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FAMILY BARGAIN REPORTS PROFITS OF $4.5 MILLION

NEW YORK -- Family Bargain Corp. reported second-quarter earnings of $4.5 million, or $1.04, after special items, against a loss of $509,000 a year ago. Net income for...

– August 29, 1994

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SLEEPWEAR FIRMS TARGET DISCOUNTERS

Byline: Karyn Monget

NEW YORK -- Sleepwear and robe manufacturers are looking to build their businesses with mass marketers through fashion and expanded sourcing...

– August 29, 1994

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LIZ CLAIBORNE BRINGS SUITS AGAINST 2 JEWELRY MAKERS

NEW YORK -- Liz Claiborne Inc. has filed two separate lawsuits in federal court here, to protect its costume jewelry copyrights.
In the first suit, Claiborne...

– August 29, 1994

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KEEP IT LIGHT

NEW YORK -- Light and easy does it when it comes to hosiery this season. And frisky thigh-high numbers -- along with knee socks -- are already proven winners at retail.

– August 29, 1994

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MEETING SOUGHT TO ALTER MEXICO APPAREL RULE

Byline: Jim Ostroff

WASHINGTON -- The National Retail Federation, working with U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Jim Jones, is seeking a meeting this week between U.S....

– August 29, 1994

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FEDERATED SAYS AG RUSHED TO JUDGMENT ON MACY MERGER CASE

Byline: Rich Wilner

NEW YORK -- Federated Department Stores is steamed.
It says New York State Attorney General G. Oliver Koppell's decision to...

– August 29, 1994

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MASSIMO SUPPANCIG TAPPED FOR ESCADA MANAGEMENT BOARD

NEW YORK -- Massimo Suppancig will join the management board of the Escada Group, with responsibilities for international sales and marketing.
Suppancig is...

– August 29, 1994

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SAKS MAKES HAWAIIAN ENTRY WITH OAHU CLEARINGHOUSE

NEW YORK -- Say aloha to Saks.
The retailer will open a Clearinghouse unit in Oahu, Hawaii, in November. The 30,000-square-foot store will be Saks Fifth Avenue's...

– August 29, 1994

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BARRY'S NARROWS LOSS IN FOURTH QUARTER, PLANS TO OPEN 21 STORES BEFORE CHRISTMAS

MONROVIA, Calif. -- Barry's Jewelers narrowed its loss in the fourth quarter ended May 31 to $401,000 from a year-ago loss of $1.3...

– August 29, 1994

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WEEKLY STOCK INDEX

NEW YORK -- The WWD weekly stock index gained 2.7 percent for the week ended August 26, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 3.5 percent. Department stores have been reporting strong...

– August 29, 1994

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GOING FOR DISCOUNTER GOLD

Byline: Wendy Hessen

NEW YORK -- Gold jewelry, the bulk of fine jewelry business in discount stores, is big volume and growing, according to industry figures.
Recent visits to...

– August 29, 1994

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BENETTON IN PACT TO MAKE APPAREL IN CHINA

NEW YORK -- Benetton Group reported a joint venture agreement has been signed with the Chinese textile group Lion to produce apparel in China.
The announcement made in...

– August 29, 1994

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