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MILLER'S TIME FOR JAPAN: Nicole Miller will open its first two stores in Japan March 2. The freestanding shops -- at Tokyo's Imperial Hotel and Osaka's Herbst shopping mall -- will be about 1,500 to...

– October 14, 1997

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FATAL STABBING AT 1440 BROADWAY AMPLIFIES TENANTS' SAFETY FEARS

Byline: Rosemary Feitelberg

NEW YORK -- As the police continued their investigation Monday into the murder of a textile importer slain last week...

– October 14, 1997

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WESLEY STILWELL

NEW YORK -- Harry Wesley Stilwell, 81, a stringer for Fairchild News Service for many years, died Saturday at a nursing home in Williamsport, Pa.
The cause of death was complications from a series...

– October 14, 1997

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TEXTILES' GLOBAL JUNCTION

Byline: Stuart Chirls

NEW YORK -- After several seasons of fighting to find its identity in the jungle of industry trade shows, the International Fashion Fabric Exhibition is gaining...

– October 14, 1997

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BOLD MOVES

Forget fragile. Powerful patterns are getting lots of play this season, showing up in prints, embroidery and burnout.

– October 14, 1997

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ALL THAT GLITTERS

Byline: Elaine Glusac

The people's choice of fashion shows -- the annual Gold Coast Fashion Award Show -- honored Carla Westcott for her dress collection last month.
In its 42nd season,...

– October 14, 1997

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NEW LINES AT THE MART

CHICAGO -- The following lines have made their debuts.
Babette Ballinger
Studio Elle 1321
New from the former designer of Ballinger Gold, Babette Ballinger offers knit dressing in clean...

– October 14, 1997

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UNIONS SET DRIVE AGAINST FAST TRACK

Byline: Joyce Barrett

WASHINGTON -- Organized labor is using the Congressional recess this week to rally grass-roots opponents of President Clinton's fast track request as...

– October 14, 1997

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GLOBE OUT TO RAISE STAKES IN SPANDEX

Byline: Stuart Chirls

FALL RIVER, Mass. -- The "quiet" spandex company is getting ready to make some noise, pumping up the volume in the red-hot spandex market.
Behind...

– October 14, 1997

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25 SORRENTO WORKERS HIT UNITE WITH SUIT

LOS ANGELES -- Twenty-five employees of Sorrento Coats Inc., one of the last union contractors here that specializes in blazers, have filed a law suit against UNITE, charging...

– October 14, 1997

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ATHENS AT A GLANCE

Population: Metropolitan area: 135,000; University enrollment: 29,000.
Demographics: Metro area has large youth contingent: 14 percent of total population is between the ages of 20 and...

– October 13, 1997

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THE BIG NIGHT
TEENS TALK ABOUT WHAT THEY WANT IN A PROM DRESS AT A MART SEMINAR.

Byline: Neeti Madhok

ATLANTA -- Prom is traditionally a night of pretty gowns, matching shoes, hosiery, purses, jewelry and...

– October 13, 1997

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