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TARGET'S NEW AIM

NEW YORK -- Plush looks, such as velour, chenille and velvet, as well as stretch and lots of knitwear ruled Target Stores' runway show, which was held at The New Media & Arts Center here on July 15....

– July 23, 1997

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CHECKOUT

SLASHING AND HIRING: Kmart's more aggressive promotional stance this month has had "the effect of clearing out some of the slow-moving women's goods," according to a Kmart spokeswoman. She declined to specify...

– July 23, 1997

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SUZY

Byline: Aileen Mehle

Feel free to believe the following if the spirit moves you. Following the big 50th birthday party the Prince of Wales gave for his Camilla Parker Bowles at his country place Highgrove,...

– July 23, 1997

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MAIDENFORM FILES CHAPTER 11, EXPECTS TO OBTAIN $50M DIP

Byline: Karyn Monget / Thomas J. Ryan

NEW YORK -- Maidenform Worldwide Inc. filed a Chapter 11 petition in Manhattan Bankruptcy Court...

– July 23, 1997

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SHOW TIME IN MILANO
ITALIAN RETAILERS ARE USING ENTERTAINMENT AND MULTIMEDIA DISPLAYS TO EXCITE CUSTOMERS AND BUILD LOYALTY.

Byline: Lucie Muir

BRESCIA, Italy -- These days in Italy's rough retail sector,...

– July 22, 1997

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STOCK WATCH

Global stock markets bounced around last week, with London showing some strength, while Tokyo was in the doldrums.
Among a sampling of stocks in apparel and retailing, the biggest percentage gain was...

– July 22, 1997

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WAL-MART GLOBAL IS ON TRACK

Byline: Valerie Seckler

NEW YORK -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the $105 billion retail colossus, is on track to open the 30 to 35 new off-shore stores it has planned this year, most of...

– July 22, 1997

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A REVIVAL MOVEMENT TAKES SHAPE

Byline: Melissa Drier

DUSSELDORF -- German women's wear manufacturers are polishing their profiles and stepping up their marketing efforts in preparation for the spring '98...

– July 22, 1997

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TWO FOREIGN POWERHOUSES STEP UP PACE OF EXPANSION

Byline: M.D.

BERLIN -- Of all the multistore vertical retailers operating in Germany, Hennes & Mauritz and Street One have proved to be among the most...

– July 22, 1997

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ANDRESS APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF STERN'S

NEW YORK -- James N. Andress, a human resources executive at Federated Department Stores Inc. since 1981, has been named president of the company's Stern's division.
He...

– July 22, 1997

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GALLIANO: APRES THEATRE

Byline: Bridget Foley / With contributions from Sarah Raper

PARIS -- A naughty schoolgirl with a Theda Bara delusion. The travels of magnificent punk-rock Indian princesses. A devoted...

– July 22, 1997

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THEY ARE WEARING
EASY STREETS

MILAN -- It looks so easy. Milan women have a knack for pulling together utterly chic outfits and making it look effortless. At least part of their secret lies in a preference for...

– July 22, 1997

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