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ITTIERRE IPO OFF TO HOT START

MILAN -- Italian designer label manufacturer Ittierre SpA wrapped up the international road show for its initial public offering on Friday, with an offer that was more than 11 times...

– November 18, 1997

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TIFFANY'S QUARTER NET GAINS 22.6%

NEW YORK -- Continuing a 36-month positive streak reflecting consumers' ongoing thirst for luxury items, Tiffany & Co. Monday reported third-quarter earnings rose 22.6 percent to...

– November 18, 1997

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LUCKY STRIPES
WITH SUBTLE PLAYS OF SHADES OR BOLD LINES OF COLOR, LINGERIE DESIGNERS ARE STRIPING IT RICH FOR SPRING.


– November 17, 1997

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SENATE OK'S RITA HAYES AS AMBASSADOR TO WTO

Byline: Jim Ostroff

WASHINGTON -- The Senate has confirmed Rita Hayes, chief U.S. textile negotiator, to be the U.S. ambassador to the World Trade Organization in...

– November 17, 1997

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RETAIL STOCKS SHARE IN GAINS AS DJIA RISES

NEW YORK -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average moved ahead 84.72 points Friday, and many shares of retailers gained ground as well.
The Gap, up 1 7/16 to 53 3/4, and Saks...

– November 17, 1997

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LUCIEN'S FLOCK FINDS HIM

Byline: Sharon Edelson

NEW YORK -- The ladies who park in front of 226 Elizabeth Street are clearly slumming, but there's a good reason for the pilgrimage downtown: a visit to the new...

– November 17, 1997

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HOW TO HANDLE QR PROBLEMS

Byline: Thomas J. Ryan

NEW YORK -- When problems in quick response develop, they can be largely traced to bad planning and a lack of commitment to manufacturer/retailer...

– November 17, 1997

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WOMEN'S APPAREL PRICES FALL 0.9% DURING OCTOBER

Byline: Joanna Ramey

WASHINGTON -- Wholesale prices in the domestic women's apparel industry declined 0.9 percent during October, their first drop in six months,...

– November 17, 1997

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A GROWING CATEGORY DAY INTO NIGHT

Byline: Wendy Hessen

NEW YORK -- Women are tired of lugging their working totes and oversized leather bags with them after work.
These daytime staples are being replaced by...

– November 17, 1997

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HANSELL NAMED VP, FINANCE CHIEF AT VICTORIA'S SECRET

NEW YORK -- Harriet Hansell has been promoted to vice president and chief financial officer of the Victoria's Secret Bath & Fragrance division of Intimate Brands...

– November 17, 1997

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LUXOTTICA QUARTER NET UP 31.5%

AGORDO, Italy -- Luxottica Group SpA reported third-quarter earnings, measured in lire, climbed 31.5 percent on a sales gain of 23.1 percent.
In dollars, however, reflecting the...

– November 17, 1997

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SHAPEWEAR GOES LIGHT FOR SPRING

Byline: Karyn Monget

NEW YORK -- A growing focus on microfiber blends and items that have a softer, prettier look of lingerie is expected to bolster shapewear business in 1998,...

– November 17, 1997

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