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LYON, MODE CITY PULLS GLOBAL AUDIENCE FOR SPRING PREVIEW

Byline: Suzanne Lynch

LYON -- In spite of the ailing European economy, spirits were high at the Lyon, Mode City show, as 322 international intimate...

– September 22, 1997

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SOLO SERVE CHOPS LOSSES

NEW YORK -- Solo Serve Corp. shaved its second-quarter loss to $473,000 from a year-ago loss of $1.2 million. Sales at the 27-unit off-price chain plunged 18.4 percent to $21.3 million from...

– September 22, 1997

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THE NEW SARA LEE: HOSIERY GIANT SENDS MESSAGE OF CHANGE

Byline: Rosemary Feitelberg

NEW YORK -- Sara Lee Corp. has issued a wakeup call to the hosiery industry.
The consumer products conglomerate stunned...

– September 22, 1997

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12 FRESH FACES TAKE GEN ART'S SPOTLIGHT

Byline: Karen Parr

NEW YORK -- A dozen emerging apparel and accessories designers took the spotlight at Gen Art's "Fresh Faces in Fashion III" at the new Media and Arts...

– September 22, 1997

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CALIF. NABS INSPECTOR ON EXTORTION CHARGE

LOS ANGELES -- The California Department of Justice has arrested a 17-year-veteran state labor inspector on charges of extorting thousands of dollars from at least one...

– September 22, 1997

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AD PROS PICK THE FALL FAVORITES

Byline: Lisa Lockwood, New York / Katherine Weisman, Paris / James Fallon and Ruth Gurevitch, London / Sara Gay Forden, Milan

NEW YORK -- While the international ad community...

– September 19, 1997

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INSIDE THE NUMBERS

Byline: Soren Larson

On hand at The Boulders to provide a statistical backdrop were representatives from NPD BeautyTrends, an informational service that tracks sales of makeup, skin care and...

– September 19, 1997

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HOT AND HAPPENING
A RANDOM TASTING OF PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS OF CURRENT INTEREST. TODAY: NEW "AUTO-FICTION," AN INDIE BREAKTHROUGH.

Byline: Kevin West

1,001 Nights With Edmund White

NEW YORK -- So...

– September 19, 1997

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LVMH SAYS MARX WILL HEAD LACROIX

PARIS -- LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton said Thursday that Serge Marx, currently president of Bally France, will succeed Robert Bensoussan-Torres as president of the couture house...

– September 19, 1997

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SEASONAL SHADES THRIVE

Byline: Chantal Tode

NEW YORK -- Consumers are clamoring for more and more color, according to beauty manufacturers. To help insure that the newness and variety women crave is front and...

– September 19, 1997

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STORES FUEL THE GROWTH POTENTIAL

Byline: Faye Brookman

NEW YORK -- Two events in 1995 altered the face of mass market cosmetics. First came the success of Chanel's Vamp nail color in department stores; the...

– September 19, 1997

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LEAVING TOWN

Byline: Soren Larson

It's a small world, and getting smaller still. Age-old boundaries are being smashed, new markets are opening like a series of doors and barriers to communication have virtually...

– September 19, 1997

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