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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 23hDavid 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 19hEvan 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 December 7, 2016David Moin

Rei Kawakubo: Tower of Power

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Overview

Dover Street Market New York is here. And so is Rei Kawakubo. On a rare visit to New York, she put the finishing touches on the much-anticipated retail project.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Fashion Scoops

Amiram Assouline and Jennifer Globus Promoted at Tahari ASL

Assouline has been named creative director of Catherine Catherine Malandrino and Globus is now president of all brands not under the Tahari label.

clock December 10, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Retail

Target Confirms Security Breach

The company said that 40 million accounts may have been impacted between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15.

clock December 19, 2013Sharon Edelson

Legal

Top French Court Upholds Copyright Ruling

The Cour de Cassation upheld a lower court’s verdict in a ruling that has wide-ranging implications for luxury-goods brands worldwide.

clock December 19, 2013Joelle Diderich

Media

Dean Baquet, Deborah Needleman to Fill NYT Editor Role for Now

A new editor will be appointed eventually, filling the spot that Hugo Lindgren officially leaves at the end of 2013.

clock December 19, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy arrives at Kate Barry’s funeral.

Fashion Features

Kate Barry Laid to Rest in Paris

Jane Birkin, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Lou Doillon on Thursday paid an emotional tribute to their daughter and sister, who died last week at the age of 46.

clock December 19, 2013Joelle Diderich

L'Oréal’s research and innovation center in China.

Beauty Features

Aging Population Drives Skin-Care Demand in China

The desire to stay forever young promises to drive the country’s skin-care industry, and demand for China-specific products, for decades to come.

clock December 20, 2013WWD Staff

Products from Doll Face.

Skin Care

Doll Face Gets Reimagined

The skin-care brand has been transformed from its original retro Forties-inspired positioning into an elegant line with strong product performance.

clock December 20, 2013Faye Brookman

Sidney Toledano on the general assembly of Christian Dior

Business Features

Christian Dior’s Prospects in China Remain Bright

President and ceo of Sidney Toledano said the French fashion house has not been affected by the antigraft campaign that began nearly a year ago.

clock December 19, 2013Joelle Diderich

Financial

Report Cites Slowdown in China’s Luxury Spending

Bain & Co. estimates that luxury sales in Mainland China grew by just 2 percent in 2013, compared with 7 percent growth a year earlier.

clock December 19, 2013Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Stefan L. Kaluzny

Financial

Sycamore to Buy The Jones Group in $2.2B Deal

Agreement values the fashion company at $15 a share.

clock December 19, 2013Evan Clark

Financial

E-Commerce, Europe Fuel Nike Growth

The Beaverton, Ore.-based sports footwear and apparel giant saw a 33 percent rise in e-commerce in the second quarter.

clock December 19, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Burberry Brit Rhythm

Fragrance

Burberry Adds Female Brit Rhythm

Like its male counterpart, the scent takes its cue from music, and specifically the heat and anticipation around live, acoustic performances.

clock December 20, 2013Samantha Conti

Beyoncé Rise

Fragrance

Beyoncé Launching New Fragrance Pillar

Her newest scent, called Beyoncé Rise, is designed to go beyond the sensuality and electricity of her stage persona to reveal a bit more of her personality.

clock December 20, 2013Pete Born

Anthony Vaccarello RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Scoops

Anthony Vaccarello Links Up With Versus

Gianni Versace SpA has said that Paris-based designer will be the next guest designer at the Versus brand.

clock December 20, 2013Alessandra Turra

Media

‘Liberty of London’ a Hit in the U.K.

The three-part British TV documentary series looks at the drama and comedy behind the scenes and on the shop floor of the famed London department store.

clock December 20, 2013Nina Jones

An image from Missoni’s spring '14 campaign photographed by Viviane Sassen.

Media

Dutch Artist Viviane Sassen Lenses Missoni Campaign

Shot in Tenerife, in Spain’s Canary Islands, Christy Turlington Burns stars in the spring ads.

clock December 20, 2013Alessandra Turra

Media

La Cucina Italiana Closing American Edition

The New York bureau of the cooking magazine is closing up shop following a directive from Condé Nast Italy.

clock December 20, 2013Cynthia Martens

Ready To Wear

The Jones History

Over its 43 years, Jones grew to be a Seventh Avenue wholesale powerhouse, eventually losing some of its luster as department stores consolidated.

clock December 20, 2013WWD Staff

A view from the second floor of pillars by artists Magda Sayeg (left) and London Fieldworks that anchor Dover Street Market New York.

Designer and Luxury

Oh Comme, All Ye Faithful: Rei Kawakubo Takes New York

Kawakubo was in town to put the finishing touches on Comme des Garçons’ Chelsea store, as well as the new Dover Street Market New York.

clock December 20, 2013Jessica Iredale

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Amy Mellen

Fashion

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

clock December 7, 2016Lisa Lockwood

Social Studies