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Levi’s Victorious in Battle With British Supermarket Chain

NEW YORK, Nov 21, 2001/ — Levi Strauss’s legal battle with British supermarket chain Tesco is over, and the jeans giant is victorious. The European Court of Justice in Luxembourg has ruled that Levi Strauss has the right to limit imports of its denim products from outside the European Union. …
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Coats Revises Plans to Sell Jaeger and Viyella

NEW YORK, Nov 18, 2001/ — It looks like Coats won’t be shedding Jaeger and Viyella quite as soon as expected. The British clothing group announced that its annual profit is likely to fall short of last year’s, and it’s too early put the brands on the block. Chief Executive …
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Zac Posen: Impeccably Elegant

NEW YORK, Oct 30, 2001 (Updated Dec 1, 2009 to add photo)/ — “It’s my 21st birthday!” exclaims up-and-coming fashion designer Zac Posen from atop a flight of stairs leading to his Soho studio, which is actually his parents’ apartment. But, before you think this is the story of a …
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Levi Strauss Accuses Guess of Copying Designs, Again

NEW YORK, Oct 18, 2001/ — Two of the country’s most popular denim labels, Levi Strauss & Co and Guess Inc., are slugging it out in the courts over the design of their jeans and jackets. Levi has accused Guess of stealing its distinctive arched stitching design, a design the …
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10 Corso Como: The Hottest Milan Spot

MILAN, Sep 29, 2001/ — There isn’t just one reason why the fashion set flock to Milan’s 10 Corso Como and spend hour upon hour in it. There are a slew of them: to try on a Balenciaga blazer, smell a Comme des Garcons candle, pick up the new issue …
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Levi’s Recalls “Glossy Finish” Jeans

NEW YORK, Aug 30, 2001/ — In a move usually reserved for grocery store products or automobiles, Levi Strauss & Co. Europe has announced the voluntary recall of its limited edition “Glossy Finish” jeans, skirts and jackets. “Although we have had no customer complaints about these finishes, two employees who …