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SHOW CALENDAR

The foreign trade show momentum continues at full speed into the second half of 1997. Here's a listing of many of the apparel, fabric and related shows taking place outside of the U.S. Visitors are...

– May 28, 1997

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SANDER'S SALES UP, PROFITS OFF FOR '96

NEW YORK -- Sales of Hamburg-based Jil Sander Group gained 5.8 percent last year, but profits were off 10.5 percent because of expansion costs.
Profits in 1966 dipped to...

– May 28, 1997

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JP FASHIONWEAR FILES CH. 11, CITES OVERHEAD

Byline: Vicki M. Young

NEW YORK -- JP Fashionwear Inc., a women's apparel distributor, has filed for Chapter 11 protection, citing excessive overhead costs, in...

– May 28, 1997

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HILLS CUTS LOSS IN 1ST PERIOD

NEW YORK -- Higher gross margins and lower debt costs helped Hills Stores Co. cut its net loss in the first quarter ended May 3 to $9.8 million from $14.7 million a year earlier.
The...

– May 28, 1997

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KNIT PICKS

NEW YORK -- The preppy look is alive and well in the cashmere market. For the fall and holiday seasons, designers are resurrecting some old-time favorites with a little twist, like fitted ribbed knits,...

– May 28, 1997

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LABOR DEPARTMENT SETS ANTI-SWEATSHOP PARLEYS

WASHINGTON -- The Labor Department is set to tour four cities conducting anti-sweatshop workshops, beginning today with one in San Francisco.
The seminars will be...

– May 28, 1997

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TRIM IT

NEW YORK -- Fur designers aren't the only ones playing with mink and sable this season. Fur trims -- real or fake -- are showing up everywhere, giving classically tailored sportswear a luxurious new...

– May 28, 1997

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IN THE MIDDLE

KELLWOOD NAMES MADORE: Kathie A. Madore has been named executive vice president of merchandising and design for Northern Isles, a division of the Kellwood Co.'s Goodman Group.
Previously, Madore was...

– May 28, 1997

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HONG KONG EVENTS ON A GROWTH TRACK

Byline: Josephine Bow

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong trade shows after the July 1 handover from Britain to China will be bigger and better than ever before, according to organizers...

– May 28, 1997

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FOXY LADY

NEW YORK -- Sometimes less really is more. While some designers are creating full-fledged coats in fur, others are using just a touch of it. The results are simple silhouettes with a high dose of luxury....

– May 28, 1997

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TO THE MAX

LOS ANGELES -- Some West Coast fashion industry figures complain about the difficulties of doing business in California. Not BCBG president Max Azria.
"It inspires the whole world, California," he said...

– May 28, 1997

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DONNA KARAN OPENS TWO SHOPS IN MELBOURNE

NEW YORK -- Donna Karan's worldwide retail rollout continues.
The designer opened Collection and DKNY stores in Melbourne, Australia, this month, following openings last...

– May 28, 1997

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