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Business

Starbucks' Schultz Sees Sweeping Retail Consolidation

As U.S. retailing consolidates, Starbucks sees adding 12,000 stores worldwide through 2021.

clock 10hDavid Moin and Evan Clark

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.

clock 5hEvan Clark

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.

clock 14hDavid Moin

Rough Road for Liz: Claiborne Sees Loss, Cuts Back Expansion

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Overview

Transition pains continue to plague Liz Claiborne Inc., which on Wednesday posted a loss of $23.2 million in the second quarter, narrowed guidance for the year and scaled back plans for retail expansion.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

From the Kathy Van Zeeland line.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Li & Fung Buys Van Zeeland For $330 Million

Hong Kong-based Li & Fung said Wednesday that it has bought U.S. accessories firm Van Zeeland Inc. for about $330 million.

clock August 13, 2008Amanda Kaiser and Vicki M. Young

Macy's lowered full-year guidance.

Financial

Macy’s Profits, Sales Fall

Macy’s trims full-year forecast as profits and sales fall.

clock August 13, 2008David Moin

Juicy Couture led growth in Liz Claiborne’s direct brands division.

Financial

Liz Claiborne Reports Loss

The red ink continued to flow for Liz Claiborne Inc. in the second quarter.

clock August 13, 2008Whitney Beckett

The Kanyon Shopping Center, with floors of offices, luxury residences and 400,000 square feet of retail space.

Lifestyle

Letter From Istanbul

Turkey may be mired in political uncertainty, but when it comes to buying expensive merchandise, fashionable Istanbul women are no slouches.

clock August 14, 2008Suna Erdem

Louis Vuitton store on Champs-Elysees.

Retail

WWD List: The Streets of Europe

The top retail corridors in Europe ranked by their annual rents per square foot.

clock August 13, 2008Cecily Hall

Shopping is practically a sport in Turkey. Here, Lanvin on Sira Evler Street, a new luxury area in Istanbul.

Lifestyle

Istanbul Scene

Things to do and see in Istanbul.

clock August 14, 2008Suna Erdem

Government and Trade

Vital Statistics, Istanbul

Vital Statistics for Istanbul

clock August 14, 2008WWD Staff

Financial

Gildan’s Q3 Net Rises on Higher Sales

Acquisition of V.I. Prewett sock business helps lift revenues.

clock August 14, 2008Brian Dunn

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap

Retail stocks down 2.4 percent on disappointing retail sales, oil numbers.

clock August 14, 2008WWD Staff

A sketch of what?s to come from People?s Liberation.

Sportswear

People’s Liberation Gets New Creative Vision

Creative director Marcella Lindeberg is relaunching People’s Liberation Inc., the four-year-old denim label, as a contemporary sportswear brand for spring.

clock August 14, 2008Julee Kaplan and Matthew Lynch

A cover-up from Shoshanna and Charlotte Ronson?s new line.

Ready To Wear

Shoshanna and Charlotte Ronson Team Up for a Beach Line

Made with Love launches at retail in February.

clock August 14, 2008Julee Kaplan

Sari Sloane

Sportswear

Q&A: Sari Sloane

Forget a casual day of shopping. Saturday afternoon at Intermix is a veritable scrum of PYTs in pursuit of all things “It.”

clock August 14, 2008Jessica Iredale

Heather Mills

Media

Help, I Need Somebody… Not Such a Good Idea… Still a Struggle…

Heather Mills help?…. No model certificates…. Tribune bleeds…

clock August 14, 2008WWD Staff

Cornelia Zicu

Financial

Red Door Taps Cornelia Zicu

Cornelia Zicu, the skin care and spa icon, has joined Red Door Spas as worldwide chief creative officer.

clock August 14, 2008WWD Staff

Financial

Douglas Earnings Slide, Sales Up

Third quarter EBITDA off 4.4 percent as sales increase 7.4 percent.

clock August 14, 2008Susan Stone

Levi's has been expanding its network of company-owned stores.

Marketing and Promotion

Levi’s Outlook: Some Upside Potential Despite Retail Turmoil

Economic headwinds and a spate of retail bankruptcies in the U.S. could seem poised to worsen an already difficult situation for Levi Strauss & Co.

clock August 14, 2008Ross Tucker

SINR Denim: A look from SINR Denim launching this fall.

Sportswear

SINR Jeans Line Goes Luxe

Aims to tap celebrity market.

clock August 14, 2008WWD Staff

Rewash?s denim vest and flare denim jeans.

Sportswear

Halpern and Jolna Team Up for Rewash

Denim brand aims for lower price tier.

clock August 14, 2008WWD Staff

Element's acrylic sweater, Joie's silk tank and Earnest Sewn's cotton and elastane jeans.

Sportswear

Surf and Skate: Dip-Dyed and Ombr&#233 Looks

Artful dyeing heightens the romance of beachy basics.

clock August 14, 2008Leila Baboi

Andre Benjamin

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops

Chalize’s friends… Thakoon at Target… Boucheron’s Night… Narciso’s Award…

clock August 14, 2008WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Lucia Leaves Boss

Executive Departs after 10 years at German firm.

clock August 14, 2008Marc Karimzadeh

Debra Messing wearing Carrera.

Eyewear

Safilo to Relaunch Carrera

Iconic sunglasses brand to hit stores Friday.

clock August 14, 2008Sophia Chabbott

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Raf Simons

Fashion

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

clock 11hLisa Lockwood

Social Studies