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KYMAN NAMED 1ST ULTIMO CEO; TO START IN JUNE

NEW YORK -- To facilitate a planned nationwide expansion, Ultimo named Lawrence Kyman chief executive officer, a new position.
Kyman, who is president and chief...

– May 28, 1997

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COOL CAT

NEW YORK -- Katayone Adeli is in her second season, and for fall the message is clear: hip, cool clothes at a great price. Adeli is part of the young bridge crew that doesn't follow trends. She merely makes...

– May 28, 1997

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LIZ CLAIBORNE EMPLOYEES ACCEPT NEW CONTRACT ARRANGED BY UNITE

NEW YORK -- Liz Claiborne Inc. employees represented by UNITE have accepted a new contract that takes effect on June 1, the union and the apparel...

– May 28, 1997

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WAL-MART, DUPONT EXECS TELL AAMA RESHAPING IS A MUST

Byline: Jim Ostroff

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Gathered here for their annual meeting, members of the American Apparel Manufacturers Association heard some...

– May 27, 1997

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S&P RAISES RATING ON FTL

NEW YORK -- Standard & Poor's has revised its outlook on Fruit of the Loom Inc. to "stable" from "negative." The rating agency also affirmed the company's triple-B senior debt corporate...

– May 27, 1997

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THE PROGRESSIVE APPROACH
A HUSBAND-AND-WIFE TEAM STRIVES FOR A PERSONAL STYLE.

Byline: Rusty Williamson

DALLAS -- Although they've been in business for 19 years, the owners of Avant, a contemporary store...

– May 27, 1997

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WACOAL EARNINGS UP 1.5% FOR YEAR

Byline: Koji Hirano

TOKYO -- Net profit for the Wacoal group of companies on a consolidated basis rose 1.5 percent to $63.3 million (7.34 billion yen) in the fiscal year ended...

– May 27, 1997

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MINKY BUSINESS

NEW YORK -- If it can be done in cloth, it can be done in mink. Every color, pattern, shape and texture imaginable is turning up this season. The classic fur is even being knitted into sweater looks...

– May 27, 1997

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WISHING UPON A VELVET STAR
RETAILERS WILL BE SHOPPING FOR LUXURY AT THE JUNE MARKET.

Byline: Holly Haber

DALLAS -- It's the season for luxe, with retailers on the hunt for velvet, leather and suede. Also...

– May 27, 1997

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THE KNIT PARADE

Designers are lining things up for fall with striped and colorblocked sweaters in all shapes and sizes.

– May 27, 1997

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LOOKING EAST

It's East meets West this season as Asian motifs continue to influence the accessories market.

– May 27, 1997

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POLYESTER PULLS NEW FANS

NEW YORK -- Polyester has undergone an image overhaul since the Seventies disco days, and five celebrities from the Sixties, Seventies and Eighties helped to bring that message to consumers...

– May 27, 1997

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