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DRESSES SHOW CASUAL STRENGTH

NEW YORK -- Spring dress business was an affirmation that the category has hit on the right formula for easy-to-wear corporate casual, and the trend is continuing into summer, retailers...

– June 3, 1997

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HILFIGER POSTS STRONG GAINS IN EARNINGS

Byline: Thomas J. Ryan

NEW YORK -- Led by women's casualwear and fragrance and strength in the core men's sportswear lines, profits at Tommy Hilfiger Corp. rose 24.6...

– June 3, 1997

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WARNACO TAPS JAMES JONES AS INT'L HEAD

NEW YORK -- James R. Jones, U.S. ambassador to Mexico and a former Congressman, has been named president of the international division of The Warnaco Group, a new post.
Jones...

– June 3, 1997

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OPERATING LOSS AT BARNEYS HITS $3.4 MILLION FOR MARCH

Byline: Vicki M. Young

NEW YORK -- Barneys Inc. reported a $3.4 million operating loss before reorganization costs for the five-week period ended April...

– June 3, 1997

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SOCIALISTS' WIN WORRIES FRENCH LUXURY EXECS

PARIS -- French luxury goods executives said Monday that they were unsure how the Socialist victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections would affect business, but they had...

– June 3, 1997

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HOT STUFF

If the heat wave that baked Los Angeles last week had the audience sweating even before it made its way into the Actors Gang Theatre on Friday, the atmosphere inside was just as steamy. John F. Kennedy Jr....

– June 3, 1997

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TEXTILE BILL'S BEST HOPE: HITCH A RIDE WITH OTHER LEGISLATION

Byline: Joyce Barrett

WASHINGTON -- Congressional advocates of textile legislation aimed at improving market access for U.S. exports and curbing...

– June 3, 1997

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A TAILORED EDGE

NEW YORK -- The androgynous look was all over the runways for fall. And now Calvin Klein is creating some cool variations on that theme for his holiday and pre-spring CK collection. In addition, he...

– June 3, 1997

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CAROTHERS TO LEAVE FEDERATED FOR KEY JOB AT FILENE'S BASEMENT

Byline: Valerie Seckler

NEW YORK -- W. Jay Carothers, president of Federated Merchandising, was named president and chief operating officer of...

– June 3, 1997

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TORAY, TEIJIN SHUFFLE EXECUTIVES

TOKYO -- Top management shifts are being made at Japan's two largest fiber producers, Toray Industries and Teijin Ltd.
Toray has announced that Katsuhiko Hirai, senior managing...

– June 3, 1997

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LAUREN UNDERWRITERS SEE $1.06 A SHARE IN '98

NEW YORK -- Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. is expected to earn $1.06 a share in the year ending March 31, 1998 compared with 87 cents earned in 1997, according to estimates by...

– June 3, 1997

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HOT COPY

Byline: Kathleen Nicholson

NEW YORK -- Not everyone's a movie star. But that doesn't mean a woman can't indulge the occasional Hollywood fantasy -- and has ABS got a lineup for her.
Alan B....

– June 3, 1997

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