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EXPRESS TAPS J. CREW'S PAUL RAFFIN TO HELP CHAIN REDEFINE ITSELF

Byline: Valerie Seckler

NEW YORK -- Taking another step to reinvent and repair itself, Express has named Paul Raffin executive vice president...

– November 18, 1997

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DELL' ACQUA MEN'S LINE AT PITTI UOMO

MILAN -- Women's designer Alessandro Dell'Acqua will show his first men's wear collection at Pitti Uomo, the high-end men's wear trade show.
Dell'Acqua will join the ranks of...

– November 18, 1997

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MACY'S BY MAIL NAMES SPIROCOSTAS SENIOR VP

NEW YORK -- Aphrodite Spirocostas has been named senior vice president of administration at Macy's By Mail, which plans to launch next fall a national Macy's catalog...

– November 18, 1997

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KARLSTEIN LEAVES ITEM POST TO SEEK NEW CAREER PATH

NEW YORK -- Seeking a new challenge, Kenneth Karlstein has resigned as president of Item Ltd., a fast-moving contemporary sportswear firm known for putting...

– November 18, 1997

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INTERSTOFF'S TIME WARP

Byline: Melissa Drier

FRANKFURT -- Despite a 25 percent increase in the number of visitors, Interstoff played to mixed reviews as exhibitors debated the timing of the fabric fair.
The...

– November 18, 1997

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HARDY PERENNIALS

NEW YORK -- Fashion passions come and go, but good design goes on forever. And nobody knows that better than perennial ladies' men Oscar de la Renta and Bill Blass, who both had hit collections for...

– November 18, 1997

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GALA HELPS GIVE CONVERTERS A BIG BOOST

Byline: Stuart Chirls

NEW YORK -- Margins are shrinking, customers won't pay for samples, companies are going belly-up -- what's a converter to do?
Why, throw a...

– November 18, 1997

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THE TALK OF TRIAD: TREVIRA, BURLINGTON

Byline: Stuart Chirls

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- More than 800 executives and their guests turned out for "Lifestyles -- A Global Odyssey," the third annual gala and fashion...

– November 18, 1997

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NEW ROGRAMS SPARK ATLANTA MARKET

Byline: Georgia Lee

ATLANTA -- Despite the volatile stock market and attendance that didn't quite live up to expectations, the mood was bullish at the latest spring market of...

– November 18, 1997

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RETAILERS' STOCKS RALLY

NEW YORK -- Retailers helped set the pace as the stock market jumped 125.74 points on the Dow Jones Industrials, taking a cue from strong markets in Asia and Europe.
Apparel manufacturers...

– November 18, 1997

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URBANE RENEWAL

NEW YORK -- There's lots more to fashion than just fads and frenzy. And Bill Blass proved it with a fresh spring collection that relied on his favorite themes -- snappy suits, knits and pinstripes....

– November 18, 1997

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GUILFORD PROFITS EXPAND 24.4% TO $15.8 MILLION

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Guilford Mills Inc. said fourth-quarter earnings rose 24.4 percent to $15.8 million, or 66 cents a share, from $12.7 million, or 59 cents.
Sales...

– November 18, 1997

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