25 April 2013
Lingerie company Van de Velde warned that the “very tough” consumer market was likely to negatively impact earnings for fiscal 2013, amid signs of falling sales among independent retailers across Europe.
25 February 2013
Belgian underwear group Van De Velde saw full-year net profit plunge as wholesale turnover fell, US sales declined and margin was hit by rising labour costs in China.
6 July 2012
Belgian lingerie group Van de Velde saw turnover increase in the first-half of the year, driven by strong retail sales in the UK and new store openings in Germany and Spain.
5 January 2012
Belgian lingerie group Van de Velde saw 2011 turnover rise by 8.2% to EUR197.9m (US$254.1m).
28 November 2011
Belgian lingerie company Van de Velde has entered a partnership with Getz Bros to develop the Private Shop lingerie chain in China and Hong Kong.
18 August 2011
Dutch lingerie manufacturer Van de Velde has announced that it has acquired a majority stake in UK lingerie retailer Rigby & Peller.
18 February 2011
Belgian lingerie retailer Van de Velde saw its profits jump a third in 2010, but forecast higher production and marketing costs this year.
27 August 2010
Lingerie maker Van de Velde has boosted profits 39.3% during the first half of the year, and predicted further turnover growth for the rest of the year.
28 April 2010
Lingerie specialist Van de Velde has taken control of multi-brand lingerie retail chain Intimacy USA, spending US$13.5m on an additional stake in the company.
23 April 2010
Van de Velde has acquired the Dutch store formula LinChérie, a cooperative of 42 independent retailers in the Netherlands. An acquisition price was not disclosed.
26 February 2010
Van de Velde Group has reported a fall in full year profits despite a 5.3% rise in turnover. The company added that it had healthy growth prospects in 2010.
7 January 2010
Belgian lingerie maker Van de Velde has seen its sales grow by 5.3% in 2009, and reiterated its outlook for 2010.
20 November 2009
Belgian lingerie company Van de Velde is seeing slight group turnover improvements, but continued problems for its Andres Sarda brand.
28 August 2009
First half profit at lingerie company Van de Velde NV has fallen 14.7% after higher sales were unable to offset restructuring costs at its Hungarian unit.
10 July 2009
Dutch lingerie brand Van de Velde has announced a 1% growth in sales for the first half of 2009.
30 April 2009
First half turnover at Belgian underwear company Van de Velde was "slightly negative to flat" the company said today (30 April).
14 April 2009
Lectra will present new versions of its Kaledo design software and Modaris pattern-making solution, as well as additions to its Vector cutting range, at next week’s IMB technology trade show.
29 August 2008
Belgian lingerie company Van de Velde has reported a 0.1% decrease in first-half net profit to EUR17.02m (US$25m), due in part to currency conversion effects.
19 August 2008
Lingerie company Van de Velde has taken its stake in bra manufacturer Top Form International to over 23% following Top Form’s takeover of Ace Style Intimate Apparel.
10 July 2008
Belgian lingerie company Van de Velde has posted a 0.9% increase in first-half sales to EUR67.6m (US$106.3m), but said this was below expectations.
20 June 2008
Upmarket Belgian lingerie company Van de Velde has agreed to buy Spanish rival Andres Sardá for a total of EUR14.6m (US$22.8m).
1 May 2008
Belgian lingerie operator Van de Velde said it is expecting turnover during the first two quarters of the year to edge up 3%.
11 April 2008
Lingerie maker Van de Velde has chosen Lectra’s new VectorLingerieMX to help boost productivity and profitability in its cutting department.
15 February 2008
Intimate apparel business Van de Velde posted a 5.9% rise in turnover during 2007, but saw profits fall due to exceptional items.
8 January 2008
Lingerie specialist Van de Velde had soaring sales outside the Eurozone to thank for a 5.9% rise in turnover during 2007.
14 August 2007
In stark contrast to the declining shipments of its key garment categories reported this time last year, Tunisia’s textile and clothing industry is now riding high on rising exports, significant new foreign investments and public sector projects. Jozef De Coster looks at what a difference a year makes.
29 March 2007
Lingerie firm Van de Velde has reached an agreement to acquire shares of the US firm Intimacy Management.
23 September 2005
Lingerie maker Van de Velde NV is doubling its production capacity in Tunisia with a second production unit due to open in April 2006.
9 July 2004
First-half sales at lingerie maker Van de Velde increased 11 per cent the company said on Thursday.
17 September 2003
Lingerie maker and retailer Van de Velde SA on Tuesday posted a sharp rise in first half net profit from the year-ago period on higher sales and lower taxes but warned it sees a tough second half.