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BETTER REAL ESTATE GAME HEATS UP

Byline: Anne D'Innocenzio

NEW YORK -- The better market, buoyed by the stellar performances of Tommy by Tommy Hilfiger and Lauren Ralph Lauren, continues to hum with activity...

– December 3, 1997

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WTO RULES ARGENTINA IMPOSED ILLEGAL DUTIES

Byline: Jim Ostroff

WASHINGTON -- In a complaint brought by the U.S. Trade Representative's office, the World Trade Organization has ruled Argentina unfairly imposed...

– December 3, 1997

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N.Y. TAX-EXEMPT WEEK: VERDICT IS LUKEWARM

ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York's first tax-exemption week last January may not have been all it was cracked up to be, according to figures from the state tax department.
Sales...

– December 3, 1997

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BARNEYS GETS PLAN EXTENSION

NEW YORK -- Barneys Inc. on Tuesday received an interim extension until Jan. 20, 1998, of its exclusive right to file a reorganization plan.
The retailer wants until April 1 to file a...

– December 3, 1997

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SPRING COUTURE IS PUT ON HOLD BY VERSACE

NEW YORK -- The house of Versace said Tuesday it will not present a spring couture collection in Paris next month.
Donatella Versace, chief designer, made the decision...

– December 3, 1997

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FORECAST '98
RETAILERS PUT A CAP ON BRIDGE, BLAMING 'TOO MUCH PRODUCT'

Byline: Miles Socha

NEW YORK -- Retailers are putting the brakes on bridge.
After several years of swift and, some would argue,...

– December 3, 1997

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THE GYPSY LIFE

NEW YORK -- The gypsy look is back for spring. But that doesn't have to mean piles of beads and bangles. Designers are keeping their gypsy styles free-spirited and hip, using layers of sheer fabrics...

– December 3, 1997

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SCIROCCO JOINS HILFIGER AS CFO, SENIOR V.P.

NEW YORK -- Tommy Hilfiger Corp. has named Joseph Scirocco as senior vice president and treasurer.
Scirocco has also been named chief financial officer of Tommy Hilfiger...

– December 2, 1997

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RETAIL STOCKS HOT AS RALLY TAKES DJIA BACK OVER 8,000

NEW YORK -- Retail stocks starred Monday as the Dow Jones Industrials shot up 189.98 points to top the 8,000 mark for the first time since the Oct. 27 short-lived...

– December 2, 1997

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CALVIN KLEIN TAPS EUROPEAN DIRECTOR

NEW YORK -- Roberto Jorio Fili has joined Calvin Klein Inc. as managing director of its European operations.
He succeeds Alberto Lavia, who left that post this fall to return to...

– December 2, 1997

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FORECAST '98
TO REGAIN LOST SPACE AT RETAIL, RTW FIRMS WILL DO IT THEIR WAY

Byline: Eric Wilson

NEW YORK -- If the past two seasons have been a test run, ready-to-wear makers are counting on spring as the...

– December 2, 1997

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THE PARTY LINE

NEW YORK -- It was the favorite shape of the Fifties and the freshest-looking dress in the recent spring shows -- the full-skirted frock. And now the look is turning up all over. Here, one of Cynthia...

– December 2, 1997

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