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SOME INDUSTRY STOCKS SLUMP

NEW YORK -- Several retailers and some manufacturers took hits Thursday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 129.80 points, or 1.63 percent.
Retail decliners included Carson Pirie...

– December 12, 1997

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MCEVOY PLAYS THE NUMBERS

Byline: James Fallon

LONDON -- First, makeup artists created their own color collections and proceeded to change the prestige marketplace, grabbing share from the main players.
Now...

– December 12, 1997

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INTERFACE'S ETHNIC EDGE

Byline: Faye Brookman

LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y. -- A fledgling company called Interface is attempting to take advantage of what it sees as a void in the prestige market: products created...

– December 12, 1997

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COURTAULDS REALIGNS TENCEL

Byline: S. Gray Maycumber

NEW YORK -- Courtaulds Fibers has reorganized its Tencel operations from a regional to a product-oriented business, with separate business...

– December 12, 1997

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BAZAAR JOINS TV BRIGADE

Byline: Lisa Lockwood

NEW YORK -- If you can't beat 'em, join 'em.
Taking a page straight out of Vogue, Harper's Bazaar will begin a new $1 million TV and on-line ad campaign,...

– December 12, 1997

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CHANTAL'S COMEBACK BID

Byline: Chantal Tode

NEW YORK -- Chantal Skin Care wants to be more accessible -- literally.
Since its introduction in 1995, Chantal Ethocyn Skin Treatment products have been out of...

– December 12, 1997

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COTY TO SPICE UP JOVAN WITH GINSENG

Byline: Faye Brookman

NEW YORK -- Coty is taking another step in its strategy of launching offshoot fragrances from its core brands.
The company's Quintessence division...

– December 12, 1997

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MEMP PAD

MORE GRIST: It was a busy week at Conde Nast. First there's that rumor that just won't die that Thomas Florio is leaving The New Yorker for Primedia (formerly K-III) and that he'll be replaced by Ronald A....

– December 12, 1997

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EUROPE FEELS LAUNCH DROUGHT

Byline: Janet Ozzard / With contributions from Jennifer Weil, Paris / Melissa Drier, Berlin / Amy Barone, Milan / James Fallon, London

PARIS -- European retailers have been spoiled...

– December 12, 1997

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LOVE CONQUERS ALL AT BYBLOS

Byline: Lisa Lockwood

NEW YORK -- Richard Tyler learned at least one important lesson from his experience at Anne Klein: Images can't be changed overnight.
For the past year,...

– December 12, 1997

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CLARICATION

Philip Miller, chairman and chief executive officer of Saks Fifth Avenue, was among the top retailers who met with New York Governor George E. Pataki to lobby for a repeat of a January tax abeyance week on...

– December 12, 1997

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LOTION'S NEW TWIST: SPRAY-ONS

Byline: Chantal Tode

NEW YORK -- St. Ives hopes its January introduction of Swiss Formula Body Lotion Mists can lift the fog surrounding lackluster body lotion sales.
The line...

– December 12, 1997

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