Warnaco Looks Ahead To Calvin Klein Products Driving 50% of Revenue

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Retail consolidation took a toll on Warnaco Group's first-quarter results, but the $1.5 billion firm is banking on the growth of its Calvin Klein business to shore up its fiscal footing.

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Warnaco Looks Ahead To Calvin Klein Products Driving 50% of Revenue

Retail consolidation took a toll on Warnaco Group’s first-quarter results, but the $1.5 billion firm is banking on its Calvin Klein unit for better results.

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Optimistic Outlook Helps Benetton Fete 40

Benetton will celebrate its 40th anniversary this year with an improved performance and image, as well as festivities in Paris.

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Barneys to Open 2 Co-ops

Barneys said two Co-op openings are set for fall, in the Somerset Collection in Troy, Mich., and the Westchester in White Plains, N.Y.

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Sara Lee Apparel Division Sees Net Gain

Sara Lee Corp.’s branded apparel business leveraged an improved inventory position as well as expense controls to bolster operating income in its third quarter, even as sales fell.

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Adidas Earnings Surge 37% in First Quarter

Bolstered by product launches before the World Cup and the first-time consolidation of Reebok, Adidas reported a 37 percent jump in first-quarter profits.

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In Brief: Speedo’s New Volley … Vuitton On Sunday … Johns To Red Door

A brief look at some of the day’s stories.

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Oscar de la Renta and Bill Clinton

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Benefit Is an Oscar-Worthy Affair

Unanimity does not come easily in the fashion world — except, perhaps, when Oscar de la Renta is involved.

clock May 10, 2006Rosemary Feitelberg

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Memo Pad: Bye, Bye, Bonnie … Oh So Rice

It’s been a rough week at Star magazine. Three staffers, including co-executive editor Mark Coleman, have turned in notices and are said to be headed to rival Life & Style.

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At Moda Manhattan, Annie Van Harlingen from S.H.A.G. assists Robin Watson, a buyer from Front Page, a Fairfield, Conn., boutique.

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Fame, Moda Manhattan Set Records

While high gas prices were on the minds of retailers, it was a record-breaking season at the Fame and Moda Manhattan shows.

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The Jones New York Collection campaign illustrates career women in power suits.

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On the Set: Jones New York Suits Up for Fall

“Power lunch! Power lunch! Get that deal!” shouted a stylist giving direction as Patrick Demarchelier photographed three models strutting toward him.

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LeSportsac Parent Sues Former Owner of Brand

Brand Science, which does business as LeSportsac, filed suit against Timothy Schifter and Schifter & Partners, charging breach of contract.

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Dawn Mello

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Graduate Dawn Mello: A Long Time Coming

Dawn Mello’s long career took her to Bergdorf Goodman and Gucci, among other places, and on May 7 she returned to her hometown to button up one key detail.

clock May 10, 2006Katherine Bowers

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Beauty Beat: A Changing of the Guard at IFF

Richard A. Goldstein stepped down as chairman and ceo of IFF and Arthur C. Martinez, lead director, was elected as interim successor.

clock May 10, 2006Matthew W. Evans and Amy S. Choi

The Zone, a junior-targeted section at Glendale Galleria.


Southern Calif. Malls Update to Stay Vital

Staying a step ahead in the competitive Southern California shopping center industry means reinvesting in the property.

clock May 10, 2006Emili Vesilind


Shareholders Approve Hilfiger-Apax Merger

Tommy Hilfiger Corp. shareholders voted Tuesday to approve a $1.6 billion merger agreement with funds advised by Apax Partners.

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Fashion Scoops: Let The Branding Begin

Kim Winser, new president and chief executive of Aquascutum, is preparing for an encore.

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Industry Urges Tough Stance on Vietnam

Industry lobbyists urged House Textile Caucus members for restrictions on apparel and textile imports from Vietnam as it seeks to join the WTO.

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