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BENETTON BUYS SPORTSYSTEM FROM EDIZIONE

Byline: Samantha Conti

MILAN -- In a move that came as no surprise, Benetton said Tuesday it is acquiring Benetton Sportsystem, owner of the Rollerblade, Prince and...

– July 16, 1997

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SALES IN JUNE INCREASED A BIT FOR RETAILERS

Byline: Jennifer Owens

WASHINGTON -- General merchandiser sales grew slightly in June for the second consecutive month, while overall retail figures reversed a...

– July 16, 1997

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NEW FOCUS AREAS FOR REDONE CALIFORNIA MART

Byline: Kristi Ellis

LOS ANGELES -- With the $14 million-plus facelift completed, the California Mart here is focusing on developing in-house specialty shows and...

– July 16, 1997

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BRADLESS GETS 4TH EXTENSION

Byline: Thomas J. Ryan

NEW YORK -- Bradlees Inc. on Tuesday won a six-month extension of its exclusive right to file a reorganization plan. It now aims to exit bankruptcy...

– July 16, 1997

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BJ'S PRICE TAG EXPERIMENT

Byline: Denise Zimmerman

NEW YORK -- To save on labor costs and better convey product information to consumers, BJ's Wholesale Club has begun using wireless electronic price labels...

– July 16, 1997

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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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