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SEARS' SURVEY: STORES THAT SATISFY CUSTOMERS GLEAN HIGHER SALES

Byline: Teena Hammond

LOS ANGELES -- Customer satisfaction and high sales go hand in hand.
This doesn't seem to be a big news flash, but...

– July 7, 1997

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THE ONGS OF SINGAPORE
IS BARNEY NEXT?

Byline: James Fallon / With contributions from Vicki M. Young, New York / Sara Gay Forden / Samantha Conti, Milan

LONDON -- When Gene Pressman of Barneys went on a...

– July 7, 1997

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JUNE SAME-STORE SALES UP 2.9% IN MATERNITY AT MOTHER'S WORK

PHILADELPHIA -- Mother's Work Inc. said last week that June same-store sales in its core maternity business were up 2.9 percent. The nonmaternity stores...

– July 7, 1997

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BAA TO BUY DUTY FREE FOR $674M

NEW YORK -- BAA PLC, a U.K.-based airport management and development company, will purchase Duty Free International Inc. for about $674 million.
Under the agreement, BAA will make a...

– July 7, 1997

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APPAREL LOSES JOBS, TEXTILES STEADY IN JUNE

Byline: Jennifer Owens

WASHINGTON -- U.S. apparel manufacturing companies last month once again lost jobs, dropping 3,000 from their payrolls since May, according to...

– July 7, 1997

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NET GAINS 22.9% TO $23.1M IN QUARTER AT FAMILY DOLLAR

MATTHEWS N.C. -- Citing strong customer response to low prices and improvements in softlines sales, Family Dollar Stores Inc. reported earnings jumped 22.9...

– July 7, 1997

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SMITHSONIAN READIES SWEATSHOP EXHIBIT

Byline: Joanna Ramey

WASHINGTON -- While an upcoming Smithsonian Institution exhibit on the history of garment sweatshops in the U.S. is called "Between a Rock and a Hard...

– July 7, 1997

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FALL'S STARS: COMFORT, SEX APPEAL

Byline: Karyn Monget

NEW YORK -- An abundance of new products and aggressive marketing campaigns are expected to keep innerwear business hopping at stores this fall and...

– July 7, 1997

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FGI PANEL EYES INTERNET'S EFFECT ON RETAILING

Byline: Sharon Edelson / David Moin

NEW YORK -- "The Internet will be a fabulous tool for retail, eliminating the problems of distribution and storage, but it will...

– July 7, 1997

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CREATIVITY SPARKS UPBEAT OUTLOOK

Byline: Wendy Hessen

NEW YORK -- It's not sexy, but it seems to be working.
Buoyed by healthy first-half sell-throughs at retail, accessories makers are ready to keep the...

– July 7, 1997

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COURT ORDERS SAN SIRO: STOP SELLING LARS GOODS

Byline: Thomas J. Ryan

NEW YORK -- Byron Lars has won a court order barring a former licensee from continuing to sell products under the Byron Lars...

– July 7, 1997

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VALENTINO TAPS SAXE COBOURG AS HIS MUSE

PARIS -- Valentino has a new ambassador for his fashion house -- and a muse, as well. She is Rosario Saxe Cobourg, Princess of Preslav.
"She is not replacing Georgina...

– July 7, 1997

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