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ROunderwear is finding success in the men’s underwear market with a surprising innovation: padded buttocks.

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Sarafina Dreams About To Start Wholesaling

Sarafina Dreams is an intimates label that is just now making the transition from custom designs sold on Etsy to an expanded production model.

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Shapeez Pioneered 1/2” Cup Sizing In 2006

Who pioneered the concept of half sizes for bras? It may not be the brand you are thinking — unless you were going to say Shapeez.

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Shock Absorber Intros Crop Top Sports Bra

Shock Absorber has just introduced a new sports bra, “The Active Crop Top” (style S04NO) that is now being shown to retailers.

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Wilderness Dreams: Expanding Retailer Base

Wilderness Dreams, the lingerie, swim and active brand that uses real camouflage patterns licensed from the hunting and outdoors industry, has found remarkable success in a wide variety of retail settings.

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Night & Gale Lingerie: Ready to Grow Its Base

Night & Gale Lingerie is a new collection with a gently compelling, feminine and detailed look that seems to be on the verge of expanding its wholesale customer base.

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60+ Intimates, Hosiery Firms To Be At Offprice

Intimate apparel and hosiery will again be strongly represented at the upcoming Offprice Show in Las Vegas, with already over 60 individual firms signed on to exhibit.

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Shapeez: Social Media Program For Retailers

Suzanne Barillari and Shapeez co-founder Staci Berner at a previous WWIN show.

Shapeez is heading into the new year with several interesting new developments in the works, including plans for “Before and After” social media events designed to build consumer traffic for its stores.

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Mayana Genevière: New Luxury Maternity Line

Mayana Genevière is a new luxury maternity undergarment collection, already selling in Canadian stores, that will be showing for the first time at Curve in New York.

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Hop Lun Has Great U.S. Expectations For Dorina

Hop Lun, the producer behind such brands as 6ixty 8ight, Scandale and Marie Meili, as well as a huge private label lingerie and swimwear operation, has great expectations in the U.S. market for its latest brand acquisition, Dorina.

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Gatta Hosiery: Polish Brand Expanding Here

Gatta Hosiery has already made inroads with some retailers in the western part of the U.S., and its distributor is now planning to exhibit for the first time at the upcoming Curve show in New York.

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Amoralle Offers ‘Royal Luxury’ Robes, Lingerie

Examples of gowns and lingerie in the Amoralle line.

Amoralle, a “royal luxury” lingerie and ready-to-wear brand, originally based in Latvia, is looking to expand in the U.S., and plans an appearance at Curve New York in February.

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Adina Reay: Luxury Lingerie In DD+ Sizing

Adina Reay, a new brand that is “very proud to be bringing the exciting design, sensuality and covetable nature of luxury lingerie to the DD+ market,” will be coming to Curve New York for the first time in February.

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Royce: New Maternity, Nursing Bra Colorways

New Royce colorways: Candy Blossom and Florence Cream & Aubergine.

Royce has added several new colorways to its extensive collection of wire-free maternity and nursing bras.

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Larry Garland, CEO Of Eldorado Trading, Dies

The founder and CEO of Eldorado Trading Company, Larry Garland, has died. Eldorado is a prominent distributor of intimate apparel and adult novelties.

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Naked Brand Group To Merge With Bendon Ltd.

Naked Brand Group, a U.S. publicly-traded company, and the much larger, New Zealand-based Bendon Limited have signed a letter of intent (LOI) to merge.

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Fit Fully Yours Adding Still More Color-Ways

Examples from the Nicole and Maxine collections.

Fit Fully Yours, the lingerie firm that specializes in full cup bras, continues to expand its offerings, most recently adding new color-ways to two of its most popular lines.

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Brodeur: More Private Label Coming To Yandy

Yandy.com will continue to expand the number of apparel offerings under its own brand, and there is “a very real possibility,” it will open its first brick-and-mortar store within the next couple of years.

