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SEAFOLLY: acquired by LVMH private equity firm

Seafolly

 REPORTED here last month as a rumour, and with some reservations, the report of a bid for Australian swimwear label Seafolly by L Capital Asia turned out to be well founded. The private equity subsidiary of the LVMH luxury group reported that it has indeed acquired a controlling interest in the swimwear business. The amount involved was not disclosed. Seafolly ...

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Surania

Surania

SURANIA: customized swimwear label launches in Australia   FIRST launched last year in Spain, swimwear brand Surania, which proposes customizable garments through its online store, extended its operation to Australia just in time for the summer season there. Customers can select colours, prints, styles and fabrics from an extensive range of options to create swimwear tailor-made to their measurements. Delivery ...

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Ilse Jacobsen

Ilse Jacobsen

ILSE JACOBSEN: lifestyle label adds swimwear to range   DANISH lifestyle label Ilse Jacobsen, that focuses closely on rainwear and resort apparel, launched its first collection of swimwear. The range features five styles, which include one-piece and two-piece swimsuits as well as sarongs in 16 colour options for solid shades and prints. Wholesale prices range around the EUR 24 mark. ...

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Calzedonia

Calzedonia

CALZEDONIA: first UK store outside London to be opened   AN INCREASINGLY important world player in the distribution of swimwear and hosiery, the Italy-based Calzedonia chain, is to open its fist UK store outside London before the end of 2014. The 176m2 store will be in the Churchill Square shopping centre in Brighton, a seaside resort within easy reach of ...

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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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