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Mapalé Adds Many Plus Styles To Collection

Examples of Mapalé regular and plus styles.

Examples of Mapalé regular and plus styles.

For years Mapalé has offered highly successful collections of “lingerie, clubwear, fantasy wear, resort and swim,” as co-owner Angela Tobon has described it, but not very many plus styles. That has now changed.

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ThreeGun Shows During New York Fashion Week

ThreeGun, a Chinese underwear brand that claims to have “ranked first for market share in China for 23 consecutive years,” showed its Spring/Summer 2020 collection during the recent New York Fashion Week.

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Turmoil, Departures Reported At ThirdLove

An image from the ThirdLove website.

The Wall Street Journal picked up on a recent, original article on Vox, which reported instances of “bullying by the male co-CEO that are at odds with ThirdLove’s progressive, for-women-by-women positioning,” as well as key staff departures.

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Savage X Fenty: Fashion Show, New Capital

In late August, Savage X Fenty, Rihanna’s lingerie brand, received around $50 million in new investment capital according to the The Wall Street Journal. And, early this month she presented a monster fashion / music event that defined how to achieve social acceptance even with a glossy, sexy lingerie show.

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Axami Launches New Clubwear Collection

Axami has launched a new clubwear line for the U.S. market. “It’s a collection for brave women who want to feel free with themselves. Perfect for parties and crazy nights,” according to a spokesperson.

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Aerie Q2 Comps +16%; New Stores Opened

Aerie comparable store sales rose 16% in the second quarter following a 27% increase in the same quarter last year. This marked the 19th consecutive quarter of double-digit growth for the brand.

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Soma Reports 10.9% Q2 Comp Sales Growth

In Q3 Soma is introduing its new Vanishing 360 Bra.

Soma reported “10.9% comparable sales growth in the second quarter, the brand’s best comparable sales performance in four years,” enthused Bonnie Brooks, CEO of parent company Chico’s FAS.

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Wood Underwear Intros Knit Boxer Short, Tank

Wood Underwear will introduce in 2020, a knit boxer short and a tank style undershirt.

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CrissCross Intimates Launches Activewear

CrissCross Intimates has introduced an “Active Wear to Luxe” collection, “so versatile with sex-appeal and styles for yoga, Pilates or any sports enthusiast and every day comfortable wear,” announced owner Jean Criss.

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Vibrant Body Collection Now In Specialty Stores

For the first time, the Vibrant Body Company collection of bras and intimates is being offered exclusively to specialty stores. “At Vibrant Body Company we aspire to change the way women think and feel about their breasts, their bras and their first layers,” explained Michael Drescher, Vibrant’s founder and CEO.

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Terresa Zimmerman Talks All About Wood

BODY publisher, Nick Monjo first met Terresa Zimmerman, CEO and founder Wood Underwear, as she launched her brand at a Las Vegas trade show. Since then the company has grown steadily. Here she explains how the company developed and where it’s going next.

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Brands And Exhibitors Booked For Next NILS

The New International Lingerie Show (NILS) is about to hold its fourth event since its relaunch, this at the Westgate Hotel in Las Vegas, September 9 through 11.

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Kohl’s To Offer Adore Me Lingerie In October

Under a new program, Kohl’s will be offering a selection of Adore Me intimate apparel products on its website and “more than 50” of its 1159 physical stores in the U.S. “beginning mid-October 2019.”

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Laura Corcoran Has Rejoined BL Intimates

Laura Corcoran has returned to BL Intimates as corporate account manager for the Exquisite Form brand of lingerie and sleepwear.

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LeggStory: Flocking Designs Atop Hosiery

Michèle Constant holds hosiery with a flocking pattern.

Michèle Constant, the owner of LeggStory, was at the recent Curve show in New York in early August with several exciting additions to her ever expanding hosiery collection.

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Barry Revzen Describes China Factory Situation

Barry Revzen, CEO of Dreamgirl, recently visited a number of intimate apparel factories in China, and returned with a lot to say about the effects of president Trump’s policy of taxing that country’s imports. A manufacturing and importing specialist, with decades of experience, Revzen lived in China for years and has traveled there repeatedly. He has visited hundreds of factories during his career. BODY publisher Nick Monjo interviewed him just after he returned from his latest trip, and on the day before Trump announced he would extend (on September 1st) the tariffs to cover another $300 billion of imports, a move that will expand taxes to cover almost everything shipped from China to the U.S.