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Sheergilt Looking To Expand Retail Presence

Sheergilt, a brand that has been selling intimates on its own website and to private label customers, is now looking to expand its sales to retailers. As part of that process it will be showing a Curve in February in New York.

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Yandy.com Names New CEO, Thom Brodeur

Yandy, the online retailer of “sexy” lingerie and other apparel, formally announced today that it had named a “tech and ecommerce veteran,” Thom Brodeur, as its new CEO. An upcoming management change had been rumored in recent months.

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Potential New Intimates Show In The Works

The Intimate Show, a potential new trade event April 3-5 at the Tropicana in Las Vegas, was announced by Michael Moreira and John Pace, two key executives who had worked previously at the recently canceled International Lingerie Show (ILS).

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Victoria’s Secret, Pink December Comps -4%

December comparable sales for Victoria’s Secret and Pink stores in the U.S. and Canada were down 4%. For the first 11 month of their fiscal year through December (their full year runs through January 2017), sales were down 1%.

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Altitude: Finding New Space As ILS Closes

All future iterations of The International Lingerie Show (ILS), the bi-annual Las Vegas trade event, have been suddenly and permanently canceled and the new Altitude Intimates has announced its intention to try to “accommodate everybody” at its own upcoming event.

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Mapalé Adds New Trade Shows To ’17 Schedule

Mapalé, the Miami-based intimates firm, has broadened its collection extensively over the years, and one result is a new and expanded trade show schedule.

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Getting Them To Try On Their First Shapeez Bra

Shapeez is returning to the WWIN show at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas (February 20-23), after reporting another year of expanding sales.

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Compression Crop Top: Innovation by Wear Ease

The Compression Crop Top (Style 785) is a popular innovation from Wear Ease, that offers a new option to women recovering from surgery or dealing with swelling from lymphedema.

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Kathy Ireland Hits $100 Million In Sales For PPI

The Kathy Ireland Intimates & Sleepwear collection has generated $100 million in total wholesale sales for PPI Apparel Group since it signed the license in 2011, according to the company. Product began shipping to stores in 2013.

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New From UI Global: ‘Inspire Psyche Terry’

UI Global Brands CEO, designer, and founder Psyche Terry has launched her latest intimate apparel line. The “Inspire Psyche Terry” collection was itself inspired by “Psyche the Greek goddess of love and beauty,” explained its creator.

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Fit Fully Yours: New Collections, New Colors

The Rosa Sweetheart collection.

Fit Fully Yours, the lingerie firm that specializes in full cup bras, has just introduced two new collections.

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Evae Evae: Luxury Fashion Lingerie Source

Evae Evae is an interesting new fashion and custom production resource in intimate apparel.

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Parfait Fall/Winter 2017: The Collection Expands

New from the Ava and Carole groups from Parfait.

Parfait has added four new lines, as well as expanded several existing groups, as part of its Fall/Winter 2017 Collection.

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Curve: New Dates, An App & A Charity Dinner

Eurovet Americas heads into 2017 celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the founding of its Curve New York show, and with plans to host a “Gala” charity dinner February 27th for 250, with proceeds to be given to breast cancer research.

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Naked’s Sales, As Well As Its Problems, Rise

Naked Brand Group sales in its latest quarter grew by $233,746, or 73.6%, over the same period last year (to total $ 551,494). But it also reported another huge loss, $2,362,600, compared to the $3,533,421 it lost in the three months ended October 31, 2015.

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April ILS: No Drayage Fees, Many New Brands

Jeff Yunis, the owner of the International Lingerie Show, discussed the new venue for his upcoming show (April 3-5, 2017), as well as other changes.

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PVH Third Quarter Sales Rose 4%, Income Fell

New from Calvin Klein: Seductive Comfort bra with lace; Liquid Stretch underwear for men.

