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Triumph sells Hom brand to Huber Group Katie Smith | 20 Jan 15

Triumph International has sold its Hom men's underwear brand to Huber Group, as the lingerie maker looks to refocus its portfolio on its biggest global brands and on female consumers.


Triumph recalls 22,000 bras for underwire fault Michelle Russell | 18 Dec 14

Japanese lingerie firm Triumph International has issued a voluntary recall on around 22,000 bras following complaints of protruding underwiring.


just-style management briefing: Other issues to watch in the year ahead Leonie Barrie | 2 Feb 12

Generally, 2012 is seen as being another challenging business year for the apparel industry. Uncertainties include the performance of the global economy, the European debt crisis, US consumer sentiment, and producer price inflation. Being able to react quickly to sourcing challenges, get more efficient in production, and reduce cycle times will help firms react to these volatile markets.


just-style management briefing: Lessons learnt from the past for the future Leonie Barrie | 2 Feb 12

What should apparel firms have learnt from the upheaval of the past couple of years - and what should they be doing now if they want to remain competitive into the future? Buyers and manufacturers need to build a deeper, long-term relationship our respondents said, as well as focusing on a sourcing portfolio that balances costs and risks.


just-style management briefing: Opportunities for the apparel industry in 2012 Leonie Barrie | 2 Feb 12

Opportunities the apparel industry can look forward to this year include speed to market, which favours sourcing in the western hemisphere; growth in the number and spending power of middle-lass consumers in emerging markets like China and India; and the use of technology and the internet to make sourcing a truly global activity.


just-style management briefing: Apparel industry challenges in 2012 Leonie Barrie | 2 Feb 12

Uncertainty is perhaps the biggest challenge facing the apparel industry in 2012. The economic situation in Europe and the US, swings in commodity prices, labour shortages and rising costs, especially in China, all add up to a worrying year.


Top stories on just-style this week... Petah Marian | 6 Jan 12

Top stories on just-style this week centred largely around UK retailers who have found themselves in trouble - with the future of La Senza and Barratts seeing much interest. Across the Atlantic, US retailers reported their December sales on Thursday, while Sears announced plans to close up to 120 stores and Liz Claiborne Inc finally revealed its new name.


UK: Triumph “to acquire La Senza stores” Richard Woodard | 4 Jan 12

Lingerie specialist Triumph International is negotiating the acquisition of UK stores owned by ailing underwear retailer La Senza, according to newspaper reports.


UK: Triumph transfers warehouse to logistics partner Joe Ayling | 23 Jun 10

Logistics operator Menlo Worldwide is to take over Triumph International's UK warehouse in Swindon.


THAILAND: Prolonged Triumph protest ends Joe Ayling | 1 Mar 10

Former workers at a plant that made underwear for Triumph International in Thailand have halted protests in Bangkok, eight months after they began.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 20 Nov 09

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style. Click on each headline for the full story.


CHINA: Triumph in talks to end lingerie workers’ strike Leonie Barrie | 17 Nov 09

Lingerie giant Triumph International says operations are getting back to normal at one of its factories in China after around 3,000 workers went on strike as part of a dispute over bonus payments.


Speaking with style: Dieter Braun, MD, Triumph International just-style.com | 23 Oct 09

Underwear, lingerie and swimwear manufacturer Triumph International celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2011. Here the company’s managing director and co-owner Dieter Braun, and Jörg Wagner from the Corporate Process Organisation (CPO) department in charge of global CAD and CAM, tell just-style about their formula for success.


UK: Another 65 Triumph jobs at risk in restructuring just-style.com | 10 Jul 09

German lingerie company Triumph International has confirmed to just-style that up to 65 jobs are at risk at the firm's Swindon facility in the UK.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 10 Jul 09

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


GERMANY: Triumph defends Thailand severance deals just-style.com | 6 Jul 09

German lingerie company Triumph International has responded to reports in Thailand that a workers union is demanding better severance packages for displaced workers there.


THAILAND: Workers union appeals to Triumph plant - report just-style.com | 3 Jul 09

Reports in Thailand say that workers who are losing their jobs at Body Fashion Thailand – as part of a restructuring by lingerie maker Triumph International – are asking for higher compensation through their unions.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 3 Jul 09

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


GERMANY: Triumph announces 3,616 job losses in Asia just-style.com | 29 Jun 09

German lingerie maker Triumph International has confirmed to just-style it will cut thousands of jobs in the Philippines and Thailand, as the downturn reduces demand.


HONG KONG: Prime Source Forum prepares for timely debate just-style.com | 11 Mar 09

Senior executives involved in sourcing, manufacturing and servicing the global apparel industry are heading to Hong Kong at the end of the month for the fourth edition of Prime Source Forum.


Emerging markets buoy global lingerie sector just-style.com | 12 Jan 09

Faced with slowing sales in Western markets, lingerie firms are increasingly focusing on emerging markets like Russia and Asia for growth. According to new research, both China and India are likely to see a double digit hike in lingerie sales over the next three years.


UK: Jobs to go as Triumph International cuts costs just-style.com | 3 Dec 08

Workers at Triumph International UK have been offered voluntary redundancy as part of a raft of cost-cutting measures announced by the underwear manufacturer.


THAILAND: Labour court rules in Triumph union leader case just-style.com | 28 Nov 08

A labour court in Bangkok has ruled that Triumph International’s Thai production facility was justified in its decision to sack a former employee who was also the chairperson of its union in the country.


JAPAN: Triumph unveils solar power bra just-style.com | 26 Sep 08

Underwear maker Triumph International Japan has unveiled a new bra concept with a solar panel mounted around the waist area.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 19 Sep 08

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


THAILAND: Triumph workers agree to end strike just-style.com | 17 Sep 08

A group of striking workers at Triumph International’s Thai production facility are to return to their jobs following talks between the company’s management and its union committee to settle the dispute.


THAILAND: Triumph in talks over sacking of union leader just-style.com | 11 Sep 08

Intimate apparel maker Triumph International is in talks to end a strike by a group of workers at its Thai production facility, the company told just-style today (11 September), after the chairperson of its union in Thailand was sacked for wearing a T-shirt that insulted the Thai monarchy.


THAILAND: Triumph criticised for sacking union leader just-style.com | 10 Sep 08

A labour rights group has slammed Triumph International, one of the world’s largest brands of intimate apparel, after it sacked a union president at one of its factories in Thailand for wearing a T-shirt that insulted the Thai monarchy.


RUSSIA: Intimate apparel sales set for stellar growth just-style.com | 20 Jun 08

The amount of retail selling space devoted to bras, underwear, sleepwear and swimwear in Russia has more than doubled over the last three years according to newly published research, with annual growth of 20% forecast until 2011.


Digital printing in action in Asia just-style.com | 27 May 08

Despite all the hype about digital printing over the last few years, just 2% of the world’s printed fabric is produced using this method. One of the reasons for this slow uptake is that digital printing is far from straight-forward, as Niki Tait finds out at Digital Print Asia, one of the world’s largest digital print companies.

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