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.
Companies approaching the market with out-of-date digital technology risk falling out of step with consumers, particularly the younger ones.
Ethical sourcing, Made in America and the search for low-cost production alternatives to China remain the top priorities for fashion companies.
Along with a handful of high-profile private equity partners, the publishing veteran has founded a company that will produce televised event shows.
The new collaboration will grow to 35 pieces from 22 and will include a growing range of accessories and casual footwear for women and men.