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THE SHELL GAME

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NEW YORK -- Tortoise looks are coming out of their shell for fall. With new silhouettes like smaller, flattened ovals, soft rectangles and modified cat's eyes, this classic's appeal is...

– April 17, 1995

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L.A. GEAR LOSSES GROW

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- L.A. Gear Inc., marketer of athletic shoes and activewear, said Friday that its net loss in the first quarter widened more than five-fold as sales plummeted 42.4...

– April 17, 1995

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RESTRUCTURING CHARGES CUT A HOLE IN LAURA ASHLEY NET

LONDON -- Although operating profits improved sharply at Laura Ashley Holdings in 1994, huge restructuring charges resulted in a net loss of $50.7 million (31.5...

– April 17, 1995

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TALBOTS TO TEST SHOE, ACCESSORY STORES

Byline: Jennifer L. Brady, with contributions from Diane Picard

NEW YORK -- Talbots Inc., known for tailored, classic styles, is anything but conservative when it comes...

– April 17, 1995

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LBOS LIKELY TO SKIP APPAREL

Byline: Catherine M. Curan

NEW YORK -- Leveraged buyouts are gaining currency again, but financial executives say apparel companies, for the most part, will probably be bypassed...

– April 17, 1995

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STORE LABELS BUILD ASSORTMENTS

Byline: Rosemary Feitelberg

NEW YORK -- Retailers are feeling expansive about private label legwear. Stores like the margin flexibility and exclusivity private label offers and...

– April 17, 1995

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PULP FICTION

"I'm sick of talking about 'Pulp Fiction,' " its director, Quentin Tarantino, was overheard saying at a party in Los Angeles last week. "I don't want to talk about it, hear about it or see it again."
As...

– April 17, 1995

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INTIMATE NOTES

LINGERIE TALK: The Fashion Group International will host a panel discussion on intimate apparel at its New York headquarters, 597 Fifth Ave. on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
Panelists will be Susan Malinowski,...

– April 17, 1995

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WOLFORD STAKES OUT FOGAL'S SPACE AT SAKS

NEW YORK -- Two of the world's most luxurious legwear makers are playing musical chairs at Saks Fifth Avenue.
No sooner had Fogal of Switzerland announced it was pulling...

– April 17, 1995

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NORTH AMERICAN, WATCHMAKER, LOGS QUARTER PROFIT RISE

NEW YORK -- Before taxes and special items, North American Watch Corp., manufacturer and distributor of Movado and Esquire watches, posted a 7.5 percent increase...

– April 17, 1995

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THE SHELL GAME

NEW YORK -- Tortoise looks have always been a winning eyewear option, and for fall the acetate or metal frames get extra spark from new shapes and lenses in every color from black to green and mirrored...

– April 17, 1995

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A NEW DIMENSION FOR LYCRA

Byline: Rosemary Feitelberg

NEW YORK -- First there was Lycra spandex. Now there's Lycra 3D, and DuPont wants consumers to know the difference.
In the U.S., DuPont has initiated...

– April 17, 1995

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