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REVLON UNIT SIGNS CREDIT DEAL

NEW YORK -- Revlon Consumer Products Corp., the operating subsidiary of Revlon Inc., has signed a $750 million credit agreement that will be used to refinance on better terms its current...

– June 4, 1997

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MODERATE FIRMS PUSH FASHION LIMIT PAST 55; OTHERS RIDE THE BRAKE

Byline: Anne D'Innocenzio

NEW YORK -- The fashion industry is seeing green in gray -- the problem is that most firms just don't know how to...

– June 4, 1997

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STORE BRANDS GET SERIOUS
THROUGH INTENSE MARKETING, PRIVATE LABELS ARE BECOMING "PRIVATE BRANDS."

Byline: Sharon Edelson

NEW YORK -- The private label business in department stores has historically run in...

– June 4, 1997

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THE LAST WORD
RETAILING'S NEW WORLD RETAINS THE OLD AXIOM: KEEP THE CUSTOMER SATISFIED.

Byline: Arthur Friedman

NEW YORK -- The now all-powerful consumer wants department stores to serve their every need,...

– June 4, 1997

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THE DEPARTMENT STORE SAGA
A LOOK AT THE HISTORY AND ISSUES CONFRONTING RETAILERS.

Byline: David Moin

NEW YORK -- For America's surviving department stores, the downsizings, the debt and the bankruptcies are...

– June 4, 1997

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KNITTING CLASS

NEW YORK -- Knitwear designers are following tradition this holiday season, with classic sweater elements -- twinsets and turtlenecks, cables and cardigans. And often, the knits take on holiday...

– June 4, 1997

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SALTZMAN SIZES UP THE PRIVATE SIDE
AN EXPERT LOOKS AT THE STORE BRANDS OF STERN'S, MACY'S AND SAKS FIFTH AVENUE.

Byline: Sharon Edelson

NEW YORK -- Ellin Saltzman is one of the best known style-drivers in...

– June 4, 1997

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J.CREW SETS JULY DEBUT IN L.A.

LOS ANGELES -- J. Crew is planning to open its first store here on July 30 at the Century City Shopping Center.
The 6,500-square-foot store will include women's and men's apparel,...

– June 4, 1997

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DONNA KARAN APPOINTS VICE PRESIDENTS FOR ITS DKNY KIDS, JEANS DIVISIONS

NEW YORK -- Donna Karan International has created two new posts for its DKNY Kids and DKNY Jeans divisions.
Mark Shapiro will become vice...

– June 4, 1997

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VENDORS' VOICE: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE FUTURE
MANUFACTURERS DISCUSS THEIR RELATIONSHIPS WITH DEPARTMENT STORES, FROM PRODUCTIVE, PROFITABLE PARTNERSHIPS TO TENUOUS, ADVERSARIAL ASSOCIATIONS.

NEW YORK -- It's...

– June 4, 1997

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THE BETTER SIDE OF SEARS
THE NATIONAL CHAIN IS TARGETING ITS CORE CUSTOMER: MODERATE-INCOME WOMEN.

Byline: Valerie Seckler

NEW YORK -- So, what does revitalized Sears do for an encore?
Keep right on...

– June 4, 1997

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CONGRESS MOVES TO DENY CHINA'S MFN RENEWAL

Byline: Joyce Barrett

WASHINGTON -- Opponents of extending China's trade privileges fired the first official salvos in their battle Tuesday, introducing resolutions...

– June 4, 1997

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