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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 19hDavid 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 14hEvan 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 23hDavid Moin

Macy’s Plots Initiatives to Maintain the Mojo

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Overview

Macy’s Inc., with year-end results surpassing the competition’s, has a tough act to follow — its own.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

A drawing of Aurélie Bidermann’s New York boutique

Fashion Scoops

Aurélie Bidermann Sets Up New York Shop

It’s the French jewelry designer’s first flagship across the Atlantic.

clock February 24, 2014Paulina Szmydke

A look from Harlot & Bones.

Jewelry

Amanda Harlech, Dominic Jones to Launch Jewelry

Harlot & Bones is a 13-piece collection that draws its inspirations from nature, history — and the shadowy side of humankind.

clock February 24, 2014Samantha Conti and Lorelei Marfil

Eric Goode

Fashion Scoops

Turtle Ball Turns Two

David Blaine, Eric Goode, Julian Sands and a no-show Christy Turlington acted as cohosts for the second annual event, held at Manhattan’s Bowery Hotel.

clock February 24, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Financial

Eminence, Men’s Wearhouse in Standstill Deal

The agreement further solidifies the hedge fund’s position in support of Men’s Wearhouse Inc.’s intent to acquire Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc.

clock February 25, 2014Vicki M. Young

Exterior of a Kate Spade store.

Business Features

Fifth & Pacific Posts Q4 and Full-Year Profits

The company posted net income that more than tripled its year-ago quarterly profits.

clock February 25, 2014Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Anna Wintour, Christopher Bailey Spotted in London

Giorgio Armani accused the Vogue editor in chief of skipping his show for Paris, but she actually went to London.

clock February 25, 2014WWD Staff

Charlotte Rampling

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Cédric Charlier

Actress Charlotte Rampling attended the show in Paris.

clock February 25, 2014Joelle Diderich

Retail

Bargains Drive Chinese E-commerce

Chinese consumers are increasingly turning to mobile devices and more sophisticated payment methods when buying products via the Internet.

clock February 25, 2014Lara Farrar

The Atmosphere at WWDMAGIC in Las Vegas.

Retail

Spring Fever Reigns at Las Vegas Shows

Buyers at the recent trade shows looked forward to a strong few months ahead as shoppers emerge from the cold and add to their closets.

clock February 25, 2014WWD Staff

Dries Van Noten gives floral a graphic twist.

Fashion Features

Paris Designer Inspirations

It’s Paris Fashion Week and the ideas are flowing. Designers are looking to everything from surrealism to nature to texture galore for their fall collections.

clock February 26, 2014WWD Staff

Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet

Human Resources

Q&A: Paris Mayoral Candidate Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet

As Paris Fashion Week kicks into high gear, the race among the French capital’s mayoral candidates rages on.

clock February 25, 2014Laure Guilbault

A look from Uniqlo's new Supima cotton range.

Retail

Uniqlo Grows Supima Range

The retailer is expanding its range of products made from U.S.-grown Supima cotton for the spring season onward.

clock February 26, 2014Amanda Kaiser

Nicolas Ghesquière

Designer and Luxury

All Eyes on Nicolas Ghesquière’s Debut at Louis Vuitton

The anticipation and curiosity about what the designer might parade is matched only by the degree of secrecy cloaking the collection.

clock February 26, 2014Miles Socha

Sarah Jessica Parker

Media

SJP Shoe Line Gets Social Media Push

Sarah Jessica Parker is entering what is for her the unfamiliar territory of the World Wide Web to promote her new footwear line.

clock February 26, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Macy's will roll out more leased shops.

Retail

Macy’s Sets Strategy to Keep Momentum

With year-end results surpassing the competition’s, the department store chain has a tough act to follow — its own.

clock February 26, 2014David Moin

Media

MSLO’s New CEO Daniel Dienst Hits Reset

The newly minted executive addressed analysts and investors on the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call Tuesday.

clock February 26, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Bruce Oldfield Bringing Couture to New York

The designer will be taking orders for his winter couture collection in a pop-up showroom at The Mark in Manhattan from March 5 to 7.

clock February 26, 2014Samantha Conti

Fashion Scoops

Jeffrey Fashion Cares Benefit Moving to New Venue

The charity fund-raising event is leaving the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum for the 69th Regiment Armory at 68 Lexington Avenue.

clock February 26, 2014Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Olga Kurylenko to Wear Design for Red Carpet Green Dress

The actress’ Academy Awards gown was designed by contest winner Alice Elia, a French-Lebanese student at ESMOD in Paris.

clock February 26, 2014Marcy Medina

Charlotte Rampling, circa 1969.

Fashion Scoops

Charlotte Rampling Named New Face of Nars

The beauty brand is gearing up for its 20th anniversary in September.

clock February 26, 2014Belisa Silva

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Raf Simons

Fashion

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

clock 20hLisa Lockwood

Social Studies