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Handbags, Cost-Cutting Drive Prada SpA Profits To Fivefold Gain in 2005

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Prada SpA said Tuesday that growth across the board, in all its brands in all markets, coupled with cost-cutting helped propel the luxury group to a fivefold increase in net profits in 2005 on a 10 percent rise in sales.

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Prada's results in 2005 were boosted by a greater focus on its core leather goods business.

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Handbags, Cost-Cutting Drive Prada SpA Profits To Fivefold Gain in 2005

Prada SpA said Tuesday that growth across the board, in all its brands in all markets, coupled with cost-cutting helped propel the luxury group to a fivefold increase in net profits in 2005 on a 10 percent rise in sales.

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Fashion Scoops: Go Proenza … Dressing Derek … Playing The Part …

Behnaz Sarafpour’s collection for Target’s Go International program won’t hit the retail floor until the holiday selling season, but the mass retail chain already seems to be working on its next Go guest designer.

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Simon Property Profits Fall

Buoyed by robust operational and sales growth in its second quarter, Simon Property Group, the country’s largest retail real estate investment trust, laid out grand plans for its portfolio.

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Totes from the Signature Stripe collection launched last month.

Financial

Strong Sales Boost Coach Net 31%

Consistently bringing to market fashionable handbags and accessories drove Coach Inc.’s fourth-quarter sales up 23 percent and pushed profits up nearly 31 percent.

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A fall runway look by Nicolas Andreas Taralis, who has been named head designer at Cerruti.

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Cerruti Sold, CEO and Designer Named

The troubled fashion house Cerruti has a new owner, designer and chief executive.

clock August 2, 2006Miles Socha and Courtney Colavita

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Rugby Headed to Greenwich

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Financial

Hilfiger Taps Colleen Kelly

Colleen Kelly, president of Calvin Klein Jeans at Warnaco Inc. for the past four years, has been named group president of the wholesale division at Tommy Hilfiger USA.

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Fall ads for the Calvin Klein better line.

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Ads Reflect Better Lines’ Rebirth

Retailers are receiving the first shipments of three reincarnated women’s better sportswear lines, and soon consumers will get their own introductions.

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Macpherson to Front New ModelCo Product … Boots Completes Merger With Alliance

Supermodel Elle Macpherson has partnered with Australian beauty marketer ModelCo.

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Memo Pad: Glamour Girl … Domino’s Piling Up

Dubbed Vogue’s “Girl of the Moment” in December, former New York Observer writer Jessica Joffe evidently has moved on to Glamour.

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The Senate Finance Committee unanimously granted permanent normal trade relations to Vietnam, as the bill heads to the full Senate for a vote.

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