A girl waits and waits, and if she's
lucky along comes Mr. Right. . . and
Mr. Bergdorf . . . and Mr. Goodman.
in No, No, Nanette
Manhattan's fashionable Bergdorf-Goodman, outfitter to many of New York's best-dressed women for 71 years, finally found a Mr. Right last week. As the Federal Trade Commission gave its long-awaited approval, the store was sold for $12.6 million in stock to Edward Carter's Broadway-Hale group of Los Angeles. The deal swallowed one of the nation's few remaining well-known independent merchants, though the prestigious Bergdorf store will keep a separate identity and its own label. The...