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CLINTON PLANS $750M FOR RETRAINING WORKERS DISPLACED BY TRADE PACTS

Byline: Jim Ostroff

WASHINGTON -- President Clinton moved Wednesday to shore up support for fast-track trade negotiating authority by...

– November 6, 1997

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THE STUDENT VIEW

What does the next generation of international fashion designers think of American design? WWD surveyed students from several design schools to gauge their perceptions of Seventh Avenue.
John...

– November 6, 1997

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SURVEY: CASUAL HOT FOR YULE

Byline: Valerie Seckler

NEW YORK -- Casual apparel and toys are seen sparking same-store sales gains of 3 to 4 percent for the holiday season at the mass chains, according to the...

– November 6, 1997

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A POLO UNIT FOR SYDNEY

NEW YORK -- As part of its plan to strengthen brand awareness in Australia, Polo Ralph Lauren plans to open early next year a two-level, 4,300-square-foot Polo Sport flagship in Sydney's Pitt...

– November 6, 1997

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CONSOLIDATED, MAC FRUGAL'S TO MERGE IN STOCK DEAL

NEW YORK -- Consolidated Stores Corp. and Mac Frugal's Bargains Close-Outs Inc. have agreed to merge in a stock swap valued at about $1 billion.
The merger would...

– November 6, 1997

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LUXURY GOODS

NEW YORK -- Is less more? Not always. It's a good moment for luxury and embellishment, and that added up to a great season for Mark Badgley and James Mischka. Their celebrated movie-star entrance makers,...

– November 6, 1997

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LANDS' END ADDS TO WAREHOUSE

NEW YORK -- Moving to accommodate the most rapidly growing parts of its business, Lands' End is doubling the size of its auxiliary warehouse in Reedsburg, Wis.
The catalog retailer,...

– November 5, 1997

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HERMAN UNVEILS GRANTS ON OFFSHORE LABOR ISSUES

Byline: Jennifer Owens

WASHINGTON -- Labor Secretary Alexis Herman announced Tuesday her department's second grant in two weeks toward eliminating child labor...

– November 5, 1997

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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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