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Gildan Activewear second-quarter sales slump 71% Michelle Russell | 31 Jul 20

Canadian apparel maker Gildan Activewear has moved to a loss in its second-quarter weighed down by lower sales volumes during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Fashion industry efforts to address global PPE shortages – Update just-style | 27 Jul 20

Texollini, Chargeurs*PCC Fashion Technologies, and Crystal International are among the latest fashion firms to mobilise their production facilities and supply chains to help address the global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), including face masks and hospital gowns, amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. 


Gildan swings to Q1 loss amid "unprecedented" Covid-19 impact Michelle Russell | 1 May 20

Canadian apparel maker Gildan Activewear has moved to a loss in its third-quarter after taking a significant hit in demand for its core products in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Gildan Activewear suspends production on Covid-19 fallout Beth Wright | 24 Mar 20

Gildan Activewear is temporarily suspending production at all of its manufacturing facilities until mid-April amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.


Lower sales and strategy charge hit Gildan Activewear Beth Wright | 21 Feb 20

Gildan Activewear has reported a drop in fourth-quarter and full-year profit after being hit by falling sales and a charge related to a shift in strategy aimed at simplifying its product portfolio and reducing complexity in manufacturing and distribution.


Gildan to move textile & sewing production out of Mexico Beth Wright | 1 Nov 19

Canadian apparel maker Gildan Activewear is to close its Mexican manufacturing operations in a move it says will affect about 1,700 employees as it shifts its sewing and textile equipment to existing facilities in Central America and the Caribbean Basin.


Gildan to invest $5m in North Carolina yarn mill Hannah Abdulla | 23 Oct 19

Canadian activewear company Gildan Corp. is to invest US$5m into a new yarn spinning mill in Eden, North Carolina.


Gildan Activewear narrows FY guidance on "weak" demand Beth Wright | 18 Oct 19

Canadian apparel maker Gildan Activewear has narrowed its full-year guidance on the back of "significantly weaker" than expected demand for imprintables in North America and ongoing softness in its international markets.


Gildan makes progress on ethical and sustainability objectives Michelle Russell | 13 Sep 19

Gildan Activewear made progress on its environmental and social and governance initiatives during 2018 despite supply chain disruptions and weather-related impacts, the company says in its latest sustainability report – and this year will begin training contractors on its updated Social and Sustainable Compliance Guidebook.


Gildan Q2 profit slips on higher restructuring costs Hannah Abdulla | 1 Aug 19

Gildan Activewear has reported what it says are "record" second-quarter sales, although restructuring and acquisition-related costs meant a fall in net earnings.


Gildan eyes $500m sales with new Bangladesh manufacturing hub Beth Wright | 2 May 19

Canadian apparel maker Gildan Activewear has revealed plans to develop a new manufacturing complex in Bangladesh which, once fully operational, is expected to provide the capacity to service over US$500m in sales.


Gildan Activewear distributor liquidation hits Q1 guidance Beth Wright | 27 Mar 19

Canadian apparel maker Gildan Activewear has lowered its guidance for the first quarter of 2019 after warning it expects to incur a US$19-$23m charge related to the wind-down of one of its distributor customers, Heritage Sportswear.


Gildan Activewear hails "strong" Q4, meets FY targets Beth Wright | 22 Feb 19

Canadian apparel maker Gildan Activewear has hailed a "strong finish" to a year which saw it navigate unanticipated weather impacts and supply chain disruptions, as both earnings and revenue rose in the fourth quarter.


Gildan Activewear reinstates Haiti and Honduras workers Hannah Abdulla | 12 Nov 18

Canadian apparel maker Gildan Activewear has hit back at allegations that it "continues to violate workers' rights in Haiti and Honduras," telling just-style it is committed to upholding the right to form unions and bargain collectively.


Gildan Activewear narrows FY guidance on hurricane impact Beth Wright | 2 Nov 18

Canadian apparel maker Gildan Activewear has narrowed its full-year guidance on the back of constrained sales growth in the third quarter as Hurricane Florence disrupted distribution operations in the Carolinas, impacting overall sales by about US$30m.


