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JAPAN: Wacoal net income up 40% in H1 just-style.com | 13 Nov 06

Wacoal Holdings said net income jumped 40.4% during the first half of the year as net sales grew 1.6%.


JAPAN: Wacoal FY profit plummets 59% just-style.com | 11 May 06

Intimate apparel producer Wacoal Holdings reported a 59% slump in full-year net profit despite raking in sales of JPY164.1bn (US$ US$1.48bn).


JAPAN: Wacoal Cuts Workforce By 10% just-style.com | 3 Oct 05

Women’s underwear maker Wacoal Holdings Corp says it is axing ten per cent of its workforce as part of a reshuffle of the business.


JAPAN: Wacoal To Become A Holding Company just-style.com | 11 May 05

Ladies’ underwear manufacturer Wacoal Corp is to become a holding company from 1 October to enable better execution of acquisitions and mergers as well as to allow it to carry out a restructuring strategy, according to Kyodo News Service.


JAPAN: Wacoal FY Sales Slip 0.3% just-style.com | 11 May 04

Intimate apparel giant Wacoal Corp has posted a 0.3 per cent slip in net sales to Y163.2 billion for fiscal 2003, down from Y163.7bn in the previous year.


JAPAN: Wacoal Goes To The Dogs just-style.com | 5 Dec 03

Lingerie maker Wacoal Corp is to venture into the canine market with a range of dog sweaters.


MALAYSIA: Wacoal Unveils Ambitious Expansion Drive just-style.com | 1 Aug 03

Lingerie and apparel company Wacoal (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd has unveiled plans to open hundreds of new outlets over the next five years as it looks to boost its presence on the high street.


JAPAN: Wacoal Sees Soaring Sales In China just-style.com | 23 Jun 03

Intimate apparel producer Wacoal Corp has said it expects sales in China to increase 500 per cent to $38 million by 2008 on the back of a major expansion drive. The Kyoto-based company currently produces lingerie at a factory in Beijing but plans to build a $7m plant in the north east of the country and open hundreds of new stores which will give it 500 outlets.


USA: Wacoal Sports Extends Cw-X Into Cycling Wear just-style.com | 9 Jun 03

Wacoal Sports Science has extended its CW-X Performance Conditioning Wear into the road and mountain biking category.


JAPAN: Equity Loss Pushes Wacoal FY Profit Down 42% just-style.com | 16 May 03

Leading intimate apparel manufacturer Wacoal Corp on Thursday reported a 42 per cent year-on-year plunge in annual net profit to 2.9 billion yen due to losses on equity holdings. The women's underwear maker said sales edged up 0.5 per cent to 163.7 billion yen on the back of strong sales of its summer and autumn products and revealed plans to expand its network of specialty private label stores to 100 from 57.


USA: Wacoal Sports Science Hires Marketing Chief just-style.com | 4 Apr 03

Wacoal Sports Science Corp, makers of new CW-X performance conditioning wear, on Thursday revealed it has hired retail executive Karim Pine as its first promotions and marketing manager.


MALAYSIA: Warisan, Wacoal Agree Apparel JV just-style.com | 4 Nov 02

Malaysian garment manufacturer Warisan TC Holdings Berhad on Monday revealed it has agreed a deal with Wacoal Corp for a joint venture to produce women’s lingerie, sportswear and apparel.


JAPAN: Wacaol's Healthy Lingerie Line To Debut In Feb just-style.com | 31 Oct 02

Leading women's lingerie maker Wacoal Corp on Thursday said its new underwear line for middle-aged women that boasts health benefits will be launched in February. Called Nul, the collection includes garments such as blood circulation stimulation stockings and bras. It will be sold in eight department stores in Japan from next Spring.


USA: Wacoal Scientists Develop Hi-Tech Sportswear Line just-style.com | 29 Oct 02

A new line of anatomically engineered athletic apparel designed to enhance the wearer's performance is being launched in the US for the first time this autumn. Developed by New York-based Wacoal Sports Science Corp, a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan's largest intimate apparel company Wacoal Corp, CW-X Performance Conditioning Wear is based around the principles of kinesiology - the study of human movement. It uses a patented built-in Conditioning Web made from compression panels which are sewn in to the garments to support key muscle groups and joints.


