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BRADLESS CHOPS ONGOING LOSS

Byline: Thomas J. Ryan

NEW YORK -- Bradlees Inc., in bankruptcy proceedings since June 1995, cut its fourth-quarter operating loss before nonrecurring charges to $1.8 million from a...

– April 2, 1997

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WOMEN'S LAG OVERALL GAINS

Byline: Valerie Seckler

NEW YORK -- The Easter holiday gave a spring-like assist to March business at discount stores, even as it left their department store cousins out in the cold,...

– April 2, 1997

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STOCK HAVE ROUGH RIDE

NEW YORK -- The stock market struggled through a roller coaster day on Tuesday and managed to finish with a small gain on the Dow Jones industrial average after dropping nearly 300 points in the...

– April 2, 1997

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PERRY ELLIS TAPS KRANTZLER AS SENIOR VP

NEW YORK -- Alan Krantzler has been named senior vice president, marketing at Perry Ellis International. He succeeds Paul Donaher, who joined Sotheby's as director of strategic...

– April 2, 1997

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HEID LEAVES SARA LEE UNIT

NEW YORK -- Joseph E. Heid has resigned from the Sara Lee Corp. as a corporate senior vice president and chief executive officer of Sara Lee Personal Products (SLPP) -- North America and...

– April 2, 1997

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GENDER GAMES

NEW YORK -- Gender-bending looks swept over the European runways -- and there's more on the way here, as designers contrast masculine prints with lace and lingerie. Here, Brannan Studio's nylon net and...

– April 2, 1997

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L&T HONORS YOUNG DRESS DESIGNERS

Byline: Eric Wilson

NEW YORK -- Monday's early spring snowstorm and tough day on Wall Street failed to put a damper on Lord & Taylor's 10th Annual Dress Design Scholarship...

– April 2, 1997

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ESCADA'S YEAR SHOWS GAINS IN SALES, NET

MUNICH -- Escada Group reported net earnings of $19.1 million (32 million marks) for the year ended Oct. 31, up 14.3 percent from a year earlier.
Pretax earnings also came...

– April 2, 1997

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SIGNAL APPAREL CUTS LOSS IN 4TH QUARTER TO $12.6M

CHATTANOOGA -- Signal Apparel Co. reported a fourth-quarter loss of $12.6 million, compared with $22.9 million a year ago. The year-ago figure included a $10.7...

– April 2, 1997

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CALVIN KLEIN NAMES ORLICK LICENSING VP

NEW YORK -- Calvin Klein Inc. has named Robin Orlick senior vice president of licensing.
Orlick will report to Gabriella Forte, president and chief operating officer. She...

– April 2, 1997

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DVF'S GLOBAL AMBITION

Byline: Janet Ozzard

NEW YORK -- In the Seventies, Diane Von Furstenberg was a household name.
In the Nineties, she wants to be a global brand. And she's doing it partly by...

– April 2, 1997

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IN PRINT

NEW YORK -- Print it -- that's the message coming from the contemporary market this fall. While romantic florals continue to bloom, ethnic and photo prints are also hot, dressing up even the most basic...

– April 2, 1997

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