The UK lingerie market is up for grabs. During the 1980s the market was dominated by Marks & Spencer, which held approximately 50% market share. However, this share has fallen to just 26% as the market place has become more fragmented and consumers’ preferences have changed.
Avril Breen, Pragma Consulting writes ...Recently, we had the privilege of speaking to Janie Schaffer, former Chief Creative Officer at Victoria’s Secret, founder of Knickerbox and renowned 'Knicker Queen' about how she thinks the market has changed and what retailers could do to gain share in this increasingly saturated space.
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On Woman’s Hour on Wednesday feminists Rebecca Asher and Jack Urwin were discussing their respective books both called Manning Up.
While we know that feminists are forever finding new territories to conquer, Asher’s land grab sounds truly cynical. She has joined the movement within feminism that labels masculinity as ‘toxic’ and which attempts to pathologise, appropriate and control what it means to be a boy or man.
- British start-up Heist boasts it has 'cracked the perfect pair of black tights'
- Firm claims they don't sag around the crotch or the knee, and are not itchy
- Says its hosiery has already proved a hit, generating £10,000 in sales a day
- £22 tights boast elasticated waistband, no seams and they are hand-sewn
The plus-sized model and National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) advocate has been modelling with the US brand for one year, starring in its famously unretouched campaigns. She is known for championing body positivity and acceptance.