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TREATMENT SAMPLING FOLLOWS SCENT STRIPS ONTO MAGAZINE PAGES

Byline: Soren Larson

NEW YORK -- Skin care is a "try before you buy" business, meaning that sampling is an essential part of any product's success....

– August 15, 1997

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TIFFANY TAPS HANSON FOR SENIOR VP

NEW YORK -- Tiffany & Co. has promoted Linda Hanson to senior vice president of merchandising, assuming responsibilities previously held by Jeanne Daniel, who was recently named...

– August 15, 1997

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BARNEYS STAYS SHARP FOR FALL

Byline: Lisa Lockwood

NEW YORK -- Despite the distractions of bankruptcy, the prospect of a new owner and protracted court battles, Barneys New York hasn't forgotten how to do one...

– August 15, 1997

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LYCRA REVEALS ITSELF

Byline: Lisa Lockwood

NEW YORK -- Lycra is bound to get noticed this fall.
A new ad campaign, created by Young & Rubicam here, features fine art photography of a female nude as the...

– August 15, 1997

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A MODERNIST APPROACH

Byline: Pete Born

NEW YORK -- When Banana Republic introduces its fourth fragrance in the fall, the company will be attempting to marry form and content.
The new scent, called Banana...

– August 15, 1997

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WILLIAMS DEPARTS MACY'S WEST

NEW YORK -- After more than 20 years in department store retailing, Michelle Williams has decided to take a break.
She resigned last week as vice president and divisional merchandise...

– August 15, 1997

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EGG HEAD

NEW YORK -- Faberge has been trying to restore its upscale image by marketing such high-ticket items as a $3,000 crystal egg containing perfume. Now, the company is out to woo a wider audience with its...

– August 15, 1997

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WOOLWORTH NAMES JOHNSON FINANCE CHIEF

NEW YORK -- Woolworth Corp. has named Reid Johnson senior vice president and chief financial officer, succeeding Andrew P. Hines, who resigned April 30.
Johnson, 55, will join...

– August 14, 1997

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KARAN UNVEILS MEN'S LINE OF DKNY JEANS OFFERING

Byline: Janet Ozzard

NEW YORK -- "What we're launching here is the official uniform of New York," said Donna Karan. "That's not too bold, is it?"
The men's...

– August 14, 1997

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IBI NET UP 27 PERCENT IN 2ND QUARTER

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Bolstered by strong same-store sales and increased selling space, Intimate Brands Inc. said second-quarter earnings rose 27 percent to $60.99 million, or 24...

– August 14, 1997

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DENIM DISH

ON THE CUSP: Levi Strauss reportedly is close to signing a deal for a store in its hometown, San Francisco.
The $7 billion jeanswear company has been looking for a flagship in the city for more than a...

– August 14, 1997

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HERMES VOLUME GAINS 14.2% IN SIX MONTHS

PARIS -- Hermes International reported net sales for the first half rose 14.2 percent to $347.2 million (2.18 billion francs), compared with the same period last year.
At...

– August 14, 1997

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