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SURVIVING THE BASICS SLUMP

Byline: Janet Ozzard / With contributions from Rusty Williamson, Dallas

NEW YORK -- It's starting to get ugly in the basic jeanswear market.
When Designer Holdings snared the CK...

– August 14, 1997

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WET SEAL AGREES TO BUY 17 STORES FROM RAMPAGE

NEW YORK -- The Wet Seal Inc. said it has agreed to purchase 17 stores and one lease from Rampage.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The offer is subject to a...

– August 14, 1997

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CHAMPION'S COLLEGE PLAY

NEW YORK -- Champion Products is going back to school to build its women's business.
Next week Champion, a division of the Sara Lee Corp., ships its first women's line of activewear...

– August 14, 1997

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CORRECTIONS

The drop in Tuesday's Dow Jones Industrial Average was incorrectly reported in stories on pages 1 and 2, Aug. 13. The Dow was off 101.27 points. l

On pages 36 and 86 of the Aug. 5 Dallas insert, the...

– August 14, 1997

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FIRMS BANK ON KNITS FOR HOLIDAY

NEW YORK -- Moderate sportswear firms are banking on knits for the holiday season and say novelty yarns and patterns, such as colorblocking and multicolored stripes, are top-selling...

– August 13, 1997

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USDA CUTS PROJECTIONS ON '98 COTTON

Byline: Joanna Ramey

WASHINGTON -- The domestic cotton supply will be slightly lower a year from now than earlier projected, but the levels should be enough to meet U.S....

– August 13, 1997

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VOGA BRINGS ITALY TO N.Y.

Byline: Janet Ozzard

NEW YORK -- Ricky Riva really believes in Italian fashion.
That's why the Italian-born entrepreneur has opened a new showroom to house a collection of...

– August 13, 1997

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DRESSING IT UP

NEW YORK -- When it comes to evening, less isn't always best. So, for resort, designers are giving a little -- or a lot -- of ornamentation to simply shaped dresses. They're cutting sheer layers of...

– August 13, 1997

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TEAMSTER PRESIDENT BLASTS USE OF PART-TIME WORKERS

WASHINGTON -- Teamster president Ron Carey Tuesday lashed out against the retail industry's part-time employment practices and said the strike against the United...

– August 13, 1997

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WHAT'S SELLING
CASUAL WEAR, BASICS MAKING THE GRADE

Byline: Valerie Seckler

NEW YORK -- Corduroy, denim and velour tops and bottoms as well as basics have been driving back-to-school sales gains of 4 to 6...

– August 13, 1997

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MIZRAHI NAMED FIRE & ICE CO--CHAIR

NEW YORK -- Isaac Mizrahi will co-chair this year's Fire & Ice Ball on Dec. 3 at the Paramount studios in Hollywood. The eighth annual event benefits the Revlon/UCLA Women's Cancer...

– August 13, 1997

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MEAT MANIA

Byline: Elaine Glusac

The power suit is back, and so is the power meal. Capital Grille has brought its dry-aged steaks and tony men's-club atmosphere to the city.
The Providence, R.I.-based chain...

– August 13, 1997

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