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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...

Gildan Activewear revenue and capacity on the up

Gildan Activewear started its fiscal year in strong style, adding 18% to first quarter net profit and achieving 7%-plus revenue gains for it...

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Gildan Activewear closes $101m Doris takeover 8 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

US apparel maker Gildan Activewear has completed its CDN110m (US$101.4m) acquisition of hosiery, legwear and shapewear manufacturer Doris Inc.


Gildan to buy hosiery maker Doris for $101m 19 Jun 2014

Leonie Barrie

Apparel maker Gildan Activewear is to acquire hosiery, legwear and shapewear manufacturer Doris Inc in a deal worth CDN110m (US$101.4m).


Cotton traceability tool a highlight for Gildan 9 Jun 2014

Katie Smith

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.


Branded growth drives Gildan Q2 profit 6 May 2014

Richard Woodard

Apparel business Gildan Activewear saw adjusted net second quarter profit increase thanks to stronger sales of underwear and branded products.


PAG Leisurewear adds commerce software suite 13 Mar 2014

Katie Smith

UK apparel wholesaler PAG Leisurewear is adopting NetSuite SuiteCommerce software to help grow its omni-channel business.

Latest blogs

'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.


Vietnam leads surge in US apparel imports 12 May 2014

Leonie Barrie

China and Vietnam led a surge in US apparel imports in March as retailers emerged from the annual post-holiday slowdown and started stocking up for the spring and summer seasons.

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