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Wood Underwear Adds Windowpane Prints

Wood Underwear has added three new windowpane prints in jewel tones on grey grounding for Spring/Summer 2018. The designs are featured on five men’s styles.

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‘New’ International Lingerie Show Advances

A new name, “The New International Lingerie Show” (NILS), and a location, the Westgate Hotel in Las Vegas, have been announced for a trade show planned to debut next spring. BODY had reported the event last month.

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Rubie’s Costume Has Acquired BuySeasons

Rubie’s Costume Company acquired BuySeasons, a large fulfillment firm in the costume and party categories, located in New Berlin, Wisconsin, at the end of June.

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Coconut Grove: 32 Years In Intimate Apparel

Maidenform adhesive bras from Coconut Grove.

From its start in 1985, Coconut Grove Intimates has grown from a small family business to a major division of a public company (iFabric Corp.) on the Toronto stock exchange.

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Parfait Launches Active With First Sports Bra

Parfait launched its Spring/Summer 2018 intimates collection with a variety of new styles, including its entry into the activewear market with its first ever sports bra.

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ROunderbum Launches Women’s Collection

ROunderbum, the underwear line that has established itself in the men’s market with a variety of styles that enhance the male physique, is bringing a similarly-themed collection for women to the U.S. market.

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LuminoGlow Lingerie Selling To U.S. Retailers

LuminoGlow, a high quality glow in the dark lingerie line, is, for the first time, bringing its collection to retailers across the U.S.

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Bravissimo Adds U.S. Website, Plans Stores

Bravissimo, a 28-location lingerie chain in the U.K., has just launched its first web store targeted specifically at the American consumer, and has revealed a desire “to open more than one shop in the U.S.”

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Camouflage Cellulite Body Liner Launched

Left an “after” shot, right Camouflage Cellulite Body Liner.

The Camouflage Cellulite Body Liner is new “high waist, nylon, and spandex hosiery that smooths cellulite, firms the flabby areas and slims your silhouette,” according to the company website. It spent two years in design and is just starting to sell to consumers.

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NuBra: Providing Info To Consumers, Retailers

The managers at NuBra, a company that has specialized in adhesive bras for the past 15 years, emphasize the vital imporance of educating both retailers and consumers about the unique properties of their product.

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Victoria’s Secret, Pink June Comps Down 17%

Wear Everywhere bras from Pink

Victoria’s Secret and Pink comparable store sales in North America fell 12% in June, with the company insisting that almost all of the decline was due to “the exit of the swim and apparel categories.”

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Altitude: Major Brands Signed For Next Show

The Altitude Intimates show has signed contracts for about 40 lingerie companies for its upcoming show, September 25 and 26, according to executive director Eric Ehrens.

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Noble Mount: Looking To Expand Wholesale

Noble Mount is an established men’s and women’s apparel collection, including sleepwear, loungewear, underwear and intimates, looking to expand its wholesale business.

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Catanzaro Offers Larger Sizes, Custom Design

Patrice Catanzaro, the Marseille-based fetish designer of apparel and lingerie, has recently expanded the production of larger sizes across many part of his collection.

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Sarmiento Promoted, Gorman Out At Triumph

Triumph announced key management changes in mid June for its organization on this continent, including the immediate exits of John Gorman, general manager North America and Isabelle Stahl, head of product management.

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Moreira Plans Miami Consumer Event In 2018

Michael Moreira is planning Sexy in Miami, a consumer event described as a “fashion weekend,” to be held February 10 and 11, 2018 at the Mana Wynwood Convention Center in the Miami Design District.

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IHL: Tahari License For Sleepwear, Underwear

IHL Group signed a six year licensing agreement to produce Elie Tahari men’s, women’s and children’s sleepwear, intimates and underwear.

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New Lingerie Show Planned For March 2018

A new three day lingerie show is being planned, to launch in March 2018, operated by at least one of those who were involved with the recently shuttered International Lingerie Show (ILS), which closed at the start of this year.

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Wings Side Opening Panty ‘Necessary Item’

Wings Intimates is a small, new collection of side opening panties that began selling to the public in February.

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Felina, Paramour Adding Several New Options

Felina and its sister brand, Paramour, have expanded their range of product offerings, with new loungewear options from the former and a nursing bra collection from the latter.

