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THAILAND: Hanesbrands to buy first Asian sewing plant just-style.com | 27 Oct 06

Intimate wear firm Hanesbrands has signed a definitive deal to buy its first company-owned Asian sewing plant.

US: Hanesbrands to shut distribution centre just-style.com | 19 Oct 06

Hanesbrands, the spin-off apparel business from Sara Lee, said it will shut a high-cost distribution centre in Florida and consolidate two other distribution centres in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, into a nearby third facility.

US: Hanesbrands to close three plants, axe 2,185 jobs just-style.com | 13 Sep 06

Hanesbrands Inc, the $4.7bn apparel business that was spun off from Sara Lee Corp last week, is to close three factories in the US and Mexico and axe around 2,185 jobs as it takes steps to strengthen its global supply chain.

Can Hanesbrands climb to new heights? just-style.com | 12 Sep 06

Hanesbrands, which finally spun-off from Sara Lee Corp last week after a wait of 18 months, has straight away become one of the world’s largest apparel companies. But while there’s a lot to like about the deal, including an arsenal of market-leading brands, the new business faces significant challenges if it is to get bigger and better, as Leonie Barrie reports.

US: Sara Lee completes spin-off of Hanesbrands just-style.com | 6 Sep 06

Consumer goods giant Sara Lee has completed the spin-off of its Hanesbrands apparel essentials division, creating one of the US' leading clothing companies.

US: Sara Lee's Hanesbrands names board, to borrow US$2.6bn just-style.com | 26 Jul 06

Hanesbrands Inc, the company being spun off from Sara Lee Corporation in early September, has named the board of directors that will set the direction for the new apparel unit.

US: New distribution centre for Sara Lee just-style.com | 20 Jul 06

Sara Lee Branded Apparel is set to open its first distribution facility on the west coast of the US, at Rancho Cucamonga in California.

US: Sara Lee appoints exec VP, CMO for Branded Apparel just-style.com | 27 Jun 06

Sara Lee Branded Apparel has appointed Kevin D Hall as its executive VP and chief marketing officer, effective yesterday (26 June).

US: Sara Lee to spin off Hanesbrands this summer just-style.com | 24 May 06

Sara Lee Corporation today revealed further details of plans to spin off its Branded Apparel business in the Americas and Asia, and says the transaction should be completed between June and September 2006.

US: Sara Lee offloads Courtaulds apparel business just-style.com | 9 May 06

Consumer products group Sara Lee Corporation is to offload its UK-based Courtaulds apparel business to a group led by garment maker PD Enterprise Ltd as part of ongoing plans to reorganise its business.








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