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.
Bloomingdale’s will open its second-largest store, a 330,000-square-foot unit in the Westfield San Francisco Centre, on Sept. 28.
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton-owned Sephora perfumery and Greek department store Notos Galleries have signed an agreement to situate Sephora cosmetics departments within Notos locations.
With a touch of the exotic and a dose of elegance, some of fashion’s major designers closed fashion week with smart, understated sportswear and graceful, flowing evening numbers.
Spring collections played up sexy-sporty pieces and refined dresses — in all, smart and sassy.
Thigh-high boots were the order of the day for starlets Diane Kruger and Joy Bryant at the Ralph Lauren show on Friday morning.
A slowing housing market, a higher interest rate environment and higher fuel costs will likely soften consumer spending in the fourth quarter, but some factoring and financial sources are not fully convinced apparel sales will suffer as a result.
Be careful with those designer inspirations — at least, where seemingly avid reader Hedi Slimane is concerned.