Business

Canada Goose Files Prospectus for IPO

Outerwear brand Canada Goose plans to go public through an initial public offering.

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Business

Target Bomb Plot: Wake Up Call or One Off?

Experts agree that a recently thwarted plot to plant 10 explosives in Target stores is a rare incident, but not one lacking in danger.

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Business

Tiffany Shares Up, but Potentially Could Be Higher

Tiffany & Co. named three new board members, and one analyst has a target price of $102 for Tiffany shares.

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VF, Nautica Tie Knot And Shoot for $1B Sportswear Business

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Overview

Women's sportswear has a new billion-dollar giant looming on the horizon — VF Corp.

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Fashion Features

Too Bringing Justice to Tweens

Too Inc. has selected the name Justice for its new specialty retail concept focused on value-priced sportswear for tween girls.

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Fashion Features

Aigner, Bennett in Footwear Deal

NEW YORK — Aigner Group Inc. is ending its production of footwear, after 50 years of making shoes, and has entered into a licensing agreement with Bennett Footwear under which the Newton, Mass.-based company will produce Etienne Aigner and E/A by…

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Beauty Beat: Tosio Negami Named CEO of Shiseido U.S. … Estée Lauder Upgraded … Exercising Options

Shiseido names new U.S. ceo; Estée Lauder is upgraded by Banc of America.

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Club Monaco's fall ad.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Sui On Target…Diamond Neil…The Anouck…Reality Show

SUI ON TARGET: Anna Sui at Target? She might not be as widely recognized by the masses as Isaac Mizrahi or Michael Graves, who both sell products bearing their name to Target. But there are indications she’s got designs on…

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Gap Inc.’s Donald Fisher was one of several industry executives to contribute to the reelection campaign of President Bush.

Fashion Features

Execs Filling Campaign Coffers

Fashion and retail executives keep placing early money in campaign coffers for the 2004 presidential race. Here’s a look at who’s supporting whom.

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Through a merger deal, True Religion has become a public company.

Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Lubell Founds True Religion

Jeffrey Lubell’s True Religion.

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Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Pepe Gets a License

Pepe’s first license.

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Fashion Features

Denim Dish: More Than Paper

Paper Denim & Cloth’s sportswear.

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Fashion Features

Denim Dish: On the Road

New jeans for Eddie Bauer.

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Lix's motocross-style jacket.

Fashion Features

Denim Dish: In the Leather

Lix Jeans expands.

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Organic cotton styles are key for Blue Canoe.

Fashion Features

Organically Grown Cotton Entering the Mainstream

DALLAS — No longer just for tree-huggers, organically grown cotton is slowly growing into a viable part of the active apparel industry.

Patagonia, Mountain Equipment Coop and Early Winters catalog are some of the companies that have…

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Oleg Cassini gave Jennifer Capriati’s starry dress the thumbs-down.

Fashion Features

Sizing Up Fashion at the Open

NEW YORK — With the Williams sisters sidelined with injuries, the U.S. Open’s fashion quota is lacking, according to a few designers.

Oleg Cassini, a top-ranked Italian tennis player in the Thirties, said, “The sisters have…

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Fashion Features

Sidelines

NEWS AT NIKE: Nike named five vice presidents on Wednesday. They are Tom Arndorfer, vice president and chief financial officer of Nike USA; Jim Carter, vice president, general counsel; Adam Helfant, vice president of U.S. sports marketing; John…

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Financial

Chico’s Soars in Qtr.

NEW YORK — Chico’s FAS continued its trend-bucking ways in the second quarter, as it posted double-digit profits, as well as overall and comparable-store sales increases, benefiting from summer transitional merchandise and higher…

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Fashion Features

A&F, American Eagle in Court for ‘22’

Abercrombie’s teen concept J.M. Hollister has sued its competitor American Eagle Outfitters over its use of the number “22.”

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Fashion Features

Athlete’s Foot Completes Placement

NEW YORK — The Athlete’s Foot and UCC Capital Corp. have completed a private placement transaction involving a whole company securitization backed by the retailer’s intellectual property.

Monday’s announcement confirms a…

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A Calvin Klein coat from fall 2002.

Fashion Features

Marvin Richards Gets Calvin Coat Licenses

NEW YORK — Marvin Richards has landed the coat licenses for Calvin Klein and CK Calvin Klein, following the apparent demise of Fairbrooke Enterprises, once the king of the outerwear business for designer labels.

Calvin Klein Inc. said…

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Fashion Features

Clouds Hang Over Cancun Trade Talks

WASHINGTON — Trade officials have been unable to bridge gaps in key areas of global trade talks aimed at prying open markets in 146 countries, ahead of a watershed meeting in Cancun, Mexico, in 13 days.

Deputy U.S. Trade Representative…

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Fashion Features

Sales Force

The top 15 European luxury companies with a significant women’s fashion component, ranked by 2002 sales.

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Marc Ecko in his New York showroom.

Fashion Features

Mark Ecko Charges Ahead

Mark Ecko, the entrepreneur behind the fast-growing streetwear company bearing his name, talks about what’s up next for the firm.

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Here, Baby Phat’s Modal rayon and spandex dress. Farah Royer ring; Christian Louboutin shoes.

Fashion Features

Party Girl

NEW YORK — This December, get ready to celebrate. Junior designers are creating festive, yet sophisticated, dresses for holiday, so just lace up your heels and go. For more, see photospread Dress Me Up.

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The new VF trio: Eric Wiseman, Mackey McDonald and David Chu.

Fashion Features

VF, Nautica Tie Knot And Shoot for $1B Sportswear Business

VF Corp. completed its deal to acquire Nautica Enterprises on Wednesday for a total consideration of roughly $600 million. Here’s what’s next.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Home Run…No Rush At Debenhams

  • HOME RUN: For most in Europe, the steamy month of August is more about sun and sand than work. But Spain’s fast-fashion giant, Zara, has been busy over the past few weeks, rolling out its first eight Zara Home units across the…

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Fashion Features

Correction

The following photo credits were inadvertently omitted from the Top 10 TV style setters, pages 4-5, Wednesday: Sarah Jessica Parker: Donato Sardella, Steve Eichner and James Devaney/WireImage; Jennifer Aniston: Lester Cohen/WireImage.com; Sarah…

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Serge Weinberg, PPR

Fashion Features

PPR Profits Seen Falling by Up to 50%

Analysts are giving Pinault-Printemps-Redoute mixed reviews as the French giant prepares to disclose first-half profits next Thursday.

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