Gildan Activewear sets out responsibility focus Michelle Russell | 20 Aug 18

Canadian apparel maker Gildan Activewear is placing a greater focus on human and labour rights, health and safety, and water management following a materiality assessment carried out across the company last year.


Gildan Activewear reports record Q2 sales Beth Wright | 2 Aug 18

Canadian apparel maker Gildan Activewear has upped its full-year guidance on the back of record second-quarter sales that were ahead of its expectations.


Gildan Yarns to expand US production capacity Michelle Russell | 17 May 18

Gildan Yarns is expanding the production capacity of its facilities in Columbus, Goergia to better meet demand for specialty yarns and service growing sales within its fashion basics segment.


Cost and capacity issues hurt Gildan Activewear Q1 Beth Wright | 3 May 18

Higher raw-material costs and temporary capacity constraints weighed heavily on Gildan Activewear's first quarter, contributing to an 18.7% decline in net income to $67.9m.


Top stories this week on just-style... Beth Wright | 23 Mar 18

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the punitive tariffs President Donald Trump is preparing to impose on Chinese imports into the United States – which could include apparel and footwear – and the potential winners and losers in the global garment trade, how Vietnam's apparel sector is set to reap the benefits oft he Comprehensive and Progressive Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), and former New Look CEO Anders Kristiansen is to replace Esprit chief Jose Martinez later this year.


Gildan sees American Apparel sales doubling to $100m Beth Wright | 23 Feb 18

Apparel maker Gildan Activewear expects sales from American Apparel to reach US$100m in 2018 – less than two years after acquiring the brand – and says it has merged its Printwear and Branded Apparel businesses.


Gildan men's underwear available on Amazon Beth Wright | 14 Feb 18

Apparel maker Gildan Activewear is making its full assortment of men's underwear styles available on Amazon for the first time.


Alstyle infant bodysuits recalled on choking hazard Michelle Russell | 6 Feb 18

Infant bodysuits manufactured by Gildan Activewear SLR and sold by Alstyle in Canada have been recalled due to them posing a potential choking hazard.


Gildan partners on hosiery waste-to-garment scheme Hannah Abdulla | 4 Oct 17

Canadian apparel manufacturer Gildan Activewear has teamed up with design studio Sans Soucie Textile + Design to give hosiery waste a new lease of life by transforming it into textiles and garments.


American Apparel relaunches with higher US-made prices Leonie Barrie | 10 Aug 17

Gildan Activewear sees a bright future for its newly acquired and just relaunched American Apparel brand – but is giving shoppers the option of deciding whether to pay more to buy products that have been made in the USA.


Gildan confirms FY guidance after "strong" Q2 Beth Wright | 3 Aug 17

Apparel maker Gildan Activewear has confirmed its full-year earnings guidance at the high end of its range after what it called a "strong" second-quarter that saw both earnings and revenue rise.


Gildan Activewear to launch American Apparel online in weeks Hannah Abdulla | 3 Aug 17

Gildan Activewear, the new owner of American Apparel, has confirmed it plans to relaunch the brand as online "in the coming weeks," after the retailer closed all 110 of its stores globally following a bankruptcy filing at the end of 2016.


Gildan progresses towards 2020 environmental goals Beth Wright | 3 Jul 17

Apparel maker Gildan Activewear has hailed 2016 as a year of "good progress" towards its 2020 environmental goals – with its efficiency initiatives resulting in a reduction of its energy intensity by 10% and water intensity by 5%.


Gildan reaffirms FY guidance after "strong" Q1 Beth Wright | 4 May 17

Apparel maker Gildan Activewear has reaffirmed its full-year guidance after what it called a "strong" first-quarter that saw both earnings and revenue rise.


American Apparel will continue to be made in the US Beth Wright | 2 Mar 17

Apparel maker Gildan Activewear has confirmed American Apparel products will continue to be made in the US, after revealing it has secured contractors in the country to support production.

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