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Retailers Push for EAS Source Labeling

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. -- Retailers committed to saving labor at the store level are prodding manufacturers to install electronic theft-control tags on products before they reach their shelves.

Representatives of Kmart, Wal-Mart, Home Depot and...

– April 21, 1994

Retail

Woolworth Taps Andrew Hines as Interim Senior VP and CEO

NEW YORK -- Woolworth Corp. has named Andrew P. Hines interim senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Hines succeeds Charles T. Young, who along with William K. Lavin, chairman and chief executive officer, stepped aside April 3 on a...

– April 21, 1994

Retail

Louis Vuitton Computerizes from Backroom to Front End

NEW YORK -- Officials at Louis Vuitton say last month's move to computerize its company-owned outlets is already paying off in markedly improved inventory control.

The upscale French leather goods manufacturer installed personal computers at...

– April 21, 1994

Fashion

AAMA Report Prods Vendors to Use POS Data

ARLINGTON, Va. -- The American Apparel Manufacturers Association has issued a report encouraging apparel manufacturers to make better use of point-of-sale data.

The report, released this month, is called "Using Point-of-Sale Data." It was...

– April 21, 1994

Retail

Home Shopping Network Lures Retailers to Airwaves

NEW YORK -- Home Shopping Network president Doug Bailey envisions his company as a "landlord" of the airwaves.

Bailey laid out the strategy for HSN's TV Shopping Mall at the National Retail Federation's recent Interactive Shopping Seminar here....

– April 21, 1994

Retail

Saks Applies Quick Response to Trendy Fashion Apparel

CHICAGO -- Is Quick Response quick enough to keep up with fashion trends that are notoriously short-lived? Gay Millson-Whitney, director of electronic data interchange at Saks Fifth Avenue, is trying to find out.

In a presentation at Quick...

– April 21, 1994

Fashion

Correction

Caryn Lerner's first name was misspelled in a story on April 19. Lerner is director of On-Q, a new shopping service from QVC.

– April 21, 1994

Retail

White House Looks at Retailing to Balance GATT Revenue Loss

WASHINGTON -- The Clinton administration is eyeing retailing as a source for some of the money it will need to make up for reduced tariff revenue under the GATT Uruguay Round treaty, U.S. Trade Representative Mickey Kantor said Wednesday.

Under...

– April 21, 1994

Fashion

INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

That industrial stuff once reserved for car seats, scuba gear and surgical gloves has now made it to the runways.

– April 20, 1994

Fashion

Industrial Revolution

Donna Karan is diving right into that spongy scuba fabric called neoprene.

– April 20, 1994

Beauty

He-Ro Loses $3.6Million in Period

NEW YORK -- Hurt by continued restructuring, The He-Ro Group reported losses widened in the third quarter on a steep sales decline. In the quarter ended Feb. 28, He-Ro posted a net loss of $3.6 million against a loss of $2.2 million a year earlier....

– April 20, 1994

Beauty

Crown Seeking to Sell Remaining Hess's Units

NEW YORK -- Crown Holding Co. is looking to sell its Hess's Department Stores Division and is having discussions with potential investors, according to a Hess's spokesman.

The 30-unit chain posted $258 million in sales last year and had a small...

– April 20, 1994

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