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RETAIL, APPAREL STOCKS SLIDE WITH DJIA

NEW YORK -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 1.3 percent Friday, reacting at least in part to more weakness in Southeast Asia financial markets and inflation worries,...

– November 10, 1997

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JORDACHE NAMES LAVIGNE CEO, BERLINGER PRESIDENT

NEW YORK -- Elliot M. Lavigne has been named chief executive officer of Jordache Enterprises, and Liz Berlinger has been named president.
Lavigne most recently was...

– November 10, 1997

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THE RETAIL VIEW

NEW YORK -- A good season, with a lot more originality than usual. That's how retailers characterized New York's spring '98 collections last week.
Designers winning the most enthusiastic praise...

– November 10, 1997

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IN FOCUS: RIFAT OZBEK

NEW YORK -- "I'm a bit of a nomadic person," said Rifat Ozbek, summing up, in one neat phrase, his reason for showing his collection in New York and his overriding inspiration in...

– November 10, 1997

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INTIMATE NOTES

BALI HIGH: Bali Co. did a magic number at its market week party with fortune tellers, who predicted the future with palm readings, tarot cards and mystical crystals. Retailers were informed that their...

– November 10, 1997

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NEW YORK GLOBE TROTTERS
ISAAC MIZRAHI USED A GRECIAN FORMULA...DARYL K MADE DOWNTOWN UNIVERSAL...GIANFRANCO FERRE TOOK A TRIP TO JAPAN AT GIEFFEFFE...RIFAT OZBEK WENT OFF TO HAITI...AND A GOOD TIME WAS HAD BY...

– November 10, 1997

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BRAINS AND BEAUTY
INTELLIGENCE COUNTS, EVEN WHEN IT COMES TO FASHION. CALVIN KLEIN AND DONNA KARAN PROVED THAT ON FRIDAY WHEN THEY SHOWED TWO OF THE MOST THOUGHT-PROVOKING COLLECTIONS OF THE NEW YORK SEASON. FOR CALVIN, IT WAS...

– November 10, 1997

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SPRING COMES ALIVE AT MARKET

Byline: Karyn Monget

NEW YORK -- The innerwear market was a hub of activity last week as retailers finalized orders for late spring and summer, and in some cases, got a head start...

– November 10, 1997

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SURF'S UP IN TIBET

NEW YORK -- Many a designer has been inspired by the Beach Boys, but only Anna Sui could come up with a little Tibetan surfer girl. That's because she's fearless about mixing cultural references ...

– November 10, 1997

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JEWELRY COURIERS ROBBED ON L.I.

NEW YORK -- Two couriers who were making a delivery Saturday morning for a jewelry trunk show at Littman's Jewelers in the Sunrise Mall in Massapequa, N.Y., were accosted by three...

– November 10, 1997

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BLOOMINGDALE'S SLAMS NYPOST'S 'SANTA SCOOP'

Byline: David Moin

NEW YORK -- Was Bloomingdale's naughty or nice?
Last Thursday, the New York Post screamed across its front page that Bloomingdale's canned...

– November 10, 1997

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FAST TRACK DEBATE TO HOUSE

Byline: Joyce Barrett

WASHINGTON -- After a hectic day of vote counting, House Democrats emerged Sunday night at press time from a meeting with White House officials and said they...

– November 10, 1997

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