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Casual Moments Is Acquired By Claudel

Casual Moments bed jackets selling on Amazon.

Claudel Lingerie Inc., which comprises different chains of retail stores in Canada, as well as several wholesale brands, has just acquired Casual Moments, the California-based loungewear specialist.

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Maurice Reznik Leaving Delta Galil August 9

Maurice Reznik this afternoon sent an email to associates in the industry announcing he “will be leaving Delta Galil, effective August 9th to focus on a new business venture.”

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OffPrice: 99 Underwear, Hose, Swim Brands

The OffPrice Show, to be held August 10-13, will have at least 99 companies showing products in the underwear, hosiery, sleepwear, swim and related categories.

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ThirdLove.com Opens First Retail Store Today

ThirdLove, the online lingerie retailer, today opens its first physical store, this at 347 West Broadway in SoHo in Manhattan.

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Four New Gilly Hicks Pop-Ups Lift Total To 6

Four new Gilly Hicks by Hollister pop-up shops have just been opened by Abercrombie & Fitch, as the company expands the gradual relaunch of its intimates brand. The stores join two other existing stand alone locations.

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Clover’s CEO Angie Lau Discusses The Firm

Angie Lau and her “Cloverization” booth at the recent Shenzhen Intimate Underwear Fair.

Founded in 1956 by Andy Lau, Clover Group has grown to become a leading producer of intimate apparel. Based in Hong Kong, and with production facilities in China as well as other key countries, the company supplies a wide range of customers. Clients range from some of the largest names, such as Victoria’s Secret, Aerie and Under Armour, and include a variety of other labels of different sizes.

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Fresh: A Special Wash For All Activewear

Fresh and a retailer ad offering a free bottle of Fresh with every sport bra purchase.

“Fresh Active-Wear Wash is another clever science-based Fashion Wash from The Forever Group that targets the challenge of odor build-up in such items as sport bras, yoga wear, athletic apparel and undergarments.”

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Studio Pia: Cruelty-Free Luxe Lingerie To Curve

Studio Pia is returning to the Curve show in New York with a spring/summer 2020 collection that includes: “two embroidery heavy ranges, Sirena and Naida, and a luxury silk shapewear range, Petra,” according to designer and founder Pia Conaghan.

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Wood Works Offers Clients Customization

Wood Underwear’s recently launched premium mass label, Wood Works, is now offering its larger retail clients “exclusivity and customization of color palettes and more,” according to Terresa Zimmerman, CEO and founder of the men’s undergarment specialist.

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Corin: Perfect Ratio Of Comfort, Quality, Price

The Virginia bra from Corin.

“Comfort and quality are the most important targets for the production of bras,” declared Tatyana Ponomareva, owner the Valens Lingerie distributorship. “Either one of these concepts without the other is meaningless.”

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Wood SS20: Refreshed Solids, Stars, Stripes

Wood Underwear CEO and founder Terresa Zimmerman explained that solid colors put men’s Wood Underwear “on the map,” are the “core of its business” and will continue to be a big part of its newest collection.

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Nic Tailor: New Custom Fit Men’s Underwear

Nic Tailor has just launched what it claims is “the first-ever custom fit underwear for men that addresses the nearly universal problem of ill-fitting undergarments.”

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‘The Nude Project’ Now Sharing Skin Color Data

Heist, the UK-based tights, shapewear and hosiery firm, has launched “The Nude Project,” under which it will share its research on skin colors.

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TMR: Lingerie Market $55.83 Billion By 2024

Transparency Market Research (TMR) has published a report stating “the global lingerie market is likely to be worth $55.83 billion by 2024” up from $33.18 billion in 2015.

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My Size Smartphone Bra Measuring App Debuts

My Size, Inc., a developer and creator of smartphone measurement solutions, recently announced it is adding functionality to MySizeID, its “smart measurement application for online retail, that will enable consumers to accurately measure their bra and cup size when shopping for undergarments and lingerie.”

