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RCI TO SHIP A NEW NAVY

NEW YORK -- Admitting that vendors are partially at fault for the gloomy state of the mass market's fragrance business, Renaissance Cosmetics Inc. is out to provide some creativity with a new...

– December 5, 1997

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GAP LEASES TONY LOCATION FOR PARIS UNIT

PARIS -- Gap has landed a major retail space on the Champs-Elysees here that will serve as the site of its French flagship.
The deal marks the first major U.S. brand name...

– December 5, 1997

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SCARLETT'S WORLD OF COLOR

Byline: Soren Larson

NEW YORK -- It may not be SoHo or the Left Bank, but Scarlett Messina is out to make New Hope, Pa., a center for the latest in high-fashion beauty.
Messina...

– December 5, 1997

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MASS VS. CLASS: THE COLOR WARS

NEW YORK -- One of the most dramatic developments in the makeup industry has been the recent blurring of the line that has traditionally separated the mass market from the department...

– December 5, 1997

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KARAN TO CLOSE OFFICE IN PRATO

NEW YORK -- As part of an ongoing campaign to cut costs and return to profitability, Donna Karan International said Thursday it plans to close its Italian production office March...

– December 5, 1997

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MCMILLAN, SARA LEE HEAD, ADDS CHIEF OPERATING POST

fnCHICAGO -- C. Steven McMillan, president of Sara Lee Corp., has been named to the additional post of chief operating officer, and the firm's personal products...

– December 5, 1997

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MIXING IT UP

Prestige and mass brands invade each other's turf.

– December 5, 1997

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BRAVE NEW SPAS

Byline: Karen Robinovitz

NEW YORK -- Whether you can afford to get away or not, sometimes the best remedy for life's troubles is an hour or two at a day spa. And say goodbye to the plain old...

– December 5, 1997

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A BIG FLIRT

NEW YORK -- Prescriptives might be launching a new women's fragrance called Flirt, but the company isn't being coy about its ambitions. It aims to double sales in five years with a flurry of introductions...

– December 5, 1997

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HOLIDAY GAINS IN FRAGRANCES STILL A POSSIBILITY SAY STORES

Byline: Pete Born and Soren Larson

NEW YORK -- This fall's lineup of fragrance launches may have been weak compared to prior, introduction-packed...

– December 5, 1997

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– December 5, 1997

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U.S. ATTORNEY EYES PAYMENT TO UNITE BY LIZ CLAIBORNE

Byline: Vicki M. Young

NEW YORK -- The major crimes division of the U.S. Attorney's office here is exploring a $20.5 million payment from Liz Claiborne to...

– December 5, 1997

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