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MICRO MODE

PARIS -- As everybody who's been keeping up with the collections knows, short's back. Just how big a role it plays, though, varies from designer to designer. At Dior, for example, John Galliano went...

– March 12, 1997

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HOUSE SETS VOTE ON MEXICO DRUG EFFORTS

Byline: Joyce Barrett

WASHINGTON -- With a House vote expected this week on a bill to revoke President Clinton's certification of Mexico as an ally in the war against...

– March 12, 1997

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HOUSE: KEEP HONG KONG OPEN

WASHINGTON -- With Hong Kong set to revert to Chinese control on July 1, the House sent a warning Tuesday to China: Don't mess up Hong Kong's capitalist system.
In a 416 to 1 vote, the...

– March 12, 1997

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NORDSTROM'S DILEMMA: RETAILER'S INDIVIDUALITY A VICTIM OF BRAND WARS

Byline: Sharon Edelson / With contributions from Wendy Hessen

NEW YORK -- Nordstrom, still the envy of many of its competitors, appears to...

– March 12, 1997

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HOUSE GIVES BARSHEFSKY A PASS

WASHINGTON -- The House paved the way Tuesday for Charlene Barshefsky to be U.S. Trade Representative when it approved a waiver of U.S. law that would have barred her from serving...

– March 12, 1997

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FASHION BLOOMS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Byline: Josephine J. Bow / With contributions from Dianne M. Pogoda

MANILA -- Although foreign retailers are still prohibited from direct investment in the Philippines, that...

– March 12, 1997

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SPOOLY D'S ECLECTIC MIX

Byline: Anne D'Innocenzio

NEW YORK -- Since opening in December, Spooly D's, a clothing store in SoHo, has cultivated a following of trendy women who are responding to vintage clothes...

– March 12, 1997

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ST. JOHN'S SLIM PICKS

NEW YORK -- Fall is a sleek season at the house of St. John. The overall look of both the signature collection and Griffith & Gray is slim and close to the body, but the former is simple,...

– March 12, 1997

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NEWSREEL

NEW POST AT MIZRAHI: Isaac Mizrahi & Co. has named Caryn Peterson to the new post of vice president of retail development worldwide.
Peterson, who starts next week, will report to Rick Rector, president of...

– March 12, 1997

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MARISA CHRISTINA NET OFF 17.7% IN QUARTER

NEW YORK -- Citing lower sales and margins in its Marisa Christina label, Marisa Christina Inc. reported fourth-quarter earnings fell 17.7 percent to $2.65 million, or 32...

– March 12, 1997

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CUSTOMS EYES LIFTING LIMITS ON HONG KONG

Byline: Jennifer Owens

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Customs agents throughout March are monitoring Hong Kong's efforts to curb illegal transshipments from China to determine...

– March 12, 1997

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FIBERS MIX IT UP AT PRATO

Byline: Lucie Muir / With contributions from Allegra Holch

FLORENCE -- The mix of natural fibers with synthetic was the big news at the 37th edition of Prato Expo.
Mills were...

– March 11, 1997

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