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A KNITTER'S WORLD

Byline: Anita J. Finkelstein

ATLANTA -- It was 12 years ago that Sharon Rothschild spotted a hand-knit sweater on a friend and promptly asked that she teach her how to knit. Soon, Rothschild...

– August 12, 1997

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DIESEL TO JOIN LONDON SHOWS IN SEPT.

LONDON -- Diesel is the latest company to leap aboard the London fashion bandwagon.
The Italian jeanswear manufacturer said it will show in London next month after two seasons...

– August 12, 1997

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BLAIR DELMONICO UPS THE STAKES
A JEWELRY LINE PREPARES NEW PRODUCTS TO COMPETE WITH THE BIG NAMES.

Byline: Georgia Lee

ATLANTA -- Fresh from the opening of his Manhattan boutique and armed with new product...

– August 12, 1997

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AS UPS STRIKE ENTERS 2ND WEEK, FALL GOODS BEGIN TO FEEL PINCH

NEW YORK -- The United Parcel Service strike has started taking a bigger toll on an apparel industry that is scrambling to make fall deliveries.
With...

– August 12, 1997

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THE CREDIBILITY GAP IN PRICING

Byline: Ira P. Schneiderman / Arthur Friedman

NEW YORK -- The promotional frenzy that inundates consumers during almost every conceivable holiday and change of seasons has caused...

– August 12, 1997

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N.Y. IN TAX-FREE RUSH: 1ST WEEK DRAWS NEAR

Byline: Eric Wilson / With contributions from Elizabeth Morrow, Albany

NEW YORK -- The state legislature's approval of a measure to eventually eliminate the sales tax...

– August 12, 1997

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CORRECTION

Tony Medina is vice president of marketing for Helmut Lang. His title was given incorrectly in a story on page 20, Aug. 7.

– August 12, 1997

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HIGHLAND FLING

NEW YORK -- Rugged is the operative word when it comes to classic yarns. Shetland wool and nubby tweeds in blends of wool, acrylic and rayon are destined for cozy Irish fisherman sweaters, while argyle...

– August 12, 1997

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REEBOK NAMES MURRAY VP OF GLOBAL APPAREL

NEW YORK -- Reebok International has promoted Steve Murray to vice president of global apparel from vice president of U.S. apparel.
He will continue to be based at the...

– August 12, 1997

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HOTEL SHOWS' EARLY-BIRD SPECIALS

Byline: Eric Wilson

NEW YORK -- Call it the Snowbird Syndrome.
Specialty and department store retailers in the South, particularly Florida, are demanding delivery of resort...

– August 12, 1997

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ISAACSON'S GOES ON HIATUS
THE SPECIALTY STORE MAY REOPEN NEXT YEAR IN A NEW SPACE.

Byline: Georgia Lee

ATLANTA -- Isaacson's, a leading designer specialty store for 64 years, is closing its doors -- but...

– August 12, 1997

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A MIXED [SHOPPING] BAG FOR RETAILERS

Byline: Brenda Lloyd

ATLANTA -- Here's a sampling of what retailers will be looking for during this market.
Jim Adams, owner, The Carriage House (Decatur, Ala.) and ...

– August 12, 1997

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