock ducked the torrential downpour and made their way to Bungalow 8 after the CFDA Fashion Awards Monday night. Kate Moss and Daria Werbowy…

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The mirrored accordion wall in the renovated design shop.

Retail

Holt Renfrew ‘Couture Room’ Modernizes Vintage Setting

Holt Renfrew & Co. elevated the luxury appeal at its Montreal store with a 3,000-square-foot designer department that is restrained, plush and blends a sense of the past with modernity.

clock June 8, 2005David Moin

Hilary Duff behind the scenes at the Candie's shoot.

Fashion Features

Duff to Sweeten Candie’s Campaign

Hilary Duff has the starring role in the fall advertising campaign for Candie’s juniors’ sportswear, which bows at Kohl’s this summer.

clock June 8, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

Tommy Hilfiger

Media

Tommy’s Reality Check: First Take on ‘The Cut’

WWD got in on a sneak peek of the first hour of the 90-minute premiere episode, airing Thursday at 8 p.m. on CBS.

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Le Chateau's 34th Street location in Manhattan.

Retail

Le Chateau Speeds Up Fashion

The 46-year-old chain of Le Chateau stores is starting to act its age by graduating from the teen market to the midrange women’s segment.

clock June 8, 2005Brian Dunn

Susan Bristol began its business with embellished knitwear.

Fashion Features

Boston’s Susan Bristol Branches Out

After 35 years in business, Susan Bristol is ready to shake things up.

clock June 8, 2005Julee Greenberg

Ferre's new women's scent.

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: ICR Turns 30 With New Ferre Scent

LODI, Italy — Turning 30 can be tough — just ask any carefree twentysomething. But for Roberto Martone, president of fragrance manufacturer and marketer ICR-ITF, it’s an occasion to celebrate.

He recently feted his company’s three…

clock June 8, 2005Stephanie Epiro

Textiles

Congress Could Use China As Leverage in CAFTA Vote

The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee said Congress might need to play the China card to get enough votes to pass the Central American Free Trade Agreement.

clock June 8, 2005Kristi Ellis

Lindsay Page, finance director of Ted Baker; Laura and John Pomerantz. and Abbey Doneger.

Fashion Features

Not Your Everyday Potluck Dinner

Dozens of celebrity chefs and rising stars prepared some of their favorite dishes Monday night at the 20th annual chefs’ tribute to City-Meals-on-Wheels, which raised more than $1 million for the charity.

clock June 8, 2005Lisa Lockwood

Textiles

EU Study: Euro, Tariffs Hinder Exports

The challenges are most acute in China, India, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina.

clock June 8, 2005John Zarocostas

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Fashion

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

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