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HARRODS FETES TRAUB: Marvin Traub certainly has no shortage of fans: On Monday night, the Veuve Clicquot Bar at Harrods in London was the backdrop for the third party to fete the retail veteran’s book, “Like No Other Career,” after launches at Bloomingdale’s in New York and the American Embassy in Paris earlier this year. Guests including Marie Helvin, Zandra Rhodes, Bruce Oldfield and Harrods’ fashion and beauty director Marigay McKee ­— who told the crowd that Italian designers refer to Traub in hushed tones as “their American godfather” — all turned out to raise a glass of Champagne to him. Traub, who said he’d already been on a tour of London’s retail landmarks including Westfield, Selfridges and South Molton Street since he landed in London on Monday, gave Harrods due respect for having “the largest amount of full-priced merchandise I’ve seen” at a time when retailers are particularly discount happy. “I think things are more up here than in the U.S.,” he added.

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