Gildan Activewear Inc
Apparel maker Gildan Activewear is adding new production capacity to support strong demand, streamlining its manufacturing, and adding more...
Ongoing plans for investment in additional manufacturing capacity have seen apparel maker Gildan Activewear home in on Guanacaste in Costa R...
| 9 May 2014
Ongoing plans for investment in additional manufacturing capacity have seen apparel maker Gildan Activewear home in on Guanacaste in Costa Rica as the site of its next large-scale textile facility in Central America.
| 30 Apr 2014
Retailers and brands are increasingly engineering their operations to make the most of changing trends affecting everything from sourcing to sales. But as Mike Flanagan points out, the model that works for one company is unlikely to work for another. Here he gives some examples.
| 11 Mar 2014
A surge in foreign direct investment in the US textile industry over the past eight months is being attributed to a strong yarn-forward rule - according to campaigners who want to see the provision continue in upcoming trade pacts.
| 20 Feb 2014
An acceleration of investment in the US spinning and weaving sector by overseas firms - including those in China and India - appears to be driven by a number of factors including falling US energy costs, local subsidies and "yarn forward" rules of origin. But is the tide really starting to turn? asks Michelle Russell.
| 15 May 2015
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.
| 30 Apr 2015
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.
| 18 Feb 2015
Gildan Activewear CFO James Kehoe has resigned after less than seven weeks in the post to rejoin Kraft Foods Group.
| 5 Feb 2015
Apparel business Gildan Activewear has paid US$100m to acquire Comfort Colors, a supplier of garment-dyed and undecorated T-shirts and sweatshirts.
| 22 Dec 2014
US apparel maker Gildan Activewear has appointed James Kehoe as its new chief financial and administrative officer, with effect from 1 January.
| 4 Dec 2014
US apparel maker Gildan Activewear has booked an increase in fourth-quarter earnings, boosted by higher sales in its printwear and branded apparel units, but has lowered its outlook for the fourth quarter.
| 15 Sep 2014
US apparel maker Gildan Activewear has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for a second consecutive year.
| 11 Sep 2014
After 40 years in Costa Rica, Hanesbrands has decided to move its men's boxers production to Vietnam and will dismiss 1,250 workers in the process.
| 8 Aug 2014
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at supply chain sustainability initiatives, comments on the challenges of integrating sustainability into fashion businesses, and new figures that point to a potential supply shortage of organic cotton.
| 4 Aug 2014
Apparel maker Gildan Activewear is to open a new textile plant at its Rio Nance complex in Honduras to bridge capacity requirements - after booking double-digit third-quarter sales gains in both its printwear and branded apparel businesses.
| 8 Jul 2014
US apparel maker Gildan Activewear has completed its CDN110m (US$101.4m) acquisition of hosiery, legwear and shapewear manufacturer Doris Inc.
| 19 Jun 2014
Apparel maker Gildan Activewear is to acquire hosiery, legwear and shapewear manufacturer Doris Inc in a deal worth CDN110m (US$101.4m).
| 9 Jun 2014
Setting up a cotton traceability assessment procedure to ensure it does not use cotton from Uzbekistan was one of the key achievements highlighted by Gildan Activewear in its corporate social responsibility (CSR) report for last year.
| 6 May 2014
Apparel business Gildan Activewear saw adjusted net second quarter profit increase thanks to stronger sales of underwear and branded products.
| 13 Mar 2014
UK apparel wholesaler PAG Leisurewear is adopting NetSuite SuiteCommerce software to help grow its omni-channel business.
| 18 Feb 2014
Gildan Activewear CEO and president Glenn Chamandy has entered into a pre-arranged share disposition plan, but will remain one of the apparel maker's largest investors.
| 6 Feb 2014
Apparel company Gildan Activewear recorded an 18% rise in first quarter earnings, buoyed by revenue increases in both its major operating segments.
| 21 Nov 2013
Higher revenues, lower cotton costs and strong sales in its printwear business have helped apparel maker Gildan Activewear to a 9% jump in fourth-quarter profit.
| 20 Nov 2013
Apparel maker Gildan Activewear has vowed to ensure workers contracted to make its clothing in Haiti earn the minimum wage of HTG300 (US$7) per eight-hour day.
| 17 Oct 2013
Garment factories in Haiti supplying top brands and retailers have been accused of minimum wage violations that routinely deprive workers of nearly one-third of their pay.
| 23 Sep 2013
Apparel maker Gildan Activewear Inc is planning to invest more than US$200m in two new vertical yarn-spinning facilities in the US to support its projected sales growth.
| 2 Aug 2013
Lower cotton costs, higher unit sales volumes, a more favourable branded product-mix, and increased supply chain and manufacturing efficiencies helped T-shirt and sock maker Gildan Activewear to a 47.3% jump in third-quarter profit.
| 19 Jun 2013
Canadian manufacturer Gildan Activewear is to acquire the assets of apparel printing firm New Buffalo Shirt Factory and its operating affiliate in Honduras for US$7m.
| 2 May 2013
Canadian apparel business Gildan Activewear has lifted its full-year outlook after more than doubling its second-quarter net profit, thanks to low cotton prices and higher sales.
| 11 Aug 2014
Half-way through the year and US apparel import data is taking shape to give a broader view of the sourcing patterns so far.
| 23 Jun 2014
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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