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WHITE WATCH

NEW YORK -- Black leather will always be with us. But for resort, sportswear designers are taking white leather -- once considered utterly tacky -- and cutting it with an eye for shape and fit....

– July 19, 1995

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DALLAS TAKES THE GLOBAL VIEW

Byline: Rusty Williamson

DALLAS -- If you want to raise the ire of Dallas Market Center executives, label its International Apparel Mart here a regional mart.
They'll quickly...

– July 19, 1995

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SHOW CALENDAR
KEY DATES FOR JULY-DECEMBER 1995
FROM COAST TO COAST, TRADE SHOWS PACK THE REMAINING MONTHS OF 1995. HERE'S A LIST OF MANY OF THE EVENTS. DATES ARE SUBJECT TO REVISION AND SHOULD BE CHECKED...

– July 19, 1995

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WOMEN'S GROWS AT MAGIC

Byline: Kristin Young

LOS ANGELES -- The sister of MAGIC International, the world's largest men's wear trade show held twice yearly in Las Vegas, is growing up fast.
WWD/MAGIC...

– July 19, 1995

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PERELMAN SETTLES EX-EXEC'S SUIT

NEW YORK -- Two weeks into the trial, a confidential settlement was reached Monday in the $30 million lawsuit against Revlon chairman and owner Ronald O. Perelman.
Fred Tepperman,...

– July 19, 1995

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CUSHIONING HILLS

Byline: Valerie Seckler

NEW YORK -- Hills Stores Co. has embarked on a strategy to help ensure its liquidity, a move that could aid the chain if management takes it private and potentially...

– July 19, 1995

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VF JEANSWEAR MARGINS DOWN, NET UP 10.7%

Byline: Jennifer L. Brady

NEW YORK -- Despite weaker margins in jeanswear, a robust performance in intimate apparel helped to push second-quarter profits at VF Corp. up...

– July 19, 1995

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IMPORTS OF MEXICAN APPAREL SURGE ALMOST 80% IN MAY

Byline: Jim Ostroff

WASHINGTON -- Mexico's apparel exports to the U.S. soared nearly 80 percent during May, but after one month as the nation's top source of...

– July 19, 1995

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BRISTOL BETS ON CASUAL BUSINESS

Byline: Anne D'Innocenzio

NEW YORK -- Susan Bristol, a better sportswear resource known for its ornamented sweaters and special occasion dressing, hopes to more than double...

– July 19, 1995

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MATSUDA MOVES TO BUILD U.S. VOLUME

Byline: Janet Ozzard

NEW YORK -- Matsuda is planning to step up its U.S. business.
The Tokyo-based designer sportswear company, which does about $228 million (20 billion...

– July 19, 1995

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VENTURE: CUTTING AND RECASTING

NEW YORK -- Venture Stores Inc. said Tuesday it will cut 950 positions and close three unprofitable stores, but also spend $40 million to reposition itself in 1996 as a "value-priced...

– July 19, 1995

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KMART GETS RUGGED

Byline: Mark Tosh

NEW YORK -- Rugged outdoor looks, a growing trend at department and specialty stores for the past few years, are now hitting the discount arena in a big way.
Last week at...

– July 19, 1995

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