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UK: Roman Originals buys former Slimma brands | 31 May 11

UK clothing firm Roman Originals has bought the Frank Usher, Coterie, Michel Ambers and Dusk occasion-wear brands from CDU (formerly known as Slimma) in a deal brokered by administrators.

UK: Administrators appointed at CDU | 25 Mar 11

UK fashion group CDU has announce that the company's creditors have appointed administrative receivers.

UK: Manufacturer's future in doubt after banking talks | 17 Mar 11

Clothing manufacturer CDU (formerly Slimma) said it was facing a period of “financial uncertainty” after announcing that its banking facilities were unlikely to be extended beyond the end of this month.

UK: Slimma name change paves way for brand sale | 16 Feb 11

UK fashion group Slimma plc has changed its name to CDU in relation to the sale of its Slimma and Splendour brands to N Brown Group.

UK: Slimma swings to H1 loss of GBP350,000 | 1 Jul 10

Ladies' wear firm Slimma Plc has admitted it's unlikely to return to profitability during the current financial year after swinging to a first-half pre-tax loss.

UK: Slimma to focus on key brands as FY sales slump | 31 Mar 10

Women's wear firm Slimma Plc today (31 March) said it is stepping up efforts to focus on its key brands after swinging to a full-year loss as sales tumbled 22%.

UK: Slimma H1 profit slumps as challenges persist | 3 Jun 09

Women’s wear firm Slimma Plc today (3 June) posted a sharp drop in first-half profit and sales and said it expects the next six months to be even more challenging.

UK: Slimma FY sales drop 14% | 26 Mar 09

Women’s wear group Slimma Plc today (26 March) blamed “increasingly challenging” trading conditions for a 14.1% drop in full-year sales.

UK: Slimma buys two women's wear brands | 15 Dec 08

Women’s wear company Slimma Plc has bought two new event-wear brands – Michel Ambers and Claudia Stevens – for an undisclosed sum.

UK: Slimma H1 pretax profit down in challenging climate | 26 Jun 08

A combination of unseasonable weather, rising household expenditure and the slowing housing market has been blamed by women’s wear company Slimma Plc for a slump in interim pre-tax profit.

UK: Slimma H1 pretax profit falls 75% | 15 May 07

British branded fashion house Slimma Plc has posted a 74.5% slump in first-half pretax profit as it was hit by lower retailers’ buying budgets, and warned that sales for the remainder of the year are likely to be “well below last year.”

UK: Slimma Q1 trading "at planned levels" | 2 Feb 07

Branded ladies’ wear firm Slimma said that first-quarter trading is "at planned levels" during its first financial year trading as a fashion branded business.

UK: Slimma FY disappoints | 13 Dec 06

Women's fashion company Slimma said its full-year results were "disappointing" as a result of increased promotional activity plus reorganisation expenses.

UK: Slimma completes Splendour lingerie acquisition | 15 Sep 06

Ladies' wear firm Slimma has completed its purchase of the Splendour lingerie brand.

UK: Profit warning from Slimma | 21 Aug 06

Mail order retailer Slimma plc has issued a profit warning for trading in the year to September, saying that additional brand investment is likely to hit revenues.

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