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BALMAIN RENEWS COUTURE CONTRACT WITH DE LA RENTA SIX MONTHS EARLY

PARIS -- Oscar de la Renta has a new contract at Pierre Balmain that will keep him as artistic director of couture through the spring/summer 2000...

– July 3, 1997

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FOUR MORE NY EXPRESS STORES MAY BE CLOSED OVER 2 YEARS

Byline: Sharon Edelson

NEW YORK -- After closing two high profile Express stores here, The Limited Inc. reportedly plans to close four more units over the...

– July 3, 1997

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ANANTA GROUP HITS ANNE COLE WITH JUDGMENT

NEW YORK -- Licensing agent The Ananta Group Ltd. entered an $85,625 judgment on June 20 against swimsuit designer Anne Cole for commissions earned in representing her in...

– July 3, 1997

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EVISU JEANS: BIG PRICE TAGS, BIG GROWTH PLANS

Byline: James Fallon

LONDON -- As many denim companies do, Evisu, a Japanese firm, takes the look of Levi Strauss as its starting point.
But the high-price line...

– July 3, 1997

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NIKE NAMES WHITE TO BRAND POST

NEW YORK -- Nike has named Rick White general manager of subsidiary brands. White, who plans to join the company in September, is president and chief executive officer of Strategic...

– July 3, 1997

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SAKS REPORTEDLY SETS LOWER BARNEYS BID, CITING SLOW BUSINESS

Byline: Sidney Rutberg

NEW YORK -- Saks Holdings Inc., parent of Saks Fifth Avenue, may reduce its $290 million offer for Barneys Inc. because of...

– July 3, 1997

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POURING SYRUP INTO THE JUNIOR MARKET

Byline: Kristi Ellis

LOS ANGELES -- David White, former president of Z. Cavaricci, is venturing out on his own with a new junior company.
The company, Syrup Inc.,...

– July 3, 1997

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ACTIVEWEAR VETERANS: COMEBACK KIDS

Byline: Rosemary Feitelberg

NEW YORK -- Some venerable activewear names simply balk at the thought of quitting.
Six familiar firms -- each of which built a business and...

– July 3, 1997

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HERE COMES COUTURE

Byline: William Middleton

PARIS -- As they put the finishing touches on the fall couture collections, which begin here Sunday, designers are letting their imaginations wander around the...

– July 3, 1997

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""CORRECTION

The headline over the article on Tommy Hilfiger's compensation last year on page 2, July 2, misstated the comparison with other Seventh Avenue figures. The article compared his compensation with that of...

– July 3, 1997

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MACY'S MAKEOVER
KEY BRANDS GET NEW VENDOR SHOPS

Byline: Karen Parr

NEW YORK -- The junior floor of the Macy's East flagship here is undergoing a major makeover.
Guess, CK Calvin Klein, Esprit and Levi...

– July 3, 1997

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WARD'S IS CAUGHT IN CREDIT CRUNCH

NEW YORK -- Montgomery Ward Holding Corp. is nearing a financial crisis as factoring firms have withheld credit approvals on shipments and the retailer reportedly has discontinued...

– July 3, 1997

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