PVH Corp. third quarter income fell to $126.2 million on total revenue of $2.244 billion, compared to income of $221.9 million on total revenue of $2.165 billion in the same quarter last year.

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Nicolas Attard: ’What Every Woman Wants...’

Oh La La Cheri, the Miami-based lingerie firm, reported its tenth straight year of sales growth, expecting to end 2016 up by over 30%.

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Interview: Details About Altitude Intimates Show

Altitude Intimates, a new trade show featuring lingerie and adult novelties, will debut April 2-4, 2017 at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. For this interview, BODY asked executives at the sponsoring Lingerie Industry Association (LIA), Eric Ehrens, executive director, and Crystin Ehrens, managing director, to provide details about their show and its genesis.

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Aerie Q3 Sales +21%; Will Open SoHo Pop Up

Third quarter sales were up 21% at Aerie, a considerable achievement considering the brand was also up 21% in the same quarter last year. The lingerie division of American Eagle Outfitters (AEO), also noted it is about to open a pop-up store December 8 in SoHo in Manhattan.

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Victoria’s Secret, Pink November Comps +4%

Victoria’s Secret “Dream Angels Wicked” metallic lace bodysuit and metallic high-neck bra, part of the focus for December.

Victoria’s Secret and Pink North American and U.K. comparable company-owned store sales rose 4% in November. When the direct business is added in for those areas, the increase was 5%.

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Peekay: Cancels IPO, Announces Resignations

Peekay Boutiques, in multiple filings with the SEC before Thanksgiving, reported that it was not going forward with a public offering of its stock, that it might undertake a private sale, that the person who had served as its CFO, treasurer and secretary was resigning, that its accounting firm had resigned and that it had terminated its VP of marketing and visual merchandising.

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Soma Store Comps Up 0.4% In Third Quarter

Comparable store sales at Soma rose 0.4% in the three months ended October 29th, the 29th increase in the last 30 quarters for the lingerie division of Chico’s FAS. The retailer also confirmed it still plans to open eight or nine new lingerie stores this year.

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Lady Gaga Will Perform On VS Fashion Show

Lady Gaga, as well as Bruno Mars and The Weeknd will all perform on The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, filming for the first time in Paris, to be broadcast Monday, December 5 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on CBS.

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‘Beth’ Is Most Popular Post-Surgical Camisole

The Beth is the most popular post-surgical camisole, designed for wearing after surgery, in the Wear Ease collection, and has proven to be a successful entry point for resellers looking to try the company’s products.

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Texco Intros Extensive New Sports Collection

Texco, the intimate apparel component specialist, has introduced “its largest, most extensive sports collection to-date! Every product is a knockout for sports and exercise bras, but also pretty and on-trend to deliver a sure win in a wide variety of other applications.”

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Daisy Corsets Halloween Costume Sales Triple

Costumes from Daisy Corsets

Halloween costume sales “tripled” at Daisy Corsets this past fall, leading to plans to expand its collection from 165 outfits to 200 for 2017.

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Operating Income At Victoria’s Secret -22%

Victoria’s Secret and Pink North American operating income fell 22% in the third quarter to $163.9 million (down from $210.9 million in the same period last year), as sales rose to $1.584 billion, compared to $1.568 billion.

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Undie Couture: Growing Its Bralettes Collection

Two styles of Undie Couture bralettes

Total Stockroom, parent company to Coobie bras, has been finding success with its new collection of Undie Couture lace bralettes. It already offers three styles and will be “adding more in the near future.”

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Peekay: More Losses, Actively Seeks Buyer

Peekay Boutiques, the adult novelties and intimates retailer, lost $1.624 million on sales of $9.548 million during the three months ended September 30, considerably less than the $2.266 million it lost in the same period last year on slightly higher sales of $9.684 million.