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NuBra ‘Ramping Up Digital Marketing Efforts’

While many new adhesive bras have recently entered the market, the NuBra has been available for 15 years. And now the company is expanding its digital marketing programs, making its bras an even stronger choice for retailers.

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Soma Comparable Sales Up .2% In Latest Quarter

Soma comparable sales rose .2% in the 13 weeks ended April 29, 2017, “which is meaningful since Soma has comped positively for all but one quarter since the second quarter of 2009,” declared Shelley Broader, president and CEO of parent company, Chico’s FAS.

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Upbra: New Bra Styles And Millions In Sales

Upbra, the company that holds seven patents for user-adjustable lift and cleavage bras, is adding new styles and recording striking sales results.

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Aerie Comparable Sales Up 25% In First Quarter

Apparel from Aerie’s Chill. Play. Move. collection.

Aerie comp sales were up 25% for the quarter ended April 29, 2017. This comes on top of a strong first quarter in 2016, when comp sales for the brand were up 32% compared to the first three months of fiscal 2015.

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Lynn Visser: WWIN Key Buyer Manager

Urban Expositions named Lynn Visser key buyer account manager for its long running Womenswear In Nevada (WWIN) Show, held twice a year at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas.

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Victoria’s Secret, Pink Q1 Comps Drop 14%

The absence of Victoria’s Secret’s print catalog, which it abandoned last year, continued to hurt sales in April. Comparable sales for the North American stores and direct business, including Pink, were down 12% for the month. For the last three month the decline was 14%.

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Cleavage Couture: Lace-Up Adhesive Bra Source

The lace-up adhesive bra is a hot item right now, and recently launched Cleavage Couture is looking to position itself as a reliable source for retailers looking to carry the product.

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Ohhh Lulu: Interesting, Unique Lingerie Pieces

Ohhh Lulu is an interesting lingerie collection that is not widely available, launched by designer Sarah Norwood in 2010.

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Boob Glue: Cleavage Enhancing Product

Sally Arreguin and Dawn Jackson of Boob Glue.

Boob Glue is a new product that duplicates some of the effects of a push up bra. Officially launched at the beginning of the year, it has been in development for much of the last decade.

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New Kimono Introduced By Inspire Psyche Terry

UI Global Brands and Inspire Psyche Terry have added a new lightweight kimono with ¾ length sleeves to “inspire a little romance.”

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Wood Underwear Adds Two New Blue Prints

Wood Underwear has added two new prints for spring in a “mix of blues,” according to founder Terresa Zimmerman. The new designs are Wet Wood and Blue Warp, “a fresh take on Wood’s very popular custom “camo” and Striate lines.”

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Naughty Naughty Is Ready To Try Wholesale

Lingerie at Naughty Naughty’s Etsy shop.

Terry Gilchrist is a talented intimates designer who has, with few exceptions, avoided the store channel since she started in 2009. Most of her Naughty Naughty Intimates have been sold direct to consumers on Etsy.

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Seven ‘til Midnight Adds To ’Strike’ Line

Strike by Seven ’til Midnight

Seven ‘til Midnight has expanded its Strike sport bra and athleisure line that launched last year, more than doubling the number of pieces in the collection.

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Starline Adds Lines, Resurrects Print Catalogs

Starline recently launched three new collections, including the latest, “Fantasy Sports,” in March, is working on a bridal lingerie group for a September debut, and has added key employees, including a new VP of sales.

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High Jinx: Marijuana-Themed Lingerie By DG

High Jinx, a marijuana-themed lingerie and apparel collection, was officially launched on April 20th (Weed Day) by DG Brands, which produces Dreamgirl lingerie and costumes.

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Andrew Christian Lists Homes In LA, Key West

A recent article on the Wall Street Journal website reported, “Andrew Christian, the founder and head designer of his eponymous men’s underwear company, has listed his homes in Los Angeles, and Key West, Florida, for $4.199 million and $1.265 million respectively, according to property listings.”

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Victoria’s Secret, Pink March Comps Drop 13%

Comparable March Victoria’s Secret and Pink store sales in North America dropped 12% compared to the same month last year. When the results for the month’s direct to consumer business is added in, the decline was 13%.

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Female Empowerment Is Focus Of Parfait’s Blog

Parfait has launched a new in-house blog, “Continuing with its mission of female empowerment and body positivity. It is located on the web at: www.parfaitlingerie.com/blog.

