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Interview: NuBra Introduces The Nu Cami

Image used in advertisements for the Nu Cami.

NuBra recently launched a new addition to its adhesive bra and solutions products collection, the Nu Cami. In this interview, BODY publisher Nick Monjo talks with the company’s Dennis Chen about the product, which combines an adhesive bra with a removable lace covering. » I want to read more and receive info from NuBra

Interview: Dreamgirl’s Barry Revzen Reports


Barry Revzen, president of Dreamgirl, recently acquired the company from the Chinese owner. In this interview, conducted in late December, BODY publisher Nick Monjo asked about the transition, the pandemic, and Halloween. » I want to read more and receive info from Dreamgirl

Corin’s Margaret 718 Bras: A Blaze Of Colors

For Spring 2021, Corin offers “a blaze of colors” with its Margaret 718 fashion collection.

“Fashion draws from nature, which is why the charming Margaret 718 collection includes not only floral motifs, but also an energetic and bold color reminiscent of fuchsia,” according to a spokesperson. “This is one of the most feminine of colors.” » I want to read more and receive info from Valens Lingerie

Interview: FinallyBra Founder Elizabeth Wang

Elizabeth Wang and FinallyBra styles.

FinallyBra, a long established bra producer with strong sales, is looking to expand its wholesale business in the U.S. in 2021. In this interview, BODY associate publisher Ted Vayos discussed plans with founder Elizabeth Wang, an IT-engineer-turned CPA, who found her “ultimate passion in bra design and engineering.” » I want to read more and receive info from FinallyBra

Texco: Eco-Friendly Hook And Eye Line


Texco, a leading global manufacturer of hook and eye tape, has developed a new eco-friendly hook and eye line to meet the needs of their customers worldwide. » I want to read more and receive info from Texco

Rigby & Peller Down To Just Five U.S. Shops

The Rigby & Peller store in the Oakbrook Center mall in Illinois has closed, dropping the chain to five stores in the U.S. At one time the chain, formerly known as Intimacy, had almost 20 locations here. » I want to read more and receive info from Van de Velde

No Femmy Gala; Virtual February NY Market

The 2021 Femmy Gala has been canceled, and the February New York market “will be conducted with virtual appointments being scheduled around the previously established dates of Sunday, January 31st to Friday, February 5th,” according to the Underfashion Club.” » I want to read more and receive info from Underfashion Club

Famous Atlanta Shop ’Necessities’ Is For Sale


Necessities by Sherrie, a profitable and well known lingerie shop in the Atlanta area is for sale. No, the pandemic is not prompting the sale, but rather a recent change of jobs to Texas, on the part of the husband of shop owner, Sherrie Strong. » I want to read more and receive info from Necessities by Sherrie

Cindy Kelly: President Of Sales At Dayleen

Cindy Kelly and Michael Chernoff.

Cindy Kelly was named president of sales at Dayleen Intimate Apparel, the company which owns the Dominique brand. She joined the company as of December 1. » I want to read more and receive info from Dayleen Intimate Apparel

Many Companies For Sale Heading Into 2021

FMMG Advisors is working with a number of companies that are for sale or are looking for equity partners. Several of these clients have patented or patent-pending inventions they are looking to sell or license. Find descriptions below. Contact Nick Monjo at Nick@FMMG.com or (917) 602-9340 for more information. » I want to read more and receive info from FMMG, Inc.

Aerie Q3 Sales +34%, Digital Portion +83%

A bralette in Aerie’s Gingerbread Lace collection.

In the third quarter, “Aerie’s revenue increased 34%, following a 26% increase last year,” according to parent company American Eagle Outfitters (AEO), driven by 83% growth in digital revenue. Annual sales for the lingerie division should hit $1 billion this year. » I want to read more and receive info from Aerie

Playboy Reports Q3 Net Income Of $1.27 Million


Playboy Enterprises, benefiting, in part, from its 2019 acquisition of Yandy.com, reported net income of $1.266 million on sales of $35.004 million in the three months ended September 30, compared to a loss of $3.361 million on sales of $18.782 million in the same three months last year. » I want to read more and receive info from Playboy

Dreamgirl: Valentine’s Day Recommendations


“At Dreamgirl, one of our favorite holidays is Valentine’s Day, where all you need is your significant other to make it a very special day,” declared a company spokesperson. » I want to read more and receive info from Dreamgirl

Comfeez Bralettes: Perfect In Many Ways


As sales for the new Comfeez bralettes from Shapeez have taken off, since it was introduced a little over a year ago, so has the number of ways customers are wearing them. » I want to read more and receive info from Shapeez

John Mehas Out As CEO Of Victoria’s Secret


John Mehas, CEO of Victoria’s Secret Lingerie, has been replaced by Martin Waters. Waters joined parent company L Brands in 2008 as head of its international division. Mehas had served as CEO since February, 2019. » I want to read more and receive info from Victoria’s Secret