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’Altitude’ Lists April Show Rates, Schedule

The new Altitude Intimates show, presented by the Lingerie Industry Association (LIA), will feature both $2000 (5’ x 10’) and $4000 (10’ x 10’) booths, as well as hard walls included in the package. Significantly, the simple booth layout will mean “no drayage fee” for exhibitors, according to management.

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Nasty Gal Bankruptcy Hits Intimates Firms

For Love And Lemons for sale on the Nasty Gal website.

When Nasty Gal, the prominent fashion retailer, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week, more than two dozen firms involved in intimate apparel were affected.

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Victoria’s Secret, Pink October Sales Dip 1%

Two new bras in the “Beautiful by Victoria’s Secret” collection.

Victoria’s Secret and Pink comparable store sales in North America fell 1% in October and 2% in the fiscal third quarter ended October 29, 2016. When the direct business for both brands was added in, sales fell 2% in October and 1% in the third quarter.

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Victoria’s Secret, Pink January Comps -10%

Fourth quarter Victoria’s Secret and Pink direct sales plummeted by 7.2%, or $41 million (to $526.1 million), as the company tested its strategy of eliminating its famous print catalog (which it dropped in early 2016).
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Etam Développement 2016 Sales Match 2015

2016 sales at Etam Développement, the France-based intimates retailer, dropped by 0.3% to 1.29 billion euros (about $1.38 billion at current exchange rates).
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Tefron Q3 2016 Sales Jump As Losses Shrink

Tefron Ltd. sales rose dramatically in its third quarter ended September 30, 2016, and the company reported a much smaller loss compared to the same quarter in its previous year.
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Delta Galil Q3 Income Jumped 31%, Sales 4%

Delta Galil sales in the third quarter rose 4% while net income rocketed 31% as the company completed the acquisition, from VF, of the three brands 7 For All Mankind, Splendid and Ella Moss.
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Wacoal U.S. Sales, Income Up In First Half

For the six months ended September 30, at Wacoal International Corp., the U.S. division, “overall sales” as well as operating income “on a local currency basis” both exceeded results for the same period last year.
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Q3 Innerwear Sales Rose 2% At Hanesbrands

Innerwear sales, the largest segment within Hanesbrands, Inc., rose 2.0% in the third quarter, while Activewear sales shrank by 2.1%. Overall, company sales rose 10.7%, net income 7.2%.
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Under Armour Sales Up 22%, Income Up 28%

Under Armour third quarter net revenues increased 22% to $1.47 billion, while net income increased 28% to $128 million.
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VF Q3 Income Up 8%, Total Revenues Drop 1%

VF Corporation earnings rose 8% to $498.5 million on total revenue that declined 1% to $3.488 billion for the three months ended September 30th.
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Naked: Listing Warning, New Offering Planned

Naked Brand Group has registered with the SEC to raise additional funds through the sale of various financial instruments, including stock, with “an aggregate initial offering price not to exceed $7,500,000.”
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Etam Group First Half Sales, Profits Decline

First half sales and income fell at Etam Développement, the France-based international lingerie and apparel producer and retailer.
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Tefron Swings Profitable As Sales Jump Sharply

Tefron Ltd. reversed course in its second quarter, reporting income of $1.275 million, compared to a loss of $1.037 million in the same quarter last year.
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Naked Sales Drop 18.8% Led By Nordstrom Slide

Naked Brand Group second quarter sales fell 18.8% to $293,011, while losses in the three months ended July 31, 2016 grew by 5.2% to $3,301,780.
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Wolford: $9.22 Million Loss As Sales Drop 18%

Wolford AG reported a first quarter loss of 8.22 million euros (about $9.22 million at current exchange rates), compared to a loss of 2.55 million euros in the same period last year, as sales dropped 18% to 27.74 million euros (about $31.1 million).
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Delta Galil: Q2 Sales Fall 2.4%, Profit 16.1%

Second quarter sales at Delta Galil fell 2.4%, while profits dropped by 16.1%.
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Q2 Gildan Sales Fell 3.5%, Net Income 4.7%

