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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 6hDavid 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 1hEvan 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 10hDavid Moin

No Ray of Sunshine: Retail Shares Sink, Wal-Mart Cuts Jobs

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Overview

Retail stocks drop on uncertain fate of bill and unspecific new Treasury plan.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Under.ligne RTW Fall 2009

Fashion Show Reviews

Under.ligne RTW Fall 2009

Doo-Ri Chung’s new line is exactly the kind of fare one would expect from the draping whiz: effortless jersey tops, dresses and T-shirts.

clock February 6, 2009WWD Staff

Media

Tatler Names Ostler Editor

Successor to Geordie Greig comes from weekly ES Magazine.

clock February 10, 2009Samantha Conti

Financial

Douglas Logs 4.4 Percent Sales Rise

Same-store sales at Douglas Perfumeries slipped 0.2 percent in first quarter.

clock February 10, 2009Melissa Drier

Financial

UNITE HERE Files Suit to Break Up Union

A group of 15 elected leaders claiming to represent 150,000 members of UNITE HERE filed a federal lawsuit to dissolve the merger of the union.

clock February 10, 2009Kristi Ellis and Liza Casabona

Armani Collezioni RTW Fall 2009

Fashion Show Reviews

Armani Collezioni RTW Fall 2009

Giorgio Armani is going for new lengths, as in longer and leaner jackets and skirts, in his fall Armani Collezioni collection.

clock February 10, 2009WWD Staff

Liz Claiborne RTW Fall 2009

Fashion Show Reviews

Liz Claiborne RTW Fall 2009

Isaac Mizrahi has gone mad for plaid with his fall lineup for Liz Claiborne, an ode to the “flapper meets lumberjack.”

clock February 10, 2009WWD Staff

Michelle Obama on the March 2009 Cover of Vogue.

Media

Michelle Obama Hits March Vogue Cover

Vogue’s March issue featuring First Lady Michelle Obama on the cover will be revealed Wednesday.

clock February 10, 2009Stephanie D. Smith

Emma Roberts

Skin Care

Emma Roberts Chosen as New Neutrogena Face

Neutrogena has amped up its star wattage with the signing of actress Emma Roberts — on Roberts’ 18th birthday, which was Tuesday.

clock February 10, 2009Matthew W. Evans

Financial

Nike to Cut Costs

Nike Inc. is entering the second stage of restructuring, which includes up to a 4 percent reduction in its workforce.

clock February 10, 2009Whitney Beckett

Fred Allard

Ready To Wear

Nine West Sportswear Relaunched

Nine West is hoping to double its sportswear business over the next 18 months.

clock February 11, 2009Whitney Beckett

Financial

L’Oréal Said to Have Stopped Shipping to L’Etoile

The French beauty giant reportedly ceased delivering products to the 500-door chain.

clock February 11, 2009WWD Staff

A scene from the filming of Halston’s video.

Designer and Luxury

Halston Replaces Runway With Digital Video

Video already killed the radio star. Now, it will also replace the traditional runway show at Halston, at least for the fall season.

clock February 11, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

Pamela Golbin and Donna Karan

Fashion Scoops

Donna Karan’s Dish… Siriano Accessorizes… Wek Designs for De Beers…

Donna Karan sure knows how to charm a crowd… Christian Siriano’s accessories and footwear collection for Payless will debut next week in Bryant Park…

clock February 11, 2009WWD Staff

The scene at Bryant Park.

Designer and Luxury

Refashioning Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week is hitting the reset button to cope with economic reality.

clock February 11, 2009Dick Silverman

The Calvin Klein 40th anniversary party at the High Line in September.

Parties

As the Economy Goes, So Do the Parties

This fashion week, Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, and Zac Posen have canceled the usual requisite revelry.

clock February 11, 2009Jacob Bernstein

Shepard Fairey

People

Fairey Tale: Graffiti Artist Shepard Fairey at the ICA

Fame can come with a price, as Shepard Fairey is learning.

clock February 11, 2009David Lipke

Human Resources

Marchon Names Gottardi as President

Claudio Gottardi has been named president of Marchon Eyewear Inc. and chief executive officer of Marchon International after serving for 23 years at Safilo USA.

clock February 11, 2009Caroline Tell

Designer and Luxury

Moschino Store Heads Online

Moschino is launching its first online store on Monday and it will be powered by Yoox, the Bologna, Italy-based e-tailer and e-commerce provider.

clock February 11, 2009Luisa Zargani

Retail

Black Leaving Kurt Salmon for Aeon

Jerry Black will become executive advisor, then executive officer, of Aeon Co. Ltd., a $55 billion Tokyo-based retailer.

clock February 11, 2009Whitney Beckett

Media

Memo Pad: Prada’s Pick

Prada has asked four top fashion editors to add their spin and visual identity to four of the brand’s stores.

clock February 11, 2009Luisa Zargani

The core Levi’s brand accounted for about 76 percent of sales for Levi Strauss & Co. in 2008.

Business Features

VF, Levi’s 4th-Quarter Earnings Fall

Executives at VF Corp. and Levi’s anticipate a steep uphill battle to grow their businesses this year.

clock February 11, 2009Evan Clark and Ross Tucker

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: February 10, 2009

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock February 11, 2009WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Raf Simons

Fashion

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

clock 7hLisa Lockwood

Social Studies