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Beth Wright | 7 Jun 2016

As part of its expansion into the United States, UK lingerie retailer Rigby & Peller has appointed Ginny Gerard as CEO of its US subsidiary.

Leonie Barrie | 16 Mar 2016

Leading lingerie manufacturer and retailer Van de Velde is deploying a new ERP system to help enhance its supply efficiency and reduce lead times and prepare the business for new market opportunities.

Katie Smith | 24 Feb 2016

Belgian underwear group Van de Velde has seen its annual profit skyrocket thanks to increased turnover, and says CEO Ignace Van Doorselaere will stand down at the end of the year.

Katie Smith | 24 Feb 2015

Belgian lingerie business Van de Velde remains upbeat in its outlook, despite reporting a 37.7% decline in annual net profit, primarily due to impairment charges at its Intimacy brand.

Katie Smith | 1 Sep 2014

Belgian underwear group Van de Velde saw its first-half net profit plummet 74.9%, due to declines at its Intimacy brand.

Katie Smith | 7 Jul 2014

Belgian underwear group Van de Velde has booked a healthy increase in first-half turnover, thanks to growth at its Rigby & Peller brand and wholesale channel.

Michelle Russell | 1 May 2014

Lingerie business Van de Velde has forecast wholesale turnover to rise by more than 8% in its first-half.

Katie Smith | 8 Jan 2014

Lingerie business Van de Velde has today (8 January) reported a slight increase in full-year turnover, helped by gains made by its Rigby & Peller brand in Europe.

Katie Smith | 15 Nov 2013

Lingerie business Van de Velde is to cut jobs as part of the restructuring of its Eurocorset business - and says it expects full-year turnover to be flat with the prior year.

Katie Smith | 2 Sep 2013

Lingerie group Van de Velde has reported an 11.9% decline in first-half profit, with higher costs, lower sales, and a drop in wholesale turnover and gross margin all to blame.

Richard Woodard | 25 Apr 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.

Petah Marian | 25 Feb 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.

Petah Marian | 6 Jul 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.

Petah Marian | 5 Jan 2012

Belgian lingerie group Van de Velde saw 2011 turnover rise by 8.2% to EUR197.9m (US$254.1m).

Petah Marian | 28 Nov 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.

Petah Marian | 18 Aug 2011

Dutch lingerie manufacturer Van de Velde has announced that it has acquired a majority stake in UK lingerie retailer Rigby & Peller. | 18 Feb 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 Aug 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 Apr 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 Apr 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 Feb 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 Jan 2010

Belgian lingerie maker Van de Velde has seen its sales grow by 5.3% in 2009, and reiterated its outlook for 2010. | 20 Nov 2009

Belgian lingerie company Van de Velde is seeing slight group turnover improvements, but continued problems for its Andres Sarda brand. | 28 Aug 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 Jul 2009

Dutch lingerie brand Van de Velde has announced a 1% growth in sales for the first half of 2009. | 30 Apr 2009

First half turnover at Belgian underwear company Van de Velde was "slightly negative to flat" the company said today (30 April). | 14 Apr 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 Aug 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 Aug 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.

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