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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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FEDERATED, VF CORP. LAUD QUICK RESPONSE AS VITAL COST-CUTTER

Byline: Thomas J. Ryan

NEW YORK -- The gospel of quick response got strong validation last week when executives of Federated Department Stores and...

– November 17, 1997

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PROFESSIONALS IN BARNEYS CH. 11 ASK $5.1M FOR 5 MONTHS' WORK

NEW YORK -- Continuing to cash in on the Barneys bankruptcy, professionals on the case are seeking another $5.1 million compensation for five months of...

– November 17, 1997

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INTELLIGENCE QUOTIENT

NEW YORK--It was a beautiful collection. Calvin Klein combined active influences, such as drawstrings and hoods, with artistic touches, and the results were the essence of intelligent...

– November 17, 1997

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HINKLEY SETS RETIREMENT AS TALBOTS EXECUTIVE VP

NEW YORK -- Clark Hinkley, Talbots executive vice president of manufacturing/special services, will retire from the company on Friday, the company said last...

– November 17, 1997

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DONNKENNY PROFITS DOWN 72.7%

NEW YORK -- Citing sharp decreases in its licensed character apparel lines, Donnkenny Inc. said third-quarter earnings fell 72.7 percent, to $1.2 million, or 8 cents a share, from $4.4...

– November 17, 1997

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AVON, HACHETTE FILIPACCHI CONFIRM PLAN FOR MAGAZINE

NEW YORK -- Avon Products and Hachette Filipacchi Magazines will launch a new magazine for women called Athena: Common Sense, Uncommon Style.
This confirms a...

– November 17, 1997

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ATMI SUIT OF LIMITED DISMISSED

Byline: Jennifer Owens

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. textile industry's legal attack on The Limited Inc., charging the retailer with transshipping, has been dismissed by a federal...

– November 17, 1997

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HANDBAGS AFTER DARK

Byline: Karen Parr

NEW YORK -- As many women head out to dinner or the theater or local clubs at night, they pull out the small to midsize handbags they've had in their totes all...

– November 17, 1997

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NICK AT NIGHT

They were the kinds of parties that make people swallow their pride, pick up the phone--cellular, of course--and beg to be invited. Wednesday night, two core groups of New York's haute monde, young...

– November 17, 1997

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