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‘Adore Me Adores You’ Promotional Campaign

Adore Me has launched a digital promotional campaign, “Adore Me Adores You,” featuring trans gender activist and author Gigi Gorgeous, benefiting the Trans Wellness Center and focusing on the WorldPride event.

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Journelle Now Owned By Cosabella Executive

At least one familly member behind the Cosabella brand and retail store is now an owner of the Journelle brand and its chain of four retail shops, one in Manhattan and one in Chicago.

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Absolutely Lingerie’s Souad Sinai Buys Huit

The troubled story of Huit, the French lingerie and swim brand, may have just turned a lot sweeter as its new American owner has an aggressive plan to return the brand to prominence.

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Daisy’s Body Harnesses An ‘Immediate Success’

The launch of Daisy Corset’s new collection of Body Harnesses has been “nothing short of exciting,” according to co-owner Jennifer Reynolds.

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Softies To Add Socks, Accessoires In Fall

The Paddi Murphy Corporation was originally founded over a decade ago by Dennis Murphy to produce sleepwear. Based in Minnesota, this ever-evolving company, which also uses the name Softies Comfort Wear, is set to soon add a host of new product categories. For this interview publisher Nick Monjo questioned Dennis’ son Tim Murphy, who now operates the firm.

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‘Seductive Women’ Is New Axami Collection

‘Seductive Women’ is the “continuation of our first ‘Hot Sevilla’,” collection stated a spokesperson describing the latest group from Axami.

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Gordon Payne Is New Sales Exec At Parfait

Parfait has hired Gordon Payne as a sales executive “managing both specialty and key corporate accounts in various states including Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Mississippi.”

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Spring/Summer 2020 Collections From Parfait

For Spring/Summer 2020 Parfait’s “silhouettes throughout both the lingerie and swim collections feel like an ode to the Hollywood Old Glam era with the beautiful and colorful boudoir style taking center stage.”

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Vestiny’s Padulo Now Sales Exec At NILS

Lydia Padulo, formerly president of the intimates firm Vestiny International, has joined The New International Lingerie Show (NILS) to manage sales of exhibition space for the twice per year event in Las Vegas.

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Shapeez To Add New Wholesale Web Portal

Short and long versions of the new Comfeez bralette.

Shapeez will soon launch a new wholesale web portal to allow retailers to place and track orders as well as see, in real time, the availability of the various products in the company’s collection. Further, wholesales can access media, style sheets and other product information.

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Lingerie Designs In Latex From Elissa Poppy

Launched in 2016, Elissa Poppy is a lingerie and apparel brand that creates all its styles from latex. The company will be exhibiting at the upcoming New York Curve show. Owner and head designer Elissa Grainger’s catwalk collection in the London Graduate Fashion Week 2015 was featured by Vogue and trend forecaster WGSN, and consumer interest grew from there. BODY publisher Nick Monjo questioned the designer for this interview.

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‘Versions Of She’ To Be At August Curve Show

Versions Of She — or V.O.SHE — is a new “boutique brand” of loungewear that will be exhibiting at its first trade show, Curve, in New York this August.

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Claudel Lingerie Offers Hospital Gown Line

Claudel Lingerie is about to release a new hospital gown collection. Based in Canada, the company operates over 50 retail stores there, under the names Lilianne Lingerie, Body & Beach and Intimate Moments. And the firm also wholesales intimates under the Comfort & Co., Volage, Vanessa, Body & Beach, Midnight Maddie and Claudel labels. BODY publisher Nick Monjo interviewed the firm’s Anny-Claude Lapierre about the hospital line.

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NuBra Will Soon Ship G-Cup Adhesive Bras

Model wearing an F-cup NuBra adhesive bra.

Since NuBra patented its first adhesive bra and launched the product in 2002, the company has made design improvements and added several new styles on its way to selling “over 30 million.” One of the most significant changes over the following years has been the addition of larger and larger cup sizes. In this interview, BODY publisher Nick Monjo questioned the company’s Daren Peng about this trend.

