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NORTH BEACH SHUTS 3 STORES; MORE SET

Byline: Teena Hammond

LOS ANGELES -- North Beach Leather has shut three of its retail stores and will close all but possibly one of its remaining eight units by...

– July 21, 1997

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NANTUCKET REDUCES LOSS IN FIRST QUARTER

MELVILLE, N.Y. -- Nantucket Industries Inc., which makes men's underwear and holds the license for Guess underwear and intimate apparel, narrowed its first-quarter loss to...

– July 21, 1997

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RETAIL, APPAREL SEE MIXED RESULTS IN STOCK MARKET DROP ON FRIDAY

NEW YORK -- After blasting through the 8000 mark on the Dow Jones Industrials on Wednesday, the stock market took a hit Friday, dropping 130.31 points...

– July 21, 1997

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WANG'S WORLD

Byline: Karen Parr

Emily Wang, designer of Lucky Wang, often laughs when talking about a bright nylon thread on which her accessories enterprise is founded.
"It's fun to watch people react to it...

– July 21, 1997

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A PRIVATE GOODBYE

Byline: Samantha Conti

MILAN -- Family and a small group of friends bid farewell to Gianni Versace during a brief memorial service Friday at a cemetery in Moltrasio on the shores of Lake...

– July 21, 1997

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DELTA: NET TO TRAIL ESTIMATES

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Citing unseasonable weather and poor retail sales, Delta Woodside said results for the fourth quarter ended June 28 are expected to be "close to break-even" and lower...

– July 21, 1997

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GOING GARBAGE

Byline: Karen Robinovitz

Gabriel and Vanessa Ichak collect garbage.
The Israeli-born brother-and-sister team have an entire collection of necklaces, handbags and other accessories -- made from...

– July 21, 1997

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BASS A LA MODE

Byline: Alexandra Bellak

Food might be Serena Bass's forte, but fashion was her original passion.
This former designer, a transplanted Briton, has traversed the two worlds, building a second...

– July 21, 1997

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RUSSELL 2ND-PERIOD NET DROPS 50%

ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. -- As expected, Russell Corp. reported second-quarter profits tumbled 50 percent to $8.1 million, or 22 cents a share, from $16.3 million, or 42 cents, a year...

– July 21, 1997

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SISTER PACT

Sisters Heath and Landon Slane have combined their experiences working in film, fashion and photography to create a sturdy, architectural-looking jewelry collection. The two work from opposite coasts....

– July 21, 1997

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SUZY

Byline: Aileen Mehle

Lordy, lordy! Saints preserve us from all those clueless bits and pieces we've been reading and hearing about the status of the Mosbacher marriage. Most of it is rehash and conjecture ...

– July 18, 1997

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DECLEOR PLAYS THE GLOBAL GAME

Byline: Pete Born

NEW YORK -- Decleor, the French aromatheraphy skin care manufacturer, has embarked on an ambitious expansion plan, both here and overseas.
In the U.S., the...

– July 18, 1997

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