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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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Good News at Last: Retail Shares Buck Stock Market’s Fall

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Overview

While investors on Wall Street dumped stocks on fears of a recession, there was renewed optimism about at least one sector: retail.

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A swimsuit from the new Ed Hardy swimwear collection, introduced at Surf Expo.

Sportswear

Buyers Proved Timid at Surf Expo

After a difficult holiday season, buyers were cautious at Surf Expo, hoping that bright color and prints would entice consumers this summer.

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Marketing and Promotion

NewsReel: Ryka & Kelly… Prana Busy on Review.. Iconix’s First Danskin Campaign

After gracing January’s cover of Fitness, Kelly Ripa is venturing into activewear design. The sprightly TV personality just signed a three-year contract…

clock January 23, 2008Whitney Beckett

Human Resources

Beauty Beat: Moves Atop L’Oreal as Rabain Retires…

Changes are afoot in the upper echelons of L’Or??al. Patrick Rabain, executive vice president of the company’s consumer products division, will retire at the…

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Laura Linney

Designer and Luxury

On the Carpet, Maybe

It’s usually the shot heard around the fashion world.

clock January 23, 2008Marcy Medina

Media

Memo Pad: Got Her!… Tommy’s Back… City’s New Residents…

Hillary Clinton was careful enough to sidestep the pages of Vogue, but not enough to avoid Harper’s Bazaar.

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Oscar de la Renta

Real Estate

De la Renta Shop to Open in Atlanta in ’09

Oscar de la Renta has set his sights on Atlanta for his eighth freestanding store.

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Financial

Europe, Russia Lead Aeffe Sales Rise

Sales at Italian fashion group Aeffe SpA grew 10.2 percent in 2007 thanks largely to advances in Europe and Russia.

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Government and Trade

WTO Calls for Pakistan to Increase Transparency of Export Subsidies

Pakistan’s continued use of export subsidies for products such as textiles and apparel “opens the possibility of distorting competition, trade and…

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Designer and Luxury

Mizrahi in Fur Licensing Deal

Liz Claiborne isn’t the only apparel resource that has wooed Isaac Mizrahi – the designer on Tuesday unveiled a fur licensing deal with David Goodman,…

clock January 23, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

Investors have been fleeing the stock market on fears of a recession.

Financial

Good News at Last: Retail Shares Buck Stock Market’s Fall

While investors on Wall Street dumped stocks Tuesday on fears of a recession, there was renewed optimism about at least one sector: retail.

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Burberry

Financial

Fashion Antidotes for Frenzied Times

Creating an “aura of wonder” or a “transporting” experience will enable fashion brands to connect with 21st-century shoppers swimming in more information…

clock January 23, 2008Valerie Seckler

Retail

Going the Extra Mile to Get the Goods Delivered

The Federal Trade Commission is considering putting more teeth into the regulations that protect consumers who experience problems with late deliveries,…

clock January 23, 2008Valerie Seckler

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Marketing and Promotion

DVF Campaign: Separating Brand From Designer

Over the years, Diane von Furstenberg has posed for artists like Andy Warhol, Francesco Clemente and Anh Duong, and more photographers than she probably…

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Delphine Arnault and Pharrell Williams

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Givenchy Groupies… Tomb Raiders… Heath Ledger Remembered…

Ricardo Tischi of Givenchy is becoming quite a designer’s designer. Both Yohji Yamamoto and Alessandra Facchinetti showed up to watch Tischi’s couture show…

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Hind Hariri

Couture

Class of ’08

Couture week may be thin on major celebrities, but the front rows are packed with clients at heady times for high fashion.

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Millard "Mickey" Drexler

Human Resources

Jeffrey Pfeifle Exits J. Crew

In a stunning development at J. Crew Group, Jeffrey Pfeifle, president, will leave the company on Feb. 1.

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Business Features

Economic Slowdown to Dominate WEF

The annual World Economic Forum that begins today in Davos, Switzerland, is likely to be dominated by concerns that the sharp downturn of the U.S. economy,…

clock January 23, 2008John Zarocostas

Business Features

In Brief: Tahari Departure… Shareholder Supports Kellwood… Lauren’s Cancer C

Husein Jafferjee, Elie Tahari Ltd.’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, is leaving the company Feb. 1.

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Fashion

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

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