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US Q2 in brief – Sears, Cherokee Global Brands, Oxford Industries just-style | 14 Sep 18

In the latest second-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, both PVH and Guess Inc booked a rise in both earnings and revenue, while L Brands reported a 28.7% drop in earnings, and Urban Outfitters achieved record second-quarter sales and a jump in profit.


Hanesbrands invests as El Salvador joins regional customs union Melissa Vida | 11 Sep 18

US apparel manufacturer HanesBrands says it has invested US$5.2m in new technology and staff in El Salvador in the last six months and plans to inject a further $5.2m in the Central American country by the New Year.


HanesBrands "most-admired" on Caribbean operations Leonie Barrie | 8 Aug 18

Basic apparel and activewear maker HanesBrands has been recognised as one of most-admired companies in Central America and the Caribbean according to a new regional ranking.


US Q1 in brief – Destination Maternity, Tailored Brands, Boot Barn just-style | 8 Aug 18

In the latest first-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, PVH Corp saw revenues exceed guidance thanks to strength across the business, while Guess saw continued momentum in Europe and Asia push earnings and sales up in the three months ended 5 May. Dick's Sporting Goods raised its full-year outlook and Destination XL narrowed its net losses.


HanesBrands takes a hit as Target ends Champion contract Leonie Barrie | 3 Aug 18

Shares in HanesBrands took a hit earlier this week after the basic apparel maker said department store retailer Target Corporation will not renew the contract for an exclusive activewear line when it expires in 18 months time.


HanesBrands wins ninth Energy Star star award Beth Wright | 3 Apr 18

HanesBrands, one of the world's largest underwear and activewear manufacturers, has secured its ninth consecutive award for environmental excellence from the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Energy Star programme – remaining the only apparel company to be honoured in the initiative's 26-year history.


HanesBrands buys eco-friendly textile finishing systems Beth Wright | 13 Feb 18

HanesBrands, one of the world's largest underwear and activewear apparel manufacturers, has invested in a number of new textile finishing systems to help achieve its environmental sustainability goals.


Acquisitions boost Hanes Q2 earnings 35% Beth Wright | 2 Aug 17

Acquisitions helped to drive second-quarter growth for Hanesbrands, as the apparel maker posted sales and earnings growth in line with company guidance.


US Q1 in brief – Cherokee, The Finish Line, J Crew Michelle Russell and Beth Wright | 10 Jul 17

In the most recent first-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, G-III Apparel moved to a loss on acquisition charges, while Guess saw earnings fall on soft Americas sales. Kate Spade, meanwhile, saw earnings slump on the back of sales declines, while Hudson's Bay recorded comparable store declines on the back of lower domestic store traffic across all banners. 


HanesBrands wins eighth Energy Star star award Beth Wright | 27 Apr 17

HanesBrands, one of the world's largest underwear and activewear manufacturers, has been awarded its eighth consecutive award from the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Energy Star programme – remaining the only apparel company to be honoured in the initiative's 25-year history.


Hanesbrands makes progress towards 2020 goals Michelle Russell | 19 Apr 17

Underwear and activewear maker Hanesbrands is moving closer to achieving its 2020 commitments as it revealed a reduction in its energy and water usage, and a further reduction in its carbon emissions in the last year.


Where next for the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark? Michelle Russell | 22 Mar 17

First feedback on last week's launch of the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark has welcomed the move – but warns against drawing conclusions too quickly and highlights a number of critical issues such as the quality and credibility of information, governance and price pressures.


Marks & Spencer tops human rights benchmark Michelle Russell | 13 Mar 17

UK retailer Marks & Spencer has topped a new benchmark ranking that aims to incentivise companies in a race to the top for the moral and commercial advantages of a strong human rights record.


Top 20 news stories on just-style in 2016... Michelle Russell | 19 Dec 16

Instead of our regular roundup of the most-read stories on just-style during the week, we thought a fitting end to the year would be to take a look at the top news stories on just-style in 2016. Cutting edge innovations, Africa growth, Brexit, worker safety, key apparel and footwear trends, and minimum wages were just some of the issues that made the headlines.


