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LESLIE FAY EXITS CHAPTER 11; PLAN SPLITS COMPANY IN TWO

Byline: Vicki M. Young

NEW YORK -- After four years in bankruptcy proceedings, Leslie Fay Cos. Inc. finally emerged Wednesday from Chapter 11.
Under...

– June 5, 1997

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ANALYSTS GIVE RETAILERS COLD SHOULDER FOR MAY, FORECAST SLIGHT GAINS

Byline: Valerie Seckler

NEW YORK -- Retail analysts didn't have far to look when assessing blame for a May that lost its momentum. They only...

– June 5, 1997

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BIG STORES ENDORSE CPSC'S CALL FOR TEAM TO BATTLE FLAMMABILITY

Byline: Jennifer Owens

BETHESDA, Md. -- A Consumer Product Safety Commission call for a new task force to fight a rise in highly flammable fabrics...

– June 5, 1997

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SUPREME COURT TO HEAR INVENTORY RESALE CASE

Byline: Joanna Ramey

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that, if upheld, could further place restrictions on retailers that buy old or excess...

– June 5, 1997

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EILEEN FISHER SETS SOHO STORE

Byline: Valerie Seckler

NEW YORK -- Eileen Fisher Inc. plans to enter the SoHo district here Sept. 1 with a store that is triple the size of its average unit, aiming to lure more...

– June 5, 1997

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NEWHOUSE LEAVING CRK

Byline: Lisa Lockwood

NEW YORK -- Ronnie Cooke Newhouse, creative director of CRK Advertising, the in-house agency of Calvin Klein Inc., will not renew her contract when it expires in...

– June 5, 1997

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COWGIRLS BLUES

NEW YORK -- Feeling a little bit country, designers are rustling up western looks for fall. In corduroy and denim, these fitted shirts, dresses and jeans are sure to strike a cowgirl's...

– June 5, 1997

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VUITTON N.A. TAPS O'NEILL; TIFFANY MOVES KEY EXECS

PARIS -- Thomas J. O'Neill has been named president of Louis Vuitton North America, succeeding Michael Burke, who moves to Christian Dior Couture here as executive...

– June 5, 1997

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WET SEAL'S QUARTER NET SOARS

NEW YORK -- With a 14.7 percent same-store sales gain and higher margins, first-quarter profits at The Wet Seal Inc. surged to $3.5 million, or 25 cents a share, from $722,000, or 6...

– June 5, 1997

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CARSON'S: AMERICAN DESIGNER PUSH WILL FEED COMP-STORE SALES GAINS

Byline: Nancy Brumback

MILWAUKEE -- Carson Pirie Scott expects the new vendors added under its American Designer program to boost the chain's...

– June 5, 1997

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EDISON BROS. ON GROWTH PATH

Byline: K. P.

NEW YORK -- Despite being in Chapter 11 since 1995, Edison Bros. is not singing the blues.
Instead, the retailer is chugging along in an expansion mode. It will...

– June 5, 1997

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LIBBY PATAKI: POLITICALLY FASHIONABLE

Byline: Arthur Friedman

NEW YORK -- As New York State's first lady, Libby Pataki has become one of the fashion industry's biggest cheerleaders.
She's been attending the...

– June 5, 1997

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