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Inspire Psyche Terry: Size-Inclusive Babydoll

A standout in Inspire Psyche Terry’s Spring/Summer 2017 lingerie collection is the Babydoll & Thong set, which has proved to be “wildly popular” according to the company’s owner.

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Mapalé: Strong Roll-Out For New Spring Catalog

Mapalé, the multifaceted lingerie, resort wear, dance, swim and active wear brand, is about to launch a new spring 2017 catalog. The official release is scheduled for the Altitude Intimates show (April 2-4 at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas), with a national mailing to follow.

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PVH Corp. Acquiring Web Retailer True & Co.

PVH has entered into an agreement to acquire True & Co., the direct-to-consumer intimate apparel e-commerce retailer that launched in 2012. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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VS, Pink February Comp Sales Down 16%

Victoria’s Secret and Pink February comparable store sales dropped 16%. When the brands’ direct to consumer sales were include, the decline was also 16%.

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Yandy Presents Swim At New York Fashion Week

Yandy.com returned to New York Fashion Week on February 14th, this time to present its 2017 swim collection.

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Altitude Intimates Show Adds Many Exhibitors

The new Altitude Intimates show has officially announced the participation of dozens of additional exhibitors for its first show at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. The event opens with a party Sunday April 2nd, followed by a two-day exhibition.

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Rago Foundations LLC Has Acquired Cortland

Rago purchased Cortland Foundations at the end of February. The purchase price was not announced.

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Inspire Psyche Terry: Built-In Bra Chemise

Inspire Psyche Terry continues to expand its intimates collection with the addition of the new Goddess Built-In Bra Chemise.

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Royce Expands Its Wire Free Bra Collection

Royce, the wire free bra specialist, had introduced a new t-shirt bra as well as adding a color and expanding the size range for its popular Georgia bra. Both are suitable for women who have had breast surgery

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Bra Discs: Higher Quality Nipple Coverage

While there are many products now on the market designed to cover the nipples, Bra Discs from Edith’s, Inc. remain a top of the line choice.

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ROunderwear Intros New ’Butt Lift’ Underwear Design

ROunderwear has just introduced a new men’s underwear design that includes its “Butt Lift Technology.”

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Coquette Intros Its First Metal-Boned Corsets

Coquette has introduced, in its 2017 Main Collection, its “first ever metal-boned corsets,” in both regular and plus size versions according to spokesperson Heather Stockton.

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Wolford CEO Ashish Sensarma Has Resigned

Wolford’s CEO has resigned as of the end of July, this following a huge loss in its 2015/2016 year, smaller losses in 2012/13 and 2013/14, and the recent decision by the firm’s main shareholder group to seek a buyer for its majority stake in the company.
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Underwear Among Top Performers On Amazon

A new One Click Retail (OCR) report shows not only that Amazon is taking a ever bigger bite out of clothing sales, but that underwear now represents two of its four top performing apparel categories.
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Sales Jump As Tefron Reports Profit In Q1

Tefron Ltd.’s sales jumped dramatically in the first quarter of 2017, and the company registered a small profit compared to a sizable loss in the first three months of 2016.
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Huge Losses Continue At Naked In Quarter

Huge losses continued at Naked Brand Group in the quarter ended April 30, jumping to $3.19 million, compared to a loss of $2.54 million for the same three months last year.
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Wolford Owners Plan Sale Following Losses

The main shareholder group of Wolford, the high end, Austria-based lingerie, hosiery and apparel maker, announced its plans to sell its majority stake in the company. The terms of the sale, the size of the stake, nor the names of potential buyers were revealed.
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Wacoal Sales Down 7%, Remain Flat In U.S.

Although Wacoal sales in the U.S. “remained unchanged from the previous fiscal year,” for the company as a whole they decreased 7.0% worldwide. Meanwhile the Japan-based firm’s net income for the 12 months ended March 31, 2017 rose 1.2%.
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Naked, Bendon Limited Move Closer To Merger

Naked Brand Group and Bendon Limited moved closer to their long planned merger with an announcement at the end of May that they had signed an “agreement and plan of reorganization pursuant to which Naked’s shareholders will, upon the closing of the merger, receive approximately 7% of the outstanding ordinary shares of the combined company on a fully diluted basis, subject to adjustment.”
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Delta’s Q1 Sales Up 23%, Profits Down 29%

Sales at Delta Galil, which now includes several businesses acquired from VF last year, rose by 23% in the quarter ended March 31. Meanwhile, net income plummeted by 29%.
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Victoria’s Secret, Pink Q1 Comps Down 12%