Triumph: Bra Cartoon Aimed At New Mothers


Triumph, the giant Switzerland-based lingerie wholesaler and retailer has released another Disneyfied, animated short advertising film, this one aimed at recent mothers. The ad depicts a woman who reclaims her figure using one of the company’s bras. » I want to read more and receive info from Soma

La Perla Lost €41.3M On Sales Of €27.5M


In the six months ended June 30, La Perla lost €41.3 million (about $48.8 million at current exchange rates) on sales of €27.5 (about $32.5 million), compared to a loss of €44.5 on sales of €40.3 in the six months ended June 30, 2019. » I want to read more and receive info from La Perla

Lady Emprezz Lingerie Adds New High Brief


Lady Emprezz has introduced a new panty with matching bra. » I want to read more and receive info from Lady Emprezz

Triumph Closing North American Division 12/31


Triumph Holding AG, the international lingerie giant, announced yesterday that it “will discontinue operating its North American division,” which will entail the “closure of its headquarters in New York City, as well as its own retail stores and warehouse in Canada, by the end of 2020.” » I want to read more and receive info from Triumph

Pandemic Fuels Greater Interest In Acquisitions

Despite the pandemic, many apparel companies are prospering. And many are looking to acquire or partner with other firms to expand. Contact Nick Monjo in confidence at FMMG Advisors at Nick@FMMG.com, or (917) 602-9430. » I want to read more and receive info from FMMG Advisors

Hanes Innerwear Sales Up 8.4% Worldwide


Hanes Innerwear sales, worldwide in the third quarter, were “up 8.4% over last year,” (excluding protective garments which, as a result of the pandemic, now make up a significant portion of sales for the division). Innerwear sales in the U.S., however, declined slightly in the three months ending September 26, 2020. » I want to read more and receive info from Hanes

Lively Sales Were $17.8 Million In First Half


Six month sales at Wacoal International Corp., the division that covers all of the Americas, fell 16.8% to 8,511 million Japanese yen (about $82 million at current exchange rates) as the division posted an operating loss of 915 million Japanese yen (about $8.8 million). » I want to read more and receive info from Wacoal

Comfeez: New Review, New Toronto Office


Comfeez bralettes, the latest introduction from Shapeez, are not only getting great reviews from consumers, as we noted in an article in BODY in August, but also now from retail store owners. » I want to read more and receive info from Shapeez

Oh La La Cheri: Adding New Loungewear Line

Oh La La Cheri is working on something new: a loungewear collection that will launch in the next couple of months for late spring delivery. » I want to read more and receive info from Oh La La Cheri

Daisy Corsets: Highly Successful Mask Line


Daisy Corsets has “become a very established face mask company in the seven months that we have been in this market,” according to co-owner Jennifer Reynolds. “With one of the largest collections of wholesale face masks on the market.” » I want to read more and receive info from Daisy Corsets

Playboy Reveals Losses As It Seeks To Go Public

Playboy face mask for sale on Yandy.com.

Playboy Enterprises Inc. revealed it lost $6.203 million in the first six months of 2020 on revenue of $66.3 million. The figures were included in an SEC filing by Mountain Crest Acquisition Corp., the public company with which Playboy is planning to merge. » I want to read more and receive info from Playboy

New From Charlotte Catanzaro: "L’Insolente"


Charlotte Catanzaro, the designer behind Impudique, has a new intimates collection, L’Insolente (The Insolent). In it she offers lingerie, and, for the first time, shapewear. » I want to read more and receive info from Impudique

Dreamgirl Now Shipping By Air As Sales Surge


Better than anticipated sales volume at Dreamgirl has caused the company to switch from shipping by freighter to jet for some styles. » I want to read more and receive info from Dreamgirl

Yandy.com Parent Playboy Going Public

Yandy.com’s parent, Playboy Enterprises, announced today a deal that will return the famous brand to the public market, trading on the Nasdaq. » I want to read more and receive info from Yandy.com

Rigby & Peller Now Down To Six U.S. Shops


Yet another Rigby & Peller store has permanently closed, this one at the King of Prussia mall in Pennsylvania. This reduces the chain to just six stores in the U.S. » I want to read more and receive info from Van de Velde

Dreamgirl: Prominent Fashion Trends For 2021


Dreamgirl revealed many of the fashion trends that will lead the brand during the upcoming season. » I want to read more and receive info from Dreamgirl

Maurice Reznik Starts New Face Mask Firm


Maurice Reznik has just launched a new company: The Only Facemask, offering five distinctly different styles, ranging in price from $4 to $19. » I want to read more and receive info from The Only Facemask

WSJ Suggests Bras Are Dead, Then Backtracks


In late September the Wall Street Journal ran an article posing a question in the headline, “Will Working From Home Kill the Bra Forever?” » I want to read more and receive info from Wall Street Journal

Monique Morin Adds Plus Sizes To Collection


Monique Morin, the designer behind the eponymous lingerie collection designed to flatter a variety of different body types, while at the same time looking good from all angles (not just the front), has just added plus sizes. » I want to read more and receive info from Monique Morin

PVH Q2: Revenue -33%, Loss of $51.7 Million


PVH second quarter revenue decreased 33% to $1.581 billion, as the company reported a net loss of $51.7 million. Last year the company made $193.1 million on revenue of $2.249 billion in the three months ended August 4, 2019. » I want to read more and receive info from PVH

Corin’s Virginia 21871 And 20871 Bras Profiled

The wireless Virginia 21871 bra.

