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COSTS GET CUT, PRODUCTS IMPROVE

Byline: Stuart Chirls

NEW YORK -- The domestic textile industry is changing. And for once, that's good news.
Manufacturers are enjoying improved results in 1997 thanks to a...

– December 2, 1997

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LOCAL HERO HITS MOSCOW'S RETAIL SCENE

Byline: Natasha Singer

MOSCOW -- With the influx of European and American designers blanketing this city's storefronts, it should come as no surprise that some Russian...

– December 2, 1997

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FIBERS PROFIT DECLINES 7.4% AT COURTAULDS

Byline: James Fallon

LONDON -- Courtaulds PLC said the strength of the pound and a temporary dip in sales of Tencel in Japan contributed to a 7.4 percent drop in...

– December 2, 1997

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RULES WON'T CHANGE FOR 'MADE IN U.S.A'

Byline: Joyce Barrett

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Trade Commission unanimously decided Monday that the status quo is good enough, and products carrying the "Made in U.S.A."...

– December 2, 1997

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DUPONT'S FALL FORECAST: REAL TO EXOTIC

Byline: Allegra Holch

NEW YORK -- Fall '98 fashion will go from the practical to the uninhibited, according to Roseann Forde, DuPont's fashion director.
Forde is...

– December 2, 1997

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ARSON AT MACY'S SF DOES LITTLE DAMAGE

LOS ANGELES -- It seemed to be business as usual Monday at Macy's Union Square in San Francisco, the day after a Molotov cocktail disrupted business for about 90 minutes but did...

– December 2, 1997

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POLYMER GROUP ACQUIRES 35.2M SHARES OF DOMINION

NEW YORK -- Polymer Group said Monday it has received about 35.2 million common shares of Canadian textile manufacturer Dominion Textile Inc., representing 96 percent...

– December 2, 1997

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NICOLE MILLER SUES OPI ON TRADEMARK

NEW YORK -- Nicole Miller has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against OPI Products Inc. for selling nail polish under the brand name Nicole.
Kobra International Ltd.,...

– December 2, 1997

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TWO TOP EXECS EXITING UNGARO

Byline: Katherine Weisman / with contributions from Sara Gay Forden

PARIS -- Emanuel Ungaro is losing two key players.
Carlo Valerio, executive vice president, is leaving after...

– December 2, 1997

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ITTIERRE'S MILAN IPO GOES WELL

MILAN -- Ittierre Holding, the designer sportswear manufacturer, has made its debut on Milan's stock exchange, climbing 12 percent to close at 5,400 lire -- or about $3.13 -- on...

– December 1, 1997

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LEG BEAT

NAHM SEMINAR: A full slate of speakers has been set for the fourth annual day-long marketing symposium to be sponsored by the National Association of Hosiery Manufacturers to be held Wednesday at the Westin...

– December 1, 1997

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SPORT SOCKS LEAD PARADE

Byline: Rosemary Feitelberg

NEW YORK -- Sheers, which have been the albatross of the legwear industry for several years, may show signs of recovery next year. But when it comes to...

– December 1, 1997

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