ANALYSIS-Coach rolls dice with Krakoff luxury clothing line

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* Analysts say new line has risks but Coach in good spot * Sees new line helping business in long term By Martinne Geller and Nicole Maestri NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO, July 28 (Reuters) - The decision by Coach Inc to launch a clothing line named for its creative director Reed Krakoff is a risky one, especially amid a global economic slowdown that may permanently alter consumers' desires for designer duds and high price tags. While Coach's handbags became ubiquitous during the housing ...

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