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back to school,

Back-to-School Poses Stiff 3rd-Qtr. Challenge

Shoppers are out earlier, but the quest is for bargains.

First Look... The Blending Begins... Posh Night

Most fashion brands must hire models for their look books, but not Band of Outsiders¿ Scott Sternberg.

Bulgari Narrows Guidance; Second Quarter Profits Fall 8.8 Percent

Italy's Bulgari SpA reined in its full-year guidance to the lower end of estimates, hurt by a drop in watch sales and a slowdown in the Americas and Italy.

profit,

IFF Profits Down 14.5 Percent

Second-quarter revenue up 10.9 percent.

Unilever Earnings Drop 19 Percent

Restructuring costs, higher tax rate pressure bottom line.

Safilo Shares Tumble

Fall in profit hits stock.

Luxottica Profits Hit by Economy

Exposure to the U.S. market hit Luxottica Group SpA for the second straight quarter, but the Italian eyewear giant still expects to meet its full-year goals.

Safilo Revised Down its Full Year Outlook

MILAN - Italy's Safilo Group SpA revised its full year outlook, and reduced second quarter earnings by more than a third.

Avon Profits More Than Double

Two years into its restructuring, Avon Products Inc. has begun to reap the rewards of its labor, reporting that its second-quarter profit more than doubled.

LVMH delivers good results in the first half of 2008

LVMH, the leading luxury products group, record first half revenues of 2008 of 7.8 billion euros, reflecting organic growth of 12%.

economy,

SIMM Hit by Spanish Economy

Earlier dates fail to boost traffic.

Innerwear, august, economy, Spring,

Tough Forecast for August Market

Manufacturers are tightening their seat belts for a bumpy ride at next week¿s spring market here.

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