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Splash: Science Behind Washing Swimwear

Splash Swimwear Wash from The Forever Group, is "a great example of a product that enables independent retailers to compete on the highest level, by offering unique and effective clothing care solutions."

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Interview: Starline’s Rob Fitzgerald On Costumes

Starline Costume, LLC is an umbrella collection of costume, lingerie and activewear labels and brands, all under the ownership of entrepreneur Rob Fitzgerald. The company offers costumes under both the Party King and Starline labels, as well as distinct Starline lingerie and activewear groups, Raveware lingerie, a bridal trousseau collection and a sexy “Forbidden” lingerie line. BODY publisher Nick Monjo questioned Fitzgerald about the costume side of this business in this interview.

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Dominique Adding 30" Bands To Jilian Bra

Dominique has just added 30 inch bands to its popular Jilian Wire Free Minimizer Bra style 6800 bra. The new band sizes are 30B, 30C and 30D.

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Ann Nahari: U.S. Made Plus Size Specialist

“Ann Nahari is an American manufacturing company that caters to the plus size demographic that is often forgotten in the fashion and entertainment industry,” explained founder Sumiyyah Rasheed in an interview with BODY.

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Declining Sales, Odd Call For VS And Pink

Victoria’s Secret reported success with its new Incredible Bra launch.

Declining sales and comps at Victoria’s Secret and Pink, as well as an odd conference call, marked the first quarter financial release by parent company L Brands.

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Crisscross Celebrates Web’s 2nd Anniversary

Crisscross Intimates recently celebrated the two-year anniversary of the April 2017 opening of its e-commerce store.

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Naked Cuts Debt, Delays Financial Reporting

Naked Brand Group Limited postponed reporting its financial results for the first half of fiscal 2020 (the six months ended July 31, 2019), saying it expects to present them “in the fourth quarter of 2019 in conjunction with a business update conference call.”
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PVH Reports Rise In Q2 Sales And Earnings

As he discussed PVH’s second quarter, CEO Manny Chirico affirmed that PVH’s “underwear business is one of our most profitable business categories that we operate.”
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Gilly Hicks Parent Posts $31.1 Million Q2 Loss

Lingerie brand Gilly Hicks received little mention as parent company Abercrombie & Fitch reported a second quarter loss of $31.1 million on sales of $841.1 million, compared to a loss of $3.9 million on sales of $842.4 million in the same period last year.
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Wacoal: Weak Sales At U.S. Department Stores

Wacoal reported “weak over-the-counter sales at department stores” in the U.S. for the quarter ended June 30, which led to a decrease in operating income. Exact details of the performance in this country was masked by the fact that the international firm combines the results for different continents in some of its reporting.
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Q2 Comps, Sales, Profits All Fall At VS, Pink

In the second quarter, combined online and comparable store sales for Victoria’s Secret and Pink in the U.S. and Canada fell 6%. Comps for those stores alone were down 9% from the same quarter last year.
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Delta Galil’s Q2: Sales +10%, Income -22%

Delta Galil’s Q2 sales rose 10% while net income fell 22%. For the three months ended June 30, 2019 the firm made $5.07 million on sales of $373.89 million compared to $6.46 million on sales of $338.91 million in the same period last year.
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Details Of Wacoal’s Acquisition of Lively

In a surprising move, Wacoal International Corporation, parent company of Wacoal America, Inc., acquired at the end of July the Lively lingerie brand for $85 million plus additional earnouts based on future performance.
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Moore To Head Delta Galil’s Mass Division

Delta Galil named Steve Moore president, Mass Division of Delta Galil, describing him as “a highly accomplished mass merchandising executive with more than 25 years of experience, including at Gildan Activewear and 14 years at Hanesbrands, Inc.”
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Silverstein Is President Of 7 For All Mankind

Delta Galil Industries, Ltd. named Suzanne Silverstein president of its 7 for All Mankind division, a move that returns her to the brand.
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Soma’s Parent Rejects Latest Sycamore Offer

