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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 16hDavid 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 12hEvan 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 20hDavid Moin

Macy’s Eyes New Look for Brooklyn Store

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Overview

Macy's is planning to renovate its Brooklyn flagship — and it could be the template for a new urban format at stores across the country.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Ulyana Sergeenko Couture Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Ulyana Sergeenko Couture Spring 2014

The designer said her couture collection was inspired by a train trip, but the journey ended up taking her to that most intimate of destinations: the boudoir.

clock January 21, 2014WWD Staff

A look from Roger Vivier Rendez-Vous Fall 2014

Footwear

Roger Vivier Rendez-Vous Fall 2014

Bruno Frisoni’s latest limited-edition Rendez-Vous collection builds on another detail from the house’s archives — the 1954 Boule heel.

clock January 21, 2014WWD Staff

Alexandre Vauthier Couture Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Alexandre Vauthier Couture Spring 2014

The designer pumped up the artistic side of his couture collection for spring.

clock January 21, 2014WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Jean Paul Gaultier Retrospective Heading to Grand Palais

The exhibition tracing the career of the fashion maverick is to arrive in Paris in April 2015.

clock January 22, 2014Miles Socha

Rad Hourani Couture Spring 2014

Couture

Rad Hourani Couture Spring 2014

This season, the designer worked in an intriguing all-black palette while staying true to his graphic, futuristic signature.

clock January 22, 2014WWD Staff

Yiqing Yin Couture Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Yiqing Yin Couture Spring 2014

While butterflies have been all over the catwalks this Paris couture week, the designer trained her sights on its nocturnal cousin, the moth.

clock January 22, 2014WWD Staff

Financial

Esprit Expects ‘Slight’ H1 Profit

The Hong Kong-based retailer said it plans to swing to a profit in the first half on cost-cutting moves.

clock January 22, 2014Amanda Kaiser

Hermès Faubourg Watch

Watches

Hermès to Unveil Faubourg Watch

The women’s timepiece, designed like a piece of jewelry, is the smallest in the brand’s offer.

clock January 23, 2014Alex Wynne

Serkan Cura Couture Spring 2014

Couture

Serkan Cura Couture Spring 2014

The designer keeps pushing the envelope within the noble craft of feather making.

clock January 23, 2014WWD Staff

Raphaëlla Riboud Couture Spring 2014

Couture

Raphaëlla Riboud Couture Spring 2014

Presented at her stunning apartment overlooking the Palais-Royal, the sensual yet nonchalant collection did not feel out of context with couture week.

clock January 23, 2014WWD Staff

Media

Picture Perfect: The Sales Science of Instagram

A new study delves into what drives engagement, purchases.

clock January 23, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Ralph & Russo Couture Spring 2014

Couture

Ralph & Russo Couture Spring 2014

Showing for the first time in Paris, London-based Ralph & Russo went for Forties and Fifties couture glamour, bringing screen stars of yore to mind.

clock January 23, 2014WWD Staff

Roberto Cavalli Pre-Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Roberto Cavalli Pre-Fall 2014

Nature served as his main inspiration, thus the clothes were worked in a series of fauna patterns.

clock January 24, 2014WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Wal-Mart Creating $10M U.S. Manufacturing Fund

Simon says the “time is right for a resurgence” in Made in America.

clock January 23, 2014Kristi Ellis

Part of the V76 by Vaughn lineup.

Hair

Vaughn Acord Launching Men’s Grooming Line

V76 by Vaughn, a 22-stockkeeping-unit product range, addresses male concerns such as thickening, hair loss and health, scalp treatment and conditioning.

clock January 24, 2014Julie Naughton

Irfé Pre-Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Irfé Pre-Fall 2014

Olga Sorokina worked a nautical theme with an urban twist.

clock January 23, 2014WWD Staff

Human Resources

Craig Nomura to Head Retail at Levi’s

He succeeds Joelle Maher at the top of an organization with 2,800 stores and 7,300 employees.

clock January 23, 2014Arnold J. Karr

The Carmindy & Co. collection.

