Salant Looks Better In Jeans

You might say Salant (SLT), which manufactures men's and women's apparel, including designer brands Perry Ellis and John Henry, was a casualty of the 1980s: It got deep in debt and in 1990 filed for Chapter 11 protection. Three years later, Salant emerged from bankruptcy after restructuring. Now, it's back on the Big Board, where it climbed from 3 a share in mid-May to 41/8 on July 25.

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