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Rigby & Peller names new CEO at US subsidiary Beth Wright | 7 Jun 16

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


Van de Velde deploys ERP for next phase of growth Leonie Barrie | 16 Mar 16

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.


Van de Velde CEO to leave amid FY profit hike Katie Smith | 24 Feb 16

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.


Van de Velde upbeat despite FY profit plummet Katie Smith | 24 Feb 15

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.


BELGIUM: Van de Velde H1 profit plummets on Intimacy brand Katie Smith | 1 Sep 14

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


BELGIUM: Van de Velde H1 books double-digit turnover growth Katie Smith | 7 Jul 14

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.


BELGIUM: Van de Velde H1 wholesale turnover to top 8% Michelle Russell | 1 May 14

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


BELGIUM: Van de Velde FY turnover edges up Katie Smith | 8 Jan 14

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.


BELGIUM: Van de Velde sees flat FY as restructures Eurocorset Katie Smith | 15 Nov 13

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.


BELGIUM: Van de Velde H1 profit falls 11.9% Katie Smith | 2 Sep 13

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.


BELGIUM: Van de Velde issues profit warning Richard Woodard | 25 Apr 13

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.


BELGIUM: Van de Velde full-year profits fall Petah Marian | 25 Feb 13

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.


BELGIUM: Van de Velde first-half sales edge up Petah Marian | 6 Jul 12

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.


BELGIUM: Van de Velde first-half sales edge up Petah Marian | 6 Jul 12

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.


BELGIUM: Van de Velde posts 2011 sales growth Petah Marian | 5 Jan 12

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


CHINA: Van de Velde enters Private Shop JV Petah Marian | 28 Nov 11

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.


CHINA: Van de Velde enters Private Shop JV Petah Marian | 28 Nov 11

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.


UK: Van de Velde takes majority stake in Rigby & Peller Petah Marian | 18 Aug 11

Dutch lingerie manufacturer Van de Velde has announced that it has acquired a majority stake in UK lingerie retailer Rigby & Peller.


BELGIUM: Van de Velde profits boosted by higher margins just-style.com | 18 Feb 11

Belgian lingerie retailer Van de Velde saw its profits jump a third in 2010, but forecast higher production and marketing costs this year.


BELGIUM: Van de Velde posts strong H1 profit growth just-style.com | 27 Aug 10

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.


BELGIUM: Van de Velde takes control of Intimacy USA just-style.com | 28 Apr 10

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.


BELGIUM: Van de Velde buys LinChérie just-style.com | 23 Apr 10

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.


BELGIUM: Van de Velde profits slide as Sarda struggles just-style.com | 26 Feb 10

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.


BELGIUM: Van de Velde FY sales up 5.3% just-style.com | 7 Jan 10

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


BELGIUM: Van de Velde posts slim turnover increase just-style.com | 20 Nov 09

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


BELGIUM: Van de Velde profit falls 13% in H1 just-style.com | 28 Aug 09

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.


BELGIUM: Van de Velde H1 sales up slightly just-style.com | 10 Jul 09

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


BELGIUM: Van de Velde H1 thwarted by tough conditions just-style.com | 30 Apr 09

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


IMB exhibitor news: Lectra tools tackle design and production just-style.com | 14 Apr 09

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.


BELGIUM: Van de Velde profit flat for half-year just-style.com | 29 Aug 08

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.

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