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.
First Lady Michelle Obama skipped the National Design Awards but sent White House social secretary Desirée Rogers in her place.
Simon Doonan calls the recession “a colossal bore” in the November/December issue of Departures.