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BIG DOG HOLDINGS FILES FOR IPO

Byline: Teena Hammond

LOS ANGELES -- Big Dog Holdings Inc., the casualwear retail, wholesale and mail-order firm based in Santa Barbara, Calif., filed an initial public offering...

– August 25, 1997

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BARNEYS CONN. STORE TO CLOSE IN JANUARY; IT MAY NOT BE THE LAST

Byline: David Moin / With contributions from Vicki M. Young

NEW YORK -- Barneys Inc. will close its Westport, Conn., store next January, raising...

– August 25, 1997

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FAST FACTS

WHAT: WWDMagic International.
WHEN: Today through Thursday.
WHERE: Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas Hilton Convention Complex. WHO: International retailers and exhibitors representing all store...

– August 25, 1997

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BRYLANE DOUBLES PROFITS IN 3 MONTHS

NEW YORK -- Helped by a 3 percent increase in its average order size, Brylane Inc. reported earnings more than doubled to $11.3 million, or 55 cents, on a sales increase of 9.5...

– August 25, 1997

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ARMANI'S BRUSONE: 'NOTHING IS DECIDED' ON IPO QUESTION

MILAN -- In trying to cool speculation over whether Giorgio Armani wants to go public, Pino Brusone may have fanned the flames instead.
Brusone, general...

– August 22, 1997

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THE FORGOTTEN WOMAN SET TO REKINDLE ITS NICHE

Byline: David Moin

NEW YORK -- It nearly liquidated, slipped into Chapter 11 bankruptcy instead, and struggled through management changes and downsizings in the...

– August 22, 1997

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SEPTEMBER MAGS: FAT AND HAPPY

Byline: Lisa Lockwood

NEW YORK -- Pity the poor mailman.
The September mega-fashion issues are currently arriving at subscribers' doorsteps and newsstands, and they're a pretty...

– August 22, 1997

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AUTHENTIC FITNESS EXCEEDS ESTIMATES GOES BACK IN BLACK FOR FOURTH PERIOD

NEW YORK -- Riding solid performances in its Speedo and designer swimwear divisions, Authentic Fitness Corp. climbed back into the black in the...

– August 22, 1997

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CETAPHIL RAISES VOICE WITH FIRST AD EFFORT

Byline: Chantal Tode

NEW YORK -- Cetaphil, a 30-year-old skin care brand previously marketed only to dermatologists, is taking its message directly to consumers for...

– August 22, 1997

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AUGUST IN NEW YORK

Summer may not be the busiest time on New Yorkers' social calenders, but the crowd in Central Park last week proved that not everyone has gone on vacation. At the Loeb Boathouse, 600 guests joined...

– August 22, 1997

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BODY SPRAYS GIVE BOOST

Byline: Faye Brookman

NEW YORK -- Retailers are hoping the lighter body sprays now entering the market will give some oomph to what has been a limp mass fragrance business.
Early...

– August 22, 1997

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CALVIN COMES TO RED SQUARE

Byline: Natasha Singer

MOSCOW -- Crowds thronged the halls of Russia's most important shopping arcade, GUM, for the Thursday opening of the country's first CK Calvin Klein...

– August 22, 1997

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