Corin, the Polish bra brand distributed in the U.S. by Valens Lingerie, now offers two version of its popular Virginia bra, model 21871, a wireless bra designed for everyday wear or exercising; and model 20871, an ultra-lightweight nursing bra. » I want to read more and receive info from Valens Lingerie

Stores Around The U.S. Recommend Shapeez

Shapeez “Tankee” and “The Ultimate”

A key determining factor for a retailer contemplating the addition of a new bra to their store is the experience other stores have had with that brand. » I want to read more and receive info from Shapeez

Mapalé Adds Sustainable Capsule To Collection

Mapalé lingerie made with Repreve lace.

Mapalé has taken steps to make a portion of its lingerie more sustainable by adding a capsule collection that uses Repreve lace made from recycled fibers. » I want to read more and receive info from Mapale

Aerie’s Q2 Sales Jump 32% To $250 Million

Offline “Goals Sports Bra” and “High Waisted Legging.”

Aerie sales jumped 32% to $250 million in the quarter ended August 1, “despite the impact of stores closures as nearly 70% of the revenue” was generated online, according to Jay Schottenstein, CEO of parent company American Eagle Outfitters (AEO). Aerie’s orders placed on its e-commerce channels rose 113% in the period. » I want to read more and receive info from Aerie

Rigby & Peller in VA Closes, Chain Dips To 7

Lingerie from the Marie Jo summer 2020 collection.

The Rigby & Peller store at Tysons Corner Center in McLean, Virginia has permanently closed, dropping the chain to just seven stores in the U.S. » I want to read more and receive info from Van de Velde

Bare Necessities Team Will Remain In Place


Delta Galil’s CEO, Isaac Dabah, confirmed to BODY that the Bare Necessities current team will remain in place now that it is under his company’s control. » I want to read more and receive info from Delta Galil

Soma Q2 Sales Fell 15.3% To $84.3 Million


Second quarter sales at Soma fell 15.3% to $84.337 million, down from $99.623 million in the three months ended August 3, 2019. » I want to read more and receive info from Soma

Bare Necessities Now Moving To Delta Galil

Screen shot from August 26 on the Bare Necessitives site.

Bare Necessities, the online intimates retailer, is changing hands again. Delta Galil announced on August 25 it had signed a deal to acquire the store, which had just been bought by Walmart in October, 2018. » I want to read more and receive info from Delta Galil

Victoria’s Secret: Has It Begun To Stabilize?


Victoria’s Secret and Pink second quarter sales in the United States and Canada fell 39% to $977.5 million, compared to $1.606 billion in the three months ended August 3, 2019. » I want to read more and receive info from Victoria’s Secret

Delta Galil Q2: Loss of $53.3M, Sales Fall 27%


Delta Galil reported a loss of $53.3 million in the three months ending June 20, as sales fell 27% to $270.9 million. In the same period last year the company had net income of $5.1 million on sales of $373.9 million. » I want to read more and receive info from Delta Galil

Dreamgirl Acquired By Revzen And Partners


Dreamgirl has been acquired by Barry Revzen, who has been CEO/president for almost three years, along with Alma Canjura and Fernando Garcia (long time employees) who are now partners in the company. » I want to read more and receive info from Dreamgirl

Reviews Are In For The New Comfeez Bralettes


Now that the new Comfeez bralettes from Shapeez have been sold for a while, consumer reviews have started coming in — and they are running strongly positive. » I want to read more and receive info from Shapeez

Valens Distributing Ewa Bien Across The U.S.


Polish fashion brand Ewa Bien is now selling in a growing number of American stores, after its debut here at a recent trade show. » I want to read more and receive info from Valens Lingerie

Sales ‘Almost Back To Normal’ At In The Mood

Karen Esposito

Retailers have reported a variety of experiences during the current pandemic. Karen Esposito of In The Mood Intimates located in Fairfield, Connecticut was interviewed by BODY associate publisher Ted Vayos. » I want to read more and receive info from In The Mood

Bra La La: “Very Busy” Since Shop Reopened


Coping during the Covid19 shutdown and related restrictions has taken many different forms. In this interview, BODY associate publisher Ted Vayos interviewed Mary Jordan of Bra La La, an intimates store in Fulton, Maryland. » I want to read more and receive info from Bra La La


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