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HOT NEIGHBORHOODS

Byline: Teena Hammond

Melrose Avenue might still reign as the sizzling spot for the young and hip, but retailers are starting to peer over their shades at other key neighborhoods.
The Third...

– March 14, 1997

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DAN RIVER PROFITS UP 59% IN PERIOD

Byline: Thomas J. Ryan

NEW YORK -- Dan River Inc., aided by improvement in its shirting fabrics business, reported profits jumped 59 percent in the fourth quarter before a...

– March 14, 1997

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RTW PROPELS FEB. WINDFALL

Byline: Lisa Lockwood

NEW YORK -- Perhaps the biggest surprise behind the impressive ad numbers in February is that the gains didn't come from the big-buck launches for Tommy, Polo...

– March 14, 1997

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SOUTHWEST COUNTERS BLINDED BY SCIENCE

Byline: Rusty Williamson

DALLAS -- Chemistry continues to move from the laboratory to the treatment counter, and Southwest skin care businesses are planning to profit from...

– March 14, 1997

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SMALL FIRMS THINK BIG

Byline: Jenny B. Fine

NEW YORK -- While small and innovative makeup artist brands, such as MAC and Bobbi Brown, have successfully infiltrated the department store cosmetics business, the...

– March 14, 1997

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DIOR PLOTS MEN'S FOLLOWUP TO DUNE SCENT

Byline: Alev Aktar

PARIS -- For the first time, Parfums Christian Dior is building a master brand.
In the past, the company has introduced men's and women's...

– March 14, 1997

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MEMO PAD

SILBERSTEIN'S MOVE: Diane Silberstein, vice president, managing director of fashion/beauty, retail, home furnishings and publishing at The New Yorker, will take an early and extended maternity leave and will...

– March 14, 1997

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AHA'S STILL HOT IN CALIFORNIA

Byline: Teena Hammond

LOS ANGELES -- Alpha- and beta-hydroxy acid products are strong sellers at department stores across the West.
At the Fresno, Calif.-based Gottschalks,...

– March 14, 1997

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HALF AND HALF

PARIS -- The current fascination with the mix of masculine and feminine may be new to some designers -- but it certainly isn't to Ann Demeulemeester. She did a rendition of it for spring, and she...

– March 14, 1997

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BUILDING A BETTER MOISTURIZER

Byline: Jenny B. Fine

NEW YORK -- The moisturizer is to skin care what the white T-shirt is to fashion -- a basic that is indispensable but often not given its due.
Until...

– March 14, 1997

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MOISTURIZERS TRY NEW CLAIMS, USES

NEW YORK -- Moisturizers, the most basic tool of skin care marketing, are not what they used to be.
Department store vendors have refocused their attentions on the category and...

– March 14, 1997

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CORRECTION

The time of the Philip Treacy millinery show during the next 7th on Sixth presentations was incorrect in an item on page 2, March 13. The show is scheduled for 9 p.m., April 8.

– March 14, 1997

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