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This article is about marketer and manufacturer of hosiery and lingerie. For city in Pierce County, see Wolford, North Dakota.
Wolford AG
Traded as WBAGWLFD
Industry Apparel
Founded 1949
Headquarters Bregenz, Austria
Number of locations
68 countries, 260 stores[1]
Key people
Axel Dreher (COO/CTO, Member of the Managing Board) and Thomas Melzer (CFO, Member of the Managing Board)
Products Hosiery, bras, panties, and lingerie
€156,47 million (2012/13)
Number of employees
Website http://www.wolford.com

Wolford AG, founded in 1949 by Walter Palmers and Reinhold Wolf, located in Austria, is a marketer and manufacturer of hosiery and lingerie.[2]


In the late 1990s, the company's advertising campaign was shot by the photographer Helmut Newton.[3]

Wolford, Genève

In the past, Wolford has also worked with several other notable photographers to produce their promotional images, such as Howard Schatz, Jean Baptiste Mondino and Rankin.[4]


Wolford operates in 68 countries with 260 stores[1][1]



  1. ^ a b c d "DGAP-Adhoc: Wolford AG: Sales and earnings in the first quarter of 2012/13". AWP AG für Wirtschaftspublikationen. 14 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Ong, Cat (8 July 1999). "Taking the Tube". The Straits Times (Singapore). 
  3. ^ "Tights up in lights: The gloves are on as new tights take off". The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney, Australia). 22 September 1996. 
  4. ^ "About Wolford". 

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