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LAGERFELD SA, STAFF IN COURT FIGHT

Byline: Sarah Raper

PARIS -- Karl Lagerfeld SA, a subsidiary of Vendome Group, has run into trouble closing down because of disputes with its employees over severance...

– November 24, 1997

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PARTY PREVIEWS H. STERN'S REDO

Byline: Karen Parr

NEW YORK -- H. Stern is moving fast to promote the fashion-forward image it feels will draw new customers and keep established ones.
The Brazilian fine...

– November 24, 1997

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PROFFITT'S NET GROWS 48% IN 3RD QUARTER

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Proffitt's Inc., which has been on a takeover binge since 1992, reported a 48 percent gain in third-quarter earnings after eliminating an assortment of...

– November 24, 1997

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WARNACO RAISES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND

NEW YORK -- The Warnaco Group has increased its quarterly dividend to 9 cents a share from 8 cents, payable on Jan. 6 to shareholders of record on Dec. 5.
The company said the...

– November 24, 1997

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GUCCI GROUP STOCK REBOUNDS 9% IN HEAVY TRADING ON NYSE

NEW YORK -- Gucci Group is continuing its strong recovery on the stock market. It jumped another 3 1/2 points to 43 1/2 in heavy trading Friday.
The 9 percent...

– November 24, 1997

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TOMMY HILFIGER IN PACT TO OPEN STORES IN ASIA-PACIFIC REGION

NEW YORK -- As part of its global growth plan, the Tommy Hilfiger Corp. has entered into an exclusive agreement to open retail stores in the Asia-Pacific...

– November 24, 1997

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FAE STAKE SOLD

Byline: Wendy Hessen

NEW YORK -- Trade magazine publisher Business Journals Inc. has purchased for an undisclosed sum the 50 percent interest in the Fashion Accessories Expo trade show held by...

– November 24, 1997

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PLACE VENDOME GEM: CHANEL

Byline: Sarah Raper

PARIS -- Chanel swung open the doors last week of its new fine jewelry flagship on the Place Vendome across from the Ritz Hotel and business got under way -- ...

– November 24, 1997

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GRAY STROKES

NEW YORK -- Gray was one of the strongest neutrals for fall, and designers favored it again for spring. But this season, they used it as a backdrop to set off brighter shades, playing simple, linear...

– November 24, 1997

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MOVIE STAR 1ST QUARTER IN THE BLACK

NEW YORK -- Fueled by strong sales and margin gains, Movie Star Inc. returned to the black in its fiscal first quarter, earning $165,000, or 1 cent a share, against a loss of...

– November 24, 1997

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GOOD SCOUTING

Byline: David Moin

NEW YORK -- For the normally low-profile May Co., it was a break in tradition when many of its top brass came out for a good cause -- the annual "Good Scout" Award luncheon,...

– November 24, 1997

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KORS, CELINE CONFIRM POST AS DESIGNER

Byline: Katherine Weisman

PARIS -- It's official.
Michael Kors has been tapped as fashion designer at the house of Celine, confirming previous reports that the two...

– November 24, 1997

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