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THE MEDIA MOBILIZES

Byline: Valerie Seckler

NEW YORK -- What began as sketchy, unconfirmed reports Tuesday morning burst into the day's lead news story in Italy and the U.S., when the brutal slaying of Gianni...

– July 16, 1997

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CALVIN KLEIN'S 3-D PLANS

Byline: Kim Ann Zimmermann

NEW YORK -- Bringing a new dimension to its in-store shops, Calvin Klein Jeans is expanding a pilot program that creates computerized 3-D retail-floor plans...

– July 16, 1997

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THE DALLAS DECISION: FIVE MARKETS PER YEAR

Byline: Holly Haber

DALLAS -- While the debate over the frequency of regional market weeks still rumbles on in the corridors and showrooms of the major regional...

– July 16, 1997

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NEW YORK BUZZ: ACCESSORIES
THE CATEGORY MEANS ACTION, AND THAT'S WHAT TRADE SHOWS LIKE.

Byline: Wendy Hessen / with contributions from Rosemary Feitelberg

NEW YORK -- Accessories are a hot category for...

– July 16, 1997

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N.Y.'S NICHE PLAYERS: SHOWS FOR ARTWORK

Byline: Allegra Holch

NEW YORK -- The fashion industry has a continuing hunger for creative print designs.
That's why two trade shows here -- Imprints NY and...

– July 16, 1997

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ESCADA CELEBRATES 20

MUNICH -- Escada marked its 20th anniversary by paying tribute to the past while giving the line a fresh feel.
It isn't that the company has forsaken the bold looks that defined its style in...

– July 16, 1997

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UNITE NIXES LATEST OFFER FROM KMART

NEW YORK -- More than 1,600 workers at Kmart's soft goods distribution centers are preparing to continue labor actions, including the threat of a strike. The workers, represented...

– July 16, 1997

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SUZY

Byline: Aileen Mehle

Flash! Joan Rivers and Orin Lehman have decided that right now, not tomorrow or the next day, is the time to put an end to their long relationship. As many long relationships go, it...

– July 16, 1997

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MEN'S WEARHOUSE WORKS THE WEB

Byline: D. Z.

NEW YORK -- The Men's Wearhouse thinks it has a solution for getting men to shop more: turn them on to the Internet.
The Houston-based 365-store chain plans to...

– July 16, 1997

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THE PUSH FOR NOVELTY, WASHABILITY

Byline: Anne D'Innocenzio

NEW YORK -- As moderate firms enter holiday and pre-spring, executives are playing up washability and novelty fabrics, including stretch velvet,...

– July 16, 1997

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N.Y.'S NICHE PLAYERS: AN INTIMATE FOCUS

Byline: Karyn Monget

NEW YORK -- You could say Carol Bigman, owner and producer of the Intimate Apparel Salon, is a matchmaker of sorts.
Bigman -- a 20-year veteran...

– July 16, 1997

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WWDMAGIC: NEW LINES, LAYOUT

Byline: Kristi Ellis

LOS ANGELES -- WWDMagic is fortifying its co-star billing as the female partner of the huge MAGIC men's wear show, held twice yearly in Las Vegas.
The 2...

– July 16, 1997

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