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Starbucks' Schultz Sees Sweeping Retail Consolidation

As U.S. retailing consolidates, Starbucks sees adding 12,000 stores worldwide through 2021.

clock 23hDavid Moin and Evan Clark

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.

clock 18hEvan Clark

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.

clock December 7, 2016David Moin

Prescription for Saks: Sadove Shifts Focus To the Core Customer

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Overview

Saks Fifth Avenue has a new blueprint, and chief executive officer Stephen Sadove is ready to build it. Saks Fifth Avenue will focus on older customers, adding more accessible luxury product and growing new private label lines.

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Honor Fraser, wearing Valentino, in Saks' fall ad campaign.

Financial

Prescription for Saks: Sadove Shifts Focus To the Core Customer

Saks Fifth Avenue will focus on older customers, adding more accessible luxury product and growing new private label lines.

clock June 8, 2006Georgia Lee

Fashion Features

In Brief: Federated Filing … New Job In Dallas … Oxford Closes The Deal

A brief look at some of the day’s stories.

clock June 8, 2006WWD Staff

Guerrilla 2 by Comme des Garçons.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Comme des Garcons’ Commando Tactics … Lab Series Finds Face of Year at Bloomingdale’s … Lornamead Brands Appoints Chief Executive

Comme des Garcons has continued a guerrilla campaign for its latest fragrance launch.

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An Emilio Pucci-designed uniform for Braniff International.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Second Homecoming … Swinging Away … Pucci Flying High

Oscar de la Renta, who did a home fragrance collection five years ago with Slatkin & Co., is said to be putting the finishing touches on a new version of the line.

clock June 8, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Dior Taps Regional President

Christian Dior continues to juggle its regional management, WWD has learned.

clock June 8, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Tanner Krolle Names Creative Director

Tanner Krolle has appointed a creative director, its first major move under new management.

clock June 8, 2006Samantha Conti

Jochen Zeitz

Fashion Features

Puma Makes Women’s Push

Puma wants to accentuate its feminine side as a major growth vehicle for the $2.2 billion brand.

clock June 8, 2006Nancy Brumback

Fashion Features

Sidelines: PEI Adds To Swim Team

Perry Ellis International has made two executive management appointments in its women’s swim division.

clock June 8, 2006WWD Staff

The hangtag comes with sandpaper and instructions.

Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Wearing It Raw … Meltin’ Pot Gets Pure … In the Model’s Eye

DKNY Jeans is experimenting with a line of raw denim jeans, skirts and jackets, all made from the fabric’s original dark indigo state.

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Fashion Features

House Democrats Offer Mariana Labor Bill

Legislation was introduced in the House to reform labor laws in the Northern Marianas, a U.S. territory cited for poor working conditions.

clock June 8, 2006Kristi Ellis

Financial

Aether Holdings Buys UCC Capital

Mortgaged-backed securities firm Aether Holdings Inc. said on Tuesday that it acquired UCC Capital Corp., a firm that has been at the forefront of structured finance vehicles based on intellectual property for many fashion firms.

clock June 8, 2006Vicki M. Young

An ad from the new fall M Missoni campaign.

Retail

M Missoni Takes Manhattan

M Missoni opened its first worldwide boutique on West Broadway in New York’s SoHo neighborhood last week in a casual way.

clock June 8, 2006Sharon Edelson

A Jessica Ogden bow chemise top.

Fashion Features

British Designers Tap Into Fred Perry Archives

Edgy designers here are taking inspiration from Fred Perry, the 54-year-old brand whose heritage runs from tennis whites to Mods on motorcycles.

clock June 8, 2006Nina Jones

An OriginalFake item.

Fashion Features

New York Artist Brings OriginalFake to Tokyo

The opening last month coincided with the nation’s “Golden Week,” a collection of four national holidays celebrated within seven days.

clock June 8, 2006Koji Hirano

Susan and Robert Mettler with Karen and William Lauder.

Fashion Features

AJC Honors Robert Mettler and William Lauder

Robert Mettler, chairman and chief executive officer of Macy’s West, believes America has a lot of learning to do.

clock June 8, 2006David Moin

Fashion Features

Schumer Clears Way for Schwab Vote

Sen. Charles Schumer lifted his hold on Susan Schwab’s nomination as USTR after meeting with her, clearing the way for Senate confirmation.

clock June 8, 2006Kristi Ellis

Media

Memo Pad: Out Editor’s Straight Talk

How gay is the new editor of Out? Not gay enough to avoid being mistaken for a heterosexual.

clock June 8, 2006WWD Staff

Hawaii

Financial

Oh, the Places They’ll Go

America’s most expensive states for vacations ranked by average daily food and lodging prices.

clock June 8, 2006Cecily Hall

Essentialist

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

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