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POLYESTER MANUFACTURERS SLATE INCREASES IN PRICES

Byline: Stuart Chirls

NEW YORK -- After two years of moderating prices, polyester fiber is back on the rise, with all three major U.S. producers having...

– July 2, 1997

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CRUISING ALONG

There are two messages in the European cruise collections this time around. One look is long, loose and relaxed, perfect for smooth sailing. The other is short, snappy, tailored -- in short, citified....

– July 2, 1997

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WILLIAM CARONE DEAD AT 52; WAS CO-CHAIRMAN OF HE-RO

NEW YORK -- William J. Carone, 52, co-chairman of He-Ro Group Ltd., a maker of eveningwear and special occasion wear, died Monday, according to company...

– July 2, 1997

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LERNER'S NEW LOOKS

NEW YORK -- Charlotte Neuville's influence on the fashion direction and merchandising strategy of Lerner New York was clearly in evidence last week, as the company presented a runway show of...

– July 2, 1997

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ORLICK FETED AT MEDICAL CENTER'S RETAIL AND FASHION DINNER-DANCE

NEW YORK -- Arnold Orlick never expected so many goodbyes.
The former executive vice president and director of stores for Bloomingdale's is off to...

– July 2, 1997

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NIKE U.S. APPAREL SALES SURGE 40.2% TO $344.4M IN QUARTER

BEAVERTON, Ore -- Apparel continues to play an aggressive game for Nike in the U.S. and abroad.
Domestic apparel revenues in the fourth quarter ended May...

– July 2, 1997

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HONG KONG EVENT BRINGS STORES CASH

Byline: Josephine Bow / With contributions from Betsy May Veloo

HONG KONG -- During the five days of festivities marking Hong Kong's handover to China, apparel manufacturers...

– July 2, 1997

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SPORTSWEAR AREAS SEE INCREASES FOR SPRING DESPITE SLUGGISH START

Byline: Anne D'Innocenzio

NEW YORK -- Unseasonably cool weather in March, April and May, combined with a lack of fashion newness, could have...

– July 2, 1997

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FEDERATED COMPILES TECHNICAL SKILLS DATABASE

Byline: D.Z.

NEW YORK -- Federated Department Stores' systems division expects to complete within 90 days an electronic catalog of its staff's technical...

– July 2, 1997

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HILFIGER'S PAY IN 1996 TOPS SA DESIGNERS

Byline: Thomas J. Ryan

NEW YORK -- Tommy Hilfiger's paycheck vaulted 78 percent to $13 million last year, springing the designer to the top of Seventh Avenue's...

– July 2, 1997

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NEIMAN MARCUS SEEKING EXPANDED LOYALTY PROGRAM

Byline: Kim Ann Zimmermann

NEW YORK -- Neiman Marcus may soon complete a deal to expand a loyalty program tied to an American Express customer database that...

– July 2, 1997

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GIVENCHY'S SCOTTISH SENORITA

PARIS -- "Last couture was for them," says Alexander McQueen of those who insist that he stay true to the traditions of the house of Givenchy. "This one I'm doing for myself." And, for...

– July 2, 1997

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