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BIORE SMELLS SUCCESS WITH PORE-CLEANSING STRIP

Byline: Chantal Tode

NEW YORK -- Since Biore, a new skin care line, hit drugstore shelves in June, women apparently have taken particularly well to one item in...

– August 15, 1997

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WOMEN'S RETAIL PRICES RISE 2.3% IN JULY FROM '96

Byline: Joanna Ramey

WASHINGTON -- Relatively higher prices for women's apparel are sticking.
Retail prices for women's apparel in July increased 2.3 percent...

– August 15, 1997

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NATURAL BRANDS FIND NEW HOME

Byline: Chantal Tode

NEW YORK -- Health and beauty aids brands that originated in natural-foods stores are finding a second home in the mass market.
All-natural product lines,...

– August 15, 1997

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NOW SMELL THIS: NEW KIDS' STUFF

Byline: Jenny B. Fine

NEW YORK -- After 17 years in the beauty industry, James Berard has some rather unorthodox notions about fragrance.
Chiefly: Traditional brands don't...

– August 15, 1997

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HOT AND HAPPENING
A RANDOM TASTING OF PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS OF CURRENT INTEREST. TODAY: A BOOK, A STORM, A CONTROVERSY.

Byline: Eric Wilson

Sebastian Junger: Making Waves
NEW YORK -- A journalist's...

– August 15, 1997

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UPDATED PHAR-MOR PUTS FOCUS ON BEAUTY

Byline: Faye Brookman

MOORESTOWN, N.J. -- With consolidation still rampant in the chain-drugstore industry and the big chains getting bigger, Phar-Mor Inc. is one regional...

– August 15, 1997

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SAKS STAYS IN THE RED FOR QUARTER, SIX MONTHS

NEW YORK -- Although operating results at Saks Fifth Avenue improved in the second quarter and the six months, the company remained in the red as weakness in bridge...

– August 15, 1997

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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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