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RETAILERS, TEXTILE MAKERS FACE OFF IN CHINA HEARING

Byline: Joyce Barrett

WASHINGTON -- Officials representing retailers and domestic textile manufacturers squared off Tuesday over whether to extend China's...

– June 18, 1997

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SIMPLE PLEASURES

NEW YORK -- Resort has become a simple season, with bridge designers using clean lines, lean shapes and neutral colors. But what makes these collections look new are the distinctive little details....

– June 18, 1997

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CARSON'S GETS WEATHER-WISE

Byline: D. Z.

NEW YORK -- Weather forecasts played a strategic role at Carson Pirie Scott & Co. this month as the department store chain identified precisely when the shopper's...

– June 18, 1997

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WOMEN'S APPAREL PRICES INCREASE 0.6% FOR MAY

Byline: Joanna Ramey

WASHINGTON -- Women's retail apparel prices in May continued to gain ground, increasing a seasonally adjusted 0.6 percent against April for the...

– June 18, 1997

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STORE TECH

MATTER OF ADJUSTMENT: When Talbot's recently adjusted inventory cycles, the retailer had to make sure its computer systems could handle the change.
"If you have been doing inventories using the 'big bang'...

– June 18, 1997

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LICENSING '98: SEEKING A HIT

Byline: Anne D'Innocenzio

NEW YORK -- Elmo has left the building.
That much was clear at last week's 17th annual International Licensing and Merchandising Show, and, as a...

– June 18, 1997

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CHECKOUT

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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