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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 13hDavid 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 8hEvan 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 17hDavid Moin

Michael Kors Plots Major Men’s Move

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Overview

“We are going to be a strong force in the global men’s wear business.” So declared John Idol, chairman and chief executive officer of Michael Kors Holdings Ltd.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Karl Lagerfeld and Kristen Stewart

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Chanel Couture

Kristen Stewart, Dakota Johnson, Lily Collins and Baz Luhrmann were among the guests at the show in Paris.

clock July 8, 2014Joelle Diderich

Bouchra Jarrar Couture Fall 2014

Couture

Bouchra Jarrar Couture Fall 2014

Proud to be showing her 10th couture collection as an independent designer, she continues to strengthen her craft.

clock July 8, 2014WWD Staff

Asger Juel Larsen accepts his prize.

Designer and Luxury

Woolmark Reveals European Winners

Germany’s Augustin Teboul and Denmark’s Asger Juel Larsen took the women’s and men’s awards, respectively.

clock July 8, 2014Alex Wynne

Giorgio Armani and Sophia Loren

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Armani Privé

Kate Hudson, Chloë Grace Moretz and Pink attended the show in Paris.

clock July 8, 2014Joelle Diderich

Financial

Political, Economic Uncertainty Weigh on Russian Consumer Spending

Improvements are expected starting in 2017, according to Fondazione Altagamma.

clock July 8, 2014Luisa Zargani

Kate Upton

Marketing and Promotion

Express Unveils Kate Upton Campaign

The retailer introduced its new brand ambassador and star of its fall ad campaign to a roomful of editors at Jean-Georges in Manhattan on Tuesday.

clock July 8, 2014Sharon Edelson

The limited-edition Pin Down Bladder Cancer belt.

Retail

Marvin Traub Associates to Host Fund-raiser for Bladder Cancer

The company will move closer to reaching its goal of raising $1 million.

clock July 8, 2014David Moin

Armani Privé Couture Fall 2014

Couture

Armani Privé Couture Fall 2014

Giorgio Armani had two big ideas for fall couture: daywear with swing, and subdued eveningwear with added froth.

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A visual from Dior's fall campaign.

Media

Dior Planning Digital and Print Campaign for Fall

The digital campaign will be seen on airport screens in China, France, Italy the U.S. and the U.K.

clock July 9, 2014Miles Socha

Elie Top

Jewelry

Elie Top to Introduce Signature Jewelry Line

The designer behind Lanvin’s bold costume jewelry is set to launch a brand next year that he’s touting as “high fantasy jewelry.”

clock July 9, 2014Miles Socha

Business Features

Wal-Mart Gaining Steam With Made-in-U.S. Push

The retail giant on Tuesday held its first open call for U.S. vendors at the company’s Bentonville, Ark., headquarters.

clock July 9, 2014Sharon Edelson

A rendering of the Michael Kors store in SoHo.

Designer and Luxury

Michael Kors Taps Mark Brashear as Part of Major Men’s Push

The former chairman and ceo of Hugo Boss Americas has been brought on board as global men’s wear president for the rapidly growing Kors brand.

clock July 9, 2014Jean E. Palmieri and Julie Naughton

A rendering of Westfield World Trade Center.

Designer and Luxury

Westfield WTC Gets Behind CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund

Westfield World Trade Center on Tuesday said it had entered into a wide-ranging partnership with the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund.

clock July 9, 2014Sharon Edelson

Financial

M&S General Merch Sales Stumble

While Marks & Spencer reported a 2.3 percent rise in first-quarter sales Tuesday, its general merchandise revenues continued to struggle.

clock July 9, 2014Samantha Conti

An image from the “Live in Levi’s” campaign.

Denim

Levi’s Chip Bergh Upbeat Despite Tough Q2

The firm’s ceo isn’t letting a difficult second quarter affect his expectations for second-half strength at Levi Strauss & Co.

clock July 9, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Chanel Couture Fall 2014

Couture

Chanel Couture Fall 2014

“Le Corbusier goes to Versailles” is how Karl Lagerfeld described his collection for Chanel.

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Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Raf Simons

Fashion

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

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Social Studies