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ESCADA NAMES GINESKY TO HEAD NEW DIVISION

NEW YORK -- Patricia Ginesky has been named president of a new Escada division that will oversee the German manufacturer's bridge sportswear label designed by Todd...

– May 1, 1997

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SOLID DEMAND BUOYS DUPONT FIBERS

Byline: Stuart Chirls

WILMINGTON, Del. -- DuPont's love affair with fibers is on again.
After some troubled times, fibers have staged a comeback and won plaudits at the...

– May 1, 1997

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WHAT'S HOT FOR BACK-TO-SCHOOL

Byline: Kristi Ellis

LOS ANGELES -- Fashion jackets, richly textured knits and feminine/masculine layered looks are expected to be hot sellers for the back-to-school season,...

– May 1, 1997

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UNITE SUES MAY ON PROXIES

NEW YORK -- UNITE has sued May Department Stores Co., charging the firm with manipulating its proxy-solicitation process to stop a shareholder proposal that would eliminate May Co.'s...

– May 1, 1997

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MACY'S CUTTING 150 N.Y. JOBS

NEW YORK -- Macy's East will cut about 150 jobs in the customer service function based at its downtown Brooklyn store covering big ticket items and general merchandise. Another 23 jobs in...

– May 1, 1997

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ROSSIGNOL UNVEILS SNOWBOARD APPAREL

NEW YORK -- Having introduced snowboards five years ago, Rossignol Ski Co. is now branching into snowboarding apparel.
The company unveiled its seven-piece women's line at the...

– May 1, 1997

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GUCCI, WELLA IN PACT ON SCENT

Byline: Sara Gay Forden

MILAN -- Gucci Group NV and Wella AG finally have finished their wrestling match over the Gucci fragrance license, and both sides claim to be happy with...

– May 1, 1997

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DESIGNER HOLDINGS' NET UP 13.5% IN QUARTER

NEW YORK -- With the help of 3 cents a share in reimbursed expenses from the collapsed license deal with Donna Karan International, first-quarter profits at Designer...

– April 30, 1997

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FASHION BID PUBLIC MEETING SET FOR TONIGHT

NEW YORK -- The Fashion Center Business Improvement District will hold its annual public meeting here today at 5:30 p.m. at Parsons Midtown, 560 Seventh Avenue.
At the...

– April 30, 1997

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NORA ZANDRE GOING OUT OF BUSINESS; LANDLORD REFUSES TO RENEW LEASE

Byline: Sharon Edelson

NEW YORK -- Nora Zandre said she will hold going-out-of-business sales at the two Connecticut stores that bear her...

– April 30, 1997

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FAMILY DOLLAR NAMES HOWARD LEVINE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Byline: Valerie Seckler

NEW YORK -- Family Dollar Stores has named Howard R. Levine president, chief operating officer and a...

– April 30, 1997

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SHORT STOP

NEW YORK -- Short's the word for fall, with everything from tailored suits to dresses getting briefer and briefer. Sexy and bold, the new high hemlines will undoubtedly please those racy girls who never...

– April 30, 1997

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