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ATKINSONS FINDS FORMULA

Byline: Amy B. Barone

MILAN -- When Atkinsons rolled out the I Coloniali fragrance and bath line in about 3,000 Italian perfumeries in May 1994, sales soared beyond the company's...

– June 6, 1997

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FOLLOWING THE SCENT TRAIL

Byline: Kim-Van Dang

NEW YORK -- In another context, Michael Edwards might be considered a great detective. But Edwards's specialty is unlocking mysteries of the fragrance world, not...

– June 6, 1997

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ITALIAN SKIES ARE CLEARING

Byline: Amy B. Barone

MILAN -- Although industry experts foresee a rise of only 2 percent in the Italian beauty market in 1997, retailers are more buoyant about the fragrance...

– June 6, 1997

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SARA LEE CONFIRMS ISOTONER SALE

Byline: Wendy Hessen

NEW YORK -- Sara Lee Corp. has agreed to combine its Aris Isotoner division with Totes Inc., selling a majority stake in the business and creating a new...

– June 6, 1997

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GRANDIFLORUM'S GENESIS: FROM BOOKS TO PERFUME

Byline: Jenny B. Fine

NEW YORK -- When Mandy Aftel, a psychotherapist and author, started researching perfumery techniques, her goal was simple: to learn as much...

– June 6, 1997

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RYKIEL TRIES NEW APPROACH FOR NEW SCENT

Byline: Sarah Raper

PARIS -- There's a never-ending quest for alternatives to the traditional fragrance licensing arrangement, and, with the launch of her signature...

– June 6, 1997

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FIFI FEVER

NEW YORK -- Coty was the star of the 25th annual FiFi Awards, held Tuesday night at Lincoln Center. The company took home four of the honors, which were given by the Fragrance Foundation to the standout...

– June 6, 1997

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THE BREAKING THROUGH SERIES

This is part of WWD's continuing series devoted to women from various fields outside the fashion industry, like politics, music or sports, whose personal styles have some impact on the way...

– June 5, 1997

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GUCCI A GO-GO

Byline: Merle Ginsberg

LOS ANGELES -- In Hollywood, there are just two Toms who register on the celebrity radar screen: Cruise and Hanks. And when it comes to Fords, there's only Harrison. But...

– June 5, 1997

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CALDOR GETS EXTENSION ON DIP FINANCING

NEW YORK -- Caldor Inc. has received bankruptcy court approval to extend until June 15, 1998, its debtor-in-possession facility with Chase Manhattan Bank and to reduce the...

– June 5, 1997

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EMMANUELLE KHANH SAID TO BE IN TALKS TO BUY LOUIS SCHERRER

Byline: Katherine Weisman

PARIS -- The Emmanuelle Khanh group is negotiating to buy the fashion house of Jean-Louis Scherrer, according to reports...

– June 5, 1997

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FAMKE JANSSEN: SIMPLE CHOICES

Byline: Elizabeth Gladfelter

NEW YORK -- Being a Bond girl was only the beginning.
When Famke Janssen wreaked havoc as an evil vixen in the latest Bond film, "GoldenEye," in...

– June 5, 1997

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