NEW YORK — The war in Iraq, global terrorism and the SARS epidemic in Asia have not had a major impact on intimate apparel companies, according to executives.
But these factors are making everyday life and business even more stressful and unpleasant when added to the harsh reality of a sour economy and poor retail sales. Vendors generally said spring business is down by 5 percent against a year ago.
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