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END OF UPS STRIKE CHEERS RETAILERS, CATALOGERS

Byline: Joanna Ramey

WASHINGTON -- In true cliff-hanger fashion, the end of the 15-day Teamsters strike against United Parcel Service came in the nick of time for...

– August 20, 1997

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WOOLWORTH'S TO BUY 27 KOENIGS

Byline: Valerie Seckler

NEW YORK -- Woolworth Corp. said Monday it agreed to buy 27 Koenig Sporting Goods Stores for about $10 million in cash, capitalizing on the continuing...

– August 19, 1997

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KEEPING FINGERS CROSSED

Byline: Josephine Bow

HONG KONG -- Seven weeks after Hong Kong's historic return to China, with the Hang Seng index rocketing index at record levels -- and perhaps still climbing --...

– August 19, 1997

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THEY'RE SELLING A LOT MORE THAN THONGS IN BRAZIL THESE DAYS

Byline: Michael Kepp

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazilian consumers are eager to buy -- everything from designer fashion from Prada and DKNY to a new influx...

– August 19, 1997

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STRIDE RITE, HILFIGER INK SHOE LICENSE

NEW YORK -- Building on his women's franchise, Tommy Hilfiger Corp. has signed a licensing agreement with The Stride Rite Corp. to produce a complete line of women's...

– August 19, 1997

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CALVIN KLEIN PUTS OFF MOSCOW BOW UNTIL THURS.

NEW YORK -- Calvin Klein Inc. has pushed back the opening of its Moscow CK Calvin Klein store to Thursday.
The store, which is part of the GUM complex and opens onto...

– August 19, 1997

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LETTER FROM PARIS

Byline: Katherine Weisman

PARIS -- It's August. Paris is empty. But even though most fashion executives have skipped town on holiday, there's lots going on.
For one, some major stores are...

– August 19, 1997

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CAROLINA HERRERA: A NEW WOMAN

Byline: Arthur Friedman

NEW YORK -- Armed with a new ad campaign, a fresh fragrance launch and a new chief executive officer, Carolina Herrera is stepping out and going on the...

– August 19, 1997

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VH1 FASHION AWARDS TO STAR ROLLING STONES

NEW YORK -- How do you get the fashion crowd to turn out for a Friday night event? Book the Rolling Stones.
The VH1 Fashion Awards has signed up the legendary rock band to...

– August 19, 1997

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TIGHT SPOT

NEW YORK -- It had to happen. The Eighties craze has been everywhere else, and now it's hit the jeans market. Tight-fitting jeans and slim skirts are paired with bare little tops for a look that's snug...

– August 19, 1997

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SEC FILING SHOWS WARD LOST $221M IN QUARTER

NEW YORK -- Stung by markdowns, Montgomery Ward, which filed for bankruptcy on July 7, logged a net loss of $221 million in the second quarter ended June 28, according to a...

– August 19, 1997

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ARMANI PLANS STREAMLINING OF OPERATIONS

MILAN -- Giorgio Armani SpA, in a brief statement issued here Monday, said it is planning an internal restructuring to streamline company operations.
In an unusual...

– August 19, 1997

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