Victoria’s Secret and Pink comparable store sales in North America were 12% lower in the first quarter of 2017 than they were in the same period last year.
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Wolford Expects €8 to €10 Million Annual Loss

“Wolford anticipates an operating loss between EUR -8.0 million and EUR -10.0 million,” according to the firm. This translates to a loss of approximately $8.7 million to $10.9 million at current exchange rates for its fiscal year which began in May, 2016.
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Hanes First Quarter Innerwear Sales -5.9%

HanesBrands first quarter Innerwear sales fell 5.9%, while “segment operating profit” for the category dropped 6.4%.
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Naked: Sales Rise, But Not All News Is Good

Naked Brand Group’s sales for the year ended January 31, 2017 rose 33% to $1,842,065 from $1,389,414 the year before. But it posted a substantial loss of $10,798,503, compared to a even larger deficit of $19,063,399 the year before.
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Etam Group’s Q1 China Sales Plummeted 24%

The Etam Group, the French lingerie retailer with a huge presence in China, reported a tiny 0.3% decline in net worldwide sales in 2016, dropping to €1,292.1 million (about $1.4 billion at current exchange rates).
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Analyst: Aerie Hurting Sales Of Rival Pink

Jefferies, a prominent investment banking firm, published a research report in late March stating that the Pink brand is “peaking” in the face of strong competition from Aerie. And it predicted this would have a negative impact on the future share price of Pink’s parent, L Brands.
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Delta Galil Q4 ’16 Sales +31%, Income +51%

Delta Galil’s bold purchase in 2016 of the brands 7 For All Mankind, Splendid and Ella Moss seems to be working out for the company. Sales at Delta Galil increased 31% in the fourth quarter of 2016, while net income rose 51%. For all of last year, sales jumped 9% and profits rose 18%.
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PVH: Q4 2016 Income -25%, Sales Off Slightly

PVH is becoming far less dependent on the U.S. in general and our department stores in particular, while focusing ever more heavily on its two key brands, Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger. At the same time, internet sales have become its fastest growing segment, and underwear is still a prominent component.
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Rigby & Peller U.S. Sales Drop 30% In 2016

The sales decline at the Rigby & Peller (formerly Intimacy) stores in the U.S. approached 30% in 2016 according to parent company Van de Velde.
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Aerie: +17% In Quarter, +23% For The Year

Aerie brand comparable sales rose 17% for the quarter, and 23% for the full year ended January 28, 2017. Meanwhile, the lingerie division of American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) revealed plans to expand the Aerie brand from about 190 locations currently to 300 locations.
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HanesBrands Innerwear Sales Fell 8.2% In Q4

HanesBrands innerwear sales fell 8.2% in the fourth quarter, and 2.7% for the year ended December 31, 2016. At the same time “segment operating profit” for innerwear fell 15.6% for the quarter and 5.6% for the year.
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Soma Intimates Comp Sales Rise Yet Again

Soma, the intimates division of Chico’s FAS, yet again reported comparable sales increases for both the quarter and full year ended January 28, 2017.
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20% Decline Expected At Victoria’s Secret

“A decline of about 20 percent” in Victoria’s Secret comparable sales is expected for February, reported parent company L Brands on February 22nd. The lingerie retailer had noted, earlier this month, sharp declines in its direct to consumer sales both in its most recent quarter, and in January.
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Victoria’s Secret, Pink January Comps -10%

Fourth quarter Victoria’s Secret and Pink direct sales plummeted by 7.2%, or $41 million (to $526.1 million), as the company tested its strategy of eliminating its famous print catalog (which it dropped in early 2016).
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Etam Développement 2016 Sales Match 2015

2016 sales at Etam Développement, the France-based intimates retailer, dropped by 0.3% to 1.29 billion euros (about $1.38 billion at current exchange rates).
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Tefron Q3 2016 Sales Jump As Losses Shrink

Tefron Ltd. sales rose dramatically in its third quarter ended September 30, 2016, and the company reported a much smaller loss compared to the same quarter in its previous year.
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Delta Galil Q3 Income Jumped 31%, Sales 4%

Delta Galil sales in the third quarter rose 4% while net income rocketed 31% as the company completed the acquisition, from VF, of the three brands 7 For All Mankind, Splendid and Ella Moss.
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Wacoal U.S. Sales, Income Up In First Half

