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MAKEUP ARTIST MAKE THEIR MARK

Byline: Soren Larson / with contributions from Amy B. Barone / Ruth Gurevitch / Elaine Glusac / Teena Hammond / Rusty Williamson / Georgia Lee

NEW YORK -- When makeup artist...

– August 8, 1997

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KIMCO DEAL MEANS $135M FOR VENTURE'S REPOSTIONING

Byline: Vicki M. Young

NEW YORK -- Venture Stores Inc. has completed a $135 million real estate deal with Kimco Realty Corp. to help finance its ongoing...

– August 8, 1997

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JULY COMES UP BIG, BODING WELL FOR FALL AS SALES SURPASS PLAN

Byline: Diane E. Picard

NEW YORK -- Spurred by heightened promotions, markdowns and a strong reaction to early fall receipts, July's same-store...

– August 8, 1997

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SHOW ME DE NIRO

It was the summer's biggest movie premiere this side of the Mississippi, and New York's finest struggled to control close to 1,000 fans straining to catch a glimpse of "Copland" stars , Ray Liotta,...

– August 8, 1997

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LACOSTE'S CROCODILE: FASHION WITH NEW BITE

Byline: Rosemary Feitelberg

NEW YORK -- It's not the Lacoste your grandfather used to golf in.
The crocodile still rests on the chest of its signature polo, but...

– August 8, 1997

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RUBLE REPORT: RUSSIA'S WESTERN INFLUENCE

Byline: Natasha Singer

MOSCOW -- Though the conversion to capitalism here has been bumpy at best, many Western cosmetics companies are making dramatic moves to...

– August 8, 1997

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MERCANTILE'S NET RISES 6.3% BUT TRAILS PLAN

FAIRFIELD, Ohio -- Mercantile Stores posted a 6.3 percent gain in second-quarter earnings, but the company said Thursday that the gain was below the plan.
Sales were up...

– August 8, 1997

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EXTREME MEASURES

NEW YORK -- Ralph Lauren will test his limits with the December introduction of Extreme Polo Sport, a men's scent wrapped in the imagery of daredevil sports. First-year sales projections reportedly...

– August 8, 1997

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BRINCKO'S STAY AT BARNEYS EXTENDED

NEW YORK -- John P. Brincko, Barneys Inc. president and chief operating officer, is staying at the bankrupt chain a little longer than expected.
The company has received...

– August 8, 1997

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FTL TO CUT 4,800 JOBS

CHICAGO -- Fruit of the Loom Inc. said Thursday it will lay off 4,800 employees at six domestic plants, citing stiff competition from foreign textile companies.
An FTL spokesman said the job...

– August 8, 1997

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MAKING A MOVE TO END THE MARKDOWNS

Byline: Chantal Tode

NEW YORK -- In a response to the category's poor performance over the past several years, mass market outlets have reduced their fragrance gift set...

– August 8, 1997

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BOUCHERON BACK TO INDIA FOR JAIPUR HOMME

Byline: Jennifer Weil

PARIS -- Parfums Boucheron will complete its second master brand this fall with the introduction of Jaipur Homme.
The new item is the men's...

– August 8, 1997

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