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Starbucks' Schultz Sees Sweeping Retail Consolidation

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

clock 12hDavid 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 7hEvan 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 16hDavid Moin

Firms Battle Dangers of Overseas Markets

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Overview

Breaking into foreign countries is forcing companies to adapt on the go, raising legal issues and gray areas at almost every turn.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Giles Resort 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Giles Resort 2013

More dressed-up looks came in the form of structured silk jacquard dresses that were given a jolt of modernity.

clock June 8, 2012WWD Staff

An image announcing H&M's collaboration with Maison Martin Margiela.

Fashion Features

H&M to Launch Margiela Collection

Swedish high street retailer will collaborate with Maison Martin Margiela on a collection to go on sale Nov. 15.

clock June 12, 2012Joelle Diderich

The interior of a Furla store.

Financial

Furla: Rightsizing for Growth

The brand is aiming for sales of 300 million euros, or $394.4 million, within four years.

clock June 11, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Stella McCartney Resort 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Stella McCartney Resort 2013

The collection was a great mix of sporty attitude and playful chic.

clock June 11, 2012WWD Staff

Anne Hathaway

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Stella McCartney Resort

Anne Hathaway, Jim Carrey, Amy Poehler and Emily Mortimer were among the guests to attend.

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John Idol

Business Features

Net, Sales Surge at Michael Kors

Brand posted fourth-quarter results that included a tripling of net income as well as a comparable-store sales growth of 36.1 percent.

clock June 12, 2012Vicki M. Young

The Someday by Justin Bieber fragrance.

Financial

Elizabeth Arden Acquires Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj Licenses

Move will bolster the beauty firm’s market competitiveness in the celebrity fragrance field.

clock June 12, 2012Julie Naughton and Pete Born and Molly Prior

Human Resources

Ronald van der Vis to Exit Post at Esprit

The Hong-Kong listed company’s ceo is leaving by July 2013.

clock June 12, 2012Melissa Drier

Carven Resort 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Carven Resort 2013

Looking to Peter Schlesinger’s “A Checkered Past” Guillaume Henry said his resort collection recalls a similar easy, bohemian freshness.

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Berndt Hauptkorn

Human Resources

Berndt Hauptkorn Named for Uniqlo Europe

Fast Retailing Co. has tapped the former Bally chief executive officer to helm the European business of the chain.

clock June 12, 2012Amanda Kaiser

Zac Posen Resort 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Zac Posen Resort 2013

A recent trip to Singapore left Zac Posen inspired by it’s cash-rich society.

clock June 12, 2012WWD Staff

Carolina Herrera Resort 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Carolina Herrera Resort 2013

“Resort is about color and simplicity and cool details,” said the designer of her philosophy toward the season.

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Barry Miguel

Denim

Seven Signs on for Slim Styling

New program pairs colored denim with the new Slim Illusion silhouette concept, a subbrand that emphasizes stretch fabrics.

clock June 12, 2012Arnold J. Karr

The interior of the G-Star store in Atlanta.

Denim

Standard Atlanta Opens G-Star Q-store

Retailer has doubled its square footage in the Lenox Square Mall and adopted jeans brand’s ‘Q-store’ format.

clock June 12, 2012Arnold J. Karr

J. Mendel Resort 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

J.Mendel Resort 2013

Gilles Mendel exhibited great ease with rather complicated construction and details, fusing structure and fluidity for his collection.

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L'Wren Scott Resort 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

L’Wren Scott Resort 2013

L’Wren Scott’s first resort collection, titled Propaganda, was a carefully considered outing.

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Chloë Grace Moretz

Parties

Women in Film Fetes Chloë Grace Moretz

The actress is this year’s MaxMara Face of the Future honoree.

clock June 12, 2012Marcy Medina

Patrizio di Marco

Designer and Luxury

Patrizio di Marco on Gucci’s Americas Push

In an exclusive interview, the luxury brand’s global president and ceo outlined strategic plans for the region.

clock June 12, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

ChinaFile: Where Clicks Beat Bricks

E-commerce in China is growing at such a quick rate that Chinese retailers are looking to the Internet instead of opening brick-and-mortar stores.

clock June 13, 2012Huang Hung

Aubrey Plaza

People

Aubrey Plaza Perks Up

The actress, who has earned a following for her role on “Parks and Recreation,” has a number of big screen projects in the pipeline.

clock June 13, 2012Marcy Medina

The exterior of a Wal-Mart store in Mexico City, Mexico.

Business Features

Firms Battle Dangers of Overseas Markets

Breaking into foreign countries is forcing companies to adapt on the go, raising legal issues and gray areas at almost every turn.

clock June 13, 2012Sharon Edelson

Susan Gutfreund

Fashion Scoops

Gutfreunds Auctioning Lot at Christie’s in Paris

After 26 years and many splendid parties, the American couple has decided to sell their four-story townhouse and its much of its contents.

clock June 13, 2012Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund Unveils Winners

In 2012, a record 697 submissions were sent in from 56 countries.

clock June 13, 2012Cynthia Martens

Esther McGowan acts out a scene from Dawn Raffel's "The Secret Life of Objects."

Fashion Scoops

A Dramatic Turn for ‘The Secret Life of Objects’

Dawn Raffel’s book will truly come to life Wednesday night at The Center for Fiction in New York.

clock June 13, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Glimcher Realty Trust Buys The Malibu Lumber Yard for $35.5M

The sale ends an uncertain chapter in the 30,000-square-foot upscale shopping center’s history.

clock June 13, 2012Rachel Brown

Fashion Scoops

Full Figured Fashion Week Returns to New York

This week’s event includes a harbor cruise with a big-and-tall male fashion show, a runway presentation at Bloomingdale’s and an independent designer showcase.

clock June 13, 2012Sharon Edelson

Media

Waiting for Bain & Co.’s Time Inc. Report

Employees have a few more weeks worth of interviews before the consulting firm presents its suggestions to ceo Laura Lang.

clock June 13, 2012Amy Wicks

Karlie Kloss will appear in “Speechless.”

Media

Americana Manhasset Channels ‘The Artist’ for Fall

Its upcoming catalogue, “Speechless,” is an homage to black-and-white silent movies.

clock June 13, 2012Sharon Edelson

Altuzarra Resort 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Altuzarra Resort 2013

“Safari” provided the backdrop theme for Joseph Altuzarra’s strong collection, with the designer aiming to give new meaning to the fashion favorite.

clock June 12, 2012WWD Staff

Tory Burch Resort 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Tory Burch Resort 2013

A family trip to the Amalfi coast inspired the designer — most notably its seafoam and ivory hues, washed tiles and Buganvilia flowers.

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Moschino Resort 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Moschino Resort 2013

For this collection, creative director Rossella Jardini took inspiration from the materials used for race-car seats.

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Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Raf Simons

Fashion

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

clock 13hLisa Lockwood

Social Studies