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STETSON TAKES A NEW TRAIL
A VENERABLE BRAND TRIES TO REPACKAGE THE MYSTIQUE OF THE OLD WEST.

NEW YORK -- If it's true that timing is everything in life, Stetson -- long known for its cowboy hats -- might have...

– November 5, 1997

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UP & DOWN THE FASHION FOOD CHAIN
EVERYONE MAY HAVE THOUGHT THAT HELMUT LANG WAS DOWN IN SOHO OPENING HIS NEW BOUTIQUE -- BUT ACTUALLY HE SHOWED UP ALL OVER THE NEW YORK RUNWAYS. SO DID A FEW OTHER CHEFS DE MODE AS THE SPRING...

– November 5, 1997

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VF WEB SITE SEEKS FEEDBACK

Byline: Jeanette Hye

WYOMISSING, Pa. -- VF Corp. is using its newest site on the World Wide Web to test customer response to new products, then that information is funneled back to...

– November 5, 1997

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NEW YORK SCOOP

STEPPING OUT: No fashion follies for Uma Thurman this week. The star caused quite a commotion Monday night when she hobbled into Il Cantinori on crutches. Her publicist said it was nothing but a minor...

– November 5, 1997

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CIVIDINI WOOS U.S. STORES

Byline: Karen Parr

NEW YORK -- Cividini, the Milan-based fine knit and ready-to-wear line, has begun to carve inroads into the U.S., beginning with a new showroom here.
With this...

– November 5, 1997

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SURVIVAL OF THE SMALLEST

Byline: Sharon Edelson

NEW YORK -- As department stores divide and conquer, gaining market share and economies of scale, and designers build monuments to their own singular aesthetic,...

– November 5, 1997

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SENATORS SEEK TO UNBLOCK HOLD ON HAYES

WASHINGTON -- Rita Hayes's nomination as Deputy U.S. Trade Representative is facing the predicament confronting dozens of others: Someone in the Senate has blocked it.
But...

– November 5, 1997

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APPAREL EXECS WARY OF HOLIDAY

Byline: Anne D'Innocenzio

NEW YORK -- Inconsistent weather, a lack of clear fashion trends and earlier-than-usual holiday promotions -- which started this week instead of just...

– November 5, 1997

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SANOFI SALES GROW 10% IN FIRST 9 MONTHS OF '97

PARIS -- French pharmaceuticals and beauty giant Sanofi reported sales for the first nine months increased 10 percent to $3.2 billion (18.581 billion francs) over the...

– November 5, 1997

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APPAREL HELPS ADIDAS NET SURGE

HERZOGENAURACH, Germany -- With apparel sales shooting ahead, Adidas reported a 38.7 percent increase in net income to $258.6 million (449 million marks) on a 42.3 percent rise in sales...

– November 5, 1997

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THE BON-TON BETS ON BETTER BRANDS

Byline: Valerie Seckler

NEW YORK -- After an acquisition binge that doubled its store base in three years, The Bon-Ton believes the growing pains are over and that it's found...

– November 5, 1997

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KENNETH COLE NET UP 19.4%

NEW YORK -- Kenneth Cole Productions said third-quarter earnings gained 19.4 percent to $4.8 million, or 36 cents a share, against $4.1 million, or 30 cents, a year ago.
Sales for the...

– November 5, 1997

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