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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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David Kennedy Retools Revlon’s Product Machine

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Overview

David Kennedy freely admits that he likes to solve problems, sometimes to a fault.

From This Issue

Jean-Claude Ellena

Beauty Features

Hermes’ Nose Talks Fragrance Composition

Hermès perfumer Jean-Claude Ellena offered insights into his methods of composing fragrance for the Friends of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute here Wednesday night.

clock September 28, 2007Matthew W. Evans

Selections from the INA range.

Beauty Features

Crystals Clear for U.S. Launch

You could say that crystals brought Mary Vango and Azzi Glasser together.

clock September 28, 2007Julie Naughton

Beauty Features

Victoria’s Secret Growth Plans

Victoria’s Secret Beauty is focusing its growth efforts on its retail doors, opening new stores in the U.S. and expanding beauty space in existing doors.

clock September 28, 2007Michelle Edgar

Sanctuary Spa items.

Beauty Features

Sanctuary Spa Brand Set to Begin Selling in U.S.

After a market test in Target doors, and a successful showing over the past nine years in Britain, London-based Sanctuary Spa is ready to take on America with a selection of its eponymous products

clock September 28, 2007Julie Naughton

Renderings of the By Kilian counter and the Decleor stand.

Beauty Features

Printemps Readies New Beauty Area

Printemps department store will unveil its new vision of beauty in late October.

clock September 28, 2007Jennifer Weil

Beauty Features

Benefit to Open First Southern California Store

San Francisco-bred Benefit Cosmetics is bringing its particular breed of beauty boutique to its neighbors down south.

clock September 28, 2007Rachel Brown

Willy Rizzo at work in earlier days.

Fashion Features

Willy Rizzo: In the Eye of the Beholder

Willy Rizzo, the photographer and furniture designer, gives the impression of having seen and done everything in the high-flying tradition of the great international playboys.

clock September 28, 2007Robert Murphy

Heatherwick Studio's seafront

Fashion Features

Sir Terence Conran Looks Out and Inward

Sir Terence Conran looked out at the Manhattan skyline from the 35th floor of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel and was understandably drawn to a Norman Foster-designed tower on the Upper East Side.

clock September 28, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

WWD Image

Fashion Features

Men’s Magazines Grow Up

For men’s magazines, the ground has shifted from the lad to the dad.

clock September 28, 2007Irin Carmon

Media

Memo Pad: McCain Musings… Martha’s Icons…

Meghan McCain, daughter of presidential candidate, Sen. John McCain, could be the next Wonkette by the 2008 election.

clock September 28, 2007WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Critical Mass: Mass Trade Shows Vie for Attendees

One reason some big beauty players passed on the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Marketplace meeting last June was that with a shrinking industry, executives felt they could get more impact from headquarter visits, according to a number of…

clock September 28, 2007Faye Brookman

Products from Burt's Bees.

Beauty Features

Burt’s Bees Could Fetch $500M in Possible Sale

No place brews juicier gossip than a trade show.

clock September 28, 2007Andrea Nagel

David Kennedy

Beauty Features

David Kennedy Retools Revlon’s Product Machine

David Kennedy freely admits that he likes to solve problems, sometimes to a fault.

clock September 28, 2007Molly Prior

Fashion Features

Two Key Sourcing Execs Exit Liz

Two veteran sourcing executives are leaving Liz Claiborne Inc.

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Fashion Features

Truncated Milan Week Gets Mixed Reviews

Was Milan’s compact fashion week a cost-saving marvel of efficiency — or a harried and grueling experience?

clock September 28, 2007Miles Socha

Fashion Features

Fashion, Lunch at Chanel Charity Event

How better to rally the fund-raising troops than with a Chanel luncheon on a rooftop terrace with Boston spread out below?

clock September 28, 2007Katherine Bowers

WWD Image

Financial

Finlay in Deal to Acquire Bailey Banks & Biddle

Finlay Enterprises Inc. said Thursday it has inked an agreement to buy the assets and business of jewelry chain Bailey Banks & Biddle from Zale Corp. for $200 million.

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Rihanna on the runway.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: New Chapter… Doing It All… Point and Shoot…

After years of seclusion, Jil Sander may finally be ready to open up.

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Carta Costura

Fashion Features

Star Search

Who Is on Next has become a fashion event that top editors and retailers flock to seeking the next possible talent.

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Italia Independent

Fashion Features

Seasonless Greetings

Lapo Elkann, scion of the Fiat dynasty, made a splash earlier this year with the launch of his own lifestyle brand, Italia Independent.

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Bloomingdale's in Chevy Chase.

Retail

Bloomingdale’s Crafts Chevy Chase Style

Bloomingdale’s swept into town Wednesday with its New York attitude and a more balanced mix of contemporary, modern and classic merchandise compared with certain locations where the store can read edgier.

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Retail

Macy’s Returns To New Orleans With Two Units

Macy’s is returning to the New Orleans market after losing two stores there because of Hurricane Katrina.

clock September 28, 2007David Moin

Tommy Hilfiger's Bleecker Street store is devoted to women.

Retail

Hilfiger Opens Women’s-Only Shop on Bleecker

Tommy Hilfiger’s first store devoted exclusively to women’s wear opens today at 375 Bleecker Street here on a tree-lined block between Perry Street and Charles Street.

clock September 28, 2007Sharon Edelson

A Cavalli sketch for Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony's tour.

Fashion Features

Cavalli Designs for Lopez and Anthony

When Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony kick off their U.S. tour in Atlantic City, N.J., tonight, they’ll have a little help from their designer friend Roberto Cavalli.

clock September 28, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

Escada Trims Yearly Forecast

The Escada Group has revised downward its sales and earnings forecast for fiscal 2007.

clock September 28, 2007Melissa Drier

Financial

In Brief: Chico’s Picks Chairman… Lead Recalls…

Chico’s FAS Inc. has named president and chief executive officer Scott A. Edmonds to serve in the additional position of chairman of the board.

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Amy Mellen

Fashion

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

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