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Damart

Thermolactyl by Damart

DAMART: new store opened in Tokyo   FRENCH thermal underwear pioneer Damart, which distributes the Thermolactyl range of thermal underwear, made its return to the Japanese market eight years after it closed its sales office there in 2006. It opened a store in the Core shopping centre in the sought-after Ginza shopping district in Tokyo. This is located only a ...

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Punto Blanco

Punto Blanco

PUNTO BLANCO: expansion in China to be maintained   FOLLOWING the opening of its sixth store in China, located in Shanghai, Spanish underwear brand Punto Blanco said that although no other openings there were planned for this year, new stores in major Chinese cities were being considered for 2015 and beyond. A subsidiary of Corporacio Empresarial Valls, the company is ...

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Ultimo

Ultimo

ULTIMO: MJM founder comments on report of heavy loss   PAPERS filed in the UK showed the funds available to shareholders of MJM International, that produced and marketed the Ultimo range of bras, had declined from GBP 0.49m in February 2013 to a negative GBP 0.28m by the end of that year. The accounts also showed that founder Michelle Mone had personally loaned the company ...

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Miroglio

Miroglio Group

MIROGLIO: supports Detox campaign for textiles   LEADING Italian textile enterprise Miroglio Group announced its support for the Detox campaign against harmful chemicals in the textiles supply chain that was originated by Greenpeace. The group’s textile division is said to serve some 5’000 customers worldwide, including intimate apparel manufacturers that use fabrics from the Miroglio Dream collection. Commenting on the ...

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Lascana

Lascana

LASCANA: 3D printed bra and panties set developed   IN COLLABORATION with Russian designer Viktoria Anoka and Moscow-based 3D Printus, German lingerie distributor Lascana has developed a 3D printed bra and panties set featuring a sea-shell design. The set, which is to be launched in November, was originally intended to circumvent a Russian law banning for health reasons the import ...

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Kiabi

Kiabi

KIABI: post-mastectomy bra launched in Italy   IN SUPPORT of a campaign to spread greater awareness of the dangers of breast cancer, to be launched in Italy next month, French fast fashion discount distributor Kiabi launched several initiatives for its Italian operation. The first of these is the launch in October of a post-mastectomy bra by the chain’s Italian subsidiary. Labelled Easy Bra, ...

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Darjeeling

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DARJEELING: lingerie chain adds hosiery to assortment   THE LINGERIE chain operated by the Chantelle concern under the Darjeeling label is to introduce a range of hosiery into its assortment within the coming weeks. The new range includes 15 styles of stockings and tights proposed under four themes: Audace features innovative designs, Dévoilé applies to classic styles, Courbes comprises shaping ...

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Esprit

Esprit

ESPRIT: last full year marks return into the black   RESULTS declared by Esprit for its full year 2013/14 show a return to profit with an EBIT of HKD 361m, equivalent to around EUR 36m. In the preceding full year, the chain had posted a loss of HKD 4.2bn. The leisurewear chain, that also operates a number of stores dedicated mainly to ...

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Bikini Village

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BIKINI VILLAGE: Q2 brings greater loss on lower sales   CANADIAN swimwear chain Bikini Village declared a second quarter net loss of CAD 0.619m and sales more than 10 per cent lower than a year earlier at CAD 9.9m. A year earlier, its loss had been only CAD 0.133m. During the period, same store sales declined by 6.7 per cent. Recently appointed ...

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Hunkemöller

Hunkemöller

HUNKEMOELLER: expansion plans revealed SPEAKING to Belgian trade medium Retail Detail, Hunkemöller CEO Philip Mountford said that the lingerie chain planned to expand considerably this year and in 2015. This year, it expects to open 80 new stores, with a comparable expansion to follow in 2015. Particular emphasis is to be placed on expanding the network in Germany, where operations have hitherto been largely confined ...

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