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JAFFE FAMILY SELLING DRESS BARN SHARES

NEW YORK -- The Jaffe family plans to sell two million shares of Dress Barn Inc. in a secondary offering, netting about $30 million at current market prices. The family founded...

– April 21, 1997

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MOSSIMO SEES LOSS IN PERIOD

IRVINE, Calif. -- Mossimo Inc. said it expects to report a first-quarter loss of about $500,000, primarily due to soft sales and a pretax charge of $800,000 to discontinue its watch...

– April 21, 1997

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BAGS LEAD THE PACK
SALES OF HANDBAGS, AT BETTER-TO-DESIGNER PRICES, ARE LIGHTING UP RETAIL, ALONG WITH HIGH-END JEWELRY.

Byline: Teena Hammond / with contributions from Kristi Ellis

LOS ANGELES -- The...

– April 21, 1997

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FALL IDEAS: INDIVIDUAL ACCENTS

Byline: Karen Parr

NEW YORK -- While critics may be lamenting a numbing sameness in fashion these days, there seems to be plenty of room in accessories for young designers to...

– April 21, 1997

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INTIMATE NOTES

BALI PROMOTES TRUEAX: Paul Trueax has been promoted to vice president of sales forecasting and planning at Bali Co., a new post. He reports to Chuck Nesbit, president.
Trueax had been senior director...

– April 21, 1997

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NEW DESIGNERS
BALANCING ACT

Byline: Kimberly Forrest

NEW YORK -- Mizuki Nagasawa and Alan Golts have a Yin-Yang relationship.
Their East-meets-West partnership -- she grew up in Japan and moved to...

– April 21, 1997

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REEBOK'S NET OFF 17 PERCENT IN 1ST QUARTER

STOUGHTON, Mass. -- Despite a 58.2 percent sales increase in its domestic apparel division, Reebok International's first-quarter earnings dropped 17 percent to $40.2...

– April 21, 1997

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JAPAN INFLUENCE
A HIT WITH JUNIORS

Byline: Karen Parr / with contributions from Tsukasa Furakawa, Tokyo

NEW YORK -- In 1963, a button-eyed kitten sprang forth from an artist's pen at the Japanese...

– April 21, 1997

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WATCH EXEC GERALD PIAGET REMEMBERED AS DYNAMIC

Byline: K.P.

NEW YORK -- Gerald Piaget, who died April 12 in Areuse in his native Switzerland, was remembered Friday as a dynamic executive in the luxury watch...

– April 21, 1997

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WINTERIZED
FROM CLASSIC TO HOMEY, HIGH TECH TO LOW, NOVELTY LIGHTS A FIRE FOR COLD WEATHER.

Byline: Wendy Hessen

NEW YORK -- One look at this year's cold weather collections confirms that the accessories...

– April 21, 1997

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BANANA REPUBLIC HEAD EYES NEW FORMATS AND REVIVED CATALOG

Byline: Teena Hammond

LOS ANGELES -- On a vacation in Las Vegas last year, Jeanne Jackson, Banana Republic's president and soon-to-be chief executive...

– April 21, 1997

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NEW DESIGNERS
ROSE'S RESI

Byline: Brooke Hansen

NEW YORK -- The best inventions -- and sometimes entire companies -- often begin with a simple experiment.
Such was the start of a jewelry line by...

– April 21, 1997

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