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SHISEIDO CELEBRATES 125TH WITH EUDERMINE

Byline: Pete Born

NEW YORK -- In 1897, a Japanese pharmacist embarked on a merchandising strategy that countless druggists have followed in the century since: He began...

– July 11, 1997

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CHANEL'S POETIC LICENSE

CHANEL: A touch of the poet? That's Karl Lagerfeld. Only he could set out to package poetry for the runway, and that's exactly what he did Thursday in his breathtaking couture collection for...

– July 11, 1997

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ITALY'S FALL FEST

Byline: Sara Gay Forden

MILAN -- The Italians have gone cinema-happy for their fall ad campaigns.
Gone are the art galleries and studios that gave birth to a slew of romantic, painterly...

– July 11, 1997

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HEICO CONFIRMS BID FOR BARNEYS

Byline: Vicki M. Young

NEW YORK -- Heico Acquisitions has a long history of rescuing distressed companies, but with no experience in rescuing retailers, the Chicago-based...

– July 11, 1997

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MAJOR CHAINS POST JUNE SALES GAINS, FUELING WALL ST. HOPES FOR 2ND HALF

Byline: Diane E. Picard

NEW YORK -- Markdowns, growing consumer confidence and a return to seasonal weather enabled retailers last month...

– July 11, 1997

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COUTURE'S SPECIAL EFFECTS

Byline: Katherine Weisman

PARIS -- The show-stopping crochet-over-tulle gown at Jean Paul Gaultier, a Christian Dior jacket embroidered in a bright riot of 18th century-inspired...

– July 11, 1997

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PARIS SCOOPS

COUTURE A GO-GO: It's not quite drive-through, but at least one house is trying to speed up the high-fashion process. Traditionally, if you order your couture outfit today, it could take up to two months...

– July 11, 1997

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WEST COAST BOOSTED BY SUN SEEKERS

Byline: Romy Joyce

LOS ANGELES -- With the onslaught of summer, combating the damages wrought by the dual effects of aging and excessive sun exposure has become a key concern...

– July 11, 1997

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GAULTIER'S MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR

JEAN PAUL GAULTIER: We thought we'd seen it all this week -- tales of mayhem, madness, splendor. And then along comes Jean Paul Gaultier with yet another yarn, one that delves into a...

– July 11, 1997

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TEXTILE, APPAREL MAKERS: REWORK PACT WITH CHINA

Byline: Jim Ostroff

WASHINGTON -- U.S. textile and apparel industry officials, who only five months ago hailed the new textile pact with China as a landmark, are...

– July 11, 1997

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AT THE COUNTER

Elizabeth Arden has been in turnaround of late. The company's product packaging has been refashioned, retail counters redesigned, advertising images overhauled and even beauty advisers have new...

– July 11, 1997

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THE SPA'S THE THING

Byline: Jenny B. Fine

NEW YORK -- Once considered the province of the wealthy, spas have become decidedly more democratic.
And department store skin care manufacturers, ever eager for...

– July 11, 1997

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