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Contents Issue Week 30-2015

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ISSN 1994-2419

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Issue Week 30-2015

Summary of news published during week 29-2015

 

jpa4Sibil220THE ADDITION of tanthrough fabrics to the product range of fabric supplier Textra is an indication that, after many years of occasional presence in swimwear collections, such fabrics might well be on the verge of making a major breakthrough. First proposed many years ago, the earlier types of tanthrough fabrics posed a number of problems that prevented them from being widely accepted by brands and consumers, despite the effectiveness of their performance. In recent years, however, significant technological improvements have eliminated former problems and thus made tanthrough swimwear more likely to be accepted by retailers and consumers. Despite former drawbacks regarding tanthrough swimsuits, the concept is certainly much appreciated by consumers and, thanks to the new technology, there is now a strong possibility that it will soon become one of the decisive criteria for selecting a swimsuit.

 

Jean-Pierre Adeline

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BACKGROUND – developments to bear in mind

 

STYLING: report reviews latest design trends

INDIA: colour boosts innerwear sales

LUXURY GOODS: online sales boom predicted

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SUPPLIERS – information from the upstream sector

 

LENZING: deconsolidation process continues

TEXTRA: tanthrough fabrics added to range

SOULIS KUEHNIS: demand maintained despite crisis

GRUPO MODA ESTILMAR: sharecapital reduced

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THE APPAREL SCENE – news of brands and labels

 

LASHEVAN: brand protects its technology

SIMONE PERELE: swimwear distribution broadened

2UNDR: new underwear controls temperature

DOLLAR INDUSTRIES: export drive targets Africa

NUBIAN SKIN: entry made into US market     

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DISTRIBUTIONevolution of chains and channels

 

UNDER ARMOUR: new sports bra range launched

UNDIZ: panty selling machine moved to Paris

FAST RETAILING: second Uniqlo store to open in Berlin

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PEOPLE: corporate personalities

 

MIGUEL ALMEIDA: joins Lululemon as VP Digital

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EXHIBITIONS – what to see and where to trade

 

MARE D’AMARE: around 250 brands to exhibit

MMC DESSOUS PARADIES: individuality promoted

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FINISHING TOUCH – the smile for this week

 

HIS ‘N HERS: call made for segregated beaches

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