For the six months ended September 30, at Wacoal International Corp., the U.S. division, “overall sales” as well as operating income “on a local currency basis” both exceeded results for the same period last year.
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Q3 Innerwear Sales Rose 2% At Hanesbrands

Innerwear sales, the largest segment within Hanesbrands, Inc., rose 2.0% in the third quarter, while Activewear sales shrank by 2.1%. Overall, company sales rose 10.7%, net income 7.2%.
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Under Armour Sales Up 22%, Income Up 28%

Under Armour third quarter net revenues increased 22% to $1.47 billion, while net income increased 28% to $128 million.
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VF Q3 Income Up 8%, Total Revenues Drop 1%

VF Corporation earnings rose 8% to $498.5 million on total revenue that declined 1% to $3.488 billion for the three months ended September 30th.
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Naked: Listing Warning, New Offering Planned

Naked Brand Group has registered with the SEC to raise additional funds through the sale of various financial instruments, including stock, with “an aggregate initial offering price not to exceed $7,500,000.”
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Etam Group First Half Sales, Profits Decline

First half sales and income fell at Etam Développement, the France-based international lingerie and apparel producer and retailer.
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Tefron Swings Profitable As Sales Jump Sharply

Tefron Ltd. reversed course in its second quarter, reporting income of $1.275 million, compared to a loss of $1.037 million in the same quarter last year.
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Naked Sales Drop 18.8% Led By Nordstrom Slide

Naked Brand Group second quarter sales fell 18.8% to $293,011, while losses in the three months ended July 31, 2016 grew by 5.2% to $3,301,780.
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Wolford: $9.22 Million Loss As Sales Drop 18%

Wolford AG reported a first quarter loss of 8.22 million euros (about $9.22 million at current exchange rates), compared to a loss of 2.55 million euros in the same period last year, as sales dropped 18% to 27.74 million euros (about $31.1 million).
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Delta Galil: Q2 Sales Fall 2.4%, Profit 16.1%

Second quarter sales at Delta Galil fell 2.4%, while profits dropped by 16.1%.
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Q2 Gildan Sales Fell 3.5%, Net Income 4.7%

Q2 sales at Gildan Activewear fell by 3.5% to $688.0 million, down from $714.2 million in the same period last year. Net income fell 4.7% to $94.7 million, down from $99.4 million in 2015.
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Q2 Innerwear Sales Fell 5% At Hanesbrands

Innerwear segment sales at Hanesbrands fell by 5% in the second quarter, to $749.2 million from $786.4 million a year ago. Sales for the category are down for the first six months of the year, $1.31 billion compared to $1.34 billion in 2015.
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Tefron: Losses Continue Into First Quarter 2016

Tefron Ltd., the intimate apparel producer, reported a loss of $1.184 million on sales of $26.6 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2016.
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Sales, Income Up For PVH In First Quarter

Sales and income rose dramatically at PVH Corp. in its first fiscal quarter of 2015. The company is parent to such brands ad Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger and four years ago purchased Warnaco.
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Aerie Lingerie Up 32% In Fiscal First Quarter

Aerie, the intimate apparel brand, reported a sales increase of 32% over the same quarter last year. Meanwhile, parent company American Eagle Outfitters, the retailer of men’s and women’s apparel, reported a combined sales increase of 7%.
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Delta Galil Q1 Sales Up 2%, Income Down 12%

Delta Galil sales rose 2% while net income fell 12% in the first quarter.
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Wacoal America Annual Sales Rose, Income Fell

Wacoal America sales in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016 “exceeded” the previous year, while “operating income on a local currency basis fell” because of “an increase in selling, general and administrative expenses which resulted from increased labor costs, while we controlled PR related costs.”
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Hanes Acquiring Pacific Brands Of Australia

HanesBrands has “entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pacific Brands Limited, the leading underwear and intimate apparel company in Australia.”
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March Sales Flat At VS North American Stores

March sales were flat at Victoria’s Secret and Pink company-owned stores in the U.S. and Canada, while the combined North American store and direct business rose 2% for the month.
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Naked Reports Big Loss As Sales Rise 149%

Naked Brand Group sales rose to $1,389,414 for the year ended January 31, 2016, a 149% increase from $557,212 the year before.
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Naked Brand CFO, COO Michael Flanagan Exits

