2012年11月8日星期四

Shapewear Giant SPANX Opens the Fisrt Regular Chain


Shapewear giant SPANX will launch its first regular chain in this Friday and it plans to begin its global expansion to challenge other lingerie giants.


SPANX’s first regular chain will be opened at TysonsCorner Center, a top-end shopping center located in McLean, Virginia. McLean is a suburb of Washington DC, whose per capita income there is over $80,000.

Products of SPANX were being sold in 11,500 department stores, boutiques and online stores around 40 countries in the world, however, SPANX has never run independent retail store. This Friday, Sara Blakely will go to McLean in person to cut the red ribbons for Spanx’s first retail store. Early in March, the CEO of SPANX Laurie Ann Goldman said to the Forbes that the next step of Spanx was overseas expansion. “Our international business is just beginning.”Goldman said.

Ten years ago, Sara Blakely began to sell her invention, a modern design tight, and her counter was a folding table inside Neiman Marcus.

Now, the status of SPANX in lingerie dustry is equivalent to Kleenex’s status in the paper towel industry: Spanx is representative of shapewear brand and its profit amount in 2011 was nearly $250 million. The shapewear giant enterprise makes 41-year-old Sara Blakely becoming one of the world’s self-made young female billionaires and being on the cover of Forbes Magazine.

Wacoal Releases“WARM & SOFT”Warm Wear Collection


Is really feeling warmer when wearing more clothes in winter? Absolutely not!Choosing a good warm wear is the key point.

Wacoal AW12 new “WARM & SOFT” warm wear collection, adopted imported SOFTWARM yarn, can absorb sweat from human body and translate dampness into heat energy to realize heating warm. Meanwhile, it can also discharge excessive dampness outside and keep the body dry. Superfine yarn makes the warm wear more light and soft. What’s more, Wacoal added fashion design into its warm wear, which is becoming the visible fashion through the fashionable elements, current color tones and elegant details.

Who says one can’t own both fashion and warmth? Wacoal “SOFT&WARM” warm wear not only makes the fashion pioneers no need to endure the winter cold any more, but also gets the distance closer between warm and glamour when wandering in the prosperous city.