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NEW YORK -- From florals and batiks to snakes and squiggles, designers are sending out scores of prints for resort and spring. Here, a sampling.

– August 11, 1997

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VF AGREES TO BUTT OUT

NEW YORK -- Vanity Fair, an innerwear unit of VF Corp., has agreed to stop using the "Bottom Booster" name after being sued for infringement by Bodyslimmers, which uses the "Butt Booster"...

– August 11, 1997

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FIVE MARKET WEEKS SCHEDULED AGAIN FOR 1998

NEW YORK -- While there continues to be talk in some sectors of the innerwear industry about cutting back to four market weeks a year, 1998 will again have five...

– August 11, 1997

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WWDMAGIC CALENDAR

Registration
Monday, Aug. 25, to Wednesday, Aug. 27: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 28: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Exhibition Hours
Aug. 25-27: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Aug. 28: 8 a.m. to 4...

– August 11, 1997

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ACTIVEWEAR/SWIMWEAR
WORKING DOUBLETIME

Byline: Rosemary Feitelberg

NEW YORK -- It doesn't matter if they're used in the pools or on the courts, activewear and swimwear looks are seeing a lot of action this...

– August 11, 1997

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ELDER-BEERMAN SUBMITS PLAN FOR REORGANIZATION

Byline: Vicki M. Young

NEW YORK -- The Elder-Beerman Stores Corp. filed a plan of reorganization Wednesday, providing unsecured creditors with 99 percent of the...

– August 11, 1997

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LA PRIMA DONNA

NEW YORK -- The women's side of the Italian Trade Commission's Moda Made in Italy program is taking its act to Las Vegas for the first time.
The ITC's four-year-old promotional program has been...

– August 11, 1997

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DOUBLE TIME

NEW YORK -- The line between innerwear and ready-to-wear continues to blur. These days, slips, camisoles and even the occasional lacy bra are seeing the light of day. Here, some illustrations.

– August 11, 1997

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WAL-MART WORKERS NIX UNION IN VOTING AT WISCONSIN STORE

NEW YORK -- By a vote of 54 to 27, hourly employees at the Merrill, Wis., Wal-Mart rejected a bid by the United Steelworkers of America to represent...

– August 11, 1997

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GOING FOR THE GLAMOUR

Byline: Karen Parr

NEW YORK -- Junior and streetwear firms are strutting into holiday and spring with an eye toward glamour.
Skirts are available in an array of lengths for those girly...

– August 11, 1997

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IT'S SHOW TIME

Some of the most spectacular shows in the world are in Las Vegas. Below is a listing of just a few of the shows that will be in town during WWDMagic.
Cirque du Soleil's production, "Mystere," is an...

– August 11, 1997

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ACCESSORIES
A SIMPLER STYLE

Byline: Wendy Hessen

NEW YORK -- Pared-down modernity, tonal palettes and novelty accents are likely to be the mantras for accessories buyers at WWDMagic.
Driven by the recent...

– August 11, 1997

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