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GFT: ONGOING OPERATIONS BETTER DESPITE DROP IN NET

MILAN -- Net profit at GFT SpA in the first half fell 42.8 percent, as sales gained 4.9 percent. But, on the basis of continuing operations, the firm pointed to a...

– September 30, 1997

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FULL GALLOP: HERMES ON RODEO

Byline: Bridget Foley / with contributions from Teena Hammond

LOS ANGELES -- "My kingdom for a horse." Forget "Richard III." Shakespeare might have been foreshadowing the kingdom...

– September 30, 1997

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SPORTMART SIGNS PACT TO MERGE WITH GART

DENVER -- Sportmart Inc. signed an agreement to merge with Gart Sports Co., the holding company for Gart Bros. Sporting Goods Co.
Under the agreement, expected to close by...

– September 30, 1997

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THE QUIET MAN

Byline: James Fallon

Hussein Chalayan isn't about hype or fashion moments. While he has been tipped as London's next big thing ever since his graduation collection in 1994, Chalayan is the...

– September 30, 1997

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ITC NIXES AUSTRIAN YARN-DUMPING CHARGE

Byline: Joanna Ramey

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has unanimously rejected a claim by domestic yarn spinners that Austrian mills have been...

– September 30, 1997

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MOODY'S REPORT: TEXAS PACIFIC BUYS CONTROL OF J. CREW GROUP

NEW YORK -- The Texas Pacific Group has acquired control of the J. Crew Group and is issuing a $125 million private placement to help finance the...

– September 30, 1997

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OUTERWEAR SHOWS EARLY STRENGTH

Byline: Arthur Friedman, New York / Rusty Williamson, Dallas / Teena Hammond, Los Angeles

NEW YORK -- It's early, but so far, so good for fall outerwear.
Setting the pace in...

– September 30, 1997

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MARKET BASKET

JACKSON JOINS MCFADDEN: Linda C. Jackson has been named sales manager for Mary McFadden Couture, the designer's signature collection, effective Oct. 6. Jackson had been selling manager of the McFadden...

– September 30, 1997

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CALVIN LICENSEE FOR HOME LINE FILES CHAP. 11

NEW YORK -- Decorative Home Accessories, the licensee for the Calvin Klein home and bath collection, on Monday filed a Chapter 11 petition in Manhattan Bankruptcy...

– September 30, 1997

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CORRECTION

Laundry by Shelli Segal, a sponsor of the VH1 Fashion Awards, will run TV spots 200 times over a three-week period on several networks, including VH1, MTV, Lifetime, NY1 and CNN. The list of networks was...

– September 30, 1997

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SAUDI PRINCE TAKES STAKE IN KARAN

NEW YORK -- Saudi Arabian Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz has added to his fashion holdings with the purchase of a 7 percent stake in Donna Karan International worth about...

– September 30, 1997

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GETTING ALTARED

NEW YORK -- Tradition isn't everything. Brides now have plenty of choices, from of-the-moment embroidery to vintage and Eastern influences. And the palette extends beyond pure white to dazzling...

– September 30, 1997

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