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SMALLER STORES WILL GET VENDORS' FOCUS AT NSGA

Byline: Rosemary Feitelberg

NEW YORK -- Servicing small accounts will be a priority for activewear makers attending this weekend's National Sporting Goods...

– July 10, 1997

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SUPPLIERS FIGHTING FOR SPACE

Byline: Rosemary Feitelberg

NEW YORK -- With more technical apparel and better service, activewear suppliers aim to build their presence at big accounts, particularly department...

– July 10, 1997

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THE MIRAGE OF VIRAGE

Byline: Karen Robinovitz

NEW YORK -- Jewelry designer Michal Golan has designed her biggest accessory yet -- a restaurant.
Located at 118 Second Avenue, Virage is co-owned by three...

– July 10, 1997

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FORSTMANN CHAP. 11 PLAN OK'D BY COURT

Byline: Vicki M. Young

NEW YORK -- Unsecured creditors of Fortsmann & Co. will receive 100 percent of the stock of the company in exchange for their claims under a Chapter...

– July 10, 1997

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LONDON'S LATEST: STREET CHIC

Byline: James Fallon

LONDON -- Clubwear has become a dirty word to British designers. Now it's all about streetwear -- and casualwear.
U.K. designers, once renowned for...

– July 10, 1997

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SOME SOFT GOODS MAKERS HIT IN WARD'S CH. 11

NEW YORK -- The overwhelming majority of vendors holding unpaid bills in the Montgomery Ward bankruptcy sell hard goods, but a few soft lines manufacturers got...

– July 10, 1997

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AN EYE ON TRENDS AND SHOPS

Byline: Karen Parr / with contributions from Kristi Ellis, Los Angeles

NEW YORK -- Major junior sportswear companies have several goals in mind for the second half: They want to hit...

– July 10, 1997

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RENA LANGE TRUNK SHOW SEASON MAKES $2.2M

NEW YORK -- Lifted by new in-store shops at Bergdorf Goodman here and at Razook's in Greenwich, Conn., Rena Lange's fall trunk-show season generated a company record of $2.2...

– July 10, 1997

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SARAH GALLAGHER TAPPED TO HEAD RENEWED BANANA REPUBLIC CATALOG

Byline: David Moin

NEW YORK -- Banana Republic is planning to reintroduce its catalog sometime in 1998 and has hired Sarah Gallagher as senior...

– July 10, 1997

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SOME APPAREL STOCKS DROP AS DOW FALLS 119.88 POINTS

NEW YORK -- The stock market fell 119.88 points to 7842.43 on the Dow Jones Industrials Wednesday, more than wiping out Tuesday's 103-point jump. Many retail and...

– July 10, 1997

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SQUEEZE PLAY

NEW YORK -- Activewear designers continue to field body-brandishing silhouettes for spring. Form-fitting bras and tiny tanks are neatly teamed with slim leggings and compact bike shorts. Here, some of...

– July 10, 1997

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SHORE THINGS

NEW YORK -- It's just not enough to go to the beach with boy-leg shorts and a bandeau top; accessories are essential. This summer, popular retailers, like Gap and Banana Republic, are getting into the...

– July 10, 1997

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