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FORSTMANN EXITS CH. 11

NEW YORK -- Forstmann & Co., a woolen and worsted fabrics manufacturer, exited bankruptcy proceedings last Wednesday after nearly two years in Chapter 11.
The woolen and worsted fabrics...

– July 30, 1997

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THE LEAN LOOK AT FINDINGS

Byline: Teena Hammond

LOS ANGELES -- The bright, window-lined Findings showroom is sparsely decorated with a few buttery-soft leather draped chairs and brushed metal tables.
And...

– July 30, 1997

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OPERATING NET UP 12.1% IN 2ND PERIOD AT REVLON

NEW YORK -- Revlon Inc. reported on Tuesday its 15th consecutive quarter of growth in sales, operating income and EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation...

– July 30, 1997

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PACIFIC DELIGHT

Andy Nakano, owner of the new Jozu restaurant, is just 39 years old, but he already has 28 years of experience under his apron.
When he was 11, he started working with his family at the Japanese...

– July 30, 1997

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HOT CHOCOLATE

NEW YORK -- Brown is the neutral of the moment in all its variations, from tan to the darkest chocolate. And with such a subtle palette, designers are putting the emphasis on shape, showing slim pants,...

– July 30, 1997

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CAI LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO BOOST UNIFORMS

NEW YORK -- Getting companies that aren't traditional uniform users to get into that apparel mode can be a challenge, but it's become the battle cry of the Career Apparel...

– July 30, 1997

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FALL TRENDS PUSH INTO HOLIDAY
STORES CONTINUE TO BANK ON LUXE, KNEE-LENGTH AND ATHLETIC LOOKS.

Byline: Teena Hammond

LOS ANGELES -- Retailers expect luxurious velvet, synthetic suede and fur trims to be the...

– July 30, 1997

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NEWS REEL

CHEERS, YOHJI: Yohji Yamamoto will join the deluge of designers planning to open stores in London. The Japanese designer's shop is to open at the end of September at 14-15 Conduit Street in London and will...

– July 30, 1997

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MICROSOFT UNIT TO SUPPORT SOFTWARE

NEW YORK -- Retailers whose computers run on the Windows NT operating system from Microsoft can expect to see a wider diversity of applications made available for that computing...

– July 30, 1997

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BLACK BEAUTIES

Get ready for a new take on the little black dress. The old standby has been reinvented this season in spare shapes with sexy slits, pretty embroideries and delicate overlays.

– July 30, 1997

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HOLIDAY/RESORT 1997 MARKET CALENDAR

The Holiday/Resort 1997 Los Angeles Fashion Week will take place at the California Mart, 110 East Ninth Street, Aug. 8-12. For more information, contact Diana Pecci at (213)...

– July 30, 1997

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MAKERS HOPE FOR FEWER FALL PROMOTIONS

Byline: Anne D'Innocenzio

NEW YORK -- After a heavily promoted spring season, executives at several moderate sportswear firms are still wary about demands for markdown...

– July 30, 1997

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