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CHA PARLEY: PUSH PRODUCT NOT PRICE

Byline: Marilyn Nason

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Lots of remedies for perking up the hosiery business got aired as industry executives met here last month for a three-day retreat...

– July 14, 1997

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NM SHUFFLES WOMEN'S MERCHANTS

DALLAS -- In a reorganization of its women's merchandising team, Neiman Marcus has named Lisa Kazor vice president and divisional merchandise manager of designer sportswear, handling...

– July 14, 1997

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FINDINGS

BETSEY JOHNSON'S BAG: Apparel and footwear designer Betsey Johnson is adding handbags to her mix. The designer, known for her whimsical prints and youthful, fun looks, has signed a licensing deal with Elite...

– July 14, 1997

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MUGLER'S HAUTE HYPE

Thierry Mugler: Only Thierry Mugler could reference the Ice Capades, heavy-metal fantasia and the animal kingdom in the same collection. His show mixing couture and luxe ready-to-wear, which closed...

– July 14, 1997

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WHOLESALE PRICES FOR WOMEN'S GAINED 0.1% IN JUNE

Byline: Joanna Ramey

WASHINGTON -- Wholesale prices of U.S.-made women's apparel in June increased 0.1 percent against May, mirroring the low-to-absent...

– July 14, 1997

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CALVIN'S WAY WITH TIME

Byline: Wendy Hessen

NEW YORK -- When Calvin Klein embarked on his latest endeavor -- creating a collection of watches with Swiss watchmaker SMH -- he drew on the wealth of products...

– July 14, 1997

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SEN. LOTT TO SUPPORT HOUSE PLAN FOR CBI IN BUDGET NEGOTIATIONS

Byline: Joyce Barrett

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R., Miss.) said last week that he favored a House plan to expand trade...

– July 14, 1997

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LAUREN'S UNDERWRITERS RAISE RALPH'S IPO GAINS BY $65M

NEW YORK -- Ralph Lauren's take from Polo Ralph Lauren Corp.'s initial public offering was pushed up another hefty notch -- $65 million -- as the underwriters...

– July 14, 1997

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NEW YORK DESIGNERS TAKE POSITIVE STANCE ABOUT CHELSEA PIERS

NEW YORK -- As word spread Friday that the 7th on Sixth centralized runway shows would be moving to the Chelsea Piers come November, the reaction on Seventh...

– July 14, 1997

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CHOU FAMILY'S NOVEL DENIM FILES FOR IPO

Byline: Thomas J. Ryan

NEW YORK -- Novel Denim Holdings Ltd., a denim manufacturer started by the Hong Kong-based backers of Tommy Hilfiger and Pepe Jeans, has filed for...

– July 14, 1997

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ORDER PICKUP BUOYS FACTORS' OUTLOOK

Byline: Sidney Rutberg

NEW YORK -- Encouraged by an improving order flow, factoring executives are expecting a fairly strong second half for apparel manufacturers and...

– July 14, 1997

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CROWN JEWELS

Princess Di celebrated her 36th birthday with a little help from Chanel. She was the guest of honor -- she's always the guest of honor -- at the gala dinner hosted by the fashion house for the...

– July 14, 1997

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