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Courtaulds Buys Hartstone Units

LONDON -- Courtaulds Textiles has acquired women's hosiery and sock operations in France and the U.K. from the financially troubled Hartstone Group PLC for about $67.5 million (45 million pounds at current exchange rates) in cash.

The deal...

New Dior Licensee Near

NEW YORK -- Christian Dior said this week it is close to naming a new hosiery licensee and expects to keep the brand going in the legwear market without any pause.

Hampshire Group announced last week that it was giving up the license for...

Trouser Socks, Lace Step Out at Market

NEW YORK - New styles in socks to freshen up selections already bought for spring and summer were the focus of last week's legwear market. Among the highlights: trouser socks, lace ideas and silver tones.

It was officially summer market week...

Leg Beat: Leslie Fay May License Hue ... Relating to Great American ... Keepers Names New President

LESLIE FAY MAY LICENSE HUE: The Leslie Fay Cos. is looking into the possibility of licensing part of all its Hue hosiery division to an outside vendor.

"Since the company filed for Chapter 11, we have been analyzing all aspects...

Survey Shows What's Afoot Among Sock Consumers

NEW YORK - Comfort is the most important issue in sock purchases, according to a consumer-research study sponsored by Monsanto Co.

Monsanto manufactures the acrylic fibers Duraspun, Acrilan and Sno-Brite, an optically brighter white acrylic...

Nantucket Reports Loss in 3D Quarter

NEW YORK -- Nantucket Industries Inc. posted a loss of $565,469 in the third quarter ended Nov. 27, stung by continuing cost variances at its Puerto Rico plant.

The loss compares with a profit of $451,060, or 18 cents a share, a year earlier....

Business Slump Cuts Price Tag on Kayser-Roth

NEW YORK -- The purchase price of Kayser-Roth Corp. has been lowered by $63 million to $170 million because of a downturn in Kayser-Roth's business.

Legwear Acquisition Corp., representing Grupo Synkro SA de CV and a group of Mexican investors,...

Hanes To Make And Sell E.G. Smith Line In U.S.

NEW YORK -- Hanes Hosiery will handle the production, marketing and distribution of the E.G. Smith collection for the U.S.

Eric Smith, president and designer of World Love Productions, parent company of E.G. Smith, will develop the creative...

Stores See Strength in Bare-Look Hosiery For Summer

NEW YORK -- The new, sophisticated take on skin-toned sheers that imitate the look of a bare leg will be one of summer's hot tickets in hosiery departments, forecast retailers.

Anklets, knee-highs and thigh-highs are other key looks retailers...

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