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ESPRIT'S HIGH TECH SOLUTION

Byline: J.H.

NEW YORK -- With the expansion of its chain of retail stores, Esprit de Corp. is facing new challenges in distribution that are spurring technology improvements.
The...

– August 6, 1997

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VF EMBRACES WEB FOR DATA

Byline: Jeanette Hye

NEW YORK -- VF Corp. is seeking to harness the power of its Web sites with a retail store locator that will help consumers find the company's products.
At the...

– August 6, 1997

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CHECKOUT

RAISING DH: Continued strength at Target Stores is one of the reasons that Smith Barney analyst Richard L. Church has raised his second-quarter earnings estimate for Dayton Hudson Corp. to 58 cents a share,...

– August 6, 1997

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WALL ST. BULLS GIVE SHOWS A LIFT

Byline: Rosemary Feitelberg / Anne D'Innocenzio / Janet Ozzard

NEW YORK -- A bubbly stock market had buyers in an upbeat mood as they visited the battery of trade shows here...

– August 6, 1997

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THE SLENDER TOUCH

NEW YORK -- Cool and clean is the way to go for resort. And this season, the offerings range from romantic to hip, including peasant dresses, slit skirts, tube tops and slim pants. Here, a...

– August 6, 1997

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MOSSIMO EARNINGS PLUMMET 98.9% IN 2ND QUARTER AS SALES DROP 29.8%

IRVINE, Calif. -- Hammered by too much inventory at retail and the high cost of replacing slow-selling denim items with new merchandise, Mossimo Inc....

– August 6, 1997

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WHAT A YARN

NEW YORK -- Knits show no sign of slowing down. And for resort, crochet seems to be a favorite, spicing up shrunken cardigans, oversized sweaters and cool, one-shoulder numbers.

– August 6, 1997

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EXPRESS SHARPENS ITS LOOK

Byline: Anne D'Innocenzio

NEW YORK -- Express is getting a sophisticated new look.
The division of The Limited has been suffering from a long-term identity crisis, but for fall it...

– August 6, 1997

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SHINING MOMENT

NEW YORK -- Resort may be known as a simpler, gentler season, but some designers aren't opposed to spicing it up. And they're doing that by shaping minis, drain-pipe pants and daringly slit skirts in...

– August 6, 1997

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ACTIVISTS MARK EL MONTE WITH RETAILER SCORECARD

Byline: Kristi Ellis

LOS ANGELES -- Activist group Sweatshop Watch marked the second anniversary of the raid that uncovered the notorious sewing factory in...

– August 6, 1997

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CBI PARITY STILL BEING PUSHED IN CONGRESS

Byline: Joyce Barrett

WASHINGTON -- Although axed from the House version of the balanced budget legislation, the plan to give the Caribbean trade parity with Mexico is...

– August 6, 1997

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CREATING THE MARKETING STRATEGY

Byline: Dianne M. Pogoda

NEW YORK -- After a company has taken the preliminary steps of identifying its target consumer, gearing the product to that target and charging someone...

– August 6, 1997

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