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LATEST LAUDER AIMS AT THE PARTY CROWD

Byline: Pete Born

NEW YORK -- While not exactly joining the disco crowd, the venerable Estee Lauder brand will be reaching for a slightly younger customer than usual in...

– May 30, 1997

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GREAT EXPECTATIONS

Byline: Lisa Lockwood

NEW YORK -- Magazine publishers are an optimistic lot.
Up against a solid second half last year, fashion and lifestyle magazine executives say that beating those...

– May 30, 1997

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KELLWOOD NET UP 47.2%

ST. LOUIS -- Fueled by strength in branded and private label lines, Kellwood Co. reported a 47.2 percent jump in fourth-quarter earnings to $15.3 million, or 73 cents a share, from $10.4...

– May 30, 1997

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HERMES SPLITS STOCK 3-FOR-1, PLANS TO SELF-FINANCE GROWTH

Byline: Katherine Weisman

PARIS -- Hermes International made shareholders happy Thursday by announcing a 3-for-1 stock split at the annual meeting...

– May 30, 1997

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TOP NOTES

AVON'S CALL: In the wake of Edward J. Robinson's resignation this week as Avon's president and chief operating officer, speculation turned to who might be next in line for the chief executive officer spot...

– May 30, 1997

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BODY SPRAYS TRY A BIGGER SPLASH

Byline: Chantal Tode

NEW YORK -- Parfums de Coeur and Coty will use fourth-quarter line extensions to maintain the excitement they started in mass market fragrance departments...

– May 30, 1997

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CITY COUNCIL UNVEILS PLAN FOR BIG-BOX RETAIL ZONING

Byline: Valerie Seckler

NEW YORK -- The City Council formally proposed a plan Wednesday to spur big-box retail development here, and at least two discount...

– May 29, 1997

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SUN & SAND: NEW WAVE

Byline: James Fallon

LONDON -- Sun & Sand wants to recapture the Seventies.
The company was a big hit two decades ago with its sexy tops, skirts, dresses and pants designed in England...

– May 29, 1997

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DISCO DENIM

NEW YORK -- Denim gets a night life this season as designers dress up jeans in sparkles and shine. The result: Looks that recall the heyday of Xenon and, of course, Studio 54. Here, Todd Oldham Jeans'...

– May 29, 1997

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KARAN TRIMS 53 JOBS IN COST-CUTTING EFFORT; RETAIL HEAD CICIO OUT

Byline: Janet Ozzard / With contributions from Sidney Rutberg

NEW YORK -- Donna Karan International bit the bullet Wednesday and announced a...

– May 29, 1997

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VALENTINO'S CHIC MOSCOW SHOP FIRST VOLLEY IN RUSSIAN INVASION

Byline: Harriet Forster / Samantha Conti, Milan

MOSCOW -- Valentino's new boutique here on the chic Kuznetsky Most could be just the first step in...

– May 29, 1997

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EYE SCOOP

Madonna killed not two, but three, birds with one stone in Miami over the Memorial Day weekend. On Sunday, she and Ingrid Casares threw a birthday bash at Liquid for the Gemini twins, Victor and Pablo Alfaro....

– May 29, 1997

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