IPO Delayed at J. Crew

New York City, J. Crew will delay its initial public offering until early 2006, the New York company said. J. Crew Operating Corp. also said it’s extending to Jan. 23 a bond offer for senior subordinated notes due 2014. J. Crew filed its $200 million IPO on Aug. 17 with underwriters Goldman Sachs and Bear Stearns. It was expected to move ahead this year.