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RICKY'S, LA COUPE JOIN FORCES

Byline: Chantal Tode

NEW YORK -- Ricky's is a health and beauty chain in search of a new identity.
The chain, based here, will put La Coupe hair salons in two of its stores...

– September 5, 1997

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GAP, TALBOTS, WAL-MART GAIN IN AUG.

Byline: Diane E. Picard

NEW YORK -- August brought mixed results for retailers, with chains such as Gap, Talbots, Kmart and Wal-Mart reporting strong back-to-school sales...

– September 5, 1997

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FRANK: A FIRST LOOK

Byline: James Fallon

LONDON -- British magazine publisher Wagadon has become a fashion player with such magazines as The Face, Arena and Arena Homme Plus.
Now it's hoping Frank will do...

– September 5, 1997

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XOXO LICENSES BISCAYNE TO MAKE OUTERWEAR LINE

NEW YORK -- Biscayne Apparel has signed a licensing agreement with XOXO, a City of Commerce, Calif.-based sportswear company, to manufacture a line of junior and women's...

– September 5, 1997

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ITALY'S NEW PERFUMERY GROUP SEEKING STRENGTH IN SOUTH

Byline: Amy B. Barone

PALERMO, Italy -- Pro.Pa.Co., the newest Italian perfumery group and the first retail consortium of its kind south of Naples, has set...

– September 5, 1997

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GYM DANDY

NEW YORK -- The beauty business is entering another alternative venue. Several major health clubs, including Crunch, Equinox and Gold's Gym, are looking to bulk up sales by launching their own skin care and...

– September 5, 1997

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HE-RO 10K: NEED CASH TO FORESTALL BANKRUPTCY

NEW YORK -- He-Ro Group Ltd. said it may be forced into bankruptcy or liquidation unless it receives a capital infusion, according to the eveningwear maker's 10K filing...

– September 5, 1997

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LABOR, ENVIRONMENT REMAIN KEY FOR FAST-TRACK OK BY CONGRESS

Byline: Joyce Barrett

WASHINGTON -- With President Clinton expected to unveil details of his request for negotiating authority for future free trade...

– September 5, 1997

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NEW SCENTS SCORE, BUT CLASSICS STRONG IN WEST

Byline: Teena Hammond

LOS ANGELES -- Classics like Chanel No. 5 are among the most popular fragrances at several West Coast retailers, although new, fresh scents...

– September 5, 1997

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LACK OF LAUNCHES HAS LONDON WORRIED

Byline: Ruth Gurevitch

LONDON -- The dearth of fall launches is going to make for a tough season for retailers here.
After a largely uneventful first half, things are...

– September 5, 1997

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LIGHT SCENTS, HEAVY SCHEDULE BRINGING SLIGHT PICKUP TO ITALY

Byline: Amy B. Barone

MILAN -- During warm weather months, the sun-loving Italians tend to stick to fresh-smelling scents, so light fragrances like...

– September 5, 1997

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CLAIBORNE HIKES BUYBACK

NEW YORK -- Liz Claiborne Inc. has increased its stock buyback program by another $100 million, to $775 million.
As of Sept. 3, the company has repurchased or committed to repurchase 23.2...

– September 5, 1997

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