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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 14hDavid 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 10hEvan 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 18hDavid Moin

Bettencourt Vows To Sue Daughter

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Liliane Bettencourt

Color Cosmetics

Liliane Bettencourt Threatens to Sue Daughter

Bettencourt feud has taken an even nastier turn, with Liliane Bettencourt vowing to sue Françoise Bettencourt Meyers for harassment.

clock October 11, 2010Alex Wynne

The Drums

Lifestyle

Sound Bytes: Fall Music Tip Sheet

From Mexican punk to Eighties dance, there’s a musical performance to suit every taste.

clock October 12, 2010Marcy Medina and Khanh T.L. Tran

Financial

Hampshire Names New Head of Men’s Division

Eric Prengel, who was most recently evp of global business development at HMX, tapped for role.

clock October 12, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Features

March 29, 1993: Made In Manhattan

That year, Marc Jacobs, Anna Sui and Isaac Mizrahi met for a dishy exchange about American fashion.

clock October 12, 2010Venessa Lau

Workers sort clothing at a wholesale market in Dongguan, Guangdong province, China.

Government and Trade

Companies Turn to Vietnam and India for Labor

Due to rising labor costs in China, companies are fine-tuning their sourcing strategies and looking to alternative countries.

clock October 12, 2010Liza Casabona

GlobalTex reported a 20-percent increase in attendance at its textile show.

Textiles

Fabric Firms Cope With Costs, Offer Novelty

At the Los Angeles International Textile Show and GlobalTex, fabrics with special treatments softened the blow of higher prices.

clock October 12, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran

Government and Trade

At World Apparel Convention, Experts Predict Rise in Prices

As conditions improve for laborers in China, companies see higher costs.

clock October 12, 2010Andrea Li and Jennifer Cardenas

“The New Dream Team” birth announcement.

Fashion Scoops

Hoop Dreams… Galliano Heads East… Prince Charles Likes Wool..

Ian Schrager and his wife, Tania, sent out an oversize birth announcement of their new baby boy.

clock October 12, 2010WWD Staff

The Cream section at Eclat de Mode - Bijorhca.

Leather Goods

At Paris Accessories Shows, Buyers Seek Originality

At Premiere Classe and Eclat de Mode-Bijorhca, demand centered on quality products in natural materials, rather than showy offerings.

clock October 12, 2010Alex Wynne

Financial

M&A Revival Fails to Lift Retail Stocks Monday

S&P Retail Index finishes day with a decline of less than 0.1%.

clock October 12, 2010Arnold J. Karr and Vicki M. Young

Retail

British Chain Accessorize Arrives in U.S.

Accessorize, the U.K.-based chain, will open two stores in New York.

clock October 12, 2010Sharon Edelson

Government and Trade

Sir Philip Green, Government Waste Buster

The eagle-eyed retailer has pulled no punches in his review into efficiency in the British government.

clock October 12, 2010Nina Jones

DKNY Men's spring looks

Designer and Luxury

DKNY Men’s Goes Lean for Spring

DKNY Men is still rooted in classic silhouettes, but the pieces are more sophisticated than in past seasons.

clock October 12, 2010WWD Staff

A cover of Fortune Magazine

Media

Oprah Versus Arianna… A New Hire at Yves Saint Laurent…

Fortune and Forbes go head-to-head on the newsstand this week, with both titles publishing “powerful women” lists.

clock October 12, 2010WWD Staff

A rendering of Kate Spade’s pop-up store in London.

Designer and Luxury

Kate Spade to Open Pop-Up Store in London

In addition, the company will open a full-lease store in São Paulo, Brazil, on Oct. 28.

clock October 12, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Givenchy RTW Spring 2011

Fashion Trends

Spring 2011 Runway Trend: Plenty of Fluids

Paris designers went for the flow this season.

clock October 12, 2010WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Raf Simons

Fashion

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

clock 15hLisa Lockwood

Social Studies