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SEARS MERCHANDISE NET DOWN 3.8% IN QUARTER

Byline: Thomas J. Ryan

NEW YORK -- Sears Merchandise Group reported profits sank 3.8 percent in the first quarter ended March 31, hurt by losses in Mexican operations...

– April 21, 1995

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BROADWAY WEIGHING SALE OF SW STORES

Byline: Valerie Seckler

NEW YORK -- Struggling to turn around its ailing operations, Broadway Stores Inc. said Thursday that is considering selling its 12-unit Southwest...

– April 21, 1995

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THE SWELLING OF DIOR'S SVELTE BRAND

Byline: C.K.

NEW YORK -- Christian Dior Perfumes is continuing to focus on the bottom line.
In an unusual marketing twist, the company will augment its strong- selling...

– April 21, 1995

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DIOR EARNINGS RISE TO $68.3M

PARIS -- Fashion house Christian Dior Couture scored an almost threefold increase in net profits to $68.3 million (332 million francs) at current exchange, essentially due to...

– April 21, 1995

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SUZY

Byline: Aileen Mehle

It's the moment you've been waiting for all year. The results of the 1994/'95 International Best Dressed Poll are in and some of the stylish women you read about and try to love are on...

– April 21, 1995

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BAL A VERSAILLES TO GET ROYAL TREATMENT AT SAKS

Byline: Cara Kagan

NEW YORK -- The new owners of a classic French fragrance brand are out to restore its luster in the U.S. market.
Next week Bal a...

– April 21, 1995

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FOCUS ON THE SCENT, NOT THE SANDER

Byline: Lisa Lockwood

NEW YORK -- Jil Sander's fragrance licensee, Lancaster Group, wants to raise the international profile of several of its Jil Sander women's fragrances ...

– April 21, 1995

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COSMETIC EXEC WOMEN GIVES 1ST BEAUTY AWARDS

NEW YORK -- Cosmetic Executive Women held its first annual Beauty Awards luncheon last week, handing out prizes for the seven best product launches of 1994.
In the...

– April 21, 1995

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U.S. PROFITS PUSH RESULTS UP AT AVON

NEW YORK -- Aided by healthy gains in its U.S. operations, Avon Products Inc. reported income from continuing operations rose 11 percent in the first quarter ended March...

– April 21, 1995

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RABANNE CLICKS ON TO CYBERSPACE ODYSSEY

Byline: Soren Larson

NEW YORK -- In a steadily changing retail climate, Compar is aiming to stay ahead of the curve. The company's latest Paco Rabanne fragrance, XS Pour...

– April 21, 1995

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BOUCHERON LAUNCHES 'PATENT' CAMPAIGN AGAINST GRAY MARKET

Byline: Julie L. Belcove

NEW YORK -- The legal battle over the fragrance industry's gray market is not over.
Although Parfums Givenchy recently won a...

– April 21, 1995

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MORE MAGS WOO BEAUTY

Byline: L.L.

NEW YORK -- Beauty and fashion news, long the province of beauty and fashion magazines, has woven its way into nonfashion publications.
Cooking Light will launch a beauty...

– April 21, 1995

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