Q2 sales at Gildan Activewear fell by 3.5% to $688.0 million, down from $714.2 million in the same period last year. Net income fell 4.7% to $94.7 million, down from $99.4 million in 2015.
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Q2 Innerwear Sales Fell 5% At Hanesbrands

Innerwear segment sales at Hanesbrands fell by 5% in the second quarter, to $749.2 million from $786.4 million a year ago. Sales for the category are down for the first six months of the year, $1.31 billion compared to $1.34 billion in 2015.
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Tefron: Losses Continue Into First Quarter 2016

Tefron Ltd., the intimate apparel producer, reported a loss of $1.184 million on sales of $26.6 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2016.
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Sales, Income Up For PVH In First Quarter

Sales and income rose dramatically at PVH Corp. in its first fiscal quarter of 2015. The company is parent to such brands ad Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger and four years ago purchased Warnaco.
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Aerie Lingerie Up 32% In Fiscal First Quarter

Aerie, the intimate apparel brand, reported a sales increase of 32% over the same quarter last year. Meanwhile, parent company American Eagle Outfitters, the retailer of men’s and women’s apparel, reported a combined sales increase of 7%.
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Delta Galil Q1 Sales Up 2%, Income Down 12%

Delta Galil sales rose 2% while net income fell 12% in the first quarter.
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Wacoal America Annual Sales Rose, Income Fell

Wacoal America sales in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016 “exceeded” the previous year, while “operating income on a local currency basis fell” because of “an increase in selling, general and administrative expenses which resulted from increased labor costs, while we controlled PR related costs.”
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Hanes Acquiring Pacific Brands Of Australia

HanesBrands has “entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pacific Brands Limited, the leading underwear and intimate apparel company in Australia.”
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March Sales Flat At VS North American Stores

March sales were flat at Victoria’s Secret and Pink company-owned stores in the U.S. and Canada, while the combined North American store and direct business rose 2% for the month.
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Naked Reports Big Loss As Sales Rise 149%

Naked Brand Group sales rose to $1,389,414 for the year ended January 31, 2016, a 149% increase from $557,212 the year before.
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Naked Brand CFO, COO Michael Flanagan Exits

Naked Brand Group Inc. announced that Michael Flanagan, its chief financial officer and chief operating officer, had “retired” in March.
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Sales, Earnings Fall At Calida, Aubade Parent

Sales and earnings dropped at Switzerland-based Calida Holding AG, parent to both the Calida and Aubade underwear brands (as well as other apparel, sports equipment, surf wear and garden furniture lines).
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Sales, Profits Rose At French Lingerie Giant

The Etam Group, the France-based international retailer of women’s lingerie, cosmetics, apparel and accessories, reported a 6.2% growth in sales and a 7.0% growth in profits in 2015. Its brands include Etam, Undiz and 1.2.3.
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Hanes Q1 Innerwear Up Reversing Q4 Decline

HanesBrands first quarter “Innerwear” category sales increased 1.3%, reversing direction from the four quarter 2015 when sales in that category had dropped 5.9%. The company had blamed its overall 7.4% sales decline in the fourth quarter on “historic warm weather” in the eastern two-thirds of the U.S.
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PVH Q4 Sales Up 2% As Full Year Profits Soar

Sales at PVH Corp. rose 2% in the fiscal fourth quarter ended January 31, 2016, but declined for the full year by 3.1%. Meanwhile net income rose substantially for both the final quarter and full year.
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Delta Galil Sales Up 5%, Net Income Down 7%

Sales at Delta Galil rose 5% in 2015 to reach $1.08 billion, but net income fell by 7% to $43.9 million.
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Texco Offers New Fittings, Fabrics In 2016

Shake off winter doldrums with Texco’s “Sunrise Frost” collection of hook and eye bra closures -an innovative array of products designed to wake up your senses and stir your creativity.
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Soma Sales Up 3.1%; Planning 15 New Stores

