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MARISA CHRISTINA NET OFF 69.8% IN FOURTH PERIOD

NEW YORK -- Marisa Christina Inc. reported third-quarter earnings tumbled 69.8 percent and forecast a loss of $5.4 million for the fourth quarter because of poor...

– November 13, 1997

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ADDING A NEW DIMENSION

NEW YORK -- Apparel Technologies Inc. has given the activewear market Independence, a digitally printed collection.
The line, launched by the City of Commerce, Calif., company during last...

– November 13, 1997

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TIFFANY'S SETS L.I. DEBUT

NEW YORK -- Tiffany & Co. is expected to announce soon that its first Long Island store will open next year in the Americana at Manhasset designer shopping complex.
An official of the...

– November 13, 1997

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RUNWAY BLUES

NEW YORK -- A favorite with American designers, denim made quite a showing during fashion week here. From embroidered clam-diggers and halters to short shorts and skirts, these spring looks go way beyond...

– November 13, 1997

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HOUSE TRADE BILL CRACKS DOWN ON CHINA'S SLAVE LABOR EXPORTS

Byline: Joyce Barrett

WASHINGTON -- In the flurry of last-minute law making, the House last week passed a package of legislation aimed at toughening...

– November 13, 1997

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ANALYSTS: RECOVERY WILL BE A TWO-YEAR HAUL

Byline: Tsukasa Furukawa / Betsy May Veloo, Hong Kong

TOKYO -- Recovery from the currency and stock market woes in Asia will take about two years, according to Far...

– November 13, 1997

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THE SPORTS ARENA

NEW YORK -- Sports and fitness are national obsessions, so it isn't surprising that they have more than a little fashion influence. And that was the case in the American spring collections....

– November 13, 1997

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MONITORING A CRISIS: ASIAN ECONOMY KEEPS FASHION FIRMS ON EDGE

It's suicidal to expand there now," said high-powered fashion retailer Christina Ong, when asked how the tumult in the Asian economy might affect her...

– November 13, 1997

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ISAAC'S NEW SLANT

NEW YORK -- Maximalism isn't for everyone. In a season of overstatement in Europe, many designers here paid homage to good old American sportswear. In a feisty-chic collection that had everything...

– November 13, 1997

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DONNA BITES THE BULLET: CONSOLIDATION, LAYOFFS AIMED AT '98 TURNAROUND

Byline: Miles Socha / Sidney Rutberg

NEW YORK -- Vowing to return the company to profitability in 1998 despite dismal third-quarter...

– November 12, 1997

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STRINGS ATTACHED

NEW YORK -- Do you have strings to tie you down? Not at the moment, maybe. But you will for spring if New York designers have anything to do with it. Drawstrings appeared throughout the American...

– November 12, 1997

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FTL TO CUT 2,915 WORKERS

Byline: Joanna Ramey

WASHINGTON -- Fruit of the Loom Inc. announced plans Tuesday to lay off 2,915 workers as part of its ongoing strategy to shift more production to lower-wage...

– November 12, 1997

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