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ROWLEY, GEORGE IN STANDOFF OVER SHOW TIME CONFLICT

Byline: Lisa Lockwood

NEW YORK -- On Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 5 p.m., it'll be George vs. Rowley.
No, it's not the bantamweight boxing championship. Rather,...

– October 20, 1997

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ESCADA LICENSES EYEWEAR

PARIS -- The Escada Group said Friday it has signed an eyewear licensing agreement with France's Airess.
Beginning with the upcoming fall season, Airess will manufacture and distribute the...

– October 20, 1997

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TYGART TO STEP DOWN IN MARCH AS PRESIDENT OF J.C. PENNEY

PLANO, Tex. -- W. Barger Tygart, J.C. Penney Co.'s 62-year-old president and chief operating officer, will retire March 1, 1998, triggering a realignment of...

– October 20, 1997

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WIDE-EYED

Bigger is better. That's the word for spring sunglasses, as designers offer oversized, goggle-shaped frames that not only look great, but provide excellent protection from the elements.

– October 20, 1997

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U.S. INNERWEAR EXECS ON LYON: LOTS OF LACE, CROSSOVER LOOKS

Byline: Karyn Monget

NEW YORK -- Crossover looks moving from ready-to-wear to intimate apparel were a key topic as a group of innerwear executives...

– October 20, 1997

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MCFADDEN, BOUTIQUE INDUSTRIES RENEW LICENSING AGREEMENT

Byline: Karyn Monget

NEW YORK -- In a change of plan, Mary McFadden Inc. and Boutique Industries Inc. have renewed their licensing agreement for...

– October 20, 1997

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LABOR'S ALEXIS HERMAN AIMS TO ENLIST YOUTH; SURVEY SLAMS MAKERS

Byline: Joanna Ramey

WASHINGTON -- The Labor Department is heating up its war on sweatshops again, and its new campaign seeking recruits could be...

– October 20, 1997

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L'OREAL SALES GROW 14.6% IN 9 MONTHS

PARIS -- L'Oreal Group reported a 14.6 percent sales gain to $8.7 billion (51.16 billion francs) in the first nine months of 1997 and predicted an earnings increase for the full...

– October 20, 1997

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SHEER MAKERS PONDER PRICE HIKE FOR LYCRA

Byline: Rosemary Feitelberg

NEW YORK -- Already saddled with a stagnant business, sheer legwear manufacturers consider DuPont's planned price increase for Lycra spandex...

– October 20, 1997

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METAL WORKS

Metallic accessories are coming out from under the cover of night. For spring, designers are offering high-gloss bags, belts and scarves to polish off even the sportiest daytime look.

– October 20, 1997

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PERFECT TIMING
TWO NEW WATCH COLLECTIONS MAKE THEIR DEBUTS, AND SOME OLD TIMEPIECES MAKE A COMEBACK.

A New Angle
NEW YORK -- S.T. Dupont, the fine leather goods, smoking and writing accessories company...

– October 20, 1997

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GET REAL

PARIS -- In a season of embellishment and over-the-top drama, the best way to stand out is to show a little restraint. And that's just what Karl Lagerfeld did in his collection for Chanel, which was notably...

– October 20, 1997

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