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OSCAR'S PINK POST: Barbara R. Bunch has been named vice president of sales for Oscar de la Renta's Pink Label division. She reports to Jeffry Aronsson, chief executive officer of Oscar de la Renta...

– July 1, 1997

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FORSTMANN NET DROPS

NEW YORK -- Forstmann & Co., in Chapter 11 proceedings since September 1995, earned $2 million in the second quarter ended May 4, down 10.6 percent from year-ago earnings of $2.3 million....

– July 1, 1997

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STEVE MADDEN TARGETS YOUTH, INKS LICENSE PACT WITH WINER

NEW YORK -- Footwear firm Steve Madden is making deeper inroads into the youth market by signing a junior and young contemporary sportswear and jeanswear...

– July 1, 1997

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FMG NAMES MARCUS, GROVE TO EXEC POSTS

NEW YORK -- In two top-level appointments at Federated Merchandising Group, Leonard Marcus has been named president and chief operating officer and Janet Grove has been promoted...

– July 1, 1997

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INCREASED DIVERSITY OF FASHION FABRICS PLEDGED BY BURLINGTON

Byline: Stuart Chirls

NEW YORK -- Burlington Industries, one of the world's largest apparel fabric mills and an anchor of the domestic textile...

– July 1, 1997

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NEW YORK MANUFACTURING
'PENNY' PRODUCERS FEEL THE PINCH

Byline: Eric Wilson

NEW YORK -- It's crunch time for Harold Lopato.
No matter how he figures it, Lopato can't make a profitable shoulder pad in...

– July 1, 1997

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VENTURE SHUFFLES FINANCES EXECS

NEW YORK -- Venture Stores Inc., which lashed out at the factoring community at its annual meeting this month, has revamped its financial team to strengthen trade relations.
On...

– June 30, 1997

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GOLDSTEIN, HERON JOIN BALI AS MERCHANDISING VPS

NEW YORK -- Two key executives have joined the Bali division of Sara Lee Intimates in new posts: Berna Goldstein has been named vice president of merchandising for...

– June 30, 1997

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CHAUS SAVES HER FIRM AGAIN, RAISES STAKE IN TRADE FOR DEBT

NEW YORK -- Josephine Chaus has stepped up once again to save her company, Bernard Chaus Inc., from a financial crisis.
The chairwoman and co-founder of...

– June 30, 1997

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SLEEK PREVIEW

NEW YORK -- European designers are focusing on lean, sexy shapes for cruise and early spring. And that means everything from sliver-thin dresses to sleek, tailored pantsuits. Here, highlights from four...

– June 30, 1997

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FEDERATED, MERCANTILE SAID IN MERGER TALKS

NEW YORK -- Mercantile Stores Co. may be back on the selling block.
On Friday, amid reports that the latest merger talks are with Federated Department Stores Inc.,...

– June 30, 1997

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NICHOLAS NAMED CEO AT ANNE KLEIN: LABEL OUT TO REGAIN STATUS

Byline: Janet Ozzard / With contributions from Wendy Hessen

NEW YORK -- Anne Klein Co. named Colombe M. Nicholas chief executive officer, succeeding...

– June 30, 1997

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