On June 27, Soma’s parent Chico’s FAS again rejected an acquisition offer from Sycamore Partners. The latest bid was for $3 a share, following one for $3.50 on May 10 of this year, and another for $4.30 in April.
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Naked Losses Up 30.9%, While Sales Slide 14.8%

Naked’s losses surged 30.9%, to $32.0 million (NZD $49.2 million) in they year ended January 31, 2019, up from $24.5 million (NZD $37.6 million) the previous year.
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Cheryl Abel-Hodges Is CEO of Calvin Klein

Cheryl Abel-Hodges has been named CEO of Calvin Klein, Inc. She replaces Steve Shiffman who is leaving the company.
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Soma Comps Up 3.4%, Net Sales Rose 2.4%

Soma’s comparable sales rose 3.4% in the first quarter, compared to a decline of 5.8% in the same period last year.
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Delta Galil Buying Intimates Maker Bogart

Delta Galil signed an agreement to acquire Hong Kong based The Bogart Group, a prominent producer of intimates and swimwear. The sale includes two of its subsidiaries, Brunet, a lace manufacturer, and B&B, a padding maker.
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Aerie Comps Up 14%, Many Stores To Open

Aerie comparable sales were up again in the first quarter, rising 14% and “marking the 18th consecutive quarter of double-digit comps,” according to Jay Schottenstein, chairman and CEO of parent company American Eagle Outfitters. Last year Aerie’s first quarter comps were up 38%.
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Stefan Larsson Named President of PVH Corp.

Stefan Larsson was named to the newly created role of president, PVH Corp. effective June 3, 2019 as “part of a strategic succession plan,” according to the company. Meanwhile, chairman and CEO Emanuel Chirico signed a new five year employment agreement with PVH.
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PVH Q1 Sales Increase 2%, Profit Falls 54%

As PVH reported a 2% increase in sales, and a 54% drop in overall company profit in the first quarter of 2019, chairman Manny Chirico pointed out two bright spots in the company’s inner wear business.
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Soma’s Parent Rejects Latest Sycamore Offer

Soma’s parent Chico’s FAS has rejected the latest offer from Sycamore Partners, this one on May 10, to acquire the company for “$3.50 per share in cash.” It follows an April 14 offer at $4.30 a share, as well as other failed discussions dating back several years.
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Delta Galil First Quarter Sales +9%, Profit -59%

Delta Galil sales in the first quarter jumped 9% but net income slumped 59%.
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Wacoal Annual Sales -1% In The United States

Wacoal sales in the U.S. fell 1%, on a local currency basis, during the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019. Overall, the Japan-based firm, saw sales drop by 0.8% while net profit plunged 96.5%.
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iFabric Sales Fall Again On Sleepwear Exit

iFabric’s abrupt exit from the sleepwear business was the leading cause of a 60% drop in sales at its intimate apparel division, during the quarter ended March 31.
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Hanes Innerwear Sales Fall 3.1% In Q1 2019

Hanesbrands Innerwear division sales fell yet again in the first quarter, down 3.1%, following a string of quarterly declines last year. Segment operating profit, however, was up 3.2%.
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Texco Opening New Vietnam Factory In Q2

Texco Hook & Eye Tape Ltd. will expand its business by opening a new state of the art factory in Vietnam. The operation will start in the 2nd quarter of 2019.
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Naked Raises Capital, Changes Debt For Stock

Naked Brand Group Limited reached a “definitive agreement for a private placement of restricted common stock and warrants for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $3.9 million” with investors led by Los Angeles-based Acuitas Capital. One investor was Naked’s former CEO, and now executive chairman, Justin Davis-Rice.
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PVH Plans To Acquire Full Control Of Gazal

PVH announced an agreement to acquire full control of Gazal Corporation, a long time partner in Australia, of which it already owns a 22% stake.
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Delta Galil 2018 Sales Up 10%, Profit Slid 2%

Delta Galil sales rose 10% in 2018 while profit declined 2%. Things accelerated in the fourth quarter, however, where sales jumped 22% while profit surged 23%.
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Curve New York Runs Next Week, Feb. 25-27

Next week Curve New York opens at the Javits Center on Monday and runs for three days, February 25 through 27.
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Hanes 2018 Innerwear Sales -3.4%, Profit -9.3%

