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ANALYST SEES MORE CHANGE AHEAD FOR DOMESTIC INDUSTRY

Byline: Stuart Chirls

NEW YORK -- Less will be more in 1998, as dramatic change continues to transform the domestic textile and apparel industries, an...

– December 16, 1997

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VUITTON TOWER RISING AGAIN, DESPITE FEUD

NEW YORK -- Construction has resumed as the saga of the ill-fated Louis Vuitton tower on 57th Street continues.
The tower should have been completed last month, with the...

– December 15, 1997

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LABOR CREDITS RETAIL PROGRESS WHILE NOTING SWEATSHOP CASE

WASHINGTON -- As the Labor Department linked The Limited, Kmart, Wal-Mart and Nordstrom to two Chinatown sweatshops on Friday, it also said retailers are...

– December 15, 1997

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OVER THE TOP

As always, this year's collections featured their share of theatrics. Here, a glimpse at some of the more outrageous looks that hit the runways in 1997.

– December 15, 1997

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MORE THAN NOVELTIES FOR YULE

Byline: Rosemary Feitelberg

NEW YORK -- Socks with wreaths and other holiday motifs aren't the only hot legwear items at retail this Christmas season.
In addition to novelty...

– December 15, 1997

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ROWLEY IN PACT WITH STILE MODA FOR MEN'S WEAR

NEW YORK -- Cynthia Rowley has signed a licensing agreement with Italian sportswear manufacturer Stile Moda SpA to produce and distribute her first full-fledged men's...

– December 15, 1997

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HOLIDAY HITS: VELVETS, CASHMERE, COLOR

Byline: Karyn Monget

NEW YORK -- Special items and a consumer willingness to spend -- whether it's at discount or luxury price levels -- are building what looks like...

– December 15, 1997

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DISTINCTIVE ITEMS BUILD YULE SALES

Byline: Wendy Hessen

NEW YORK -- As holiday shopping progresses, accessories are pulling their weight at stores nationwide.
As reported, it is unusual, distinctive...

– December 15, 1997

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THE YEAR IN FASHION

Byline: Dianne M. Pogoda

U.S. trade expansion went into a deep freeze as President Clinton called off his request for fast-track negotiating authority. The retail, exporting and free-trade...

– December 15, 1997

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KERZER SUIT OF KINGLY DISMISSED

NEW YORK -- Does an apparel manufacturer still need a designer when its retail customers are dictating exactly what they want?
That's the issue that arose in a suit brought by a...

– December 15, 1997

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UNITE MOVES TO TIE UP MADEMOISELLE CH. 11 INFO

Byline: Vicki M. Young

NEW YORK -- UNITE and two union locals, in a dispute involving Mademoiselle Knitwear, Liz Claiborne and the unions, moved to block access...

– December 15, 1997

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KRYSIAK RESIGNS FROM DOLLAR GENERAL

NEW YORK -- Bruce Krysiak has resigned as president of Dollar General Corp., a Nashville-based chain that features a mix of low-priced goods, the company said Friday.
Krysiak...

– December 15, 1997

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