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NM DIRECT APPOINTS TURNEY EXECUTIVE VP

NEW YORK -- Neiman Marcus Direct has named Sharen Jester Turney to the new post of executive vice president of merchandise and creative services.
At NM Direct, the catalog...

– December 2, 1997

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ANTONIO FUSCO TAPS SENIOR VP

NEW YORK -- Jessica Mitchell has been named senior vice president of sales and marketing for Antonio Fusco, a new post.
In September, GFT USA acquired the license for the Fusco women's...

– December 2, 1997

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THE FUTURE OF THE FROCK

Byline: Kathleen Nicholson

NEW YORK -- Ah, the little party frock. For some, it recalls the spirited elegance of the young Audrey Hepburn, sipping a martini and charming William Holden...

– December 2, 1997

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LIGHT FANTASTIC

The City of Light was sparkling last week when Karl Lagerfeld hosted a dinner to celebrate the opening of Chanel's new boutique on the Place Vendome.
Carole Bouquet turned up with a Chanel white gold...

– December 2, 1997

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COTTON INC.'S NEW SHANGHAI OFFICE AN ASIA LINK

NEW YORK -- Cotton Incorporated, the marketing arm of U.S. cotton growers, continues to extend its reach.
The latest project, a new office that opened in Shanghai...

– December 2, 1997

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COSTS GET CUT, PRODUCTS IMPROVE

Byline: Stuart Chirls

NEW YORK -- The domestic textile industry is changing. And for once, that's good news.
Manufacturers are enjoying improved results in 1997 thanks to a...

– December 2, 1997

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LOCAL HERO HITS MOSCOW'S RETAIL SCENE

Byline: Natasha Singer

MOSCOW -- With the influx of European and American designers blanketing this city's storefronts, it should come as no surprise that some Russian...

– December 2, 1997

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FIBERS PROFIT DECLINES 7.4% AT COURTAULDS

Byline: James Fallon

LONDON -- Courtaulds PLC said the strength of the pound and a temporary dip in sales of Tencel in Japan contributed to a 7.4 percent drop in...

– December 2, 1997

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RULES WON'T CHANGE FOR 'MADE IN U.S.A'

Byline: Joyce Barrett

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Trade Commission unanimously decided Monday that the status quo is good enough, and products carrying the "Made in U.S.A."...

– December 2, 1997

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DUPONT'S FALL FORECAST: REAL TO EXOTIC

Byline: Allegra Holch

NEW YORK -- Fall '98 fashion will go from the practical to the uninhibited, according to Roseann Forde, DuPont's fashion director.
Forde is...

– December 2, 1997

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ARSON AT MACY'S SF DOES LITTLE DAMAGE

LOS ANGELES -- It seemed to be business as usual Monday at Macy's Union Square in San Francisco, the day after a Molotov cocktail disrupted business for about 90 minutes but did...

– December 2, 1997

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POLYMER GROUP ACQUIRES 35.2M SHARES OF DOMINION

NEW YORK -- Polymer Group said Monday it has received about 35.2 million common shares of Canadian textile manufacturer Dominion Textile Inc., representing 96 percent...

– December 2, 1997

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