Naked Brand Group Inc. announced that Michael Flanagan, its chief financial officer and chief operating officer, had “retired” in March.
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Sales, Earnings Fall At Calida, Aubade Parent

Sales and earnings dropped at Switzerland-based Calida Holding AG, parent to both the Calida and Aubade underwear brands (as well as other apparel, sports equipment, surf wear and garden furniture lines).
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Sales, Profits Rose At French Lingerie Giant

The Etam Group, the France-based international retailer of women’s lingerie, cosmetics, apparel and accessories, reported a 6.2% growth in sales and a 7.0% growth in profits in 2015. Its brands include Etam, Undiz and 1.2.3.
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Hanes Q1 Innerwear Up Reversing Q4 Decline

HanesBrands first quarter “Innerwear” category sales increased 1.3%, reversing direction from the four quarter 2015 when sales in that category had dropped 5.9%. The company had blamed its overall 7.4% sales decline in the fourth quarter on “historic warm weather” in the eastern two-thirds of the U.S.
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PVH Q4 Sales Up 2% As Full Year Profits Soar

Sales at PVH Corp. rose 2% in the fiscal fourth quarter ended January 31, 2016, but declined for the full year by 3.1%. Meanwhile net income rose substantially for both the final quarter and full year.
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Delta Galil Sales Up 5%, Net Income Down 7%

Sales at Delta Galil rose 5% in 2015 to reach $1.08 billion, but net income fell by 7% to $43.9 million.
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Texco Offers New Fittings, Fabrics In 2016

Shake off winter doldrums with Texco’s “Sunrise Frost” collection of hook and eye bra closures -an innovative array of products designed to wake up your senses and stir your creativity.
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Soma Sales Up 3.1%; Planning 15 New Stores

Sales at Soma intimates rose 2.1% for the fourth quarter ended January 30, 2016 and were up 3.1% for the year prompting plans to expand the chain to about 300 stores by year’s end.
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Hanes Blames 7.4% Q4 Sales Drop On Weather

While Hanesbrands fourth quarter net income rose 33.2%, overall sales dropped 7.4% and “innerwear” sales dropped 5.9%. The company complained “domestic retail traffic declined significantly as historic warm weather enveloped the eastern two-thirds of the United States in November and December.”
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Wacoal 9 Mo. Sales Up 7%, Profits Up 78.1%

Japan-based Wacoal’s sales for the nine months ending December 31, 2015 rose 7% while net income rose 78.1%. Meanwhile the company reported mixed results from its operations in the U.S. and Europe.
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Tefron Posts Loss of $1.2 Million In Quarter

For the three months ended September 30, 2015 Tefron reported a loss of $1,216,000 compared with a loss of just $26,000 during the same period last year. Sales in the quarter were $20.8 million compared to $21.5 million in the quarter in 2014.
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Sales Fell 9.8% In 2015 At Rigby & Peller U.S.

Sales in 2015 at the U.S. Rigby & Peller stores (formerly this was the Intimacy chain) fell by “9.7% (9.8% on a like-for-like basis)” as measured in dollars, according to parent company Van de Velde. “Due to the strengthening of the American dollar against the euro the retail turnover in euro was up 8.1%.”
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Naked Brand Q3 Sales Double, Losses Halve

At Naked Brand Group, the intimates and underwear company headed by Carole Hochman, sales in the third quarter more than doubled to $317, 748, while its net loss dropped to $3.533 million from $7.228 million in the same quarter last year (on just $145,790 in sales).
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Curvexpo: Changes And Improvements In 2016

Curvexpo announced a variety of changes and improvements to their upcoming shows in 2016, including a modest location shift for the February show at the Las Vegas Convention Center and, at the New York events, the addition of models wearing fashions while standing “on various platforms” on the show floor at the Javits Center.
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PVH Revenue, Earnings Down In Third Quarter

PVH sales and earnings were down in the third quarter, primarily related to foreign currency exchange rate issues according to the company.
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Victoria’s Secret Stores Up 6%, Direct up 12%

Victoria’s Secret and Pink November comparable store sales in North America were up 6%, while Victoria’s Secret’s direct online and catalog businesses rose by 12%.
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Peekay: Underwriter For Stock Offering Named

Peekay Boutiques’ plan to sell stock to the public took a significant step forward with the naming of an underwriter, Lake Street Capital Markets. Filings with the SEC in late November contained that announcement as well as details of the sale.
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