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Tag Archives: 43-2014

Acne Studios

Acne Studios

ACNE STUDIOS: panties and briefs complement fashion   DESIGN and environment focused Swedish fashion brand Acne Studios launched a range of panties and underpants to complement its collection of casual fashion wear. The range consists of four styles for men and two for women, all produced in-house, using Pima cotton exclusively. The restricted colour palette centres on different skin tones. ...

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Archroma

Archroma

ARCHROMA: to acquire textile chemicals business of BASF   SPECIALTY chemicals concern Archroma announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the textile chemicals business of German chemicals giant BASF. The acquisition involves products and technologies across the entire textile chemicals field, with particular strength in printing, finishing and coating chemicals. The deal remains subject to approval by ...

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Contifibre

Contifibre, France

CONTIFIBRE: French operation celebrates its first 20 years   THE FRENCH mill of Italy-based Contifibre, a leading producer of nylon 6.6 yarns and speciality PE yarns as well as a coverer and distributor of Lycra yarns, celebrated its 20th anniversary on 25 and 26 September. The festivities involved a dinner with catwalk show for around 100 customers in France and ...

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People

JOHN C. JAY: takes helm of creation for Fast Retailing   GLOBAL distributor Fast Retailing, that operates the Uniqlo retail chain and the Princesse tam tam lingerie brand among others, appointed John C. Jay to the newly created post of President Global Creative. Jay, who comes from US advertising agency Wieden + Kennedy, will oversee product and store design as ...

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Cosabella

Cosabella

COSABELLA: exclusive collection created for retail chain   UNDER the label Cosabella x Urban Outfitters, Italian lingerie concern Cosabella launched a collection to be distributed exclusively by Urban Outfitters. The collection features two style trends: Williamsburg, which is inspired by the soft bondage trend of the ’80s and Bucktown that features Italian sheer lace trimmed with picot elastic, and is ...

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Palmers

Palmers

PALMERS: success of promotion undermines image   A PROMOTION launched in September by Austrian lingerie chain Palmers proved much more successful than expected and caused considerable consumer dissatisfaction as a result. To celebrate its 100th anniversary, the chain offered a free return flight to 18 European cities to all customers spending at least EUR 100 that month. Faced with a ...

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American Apparel

American Apparel

AMERICAN APPAREL: closure of some UK stores announced   ACCORDING to a report by specialist publication Property Week, a UK retail property specialist has been appointed by American Apparel to dispose of five of its stores in the UK, including a flagship store in the Covent Garden area in London, leaving it with 13 outlets in the country plus a concession in the ...

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Filo

Filo

FILO: results of last edition deemed positive   THE ORGANIZERS of the 42ndedition of Italian yarn fair Filo, that was staged in Milan on 8 and 9 October, said that results were positive, although exhibitors’ comments suggested that visitors originated mainly in Italy. Other comments suggested that visitors focused to an increasing extent on products that favoured sustainability. The next ...

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Tissu Premier

Tissu Premier

TISSU PREMIER: next edition to feature nature theme   TO BE staged in Lille, France, on 26 and 27 November, the Tissu Premier Collections salon for fast fashion and private label supplies is being promoted under the theme Oxygen and will feature the collections of 180 producers. A new stand concept will reflect the theme and provide brightness, modernity and elegance.   While the ...

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Selmark

Selmark

SELMARK: Spanish label reveals export objectives   SPEAKING to local online publication Modaes.es, Selmark CEO Rafael Pérez said that the brand, which now exports 30 per cent of its turnover, intends to raise the proportion to 60 per cent within four years. In Asia, although the brand has slowed its growth in China, where the cost of department store concessions ...

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