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.
Still benefiting from the residual effects of tax rebate checks, discounters and specialty stores continued to add jobs in July, the Labor Department reported.
Italy’s Bulgari SpA reined in its full-year guidance to the lower end of estimates, hurt by a drop in watch sales and a slowdown in the Americas and Italy.