Color Cosmetics

Carmindy Launching Cosmetics on HSN

Makeover guru Carmindy Bowyer is getting into the retail beauty game.

clock January 23, 2014Belisa Silva

Boyd Holbrook

People

Boyd Holbrook’s Rising Star

The actor has all the makings of the next Hollywood heartthrob: brooding, swoon-worthy looks, a discerning selection of roles and he’s dating an Olsen.

clock January 23, 2014Jenny Sundel

Business Features

Nanette Lepore’s Lessons on Business Building

The designer was the keynote speaker at ACG New York’s Women of Leadership Summit.

clock January 24, 2014Vicki M. Young

Carter Smith

People

Michel Comte, Carter Smith: Fashion’s New Auteurs

Comte and Smith brought new projects to the Sundance Film Festival that will surprise those who know them just from the pages of fashion magazines.

clock January 23, 2014Marcy Medina

Retail

Camouflage to Close

A fixture in New York’s Chelsea for 38 years, the men’s wear store will shut its doors this weekend.

clock January 23, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Retail

Neiman Marcus Reveals Scale of Data Breach

The retailer said Thursday that 1.1 million payment cards may have been impacted.

clock January 23, 2014Sharon Edelson and Kristi Ellis

Human Resources

Michael Culhane Exits Hudson’s Bay Co.

The chief financial officer is taking what the company described as a personal leave of absence.

clock January 23, 2014David Moin

YSL’s Or Rouge.

Retail

Yves Saint Laurent Launching New Skin-Care Line

Saffron is a key ingredient in the new premium product, dubbed Or Rouge.

clock January 24, 2014Jennifer Weil

The advertising for Bonbon, from Viktor & Rolf.

Fragrance

Viktor & Rolf Unveils Bonbon Fragrance

Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren have poured their latest women’s scent into a striking bottled shaped like a bow — a potent symbol of haute couture.

clock January 24, 2014Jennifer Weil and Miles Socha

LeSportsac's retail concept.

Handbags

LeSportsac Turns 40 With New Look

The brand is kicking off its anniversary year with a refreshed branding concept and a series of product launches.

clock January 24, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Macy’s is planning to renovate its Brooklyn flagship.

Retail

Macy’s Eyes New Look for Brooklyn Store

The flagship’s renovation could be the template for a new urban format at stores across the country.

clock January 24, 2014David Moin

The Caché store prototype in Las Vegas opened in September, 2013.

Retail

Caché Makeover Puts Focus on Dresses

Chief executive officer Jay Margolis and chief marketing officer Arnold Cohen discuss their effort to reposition the specialty chain.

clock January 24, 2014David Moin

The February cover of Glamour in France.

Media

Erin Doherty Named Editor in Chief of Glamour in France

She succeeds Marie Lannelongue, who has headed the magazine since its launch in France in 2004.

clock January 24, 2014Laure Guilbault

Media

Departures Upping Fashion Coverage

Editor in chief Richard Story told WWD that he is looking for a fashion director to manage the magazine’s editorial content.

clock January 24, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Tom Ford and Hamish Bowles

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Industry Turns Out for Tribute to David Collins

Guests including Tom Ford, Sarah Burton, Mario Testino and Amanda Wakeley crowded into The Wolseley on London’s Piccadilly on Thursday.

clock January 24, 2014Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

The Cambridge Satchel Co. Receives Cash Infusion

The funding will enable the British accessories label to build its digital presence — with immediate plans to appoint a new head of digital.

clock January 24, 2014Nina Jones

Emmanuelle Alt and Frida Giannini

Fashion Scoops

‘The Director’ Screens in Paris

Shot over the course of 18 months, the documentary is a behind-the-scenes portrait of Gucci creative director Frida Giannini.

clock January 24, 2014Laure Guilbault

Sarah Jessica Parker

Fashion Scoops

Sarah Jessica Parker Teams With Nordstrom

A series of pop-up shops at select stores nationwide will promote Parker’s new shoe line, SJP.

clock January 24, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Zuhair Murad Couture Spring 2014

Couture

Zuhair Murad Couture Spring 2014

A vivid rendering of a garden in bloom provided the backdrop for the designer’s spring couture show.

clock January 23, 2014WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Raf Simons

Fashion

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

clock 17hLisa Lockwood

Social Studies