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CORRECTION

Model Victoria Silvstedt is 22 years old. Her age was incorrectly reported in an article on page 10, May 2.

– May 8, 1997

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BEIGE BOOK: APPAREL SALES STURDY, INVENTORIES IN LINE

Byline: Jennifer Owens

WASHINGTON -- Apparel sales held up in relatively good shape during the past six weeks, even though overall retailing was mixed in...

– May 8, 1997

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SIRENA'S BOTTOM LINE BETTER

LOS ANGELES -- Tax-loss carryforwards pushed third-quarter net earnings of Sirena Apparel Group Inc. ahead 19.1 percent to $2.25 million, or 48 cents a share, from $1.9 million, or 40...

– May 8, 1997

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CLOTHESTIME LOSES RIGHT TO EXCLUSIVITY

Byline: Thomas J. Ryan

NEW YORK -- Clothestime Inc. has lost the exclusive right to file a bankruptcy reorganization plan, opening the way for John Ortega 2nd, its former...

– May 8, 1997

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REFORM SCHOOL

LOS ANGELES -- Remember John Galliano's naughty schoolgirls? Denim and junior houses are picking up on the look for fall, reinventing favorite shapes for girls who have more on their minds than the...

– May 8, 1997

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LAROCHE NAMES TERRI COHEN EXEC VP FOR NORTH AMERICA

Byline: Katherine Weisman

PARIS -- Terri Cohen has been named executive vice president of Guy Laroche North America.
"Terri is in charge of developing our...

– May 8, 1997

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HONG KONG EXECS SAY TAKEOVER WILL BE NO BIG BUSINESS DEAL

Byline: Eric Wilson

NEW YORK -- Hong Kong business leaders argued Wednesday that reversion to Chinese control will not significantly impact commerce...

– May 8, 1997

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DELAYS, CANCELLATIONS HURT DONNA KARAN'S QUARTER

Byline: Sidney Rutberg / Janet Ozzard

NEW YORK -- Delayed shipments and canceled orders on the Donna Karan Collection helped depress first-quarter earnings at...

– May 8, 1997

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RYKA TO JOIN THE CROWD IN PORTLAND, ORE.

NEW YORK -- Ryka is the latest athletic footwear and apparel company planning to set up an outpost in Portland, Ore.
Nike, Adidas, Fila and Columbia Sportswear all have...

– May 8, 1997

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EXECS NOT STUNNED BY TREVIRA ON THE BLOCK

NEW YORK -- Industry executives reacted with little surprise to the news that Hoechst AG plans to divest itself of the Trevira polyester unit and predicted that it would...

– May 8, 1997

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REFORM SCHOOL

LOS ANGELES -- Even rebels have to head back to school come fall. And this season, they'll do it in new takes on schoolgirl favorites that have been spiced up -- and hiked up -- with plenty of...

– May 8, 1997

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SHIRTING FABRICS PUSH DAN RIVER INTO THE BLACK

NEW YORK -- Earnings at Dan River Inc., paced by strength in shirting fabrics, were $2 million in the first quarter ended March 30, turning around a loss of $1.4 million...

– May 7, 1997

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