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RAISING WAL-MART: Better inventory management and merchandising have raised Wal-Mart's average sales transaction to about $25, prompting Richard L. Church, retail analyst at Smith Barney, to hike his 12-month...

– June 18, 1997

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AN EXCLUSIVE REPORT
NEXT IPO FROM CALVIN? HE SAYS NO, BUT GET A LOAD OF THE NUMBERS

Byline: Thomas J. Ryan

NEW YORK -- After the smashing success of Ralph Lauren last week, the wheeler-dealers of Wall...

– June 18, 1997

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CLEAN LIVING

NEW YORK -- There's a major cleanup going on in the bridge market. And for resort, that means lots of uncomplicated shapes shown in neutral colors. But that doesn't signify a lack of excitement. In fact,...

– June 18, 1997

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GFT NAMES SHELDON SR. VP OF VALENTINO USA BUSINESSES

NEW YORK -- In a move to unify the Valentino business in the U.S., Linda Sheldon has been named to the new post of senior vice president of sales and marketing...

– June 17, 1997

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GUCCI GROUP TAPS MARK LEE FOR NEW POST

NEW YORK -- Mark Lee has been named worldwide merchandise director for the Gucci Group. He will succeed Rebecca Sharp, who is leaving the company July 1.
In the new post, Lee...

– June 17, 1997

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SAKS HOLDERS HEAR PLAN FOR 4-STATE EXPANSION

Byline: Sharon Edelson

NEW YORK -- At Saks Fifth Avenue's first annual meeting Monday -- a civilized, low-key gathering in the gilt and mirrored penthouse of the...

– June 17, 1997

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SWATCHES

CALLING ALL CARS: Automobile upholstery fabrics from the Fifties will be the subject of an upcoming exhibit at The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York from June 24 to Oct. 4. The "Driving...

– June 17, 1997

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NAOMI CAMPBELL ASSEMBLING JEANS LINE FOR OVERSEAS DEBUT

NEW YORK -- Forget the rumors of drug use. Naomi Campbell's got another secret, and it's one her aides are not denying.
Apparently the supermodel has been...

– June 17, 1997

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POMERANTZ ON LESLIE FAY'S NEXT CHAPTER

Byline: Arthur Friedman

NEW YORK -- John J. Pomerantz has become the Robinson Crusoe of the apparel industry, surviving where others would likely have perished.
While...

– June 17, 1997

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WWD NAMES CHIEF IN PARIS

NEW YORK -- Sarah Raper Larenaudie has been named Paris bureau chief for WWD.
She will direct business news coverage for the bureau, while remaining in her previous posts as European...

– June 17, 1997

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HOT TIMES

NEW YORK -- Showing flowing silhouettes may be fine for some designers, but others have something sexier in mind. And tight shapes are getting just as much play as easy ones for resort. Michael Kors, for...

– June 17, 1997

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KMART CORP. SELLS CANADIAN DIVISION TO INVESTOR GROUP FOR $134.1 MILLION

NEW YORK -- Kmart Corp. has sold its 123-unit Canadian operation for about $134.1 million ($185 million Canadian) to a group of Canadian...

– June 17, 1997

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