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ANALYSTS PONDERING SHARP DECLINE IN OCTOBER CONSUMER CONFIDENCE

Byline: Jennifer Owens

WASHINGTON -- Consumer confidence tumbled nearly seven points in October after hitting a record high of 130.2 in...

– October 29, 1997

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AS WALL ST. REBOUNDS, SO DOES CONFIDENCE OF FASHION EXECUTIVES

NEW YORK -- Wall Street's wild ride took a sharp upturn Tuesday, and retailers and apparel executives were feeling a little more relaxed, but they were...

– October 29, 1997

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JUDY TOTTE NAMED EXEC VP AT NARCISO RODRIGUEZ'S FIRM

NEW YORK -- Gearing up for further growth at his fashion house, Narciso Rodriguez has appointed a licensing and merchandising specialist as executive vice...

– October 29, 1997

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BLUMBERG STEPPING DOWN FROM DUPONT POSTS

Byline: Stuart Chirls

NEW YORK -- Jerald Blumberg, executive vice president of DuPont and chairman of DuPont Europe, who led the turnaround of DuPont's $7 billion...

– October 29, 1997

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GIVENCHY IN U.S. NAMES DUPONT

NEW YORK -- Beatrice Dupont has been named president of Givenchy Corp., the U.S. subsidiary of Givenchy SA. She succeeds Dennis S. Walker, who left after almost three years as...

– October 29, 1997

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N.Y. STATE LABOR BILLS WOULD PLUG SOME LOOPHOLES

Byline: Eric Wilson

NEW YORK -- As part of an ongoing investigation into how the state can combat the proliferation of sweatshops in New York, the Senate Labor...

– October 29, 1997

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ON THE CURVE

NEW YORK -- Tough chic played a major role for fall, but for spring, bridge designers are softening up a bit. Some are pairing feminine floral-patterned pieces with sexy, curvaceous knits. Here, Elie...

– October 29, 1997

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SUZY

Byline: Aileen Mehle

Charlotte Rampling, as elegant as she is skinny, has not been letting the grass or, really, anything else, grow under her feet since she and her husband, Jean-Michel Jarre, called it a...

– October 29, 1997

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LVMH SALES FOR 9 MONTHS RISE 62.35%

PARIS -- LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton said Tuesday that net sales for the first nine months of this year rose 62.35 percent to $5.78 billion (33.93 billion francs) at current...

– October 29, 1997

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CREDIT CHANGES: CHAPTER AND WORSE

Byline: Valerie Seckler / With contributions from Vicki M. Young

NEW YORK -- Mass market retailers are riled up over proposed changes in the U.S. Bankruptcy Code that would...

– October 29, 1997

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GEORGE SILVER

NEW YORK -- George Silver, 83, a co-founder of Jasco Fabrics, died in his sleep Tuesday at his home in West Palm Beach, Fla.
The cause of death has not yet been determined, according to his son,...

– October 29, 1997

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FORMULA ONE

NEW YORK -- Spring is the moment for no-fuss fashion. And bridge designers have a foolproof formula for that. They're showing lots of bare dresses, classic suits and body-hugging tops and...

– October 29, 1997

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