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ISSN 1994-2419               Issue Week 46-2014   Summary of news published during Week 45-2014   THE FINDINGS of the Boston Consulting Group survey on the repatriation of production capacity sourced offshore, which are presented in this issue, are probably less applicable to the intimate apparel sector than they are to outerwear. While the total costs and benefits of producing ...

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Melissa Odabash

Mastectomy swimwear by Melissa Odabash

MELISSA ODABASH: mastectomy swimwear added to range   UK DESIGNER swimwear label Melissa Odabash is to launch a mastectomy swimwear line for S/S 2015. The new range consists of five styles, all with sewn-in moulded cups with the option to insert a breast form. It is being produced and marketed in collaboration with British cancer charity Future Dreams, which is ...

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Kelheim Fibres

Kelheim Fibers

KELHEIM FIBRES: new viscose fibre retains body heat   GERMAN producer of viscose fibres Kelheim Fibres announced the development of a viscose fibre that reflects infrared radiation. The new fibre, with IR-reflecting particles incorporated into the fibre for longer effectiveness, rather than applied to the surface, reflects thermal radiation from the body back into the wearer, thus reducing the effect of exterior ...

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Wegal & Tricotel

Wegal & Tricotel

WEGAL & TRICOTEL: novelties to be shown at MarediModa   THIS year again, Italian warp knitter of stretch fabrics Wegal & Tricotel is to present its latest collection at the MarediModa salon in Cannes from 11 to 13 November. The company, which is much appreciated for the diversity of its product range in terms of colours and fabric surfaces as ...

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USA: more firms to repatriate production   REPORTED upon in a recent issue of the MarediModa salon newsletter, the findings of a survey done by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) show that the proportion of large US companies considering or planning to repatriate their offshore production now reaches 24 per cent, against the 17 to 20 per cent found by an ...

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MAURICE REZNIK: moves to key position at Delta Galil   ISRAELI bodywear giant Delta Galil announced the appointment of Maurice Reznik as CEO Intimates Ladies Business for USA and Great Britain as well as President Delta Galil USA. Reznik was CEO of Maidenform from 1998 to 2013, when it was acquired by HanesBrands. Earlier, he had been President of Warner’s ...

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American Eagle

Aerie by American Eagle

AMERICAN EAGLE: natural images boost sales   US LINGERIE chain Aerie, which is operated by American Eagle and targets teen-agers and young women, reported that its sales mushroomed by 9 per cent in the last quarter, when it stopped airbrushing photos used for its advertising. A spokesperson for the chain said to the press: “…we left beauty marks, we left ...

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Trucco Tessile

Alpina by Trucco Tessile

TRUCCO TESSILE: underwear and beachwear firm acquired   ACCORDING to a statement made by Italian knitted apparel concern Boglietti, the company concluded an agreement by which it ceded its underwear and swimwear business to sleepwear and underwear manufacturer Trucco Tessile. The cost of the transaction was not revealed but it is known that Boglietti generated sales of around EUR 5m ...

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IFL Shanghai

Interfilière Shanghai

SHANGHAI: Interfilière event reports great success   THE LATEST edition of Interfilière Shanghai, which was staged on 20 and 21 October and marked the 10th anniversary of the salon, is said by the organizers to have been a “great success”. The show of production supplies for the intimate apparel industry, which took place alongside the Shanghai Mode Lingerie salon, attracted ...

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Kiss Me Deadly

UK: state assistance to exporters reduced   BRITISH trade medium Lingerie Insight reported that many small and medium lingerie brands were up in arms at the news that the government department that subsidizes the cost of exhibiting at foreign trade fair had slashed its budget for the remainder of the current fiscal year. The amount of the budget for such ...

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