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Concepts Paris

  ISSN 1994-2419     Issue Week 45-2014     Summary of news published during Week 44-2014   WHILE it is well known that a high proportion of men’s under garments is bought by women, the volume of lingerie bought by men is much lower. The reason is also well known: women buy underwear for their partners and sons mainly because ...

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Interfiliere

Interfilière Paris

INTERFILIERE: next edition to highlight silk fabrics   MARKING the 30th anniversary of the salon, the next edition of Interfilière, to be staged in Paris on 24 to 26 January 2015, will feature silk fabrics in the The Exception limited access area of the show. There, silk fabrics from exhibitors’ collections selected on the basis of creativeness and technical characteristics ...

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RougeGorge

RougeGorge

ROUGEGORGE: attempt made to boost sales to men   RECOGNIZING that many men hesitate to enter physical stores to purchase lingerie as a gift for their partner, French lingerie chain RougeGorge, which formerly traded under the Cannelle brand, created a special section of their e-commerce site that targets male buyers. Showing a subtle touch, the sub-site is not labelled as a section for ...

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HanesBrands

Playtex by HanesBrands

HANESBRANDS: acquisitions begin to boost sales and profit   REPORTING on its third quarter results, HanesBrands said that the Maidenform business it had acquired last year had raised the period’s innerwear revenue by 16 per cent as it contributed sales of USD 115m while DBApparel contributed USD 81m. It also confirmed that it has begun to plan cross-company integration in ...

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M Holt

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M HOLT: major UK wholesaler preparing to close   BRITISH trade publication Lingerie Insight reported that one of the country’s leading lingerie, nightwear and hosiery wholesalers, M Holt Manchester Ltd, is disposing of its inventory prior to closure of the business. The move is being made because all three owners of the company are retiring. A director said that attempts ...

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People

VERONIQUE BONNET: takes key post at Concepts Paris   THE ONLY design and styling consultancy specialized exclusively in intimate apparel, Concepts Paris, announced the appointment of Véronique Bonnet to the newly created post of Marketing Director. Ms Bonnet, a former head of Eurovet‘s operations in Asia, created the first lingerie trade show of its kind in Hong Kong and, as ...

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SunSelect

SunSelect

SUNSELECT: breakthrough made in US market   LEADER in the field of tan-through fabrics for swimwear and other applications, Netherlands-based SunSelect announced its first major contract in the US. Los Angeles-based converters and fabric distributors LA Global Textile LLC has added the patented SunSelect fabrics to its range and is creating a new brand to market them. It is planning ...

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Maison Lejaby

Maison Lejaby

MAISON LEJABY: majority stake acquired by Parisian fund   FRENCH private equity concern Impala SAS acquired a majority stake in Maison Lejaby, providing CEO Alain Prost with the means he had been seeking to maintain and accelerate the expansion of the business. Although the amount invested was not revealed, it is known that, at the time of the brand’s rescue ...

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UK

Panache

UK: retailers report strong sales growth in past year   A RECENT survey of 124 British retailers by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) found that 48 per cent had achieved higher sales in the year to September 2014, with only 17 per cent reporting a sales decline. The resulting positive balance of 31 per cent allowed the average quarterly ...

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Systemi Assyst

Systemi Assyst

SYSTEMI ASSYST: bodyscanners to be shown at MarediModa   TO BE shown by Systemi Assyst at the next edition of the MarediModa salon is the Vitus XXL bodyscanner that, with Vidya software, can be used by manufacturers to simulate the performance of all aspects of fabrics and garments in wear. With the device, manufacturers can check digitally both size and ...

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