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INSIGHT: Hanesbrands ripe and ready for recovery just-style.com | 28 Jan 10

There’s a theme emerging to many results presentations at the moment: they’re not so much about past results, but concern themselves more with what’s around the corner.


US: Hanesbrands targets growth after FY profit slashed just-style.com | 28 Jan 10

Apparel group Hanesbrands is targeting increased earnings growth in 2010 after full-year profits were slashed 60% to US$51.3m.


US: Hanesbrands' Haitian production resuming just-style.com | 25 Jan 10

Production at Hanesbrands' Haitian contract sewing operations have begun again, following the earthquake that devastated the country on 12 January. The company said the earthquake would not affect its full year targets.


US: Nanotechnology key to Champion cold weather garment just-style.com | 22 Jan 10

Champion Athletic Apparel has unveiled a final prototype of an extreme-weather suit called Champion Supersuit. The company claims to be using a material not available anywhere else.


INSIGHT: Apparel industry rallies with support for Haiti Leonie Barrie | 14 Jan 10

Apparel firms with ties to Haiti have rallied with offers of support for local colleagues and suppliers after an earthquake devastated the country's capital city late on Tuesday (12 January).


US: Hanesbrands boosts apparel production outside Haiti just-style.com | 14 Jan 10

T-shirt and underwear maker Hanesbrands Inc has pledged assistance to earthquake relief efforts in Haiti after three of its four sewing contractors in the country were hit by the disaster on Tuesday night.


US: Hanesbrands orders first hemp-based fibres just-style.com | 13 Jan 10

T-shirt, hosiery and underwear maker Hanesbrands Inc has placed its first order for hemp-based organic fibres to use in its apparel knit products.


US: Hanesbrands refinances debt to boost acquisitions just-style.com | 11 Dec 09

T-shirt and underwear maker Hanesbrands Inc is considering acquisitions after refinancing its debt to give it more flexibility to focus on growing its business.


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Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 30 Oct 09

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INSIGHT: Hanesbrands' enviable three-card trick Richard Woodard | 29 Oct 09

By combining a creditable set of third quarter results with some upbeat news about its prospects for 2010, Hanesbrands has pulled off an enviable three-card trick.


US: Hanesbrands Q3 profit surges on cost-cutting just-style.com | 29 Oct 09

Apparel group Hanesbrands posted a 153% surge in third quarter profit to US$41.1m, driven by lower expenses and cost reduction initiatives.


US: Champion ties up apparel deal with US Lacrosse just-style.com | 19 Oct 09

Champion Athleticwear, a unit of T-shirt and underwear giant Hanesbrands, has been selected as the official performance apparel of US Lacrosse by the sport’s national governing body.


US: Hanesbrands inks plus-size deal with Walmart just-style.com | 16 Oct 09

US retail giant Walmart is doubling the space in its stores given over to Hanesbrands’ plus-sized apparel line JMS Just My Size, in a move that coincides with the launch of its new collection and could help reverse a long-time sales decline.


US: Hanesbrands tests next level apparel on Mount Everest just-style.com | 23 Sep 09

T-shirt, bra, and underwear maker Hanesbrands Inc is to test apparel made under its Champion and Duofold apparel brands by sponsoring an expedition to the summit of Mount Everest next year.


INSIGHT: Shake-up continues as Hanesbrands exits yarn ops Leonie Barrie | 18 Sep 09

Innerwear, outerwear and hosiery maker Hanesbrands Inc is to sell three of its yarn manufacturing operations to Parkdale, and shutter a fourth facility, after deciding there is no strategic advantage to be gained from producing its own yarn.


SOURCING: Marginal suppliers need a radical re-think just-style.com | 21 Aug 09

In the current recession, factory owners are transferring business away from their marginal suppliers to their core operations, creating a major problem in countries where the garment sector is a lifeline. To survive and prosper in difficult times, these industries must radically change the way they work, who they work for, and what they produce, believes David Birnbaum.


US: Hanesbrands to trial Crailar hemp-based fibres just-style.com | 5 Aug 09

T-shirt, hosiery and underwear maker Hanesbrands Inc is to look at ways of incorporating hemp-based organic fibres in its apparel knit products.


US: Hanesbrands beats estimates as Q2 profit drops 46% just-style.com | 3 Aug 09

Second quarter profit at Hanesbrands Inc has fallen by 46%, the underwear, hosiery and T-shirt maker said last week, adding that it was pleased the rate of sales decline has improved and that margins are better.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 1 May 09

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US: Hanesbrands axes 250 jobs after Q1 profit plunge just-style.com | 28 Apr 09

Underwear specialist Hanesbrands is cutting 250 management posts after unveiling a slump in first quarter profits and a double-digit sales decline.


US: Hanesbrands looks to reduce debt levels just-style.com | 12 Mar 09

US apparel maker Hanesbrands has set a goal to reduce its long-term debt in 2009 by at least US$300m.


US: Hanesbrands unlikely to hit 2009 earnings goal just-style.com | 24 Feb 09

Underwear and T-shirt maker Hanesbrands today (24 February) said it does not to expect to meet its earnings goal this year, and that the recession will impact on sales and pension costs in 2009.


US: Joyce joins GoldToeMoretz as chief operating officer just-style.com | 19 Feb 09

Sock maker GoldToeMoretz has hired Van Joyce from Hanesbrands as its new chief operating officer.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 30 Jan 09

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US: Hanesbrands FY earnings up 27% despite sales decline just-style.com | 29 Jan 09

Intimate apparel group Hanesbrands posted a 27% hike in full-year earnings per share (EPS), despite recording a double-digit sales fall in the fourth quarter.


US: New distribution centre to cut Hanesbrands lead times just-style.com | 13 Jan 09

Innerwear and hosiery maker Hanesbrands Inc hopes to reduce lead times and increase speed to market after it started shipping products from its new West Coast distribution centre.


Emerging markets buoy global lingerie sector just-style.com | 12 Jan 09

Faced with slowing sales in Western markets, lingerie firms are increasingly focusing on emerging markets like Russia and Asia for growth. According to new research, both China and India are likely to see a double digit hike in lingerie sales over the next three years.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 21 Nov 08

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


US: Hanesbrands to cut 400 jobs, close yarn plant just-style.com | 19 Nov 08

T-shirt, underwear and sock maker Hanesbrands Inc is to cut nearly 400 jobs and close its yarn production plant in China Grove, North Carolina as part of its latest round of cost-cutting measures.

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