JAPAN: Wacoal To Spend $60.2m On New Lingerie Stores just-style.com | 15 Jul 02

Dwindling numbers of department stores and supermarkets - key retail outlets for Wacoal Corp - are prompting the Japanese lingerie maker to open its own stores.


JAPAN: Wacoal, World Co In Women's Fashion JV just-style.com | 3 Jul 02

Leading Japanese lingerie producer Wacoal Corp and fashion manufacturer World Co announced on Wednesday they have signed a deal to set up a joint venture called WJ Corp. The new company, which is expected to generate sales of $2.5 million in its first year, will design and sell young women#;s fashions and accessories, with a brand name due to be revealed in September.


JAPAN: Wacoal Expands Chinese Sales Operations just-style.com | 19 Jun 02

Leading lingerie manufacturer, Wacoal Corp, is to set up two new sales units in China by the end of this year as it looks to cash in on the lucrative Chinese market. It said the new units in Dalian, Liaoning Province, and Chengdu, Sichuan Province, will be formed to meet an expected surge in demand for women's underwear.


JAPAN: Wacoal Agrees Disney Underwear Deal just-style.com | 6 Jun 02

Leading women's lingerie manufacturer Wacoal Corp has agreed a sub-licensing deal with textile manufacturer Takihyo to produce a colourful underwear line featuring famous Disney characters. The new collection will be available from this autumn and follows Takihyo's acquisition of a five-year licence for printing Disney characters on its products which include apparel, footwear and various accessories.


JAPAN: New Wacoal Line Offers Health Benefits just-style.com | 23 May 02

Leading women's lingerie manufacturer Wacoal Corp on Thursday unveiled plans for a new line of underwear for middle-aged women that it claims will also give them a range of health benefits.

The company said its new Daily Wellness line will include garments such as blood circulation stimulation stockings. The collection will be sold in department stores from next spring and in up to 50 Daily Wellness stores by 2005 as Wacoal targets annual sales of $12.1m.


JAPAN: Wacoal Lingerie Profits Plunge 54 Per Cent just-style.com | 15 May 02

Leading women's lingerie manufacturer Wacoal Corp on Wednesday suffered a 54 per cent year-on-year plunge in annual net profit to $37.6 million, amid falling prices and an extraordinary loss. The Kyoto-based company, one of the world's largest producers of intimate apparel, said group operating profit was $56.2m amid lower product prices and a loss from liquidating a subsidiary's real estate holding.


JAPAN: Underwear Maker Wacoal Expands just-style.com | 15 Jun 01

Wacoal Corp, the biggest Japanese maker of women's underwear, said Thursday it would set up two more subsidiaries in China over the next three years, the Kyodo News reported. The subsidiaries would allow the company to prepare for expansion of the local market. The creation of new subsidiari


JAPAN: Sluggish Economy Undermines Sales At Wacoal just-style.com | 16 May 01

The loss of momentum in the Japanese economy and the slowdown in the US have led to a 2.4 per cent decrease in net sales for Wacoal Corp of Kyoto, Japan, one of the world's largest manufacturers of intimate apparel.  For the fiscal year ended 31 March 2001, net sales fell to 162.0 billion yen ($1,290.6 million), against 169.5 billion yen a year ago. Operating income decreased to 9.6 billion yen ($76.7 million) compared with 11.1 billion yen in 2000.


JAPAN: Clothing Companies Develop Information System just-style.com | 19 Mar 01

A group of 12 leading Japanese clothing firms have announced plans for a joint information venture to help strengthen their position against intensifying global price competition. The group, which includes the likes of Toray Industries Inc and Teijin Ltd, aim to set up an Internet network by the end of the month that will enable them to share company information.


USA: Wacoal Corp. of Kyoto, Japan, the World's Largest Manufacturer of Intimate Apparel Reported Its Year-End Results for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2000 just-style.com | 18 May 00

Net sales for the year decreased 2.4% on a yen basis to 165.9 billion yen ($1,615.3 million), against 170.0 billion yen a year ago. Operating income slightly decreased to 10.6 billion yen ($103.6 million) compared with 10.7 billion yen in 1999. Net income decreased 14.5 percent on a yen basis to 7.3 billion yen ($70.

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