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The Future Is Sparkling: Fine Jewelers Foresee 20% Growth in Sales

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Overview

Jewelry makers and retailers shopping two key trade shows in Phoenix and Las Vegas said business is back and looking strong for holiday.

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The Tender Trap

Designers are saying it with a wink and a nod this season, getting flirty with chiffon flounces, lace trims in hues from hushed pinks to sexy reds.

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John Hardy’s 18-karat yellow gold, shell, sapphire and diamond and  white gold, shell, moonstone, tanzanite and diamond rings.

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The Future Is Sparkling: Fine Jewelers Foresee 20% Growth in Sales

Jewelry makers and retailers shopping two key trade shows in Phoenix and Las Vegas said business is back and looking strong for holiday.

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Vornado, Sun Capital Eye Mervyn’s

Vornado Realty Trust and Sun Capital Partners are eyeing Mervyn’s, which Target Corp. has on the block.

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Gap Taking Aim at H&M?

Gap Inc. is reportedly seeking a growth vehicle and could be developing a new division to target a trendier audience

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Kors, Warnaco Sign Swim Deal

Michael Kors Inc. has just signed a multiyear worldwide licensing deal with Warnaco Swim to create swimwear lines that will bow for cruise 2006.

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Coming This Week

Monday: Fashion Shoe Bologna, Bologna, Italy (through Wednesday).

Wednesday: Pulse show, Chicago (through Friday).

Thursday: Hong Kong Jewelry & Watch Fair and Asia’s Fashion Jewelry & Accessories Fair (through…

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In Brief: Jones, Maxwell Make a Deal … Montblanc Award …

JONES, MAXWELL MAKE A DEAL: The shoe may at last be on the other foot, as Jones Apparel and Maxwell Shoe Co. finally penned a definitive merger agreement after months of acrimonious battles. Under the $346 million deal, Jones will acquire all…

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SoHo Begins to See a Retail Rebound

New York’s SoHo, once an artsy area, was malled in the Nineties, fell on hard times after 9/11, and is now being boosted by Bloomingdale’s.

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Bloomingdale’s in SoHo.

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A Broadway Hit

NEW YORK — Bloomingdale’s SoHo has been on a sweet ride.

According to sources, expectations for first-year volume now exceed $50 million, compared with a preopening forecast of $45 million, and productivity is close to $600 in…

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Jewelry Stars in Red Carpet Reruns

While two actresses wearing the same dress is the ultimate fashion faux pas, the same apparently can’t be said for diamonds.

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Mae B. displays a wide variety of undergarments, from frilly and feminine to S&M-inspired.

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Selling Lingerie the German Way

HAMBURG, Germany — Mae B., the German answer to Victoria’s Secret, is eroticizing German intimate apparel retailing.

The subsidiary of the Flensburg-based Beate Uhse AG sex shop empire is bringing together lace and leather…

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Business has not been interrupted for Israeli innerwear manufacturer Delta Galil. Here, an in-store display.

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Keeping Business Flowing in a Volatile Climate

Doing business amid terrorism and armed conflict has changed the business rules for Israeli manufacturers.

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Financial

WWD Index Dips, but Kmart Surges

A WTO dispute panel upheld Brazil’s claim that subsidies paid by the U.S. to producers, users and exporters of upland cotton violate trade rules.

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Beauty Beat: Taking Stock of Natura Success

RIO DE JANEIRO — When Natura Cosmeticos SA, Brazil’s biggest cosmetics firm, launched the country’s first initial public offering in two years on May 26, its share price on the Brazilian stock market soared 15.6 percent by the end of…

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Fashion Scoops: Dolce’s Grown-Up Sales … Culture Vulture …

DOLCE’S GROWN-UP SALES: Dolce & Gabbana inaugurated its new in-store boutique on Bergdorf Goodman’s second floor last week by ringing up $1.5 million in sales during a two-day fall trunk show. The new 1,800-square-foot space is…

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Maggie Rizer covered in MAC body paint.

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DIFFA Celebrates Anniversary

NEW YORK — Once the Cuban music is blaring and the mojitos are flowing at DIFFA’s “Viva Glam Casino” Thursday night, the AIDS-fighting charity will have much to celebrate — its 20th anniversary, for starters.

In…

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WTO Upholds Brazil Claim vs. U.S.

GENEVA — A World Trade Organization dispute panel, in a final ruling on Friday, upheld Brazil’s claim that subsidies paid by the U.S. government to producers, users and exporters of upland cotton violate global trade rules.

While the…

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Buyers Get on Board Early in Dallas

DALLAS — Buyers took a multiseason approach and shopped for summer immediates, fall fill-ins and holiday and resort styles during the women’s market that ran June 3-7 at FashionCenterDallas, the new wholesale mart atop the World Trade…

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Rose Marie Bravo Earns 100% of Salary as Bonus

LONDON — Burberry chief executive Rose Marie Bravo last year won the accolade every company dreams about: the 100 percent bonus.

In exchange for hitting Burberry’s internal sales and profit targets for the year ended March 31, Bravo…

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Kabuki performers.

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Europe Watch: High Drama

HIGH DRAMA: Leave it to Louis Vuitton, celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, to unearth a parallel milestone in the arcane, but oddly beautiful, Japanese theater form kabuki. The French luxury giant plans to co-sponsor, with insurance firm AXA,…

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Nina Griscom and Antony Todd at their store in Southampton.

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Beach Combers

Talking shop with Nina Griscom and Antony Todd in their Southampton gift boutique.

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Sunday Best

Talking with Ria Browne at her shop at the Sunset Beach Hotel.

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Inside the DFS  T Galleria Fondaco dei Tedeschi store in Venice.

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