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Government giveaways stifle garment growth

Governments have a vital role to play in supporting the modern industrial economy, but in many garment-exporting countries this positive sup...

Hanesbrands praises supply chain efficiency

Hanesbrands has praised the efficiency of its supply chain, describing it as "a clear contributor" to earnings, helping the underwear maker...

Supply chain the "secret sauce" for Hanesbrands

An upbeat Hanesbrands has raised its guidance for the year ahead and expects sales to break through the $5bn barrier for the first time. At...

Hanesbrands on track with Maidenform integration

Six months after Hanesbrands' US$581m acquisition of intimate apparel maker Maidenform, the company has a team of 200 people working across...

Latest Interviews

Speaking with style: Fernando Capellán, Grupo M 31 Jul 2012

Leonie Barrie

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.

Latest News

Top stories this week on just-style... 12 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

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.


Hanesbrands axes Costa Rican jobs in Vietnam move 11 Sep 2014

Ivan Castano Freeman

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.


Hanesbrands ups outlook as DBA acquisition closes 4 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

Underwear maker Hanesbrands has lifted its full-year earnings forecast after completing its EUR400m (US$528m) acquisition of European lingerie leader DB Apparel.


HanesBrands to buy lingerie leader DBA for $545m 25 Jun 2014

Leonie Barrie

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.


Hanesbrands Q1 earnings tumble but beat estimates 25 Apr 2014

Michelle Russell

Apparel group Hanesbrands saw its earnings tumble in the first quarter but minus acquisition costs, profits beat analyst expectations.

Latest blogs

Back-to-school buoys US imports 15 Sep 2014

Leonie Barrie

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.


Bangladesh Alliance and Accord update on progress 28 Jul 2014

Michelle Russell

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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