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There was hardly any question that the aliens would conquer the box office over the weekend. The real intergalactic struggle was between reigning champion "Men in Black" and newcomer "Contact."
While...

– July 15, 1997

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BOB DOLE WORKING FOR FTL

Byline: Joyce Barrett

WASHINGTON -- Fruit of the Loom chairman William Farley has hired one of the biggest guns in town, former presidential candidate and Senate Majority Leader Bob...

– July 15, 1997

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STRAWBRIDGE'S CUTS DIVIDEND TO 0.2% OF A MAY CO. SHARE

NEW YORK -- Strawbridge & Clothier has cut its planned dividend of May Department Store shares to 0.2 percent of a May share from the 0.29 percent announced on...

– July 15, 1997

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POLO JEANS NAMES ROSS KLEIN A MARKETING VP

NEW YORK -- Ross A. Klein has been named to the new post of vice president of marketing and retail promotions at Polo Jeans Co. here.
He reports to Mindy Grossman,...

– July 15, 1997

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RAISING EYEBROWS

Byline: Merle Ginsberg

LOS ANGELES -- The latest Anastasia to capture Hollywood's imagination isn't the Russian princess -- or the upcoming Twentieth Century Fox animated movie about her....

– July 15, 1997

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THE NEED FOR SPEED AT THE REGISTER
GETTING THROUGH THE CHECKOUT QUICKLY HAS BECOME MORE OF A PRIORITY FOR TIME-STRAPPED CONSUMERS.

Byline: Ira P. Schneiderman

NEW YORK -- While most retailers have worked at...

– July 15, 1997

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OH, MAN

PARIS -- Amid the high-voltage luxe, there was a quieter side to last week's couture. Conservative men's wear patterns, from tweeds and herringbones to pinstripes, looked anything but "old boy" in curvy...

– July 15, 1997

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ARMANI, GFT WEIGH NEW NAME FOR GIORGIO ARMANI FASHION CORP.

Byline: S.G.F.

MILAN -- Executives at Giorgio Armani and GFT SpA, the designer manufacturing giant that produces men's and women's diffusion...

– July 15, 1997

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WELLMAN: UNEXPECTED MIXES FOR FALL '98

Byline: Allegra Holch

NEW YORK -- "The old rules don't apply," said Allison Webb, manager, creative services for The Fibers Division of Wellman Inc., as she looked to...

– July 15, 1997

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HOUSE, SENATE COMMITTEES ALLOCATE $10.5M FOR TEXTILE RESEARCH FUNDING

WASHINGTON -- House and Senate appropriating committees have included $10.5 million for textile industry research in fiscal 1998 appropriations...

– July 15, 1997

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LIMITED LURES HOLMAN-RAO OUT OF BANANA REPUBLIC

Byline: David Moin

NEW YORK -- In a major executive coup, The Limited Inc. has recruited Marie Holman-Rao, president of Banana Republic, to head up a new unit...

– July 15, 1997

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CORRECTIONS

The Four Seasons Hotel in New York is owned by Lai Sun Group, a Hong Kong firm. Its ownership was incorrectly attributed on page 8, July 7.
Hotel Properties owns the Four Seasons hotels in London, Milan,...

– July 14, 1997

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