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HILFIGER MAPS SEGMENTATION OF MEN'S SPORTSWEAR BUSINESS

Byline: Catherine Curan / Robert Lohrer

NEW YORK -- Tommy Hilfiger unveiled "operation clean-up" Friday, a wide-ranging marketing and design strategy...

– August 4, 1997

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KARAN REFLECTS ON HER WEEK'S DEVELOPMENTS

NEW YORK -- "Everything is moving so quickly," said Donna Karan Friday afternoon, the day after her company reported bleak second-quarter results and Stephen L. Ruzow...

– August 4, 1997

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SLEEK DREAMS

NEW YORK -- Designers have the sleek look down pat. For resort, Richard Tyler showcases Sixties influences in both his signature collections, with cutout suede dresses, sheer embroidered tops and slim...

– August 4, 1997

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A SHORE THING

NEW YORK -- Spring's most playful legwear comes in waves, with rippling designs that mimic the motion of the ocean. Here, some examples.

– August 4, 1997

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FRAGMENTS' FAR EASTERN VENTURE

Byline: Wendy Hessen

NEW YORK -- Janet Goldman and Jimmy Moore, co-owners of the Fragments wholesale fine jewelry showroom and store in SoHo, have decided it's time to look to...

– August 4, 1997

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LEG BEAT

VAN STONE JOINS MORETZ: John Van Stone has joined Moretz Inc., the Newton, N.C., sock and activewear maker, as West Coast sales director. He will be based in Vashon Island, Wash., and reports to John Moretz,...

– August 4, 1997

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COMING TO THE SURFACE

NEW YORK -- From graceful dresses and skirts to easy shirts over pants, loungewear has plenty of surface interest this season. That translates into sweeps of shine and glitter that include panne...

– August 4, 1997

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BULGARI SALES INCREASE 27% IN FIRST HALF

MILAN -- Bulgari reported a 27 percent rise in net revenue to $132.1 million (237 billion lire) in the first half ended June 30.
Profits were not disclosed; the firm is...

– August 4, 1997

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NET PLUNGE HITS KENNETH COLE STOCK

NEW YORK -- Shares of Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. stock slumped 2 3/4, or 18.1 percent, to 12 1/2 on the New York Stock Exchange Friday after the company reported second-quarter...

– August 4, 1997

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MAIDENFORM PARES DOWN FOR ACTION

Byline: Karyn Monget

NEW YORK -- Now in Chapter 11, Maidenform Worldwide is looking to regain its brand equity with a small, targeted group of new products under three primary...

– August 4, 1997

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MARZOTTO PROFITS RISE 55%

MILAN -- Marzotto reported its net income in the first half ended June 30 rose 55 percent to $12.7 million (23 billion lire) as sales gained 6.8 percent to $660 million (1.17 trillion...

– August 4, 1997

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FEKKAI AND MIKLI IN LICENSING PACT

Byline: Wendy Hessen

NEW YORK -- Hair stylist and beauty expert Frederic Fekkai has frequently drawn upon his native Provence for inspiration, and now he is applying that...

– August 4, 1997

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