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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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Minor Becomes Major: Brands Speed Growth Of Secondary Lines

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Overview

Fashion's biggest names no longer are having second thoughts about their second lines.

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Fashion Features

Minor Becomes Major: Brands Speed Growth Of Secondary Lines

Fashion’s biggest names no longer are having second thoughts about their second lines.

clock July 5, 2006Miles Socha and Amanda Kaiser

Fashion Features

Lamy Set to Deal With Doha Crisis

Pascal Lamy, director general of the World Trade Organization, kicks off a month of “shuttle” diplomacy, meeting Japan’s Prime Minister, Junichiro Koizumi, in Tokyo today to try to get the Doha trade liberalization talks back on track.

clock July 5, 2006John Zarocostas

Financial

Guy Laroche, Leroux Split

Guy Laroche has parted ways with its designer of two years, Herve L. Leroux — formerly known as Herve Leger.

clock July 5, 2006Robert Murphy

Fashion Features

Coming This Week

A look at the coming week’s events.

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Financial

Furla in Watch Deal With Citizen

Furla is expanding the firm’s product offering with its first watch license.

clock July 5, 2006Luisa Zargani

Fashion Features

In Brief: Rowley Online … Guatemala’s Green Light

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

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Media

Memo Pad: Florio’s Next Act … Calvin-Ish Monks … Top Shot

Steve Florio is interviewing. With less than six months to go on his contract with Conde Nast, the former chief executive officer and current vice chairman has begun talking to prospective future employers in earnest.

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Retail

Dries Van Noten To Open in Paris

Dries Van Noten, whose atmospheric Antwerp, Belgium, flagship has been his biggest retail statement to date, is about to plant his flag in Paris.

clock July 5, 2006Miles Socha

People

For Klimt

Fashion and art often make for glorious companions, and that is certainly the case when the artist is Gustav Klimt.

clock July 5, 2006Venessa Lau

Fashion Features

Klimt Musings

“Klimt always had a touch of excess in his paintings.”

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Retail

WWD Forum: Apparel Companies Restyle With Systems

Getting product to market faster, understanding the customer and switching to new software and systems gracefully were the main themes of a one-day WWD Technology Leadership Forum held here June 22.

clock July 5, 2006Denise Power and Cate T. Corcoran

Fashion Features

The Colorful Fernando Sanchez

Fernando Sanchez, the designer who established the concept of luxurious at-homewear that could be worn as eveningwear, was remembered as having as colorful a personality and way of life as the clothes he created.

clock July 5, 2006Karyn Monget

Fashion Features

Korean Economic Ties Debated

As officials prepare for the second round of talks on the U.S.-Korean Free Trade Agreement, representatives and business leaders of both countries met here last week to discuss investing in South Korea.

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Ladies First … Sophia’s Choice … Stars Come Out …

Rising men’s wear star Kris Van Assche, considered a possible successor to Hedi Slimane should talks to renew Slimane’s contract at Dior Homme fail, had a surprise up his sleeve on Saturday.

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Fashion Features

Shanghai Tang Sponsors Design Students

Shanghai Tang sponsored the final project for the first-ever graduating class from Beijing’s Central Academy of Fine Arts’ newly established Fashion Design Division.

clock July 5, 2006Constance Haisma-Kwok

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Azzaro, Porsche Sign Deal

Parfums Azzaro has signed a long-term partnership agreement with The Porsche Design Group.

clock July 5, 2006Jennifer Weil

Financial

The Grove Is SetFor A&F Flagship

After almost a year of construction, the building-size advertisements in front of Abercrombie & Fitch’s flagship at The Grove here have finally come down.

clock July 5, 2006Emili Vesilind

Retail

Retail Expansion At Rockies’ Resort

The Broadmoor, a five-star hotel and resort at the foot of the Rockies in Colorado Springs, Colo., sees opportunity in retail.

clock July 5, 2006Holly Haber

Retail

Scottsdale Mixes It Up With Boutiques

The Mix, a fashion emporium housing about 25 small boutiques, is to open in February near downtown Scottsdale, Ariz.

clock July 5, 2006Holly Haber

Fashion Features

West Watch: Merrick’s Move

Nicole Richie and actresses Cheryl Hines, Jennie Garth and Julie Bowen helped famed Los Angeles retailer Diane Merrick mark the relocation and expansion of her eponymous store last month.

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People

Cristol Ball

The first Balenciaga retrospective in Paris opened on Tuesday, showcasing dramatic sculptural shapes and surprisingly vivid colors.

clock July 5, 2006Miles Socha

Retail

Lepore Lands in Notting Hill

Nanette Lepore has opened her first European unit on London’s hip Westbourne Grove, next door to Nicole Farhi’s 202, and across the street from jeweler Solange Azagury-Partridge and innerwear store Agent Provocateur.

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

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