As U.S. retailing consolidates, Starbucks sees adding 12,000 stores worldwide through 2021.
The Austin, Tex.-based jeweler could be valued at $1 billion or higher in the Jefferies-run process.
J. Crew Group is working to improve its business and moving to create a succession plan.
New York, London, Paris and Hong Kong lead the list, accounting for the largest number of new shop openings by major fashion brands.
If the singer wins her lawsuit, it would be a groundbreaking decision, because in the U.K., unlike the U.S., there is no right of personality.