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Sweatshops Persist in U.S. Garment Industry

Despite decades of enforcement, labor investigators keep turning up violations in garment shops in California.

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J. Crew's Credit Rating Downgraded

Credit watchdog Moody's downgraded the debt backing J. Crew to “Caa2” from “B3.”

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Italy's Prime Minister Resigns

Renzi acknowledged the result of the exit polls following the referendum on Sunday, which showed the “no front” ahead almost 60 percent.

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W.L. Ross Cleans House: New Team at Burlington Aims for Lean Operation

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Wilbur L. Ross and Joseph L. Gorga were named the top executives at Burlington Industries, as creditors approved its sale to W.L. Ross & Co.

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Damon Dash with May Anderson.

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C. Ronson Launches to the Rhythm

Charlotte Ronson’s latest campaign.

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Hot Kiss’ Smart Skin

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Hot Kiss Goes Wireless in Smart Skin Deal

Hot Kiss’ Smart Skin.

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Tanya Streeter

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Athletes Offer Some Expert Advice

A report from Monday’s Women’s Sports Foundation annual awards dinner, where athletes discussed the state of the industry.

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Sidelines: Reebok Tones Up…It’s A Runners World

REEBOK TONES UP: Out of town doesn’t have to mean out of time for a workout. At least that’s the way Reebok sees it.

Guests at Westin Hotels will no longer have excuses for not exercising, thanks to the new Westin workout…

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Louis Verdad

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Louis Verdad Preps for First Solo Outing

Los Angeles designer Louis Verdad prepares for his first solo runway show next Thursday. His clients already include Cate Blanchett and Madonna.

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Despite Sunglass Slowdown, Oakley Profits Up in Quarter

NEW YORK — Strong sales gains from newer merchandise categories and retail operations more than offset waning sunglass sales to propel Oakley Inc. to double-digit profit growth in the third quarter.

For the three months ended Sept. 30, the…

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Ross Bleckner’s Gene- Splicing

Higher raw material costs and charges related to the sale of its textiles and interiors unit pushed DuPont to a third-quarter net loss of $873 million.

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Blossoming Brit

LONDON — Flower power rules at Burberry London for spring, with chartreuse and purple flower patterns blooming over everything from PVC-coated cotton trenches and flirty miniskirts to two-in-one swimsuits that convert from one piece to…

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Delta Woodside Net Down on Slow Sales

Continued sluggishness at retail reverberated up the supply chain to push Delta Woodside Industries Inc. to a first-quarter net loss of $3.1 million.

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Sara Lee Corp.

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Stock Exchange

The 20 most actively traded fashion stocks over the last 12 months.

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White Again

MILAN — Christopher Bailey’s strong spring collection for Burberry Prorsum featured loose, rumpled shapes, including full, yoked cotton skirts and stretched-out tanks. He relied on lightweight cotton shirtings for skirts and gauzy knits,…

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Wilbur L. Ross became Burlington’s chairman Wednesday replacing George W. Henderson, who was also the firm's ceo.

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W.L. Ross Cleans House: New Team at Burlington Aims for Lean Operation

Wilbur L. Ross and Joseph L. Gorga were named the top executives at Burlington Industries, as creditors approved its sale to W.L. Ross & Co.

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In Brief: Pinault Goes To Press…Deadline Extended

  • PINAULT GOES TO PRESS: François Pinault wants to set the record straight. The French tycoon, who controls Pinault-Printemps-Redoute and Italy’s Gucci Group, penned a front-page article in France’s Le Monde newspaper…

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Clarification

ENK International’s new trade show, Bright Companies, will be held in Los Angeles’ California Market Center Oct. 31 through Nov. 3. The dates were incomplete in a story on page 15, Wednesday.

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Beauty Beat: Currency Fluctuations Hamper L’Oréal Sales … Tchibo Bid Unconfirmed … JLo and Co. Settle Suit

L’Oréal said sales for the nine months fell 2.7 percent, but it still aims for a sales increase of 7 percent and double-digit profit growth for the year.

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Fashion Scoops: Say No To Clothes?…Claridge’s On The Block…Babbling At Brooks

SAY NO TO CLOTHES?: Shopping to cure the blues doesn’t cut it with writer and meditation coach Kathy Freston. During an Equinox event Wednesday, she said she advises designer-happy clients to take stock in why they buy. “I…

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Growth Anticipated in Holiday Spending

Several analysts and a recent holiday survey predict Christmas – and post-Christmas – spending will be strong this year.

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Craft’s Art

Melanie Craft’s trusting side.

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Eye Scoop

A scoop.

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Robert Wootton in his office.

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Free Spirit

“Enlightenment through entertainment.”

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Elizabeth Hurley, Mario Testino and Lady Helen Taylor.

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Juvenile Behavior

Mario Testino smiles and says “cheese” in London.

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Charges From Invista Deal Hurt DuPont in 3rd Quarter

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NEW YORK — Higher raw material costs and special charges related to the expected sale of its textiles and interiors business pushed DuPont to a third-quarter loss.

For the three months ended Sept. 30, the Wilmington,…

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CAFTA Confab Said Closer To Rules of Origin Provision

WASHINGTON — U.S. trade officials negotiating the Central America Free Trade Agreement in Houston this week have apparently reached a partial decision on the legality of a controversial provision affecting rules of origin, according to sources…

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TJX Buys Bankrupt Bob’s Stores

NEW YORK — The TJX Cos., the nation’s largest off-price retailer, has agreed to purchase Bob’s Stores for $100 million.

TJX hopes that its relatively small acquisition goes a long way. “We believe Bob’s Stores…

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A runway look from Goa.

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Denim Dish: Goa Up

Goa’s spring denim line can fetch up to $200 a pop at wholesale.

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Denim Dish: Blue Genes

A new line called Sacred Blue.

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Bradley Bayou

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Denim Dish: Halston’s Comfort Approach

Halston’s comfort approach.

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The interior of the Baby Phat boutique.

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Refined Phat

Making room for Baby Phat.

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Self Esteem Raises Its Vintage Profile

Self Esteem Vintage launches.

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