Hanes Innerwear division sales fell 3.4% and operating profit dropped 9.3% in 2018. But the parent company fared much better with overall sales rising 5.1% and profit surging 793.6%.
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iFabric Lost $327,000 in Q1 As Sales Fell 52%

iFabric reported a loss of CAD 431,778 (Canadian dollars, about $327,000 at today’s exchange rates) in its fiscal first quarter 2019, as its sales dropped 52% to CAD 2,471,881 (about $1.87 million).
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EuroSkins Valentine’s Day Sale Now Going On

EuroSkins has launched an extensive “Valentine’s Day Event” for its wholesale accounts.
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Van de Velde Sales Fell 1.8% In Fiscal 2018

Van de Velde sales fell by 1.8% in fiscal 2018, decreasing from 209.0 million euros (about $239 million at current exchange rates) in fiscal 2017 to 205.2 million euros (about $234 million).
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Naked Faces Ongoing Lawsuit From Investor

A nasty fight has been simmering for the past several months between Naked Brand Group and Alrai Capital over the latter’s $12 million pre-merger investment.
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VS, Pink Comps -6%; La Senza Sale Closed

Victoria’s Secret and Pink December comparable store and direct sales in the U.S. and Canada fell 6%, following a 1% decline for the brands in December 2017.
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iFabric Q4 Sales -62% As It Exits Sleepwear

iFabric’s abrupt exit from the sleepwear market resulted in a 62% drop in sales and a CD$222,058 (about $163,000 at current exchange rates) loss in its fourth quarter ended September 30, 2018.
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Marleen Vaesen Is New CEO At Van de Velde

Van de Velde has a new CEO, Marleen Vaesen, who has been a board member since 2012. She replaced Erwin Van Laethem, who led the company for the last two years after spending 27 exclusively in various parts of the energy business.
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Naked’s First Half Sales Fall And Losses Jump

Naked Brand Group Limited sales fell in the six months ended July 31, 2018 while its losses jumped dramatically. The company also postponed until 2019 what would have been its first conference call with analysts to discuss the results.
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Delta Galil Sales Rise 9% In Third Quarter

Delta Galil third quarter sales increased 9% while net income fell 33% mainly due to costs related to the recent acquisition of Eminence Group and other restructuring.
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John Mehas Named CEO of Victoria’s Secret

John Mehas, was named the new CEO of Victoria’s Secret Lingerie, replacing Jan Singer who resigned in mid November. He is currently the president of Tory Burch and will start in “early 2019.”
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Naked Gives Up More Shares To Buy FOH

Naked Brand Group Limited announced it had acquired FOH Online Corp., “the exclusive licensee of the Frederick’s of Hollywood brand for global e-commerce business,” at a price of $18.2 million.
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VS Parent Will Report Rare Quarterly Loss

Victoria’s Secret parent L Brands today said it expects to report a rare net loss when it announces its third quarter results later this month, a large part of it due to “an approximate pretax non-cash impairment charge of $80 million related to certain Victoria’s Secret store assets.”
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Hanes Q3 Innerwear Sales, Profit Both Down

Innerwear sales fell 6.9% at HanesBrands, while “segment operating profit” fell 13.6% in the three months ended September 29, 2018. For the company as a whole, sales rose while net income fell.
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Sales, Income Down Again At Wacoal U.S.

Fiscal first half sales and operating income both fell at Wacoal’s U.S. division, repeating declines reported in the first quarter.
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Naked CEO, Armistice Capital Invest $3.4M

Both Naked’s CEO and its largest institutional investor recently “closed a private placement of ordinary shares and warrants for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $3.4 million.”
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Naked Not Getting $25 Million Investment

Naked Brand Group Limited will not be receiving the recently proposed $25 million investment from Sapinda Holding B.V., according to a joint press release.
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Sale Or Closure May Be Coming For La Senza

Parent company L Brands may, apparently, sell or close its La Senza chain of stores according to an opaque announcement today. The division, with its company-owned shops mainly located in Canada, is expected to report “approximately $250 million” in 2018 sales, with an operating loss of $40 million.
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