Sales at Soma intimates rose 2.1% for the fourth quarter ended January 30, 2016 and were up 3.1% for the year prompting plans to expand the chain to about 300 stores by year’s end.
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Hanes Blames 7.4% Q4 Sales Drop On Weather

While Hanesbrands fourth quarter net income rose 33.2%, overall sales dropped 7.4% and “innerwear” sales dropped 5.9%. The company complained “domestic retail traffic declined significantly as historic warm weather enveloped the eastern two-thirds of the United States in November and December.”
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Wacoal 9 Mo. Sales Up 7%, Profits Up 78.1%

Japan-based Wacoal’s sales for the nine months ending December 31, 2015 rose 7% while net income rose 78.1%. Meanwhile the company reported mixed results from its operations in the U.S. and Europe.
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Tefron Posts Loss of $1.2 Million In Quarter

For the three months ended September 30, 2015 Tefron reported a loss of $1,216,000 compared with a loss of just $26,000 during the same period last year. Sales in the quarter were $20.8 million compared to $21.5 million in the quarter in 2014.
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Sales Fell 9.8% In 2015 At Rigby & Peller U.S.

Sales in 2015 at the U.S. Rigby & Peller stores (formerly this was the Intimacy chain) fell by “9.7% (9.8% on a like-for-like basis)” as measured in dollars, according to parent company Van de Velde. “Due to the strengthening of the American dollar against the euro the retail turnover in euro was up 8.1%.”
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Naked Brand Q3 Sales Double, Losses Halve

At Naked Brand Group, the intimates and underwear company headed by Carole Hochman, sales in the third quarter more than doubled to $317, 748, while its net loss dropped to $3.533 million from $7.228 million in the same quarter last year (on just $145,790 in sales).
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Curvexpo: Changes And Improvements In 2016

Curvexpo announced a variety of changes and improvements to their upcoming shows in 2016, including a modest location shift for the February show at the Las Vegas Convention Center and, at the New York events, the addition of models wearing fashions while standing “on various platforms” on the show floor at the Javits Center.
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PVH Revenue, Earnings Down In Third Quarter

PVH sales and earnings were down in the third quarter, primarily related to foreign currency exchange rate issues according to the company.
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Victoria’s Secret Stores Up 6%, Direct up 12%

Victoria’s Secret and Pink November comparable store sales in North America were up 6%, while Victoria’s Secret’s direct online and catalog businesses rose by 12%.
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Peekay: Underwriter For Stock Offering Named

Peekay Boutiques’ plan to sell stock to the public took a significant step forward with the naming of an underwriter, Lake Street Capital Markets. Filings with the SEC in late November contained that announcement as well as details of the sale.
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Delta Galil’s New Office, Showroom: 2 Park Ave.

Delta Galil has opened a new office and showroom space at 2 Park Avenue in Manhattan. Previously the firm had occupied offices in two nearby locations, one at 6 East 32nd. According to published reports the firm signed a lease on the space earlier this year , with rents starting in the mid-$40s per square foot.
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Soma Q3 Sales Down 0.9%, Reversing A Trend

After 25 consecutive quarters of growth, sales at the Soma chain of lingerie stores were down 0.9% for the three months ended October 31. Meanwhile, at parent company Chico’s FAS as a whole (which also includes the Chico’s and White House | Black Market stores), sales dropped 3.3%.
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Victoria’s Secret Sales Up 7% In Q3, 5% YTD

Sales for Victoria’s Secret and Pink comparable stores in the U.S. and Canada rose 7% in the third quarter, and were up 5% year to date.
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Mode City Returns To Lyon July 9-11, 2016

The Mode City lingerie show, which has been held in July in Paris in recent years, will return, along with the textile Interfilière show, to Lyon, the city located further south in France, where it originated. The trade fairs will be held on July 9 through 11, 2016.
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