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THE PUSH FOR SHARPER PRICING, FASHION

Byline: Anne D'Innocenzio

NEW YORK -- With moderate sportswear still under pressure, manufacturers are offering updated looks and sharper pricing, as well as staking out...

– July 9, 1997

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REI BRINGS WEB INTO ITS STORES

Byline: Denise Zimmerman

NEW YORK -- Recreational Equipment Inc., a customer-owned cooperative selling outdoor gear and clothing, will bring Internet access to its 48 stores by...

– July 9, 1997

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GOTTSCHALKS TO ACQUIRE HARRIS'

Byline: Sharon Edelson

NEW YORK -- Ending months of speculation, Gottschalks Inc. said Monday it had signed a letter of intent to acquire Harris', a nine-unit regional department...

– July 8, 1997

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FIBER, FABRIC MAKERS OPTIMISTIC

Byline: Stuart Chirls

NEW YORK -- Can the textile industry make it two-for-two?
A year ago, moderating prices of raw materials and improving retail apparel sales fueled a...

– July 8, 1997

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COUTURE SCOOP

What would couture week be without a major dinner every night? On Sunday, Gianni Versace hosted one at the Ritz for 80, among them Demi Moore, Leonardo Di Caprio, Rupert Everett, Mimi Rogers, Rita Wilson,...

– July 8, 1997

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FEDERATED SETS REFINANCING TO CUT INTEREST

CINCINNATI -- Federated Department Stores plans a refinancing that will save $15 million to $20 million in interest payments and improve the company's financial...

– July 8, 1997

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RTW'S PERSONALITY PROBLEM

Byline: Arthur Friedman

NEW YORK -- These are schizophrenic times for ready-to-wear.
The category is grappling with just how to address and wardrobe today's women, who increasingly...

– July 8, 1997

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NYSE TO DELIST HE-RO GROUP

NEW YORK -- The stock of money-losing He-Ro Group Ltd. will be delisted by the New York Stock Exchange before the opening bell on July 21.
The NYSE said the company no longer meets the...

– July 8, 1997

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WARD'S FILES CH. 11

NEW YORK -- Montgomery Ward & Co., struggling with an eroding customer base and depleting finances, filed for Chapter 11 protection late Monday in federal bankruptcy court in Delaware.
The...

– July 8, 1997

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FAB'S QUARTER NET RISES 11.1%

NEW YORK -- Fab Industries' second-quarter earnings rose 11.1 percent to $2.4 million, or 42 cents a share, from $2.2 million, or 37 cents, a year ago.
Sales for the three months...

– July 8, 1997

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UNDERWRITERS SEE EARNINGS RISING 18% A YEAR FOR LAUREN

Byline: Thomas J. Ryan

NEW YORK -- The three underwriters of Polo Ralph Lauren Corp.'s initial public offering on Monday came out with positive ratings...

– July 8, 1997

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SAKS HOLDS OFF ON BID FOR BARNEYS; THREE SUITORS SEEN IN RACE

Byline: Vicki M. Young / David Moin / Sidney Rutberg

NEW YORK -- It appears to be a three-horse race for Barneys.
Right on Monday's...

– July 8, 1997

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