US Q3 in brief – The Finish Line, Destination Maternity, Cherokee, Sears Michelle Russell and Beth Wright | 9 Dec 16

In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Sears Holdings remained optimistic despite widening its net losses, while Vince Holding blamed challenging conditions and warm weather for a fall in both earnings and sales. Abercrombie & Fitch, meanwhile, revealed a "disastrous" quarter as sales fell and earnings plummeted 80%, while American Eagle Outfitters booked record sales and its 9th consecutive quarter of profit improvement.


Fashion firms failing to address deforestation risk Michelle Russell | 6 Dec 16

Leading international businesses – including apparel and textile companies – are ill-prepared for the risk that comes from sourcing products linked to deforestation, a major cause of climate change, a new report claims. 


Hanesbrands scores highly on carbon emissions Beth Wright | 10 Nov 16

Underwear and activewear maker Hanesbrands has voluntarily disclosed its carbon emissions and related information for the CDP 2016 Climate Change Report – formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project – earning an "above-average" score of B.


Hanes rolls out FreshIQ to underwear and socks Beth Wright | 8 Nov 16

Underwear and activewear maker Hanesbrands is rolling out advanced odour protection technology across its flagship Hanes brand in a move to help generate organic core growth in its basics line.


Hanesbrands eyes growth from new odour control innovation Beth Wright | 5 Aug 16

Underwear and activewear maker Hanesbrands says it is "confident" in its plans for the full year thanks, in part, to the roll-out of an advanced odour protection technology that it says has the potential to impact the overall apparel category.


Hanesbrands "on plan" despite tough Q2 Beth Wright | 3 Aug 16

Hanesbrands, one of the world's largest underwear and activewear apparel manufacturers, has said its second-quarter results were in line with expectations, but has lowered its guidance for full-year earnings per share.


HanesBrands completes US$800m Pacific Brands deal Beth Wright | 18 Jul 16

Underwear and activewear maker HanesBrands has completed its US$800m acquisition of Australia's leading underwear and intimates firm Pacific Brands.


HanesBrands completes EUR200m Champion Europe deal Beth Wright | 1 Jul 16

Underwear and activewear maker HanesBrands has completed its EUR200m (US$223m) acquisition of Champion Europe, which owns the trademark for the Champion brand in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.


Hanesbrands appoints COO Evans as next CEO Michelle Russell | 13 Jun 16

Underwear and activewear maker Hanesbrands has approved a leadership succession plan that will see COO Gerald Evans become chief executive when Richard Noll retires. 


Hanesbrands ups FY guidance on acquisitions Michelle Russell | 1 Jun 16

Underwear and activewear maker Hanesbrands has upped its full-year guidance to reflect pending acquisitions and debt refinancing.


Hanesbrands in-sourcing to cut costs at Pacific Brands Leonie Barrie | 3 May 16

With agreements for two acquisitions totalling around $1bn in the space of just 21 days, Hanesbrands is positioning itself as the largest basic apparel company in the world. And the power of its company-owned supply chain is seen as the catalyst for substantial savings.


Hanesbrands to buy Australia's Pacific Brands for $800m Michelle Russell | 28 Apr 16

Hanesbrands, one of the world's largest underwear and activewear apparel manufacturers, has acquired Australia's leading underwear and intimates firm Pacific Brands in an US$800m deal.


Acquisitions boost Hanesbrands Q1 profit  Katie Smith | 22 Apr 16

Hanesbrands, one of the world's largest underwear and activewear apparel manufacturers, has posted first-quarter profit and sales growth, driven by its recent acquisitions. 


Hanesbrands takes control of global Champion brand Michelle Russell | 8 Apr 16

T-shirt and underwear maker Hanesbrands is taking full control of the Champion athletic apparel brand after agreeing to buy Champion Europe, which owns the trademark for the Champion brand in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.


Hanesbrands factories add energy-saving accolade Leonie Barrie | 29 Mar 16

Another five manufacturing plants operated by Hanesbrands in the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, Thailand and Vietnam have been recognised for their energy-saving efforts.


Hanesbrands Q4 performance "disappoints" Katie Smith | 5 Feb 16

US apparel manufacturer Hanesbrands delivered a somewhat disappointing fourth-quarter performance, as warmer weather hurt sales, and provided "conservative" guidance for fiscal 2016. 

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