As the threat of a US West Coast port shutdown looms, analysts already estimate the ongoing disruption could add an eye-watering US$36.9bn t...
Transparency among apparel brands and retailers appears to be mixed when it comes to sourcing cotton from Uzbekistan. New research has revea...
| 3 Feb 2015
US apparel maker Hanesbrands has said 2015 is shaping up to be another record year and that it is open to all opportunities that will create value, despite challenges from currency exchange rates.
| 4 Nov 2014
US apparel maker Hanesbrands is gearing up to integrate newly-acquired DBApparel into its business using its its Innovate-to-Elevate platform and low-cost global supply chain as a lever for growth.
| 12 Aug 2014
Governments have a vital role to play in supporting the modern industrial economy, but in many garment-exporting countries this positive support is both lacking and counter-productive. Based on his work in the Dominican Republic, David Birnbaum suggests government giveaways make change even more difficult.
| 24 Jul 2014
Hanesbrands has praised the efficiency of its supply chain, describing it as "a clear contributor" to earnings, helping the underwear maker outperform in its second-quarter.
| 31 Jul 2012
With apparel manufacturing operations bridging the Dominican Republic and neighbouring Haiti, Grupo M's co-production model is an exemplary example of trade preferences in action. Here company founder and president Fernando Capellán tells just-style about the opportunities that lie ahead.
| 17 Jun 2015
US apparel maker Hanesbrands has made the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest companies for the first time, making it one of only five apparel companies on the list.
| 20 Apr 2015
US apparel maker Hanesbrands, owner of DBApparel and Maidenform businesses, is proposing a restructure that could see some 600 jobs cut in Europe, but has said "manufacturing is unaffected".
| 9 Apr 2015
US apparel maker Hanesbrands has completed its acquisition of licensed collegiate logo firm Knights Apparel from Merit Capital Partners.
| 25 Feb 2015
US apparel maker Hanesbrands has signed a deal to buy licensed collegiate logo firm Knights Apparel from Merit Capital Partners.
| 30 Jan 2015
Strong international sales, fuelled by acquisitions, helped apparel group Hanesbrands to nearly treble fourth-quarter profit on a double-digit sales increase.
| 26 Jan 2015
Hanesbrands is investing US$1.5m in the expansion and improvement of its Clarksville, Arkansas, sheer hosiery plant to take the place of offshore outsourcing.
| 21 Jan 2015
Global fashion brands based in the US could face an increasing headwind from a strong dollar, an analyst has warned.
| 5 Nov 2014
Former Maidenform CEO Maurice Reznik is to join lingerie, sleepwear and sock manufacturer Delta Galil Industries as CEO of women's intimate apparel for the US and UK, and president of its US segment.
| 30 Oct 2014
Apparel group Hanesbrands enjoyed a strong third quarter thanks to good sales and profit contributions from new acquisitions DBApparel and Maidenform.
| 12 Sep 2014
The most-read stories on just-style this week include news that the Philippines is set to be granted GSP+ status by the EU, Primark ploughs on with sales growth and US expansion plans, and China and Vietnam continue to see gains in US apparel imports in July.
| 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.
| 4 Sep 2014
Underwear maker Hanesbrands has lifted its full-year earnings forecast after completing its EUR400m (US$528m) acquisition of European lingerie leader DB Apparel.
| 25 Jun 2014
Underwear maker HanesBrands Inc is to buy European lingerie leader DBApparel - owner of the DIM, Playtex, Wonderbra and Shock Absorber brands - in a EUR400m (US$545m) deal.
| 25 Apr 2014
Apparel group Hanesbrands saw its earnings tumble in the first quarter but minus acquisition costs, profits beat analyst expectations.
| 21 Mar 2014
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why Hanesbrands is optimistic about the year head, the launch of a new worker safety project in Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka setting its sights on game-changing ethical solutions for the apparel and textile sectors.
| 30 Jan 2014
The acquisition of Maidenform and lower cotton costs helped apparel business Hanesbrands to more than double its full-year profit to US$330.5m.
| 25 Nov 2013
Basic apparel manufacturer Hanesbrands and yarn maker Unifi have agreed to extend a yarn purchase deal to March 2014.
| 31 Oct 2013
Apparel group Hanesbrands posted a double-digit third quarter profit increase, boosted by fatter margins and improved market share.
| 18 Oct 2013
Customer satisfaction with athletic footwear and apparel manufacturers, including Skechers and Levi Strauss, remains high, new research suggests.
| 17 Oct 2013
Basic apparel manufacturer Hanesbrands will lay off nearly half of Maidenform Brands' 1,330 staff worldwide as part of its US$583m merger with the rival intimate apparel maker.
| 7 Oct 2013
T-shirt and underwear manufacturer Hanesbrands has completed its acquisition of rival intimate apparel maker Maidenform Brands in a deal worth US$583m.
| 8 Aug 2013
Revenue falls in both wholesale and retail segments sent intimate apparel business Maidenform Brands to a 31% fall in second quarter net profit.
| 7 Aug 2013
Designed to address the unique fit challenges of plus-size women, the new Pure Comfort Bra from JMS/Just My Size features a seamless construction and five "smart" sizes.
| 15 Sep 2014
US retailers ramped up stocks for the start of the back-to-school season in July, pushing apparel imports for the month up by 13.4%, according to the latest data. But while China and Vietnam were the biggest beneficiaries of these gains, shipments from Bangladesh, Indonesia and Cambodia tumbled.
| 28 Jul 2014
The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, and the Accord on Fire and Building Safety have both issued their first annual reports, providing an update on the work carried out on improving safety and working conditions in the country to date.
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- US retail landscape "mediocre" over next 5 years