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LAUDER'S TEST CASE: A FREESTANDING SPA AS FORUM FOR IDEAS

Byline: Jenny B. Fine

NEW YORK -- Estee Lauder will open its first freestanding spa in September.
It will be the company's second freestanding...

– April 4, 1997

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ELLE MAGAZINE: A SECOND ACT

Byline: Lisa Lockwood

NEW YORK -- "I'm very happy to be a strong number two to Vogue."
So says David Pecker, president and chief executive officer of Hachette Filipacchi,...

– April 4, 1997

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SCHLAEPFER BROUGHT BY SWISS TEXTILE GROUP

NEW YORK -- Jakob Schlaepfer, a St. Gallen, Switzerland-based couture fabric mill, and its subsidiaries in Paris, New York and Tokyo have been sold to the Anderegg-Filtex...

– April 4, 1997

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BARNEYS POSTS NET LOSSES FOR JAN., FEB.

NEW YORK -- Barneys Inc. reported operating earnings before special items of $2.6 million and strong sales in the eight-week period ended March 1. However, after bankruptcy...

– April 4, 1997

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BENETTON '96 NET UP 11.5%; CITES LIRA FOR 2.3% SALES DROP

MILAN -- Net profit at Benetton rose 11.5 percent in 1996 to $148.2 million (246 billion lire), as sales declined 2.3 percent to $1.75 billion (2.9 trillion...

– April 4, 1997

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THE NEW YORK MOMENT

Fashion's spotlight is now on New York, where it will highlight Tough Chic as well as looser proportions and plenty of gender play.

Carolina Herrera: "These clothes are for women with great...

– April 4, 1997

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MEMO PAD

CHANGING FACES?: Is Emmanuelle Beart out at Christian Dior? The French actress has been the face and spokeswoman for Dior makeup and couture since 1995, and rumor has it that she's been shown the door, in part...

– April 4, 1997

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ARDEN TRIES A GLOBAL COMEBACK

Byline: Jenny B. Fine

NEW YORK -- Now that Elizabeth Arden's domestic business has embarked on the road to recovery, the company is applying some much-needed first aid to its...

– April 4, 1997

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ARAMIS SHINES WITH MEN'S SKIN

Byline: P.B.

NEW YORK -- Discounted as a long shot only a decade ago, skin care for men has firmly established itself, at least at the Aramis division of Estee Lauder...

– April 4, 1997

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JOURNEY: A CASE STUDY

Byline: K.V.D.

NEW YORK -- It's only fitting that Mary Kay calls its latest fragrance Journey. The company has made a significant departure from normal procedures to develop the...

– April 4, 1997

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N.Y. SENATE TO VOTE ON REPEAL OF TAX ON APPAREL UNDER $500

Byline: Eric Wilson

NEW YORK -- The New York State Senate is expected to vote next week on a package that includes a phased-out repeal of its 4...

– April 4, 1997

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SEATTLE PACIFIC EYES WOMEN'S NAUTICA JEANS

NEW YORK -- Nautica Marine Denim Co., a division of Seattle Pacific Industries, is negotiating to do licensed women's jeans with the Nautica label, said Steve Miska,...

– April 4, 1997

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