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SOUTHEAST NUDGED BY NEW

Byline: Georgia Lee

ATLANTA -- A big crop of launches is boosting the women's fragrance business for Southeast retailers, while light, sporty scents are drawing younger customers, women...

– June 6, 1997

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XPLORA HERALDS NEW AGE

Byline: Amy B. Barone

BARCELONA, Spain -- New Age music, monthly marketing extravaganzas, after-hours beauty sessions, independent in-store makeup consultants and estheticians, and a...

– June 6, 1997

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AFTER HUMBLE BEGINNINGS, TOVA'S STAR IS STILL RISING

Byline: Jenny B. Fine

NEW YORK -- Tova Borgnine's beauty business took off when a writer mentioned that her husband, the actor Ernest Borgnine, used one of...

– June 6, 1997

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WEATHER CHILLS MAY SALES

Byline: Diane E. Picard

NEW YORK -- Cool weather across much of the country kept same-store sales below expectations in May at most of the nation's leading retailers.
Overall, the...

– June 6, 1997

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GUESS, UNITE LOCK HORNS OVER 'FIFTH AMENDMENT'

Byline: Arthur Friedman

NEW YORK -- Guess Inc. and UNITE were at it again Thursday, this time debating details of their various legal battles.
UNITE has been...

– June 6, 1997

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FRAGRANCE WEEK: 5 DAYS OF SPRITZ AND GLITZ

Byline: Jenny B. Fine / Soren Larson

NEW YORK -- Though the FiFi Awards were the culmination, Fragrance Week was punctuated by several other promotional pushes,...

– June 6, 1997

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ADS WITH A PINPOINT FOCUS

Byline: Lisa Lockwood

NEW YORK -- As magazines become more specialized, so too do the ads that appear in them. As a result, advertisers are beginning to develop more than one...

– June 6, 1997

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FIT'S CLASS ACTS

Byline: Karen Robinovitz

NEW YORK -- Annette Green hopes she has a sixth sense -- for success.
Green, the president of the Fragrance Foundation, was instrumental in the creation of the...

– June 6, 1997

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GREENBLATT STEPS DOWN AT GUIFORD

NEW YORK -- Alfred Greenblatt, senior vice president and president of the apparel and home fashions business unit of Guilford Mills, has resigned, the firm said Thursday.
Lew...

– June 6, 1997

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NY CITY COUNCIL NOD SEEN ON END OF APPAREL SALES TAX

Byline: Eric Wilson

NEW YORK -- The City Council was expected to approve a $33.4 billion budget plan Thursday night that includes the elimination of the...

– June 6, 1997

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THE BIZ BEYOND THE BUBBLES

Byline: Jenny B. Fine / with contributions from Soren Larson

NEW YORK -- Even as the beauty industry here toasted itself with the annual public relations ritual known as Fragrance...

– June 6, 1997

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AT THE COUNTER

I'm sure I looked confused, but she didn't offer much guidance. It wasn't until I asked if she had any samples that she said she'd give me a sample of Tresor -- if she had it.
She left me sitting...

– June 6, 1997

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