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Gildan Activewear leverages its supply chain

Apparel maker Gildan Activewear is adding new production capacity to support strong demand, streamlining its manufacturing, and adding more...

Gildan taps Costa Rica to tackle capacity issues

Ongoing plans for investment in additional manufacturing capacity have seen apparel maker Gildan Activewear home in on Guanacaste in Costa R...

Following fashion isn't the best sourcing strategy

Retailers and brands are increasingly engineering their operations to make the most of changing trends affecting everything from sourcing to...

Is the tide turning for the US cotton yarn sector?

An acceleration of investment in the US spinning and weaving sector by overseas firms - including those in China and India - appears to be d...

Latest News

Gildan Activewear books mixed Q1 15 May 2015

Michelle Russell

US apparel maker Gildan Activewear saw earnings decline in its first-quarter as a result of restructuring and acquisition-related costs, but saw sales climb.


Gildan appoints Harries to CFO role 30 Apr 2015

Michelle Russell

US apparel maker Gildan Activewear has appointed a replacement for CFO James Kehoe who resigned in February after less than seven weeks in the post.


Gildan Activewear CFO resigns after seven weeks 18 Feb 2015

Katie Smith

Gildan Activewear CFO James Kehoe has resigned after less than seven weeks in the post to rejoin Kraft Foods Group.


Gildan buys Comfort Colors as Q4 loss tops $41.2m 5 Feb 2015

Richard Woodard

Apparel business Gildan Activewear has paid US$100m to acquire Comfort Colors, a supplier of garment-dyed and undecorated T-shirts and sweatshirts.


Gildan Activewear names Kehoe CFO 22 Dec 2014

Katie Smith

US apparel maker Gildan Activewear has appointed James Kehoe as its new chief financial and administrative officer, with effect from 1 January.

Latest blogs

US sourcing patterns taking shape 11 Aug 2014

Leonie Barrie

Half-way through the year and US apparel import data is taking shape to give a broader view of the sourcing patterns so far.


'Made in' movements gather momentum 23 Jun 2014

Leonie Barrie

Less than a week after hailing plans to begin sourcing its first garments from Burma/Myanmar, US retail giant Gap Inc was on the defensive, hitting back at accusations it simply wants to get its clothes produced as cheaply as possible.

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Gildan Activewear Inc in Apparel (Canada)

Gildan Activewear Inc in Apparel (Canada)

Gildan’s strategy focuses on production downtime to better align inventory levels with projected sales and improve supply chain efficiency. The company is also seeking to further increase its presence...

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Global apparel markets: business update, 2nd quarter 2013

Global apparel markets: business update, 2nd quarter 2013

This report provides an update of business news in the following categories: acquisitions, divestments and mergers; corporate social responsibility (CSR); financial results; international trade policy...

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Global Apparel Markets: Business Update - 3rd Quarter 2014

Global Apparel Markets: Business Update - 3rd Quarter 2014

This report provides information, analysis and valuable insight on developments relating to the global apparel industry in the following categories: acquisitions, divestments and mergers; corporate so...

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