You may have seen my earlier posting about Hosieree, an on-line hosiery company based out of the USA, when they were running a special winter sale. The owner of Hosieree, Yekaterina, was kind enough to spend some time for an interview with Tights For Men.
Hosieree has been in business on-line since 2005, selling internationally, and offer a wide range of hosiery products that includes tights, stockings, thigh highs, pantyhose, leggings, socks, knee-highs, and lingerie, plus products for bridal and maternity. Their hosiery brands are quite diverse, with names like Trasparenze, Falke, Oroblu, Fiore, Gabriella, Cecilia de Rafael, and Levante, among many others (30 and growing).
I presented several questions for Hosieree about their business, products, customers and future plans:
Shapings.com is an on-line business that started out in 1995 as a physical store located in Ontario Canada, founded by Nicole Safko. They added Internet sales to their business in the fall of 2000. Shapings sells a wide variety of shapewear, bras (store only), girdles, panties, fine hosiery, and corsets. They have become one of the worlds largest retailers of fine European pantyhose, stockings and fashion hosiery, with 99% of all items in stock ready to be shipped to customers all around the globe.
I had an opportunity to interview with Robert Safko, the director of Shapings.com. Here’s what he had to say:
IT SOCKS is an on-line hosiery retailer based in the UK, founded by Anna Oldbury. The company is now entering its third year of business and has expanded considerably. They have a terrific range of tights, stockings, hold-ups, leggings, socks, and lingerie. Based in the UK, they sell worldwide, supporting site display currencies in GBP, EUD, and USD. They are also active via Twitter, Facebook, and their site hosted blog.
I had a chance to interview Anna, which I hope you’ll enjoy reading.