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Ho, Ho, Ho – Hum: Disappointed Retailers Banking on Late Surge

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Overview

Although holiday traffic and sales have been shy of expectations, retailers aren't issuing autopsy reports on the season just yet.

From This Issue

Macy's main floor was packed Saturday, but department stores nationally had a tough week.

Retail

Ho, Ho, Ho – Hum: Disappointed Retailers Banking on Late Surge

Although holiday traffic and sales have been shy of expectations, retailers aren’t issuing autopsy reports on the season just yet.

clock December 21, 2004David Moin

Financial

Jones, Barneys Deal Done at $397M

Jones Apparel Group Inc. said on Monday that it completed its acquisition of luxury retailer Barneys New York in a transaction valued at $397.3 million.

clock December 21, 2004Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

In Brief: Salomon’s French Cut … Marzotto Shift … Younkers To Shut

SALOMON’S FRENCH CUT: The Salomon division of Adidas-Salomon AG said Monday it will cut about 160 jobs in France during the next two years as it shifts production to Romania and China. The ski and winter sports company, based in…

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Fashion Features

Corrections

The photo of Chinese factory workers in Thursday’s story should have been credited to Owen Franken/Corbis. The photo of Chinese port workers in Friday’s story should have been credited to AP Photo/Elise Amendola.

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Importers argued at the Court of International Trade that the threat of China safeguard quotas was taking a toll on their business.

Textiles

Importers, Gov’t Duel on Safeguards

A lawsuit brought by an import group took the debate on globalization and outsourcing of U.S. jobs into the rare venue of a Manhattan courtroom.

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Media

Memo Pad: Even Assistants Do Lunch … Happy Landings … Notes From Underground

EVEN ASSISTANTS DO LUNCH: Most media-watchers know all about Condé Nast’s annual holiday lunch for top-ranking editors and publishers. But few know that the company also throws another luncheon on the same day, for…

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Ashley Olsen with Natalia Vodianova in Calvin Klein.

People

Eye: Last Blast

New York packed its bags for parties in Aspen, Palm Beach and St. Bart’s in coming weeks, but not without a jammed social calendar as a send-off.

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Fashion Features

Coffee, Tea and Fashion Savvy

More restaurants and bars are employing fashion designers to create their uniforms to make sure their employees present a strong image.

clock December 21, 2004Rosemary Feitelberg

Textiles

Brazilians See Strong Prospects for 2005

Unlike industries in many countries, Brazilian executives feel their apparel and textiles sectors will be competitive after quotas are lifted.

clock December 21, 2004Michael Kepp and John Zarocostas

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Fashion Features

Country Focus: Brazil

GDP: $1.375 trillion/$7,600 per capita (2004)

GDP Change: -0.2 percent

Population: 184.1 million

Unemployment: 12.3 percent

Textile and apparel…

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Fashion Features

Ge-Ray in Activewear Push

NEW YORK — Knit textile specialist Ge-Ray Fabrics has started a division focusing on swimwear and activewear fabrics.

The New York company named Ed Moskowitz president of the unit, called FX. Moskowitz previously headed Fabrictex, a…

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Jennifer Lopez

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: J.Lo to do Fashion Week … Tse Changes … Gucci Sales …

J.LO TO DO FASHION WEEK: If Jennifer Lopez is looking for street cred in the fashion biz, she’s on her way. Her collection, JLo by Jennifer Lopez, the once logo-driven urbanwear label, will make its mark during…

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Nina White

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Marionnaud’s Much-Awaited Results … White Named Deputy GM of Lancôme

Following months of delays, Marionnaud Parfumeries published its first-half net results, which came in with steep losses of $96.9 million.

clock December 21, 2004Jennifer Weil and Brid Costello

Retail

Nike Taps Executive Quartet

NEW YORK — Nike Inc. has appointed four new vice presidents in its U.S. division.

Julia Law was named vice president of human resources for Nike USA, reporting to Gary DeStefano, president of the U.S. region.

Law had been senior…

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Fashion Features

Simon to Focus on Existing Developments

NEW YORK — Simon Property Group, the biggest U.S. mall developer, plans to focus on market share next year “rather than develop new product,” Richard Sokolov, president and chief operating officer, said during a conference call…

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