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UPSCALE HOLIDAY SALES HEAT UP

Byline: Wendy Hessen

NEW YORK -- It's still early, but accessories are emerging as a strong holiday category in major upscale stores.
Retailers contacted last week expressed...

– December 8, 1997

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UNION PULLS SCHEDULED VOTE AT WAL-MART UNIT

NEW YORK -- The United Mineworkers Union rescinded its petition to unionize a Wal-Mart store in Fairfield, Ala., at 2 p.m. last Thursday, just 15 hours before store...

– December 8, 1997

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ICE, ICE BABY

Isaac Mizrahi hit Hollywood last week and set the town on fire with personal appearances, private parties, a book signing and even a spot on "The Tonight Show." But the main event was the eighth annual...

– December 8, 1997

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SMALL MATTERS

NEW YORK -- Little things mean a lot. This spring, short robes, tiny slips and bare camisoles shape up with a minimum of fuss.

– December 8, 1997

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GIFFORD ENLISTS TRANSLATORS AFTER LATEST CHARGES

Byline: Eric Wilson

NEW YORK -- Kathie Lee Gifford will hire Chinese-speaking translators to improve the independent monitoring of the omnibus line bearing her...

– December 8, 1997

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L.A. RAID NETS 5 FOR BOGUS GOODS VALUED AT $20,000

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles County Sheriff arrested five men Thursday during a raid on a suspected counterfeit clothing operation in Norwalk,...

– December 8, 1997

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MALL EXPANSION GETS COOLER EAR FROM FEDERATED

Byline: Ira P. Schneiderman

ATLANTA -- "We are learning to say no to new development," said Russell Stravitz, chairman and chief executive officer of...

– December 8, 1997

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BOBBI BROWN TO LAUNCH 1ST FRAGANCE IN SPRING

Byline: Pete Born

NEW YORK -- In February 1991, makeup artist Bobbi Brown launched her own color cosmetics line at Bergdorf Goodman with only 10 shades of...

– December 5, 1997

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MEMO PAD

SOLOMON JOINS ARMANI: Bonnie Solomon, vice president of advertising and marketing at Barneys New York, has been named director of advertising for Giorgio Armani Corp. U.S. She succeeds Celia Visconti, who...

– December 5, 1997

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TWO SPRING LAUNCHES SIGNAL DEEPER PUSH BY ARMANI INTO SCENT

Byline: Janet Ozzard

London -- Giorgio Armani is ready to be reckoned with in the fragrance world.
With next spring's ambitious launch of two...

– December 5, 1997

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MAYBELLINE EYES $1 BILLION MARK

Byline: Laura Klepacki

NEW YORK -- Maybelline, the nation's number one mass market mascara manufacturer, is turning its attention to the key foundation category.
But at a...

– December 5, 1997

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DOUGLAS TAKES A LONG LOOK AT U.S. POTENTIAL

Byline: Faye Brookman

NEW YORK -- Douglas Perfumeries, Germany's largest beauty retailer, wants to build a business in the U.S. The pace, however, remains...

– December 5, 1997

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