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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 5hDavid 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 22mEvan 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 9hDavid Moin

Murphy Sets Vision For Gap Inc.’s Future

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Overview

On Wednesday, Murphy and the Gap leadership team outlined the future for the $15.7 billion company and emerging strategies at its divisions during a three-and-half-hour investor meeting in San Francisco.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

The Brooks Brothers store in Russia.

Retail

Brooks Brothers Opens in Moscow

The store, which marked its opening with an elegant cocktail party and runway show last week, sells all of the retailer’s lines.

clock April 16, 2013Catherine Blanchard

Burberry Prorsum RTW Spring 2013

Designer and Luxury

Burberry Remains Cautious Despite Gains

After a bumpy 12 months, the brand ended the fiscal year on a high, beating analysts’ fourth-quarter estimates and returning to double-digit revenue growth.

clock April 17, 2013Samantha Conti

Designer and Luxury

Schiaparelli to Unveil Christian Lacroix Capsule Line

The French designer will create a 15-piece capsule collection to be presented in July.

clock April 17, 2013Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Andy Cohen to Host CFDA Fashion Awards

The ceremony is set to take place at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall on June 3.

clock April 17, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Retail

Macy’s, Martha and J.C. Penney Await Appeals Decision

A New York State appeals court judge put sale of Martha-designed goods on hold for 36 hours to consider issue.

clock April 17, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Textiles

Thomas Speight to Be CEO of 2(x)ist

He comes to the brand after three years with Warnaco, where he was president and managing director of the Calvin Klein Jeans and Calvin Klein Underwear units.

clock April 17, 2013Karyn Monget

The Canali store on Madison Avenue.

Retail

Canali Opens New York Flagship

The 6,000-square-foot, two-level location at 625 Madison Avenue between 58th and 59th streets opened quietly last weekend.

clock April 17, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

The Armani store on Omotesando Avenue.

Designer and Luxury

Emporio Armani Unveils New Tokyo Unit

The brand has settled into a relocated flagship on Omotesando Avenue.

clock April 17, 2013Amanda Kaiser

Exterior of the Ermenegildo Zegna store in Sydney.

Designer and Luxury

Zegna to Celebrate Australian Wool

The Ermenegildo Zegna Group is heading Down Under as part of a slew of projects this year.

clock April 17, 2013Luisa Zargani

Thomas Rhett

People

Country Star Thomas Rhett Follows in Father’s Footsteps

After pondering careers in everything from kinesiology and business to construction, he turned to music.

clock April 18, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Government and Trade

Boston Retail Moves Closer to Normalcy

Many were hoping for a break in the case perhaps triggered by surveillance tapes from Lord & Taylor’s Boylston Street store that were confiscated by the FBI.

clock April 17, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg and David Moin and Sharon Edelson

Karolina Kurkova in Giorgio Armani.

Parties

Vanity Fair Kicks Off Tribeca Film Festival

The magazine held its annual party at the New York State Supreme Court on Tuesday.

clock April 17, 2013Matthew Lynch

An ad for Prada Pantos eyewear.

Designer and Luxury

Prada Forms Writing Contest

The competition, Prada Journal, invites budding authors and Prada lovers to send in their musings on how vision shapes experience.

clock April 17, 2013Cynthia Martens

Rod McGeachy

Financial

Tandy Brands Gets Wells Fargo Waiver

Struggling Dallas-based men’s accessories and gifts firm is in talks with another lender for new credit facility.

clock April 17, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Ralph Lauren's cotton boxers.

Fashion Features

Men’s Wear Trend: Still the Champ

The traditional boxer continues its winning streak.

clock April 18, 2013Alex Badia

Media

Tumblr’s David Karp Elaborates on Storyboard’s Demise

Last week, the microblogging site’s founder caused a stir when in a blog post praising the internal project he also said he was killing it.

clock April 18, 2013Erik Maza

Glenn Murphy

Retail

Glenn Murphy Lays Out Vision for Gap Inc.

Murphy and the leadership team outlined the future for the $15.7 billion company during an investor meeting in San Francisco.

clock April 17, 2013David Moin

Legal

Valuation Talk at Dolce, Gabbana Trial

The analysis is related to the investigations that led to both designers being charged with tax evasion.

clock April 17, 2013Luisa Zargani

Cristiano Ronaldo in the Jacob & Co. campaign.

Marketing and Promotion

Cristiano Ronaldo Fronts New Jacob & Co. Watch Campaign

The soccer star, a forward for Real Madrid and captain of the Portuguese national team, is a long-standing client of the New York-based brand.

clock April 18, 2013David Lipke

An ad visual for G by Guess' line inspired by "Fast & Furious 6."

Fashion Scoops

Guess Creates Capsule Inspired by ‘Fast & Furious 6’

The G by Guess collection, a limited-edition offering for men and women, will hit Guess stores May 14.

clock April 18, 2013Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Mario Boselli, Italian Fashion Chamber Forging New Path

The organization has reconfirmed Boselli as its president and named a new managing board.

clock April 18, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Ralph Lauren Makes Changes to E-commerce Operation

In a related move, Robert Gagnon joined Ralph Lauren as senior vice president, E-commerce on April 1.

clock April 18, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Giorgio Armani, Sean Penn Team Up for L.A. Photo Fair

Paris Photo, the international art photography fair created in 1997, will hold its first Los Angeles expo April 26 to 28 at Paramount Pictures Studios.

clock April 18, 2013Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Bebe Neuwirth, Brian Stokes Mitchell Hosting AAFA’s American Image Awards

Honorees are Wes Card, chief executive officer of The Jones Group, Inc., Saks Inc., New Balance Athletic Shoe Inc. and Rebecca Minkoff.

clock April 18, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Joseph's cotton poplin shirt with leather collar and Erdem's silk skirt with sequins and ostrich feathers. Shourouk necklace.

Fashion Trends

Fall 2013 Trend: The Night Is Young

The white button-down has long been a working girl’s staple, but the basic becomes fresh and cool when paired with a fun evening skirt and bold necklace.

clock April 18, 2013Antonia Sardone

Legal

Finazzo Trial Continues

Prosecutors are likely near the end of their presentation, after which the defense team will get their shot at presenting their case.

clock April 18, 2013Vicki M. Young

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Raf Simons

Fashion

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

clock 6hLisa Lockwood

Social Studies