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Maidenform enters activewear market with first sports bra range Beth Wright | 12 Jan 17

Intimate apparel maker Maidenform has entered the highly competitive activewear market, revealing its first sports bra range designed with the brand's signature shaping support.

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 cuts sales outlook after Q2 profit slide Katie Smith | 31 Jul 15

US apparel manufacturer Hanesbrands has cut its full-year sales outlook after second-quarter net profit plummeted 39%, weighed down by one-off charges.

Hanesbrands looks to 2015 for another record year Beth Wright and Michelle Russell | 3 Feb 15

US apparel maker Hanesbrands has said 2015 is shaping up to be another record year and that it is open to all opportunities that will create value, despite challenges from currency exchange rates.

International growth drives Hanesbrands Q4 profit Richard Woodard | 30 Jan 15

Strong international sales, fuelled by acquisitions, helped apparel group Hanesbrands to nearly treble fourth-quarter profit on a double-digit sales increase.

Former Maidenform CEO Reznik to join Delta Galil Katie Smith | 5 Nov 14

Former Maidenform CEO Maurice Reznik is to join lingerie, sleepwear and sock manufacturer Delta Galil Industries as CEO of women's intimate apparel for the US and UK, and president of its US segment.

Delta Galil on track to exceed $1bn in full-year sales Katie Smith | 5 Nov 14

Lingerie, sleepwear and sock manufacturer Delta Galil Industries says it is on track to exceed $1bn in full-year sales for the first time, after booking strong third-quarter results.

Hanesbrands gears up to grow DBApparel in Europe Michelle Russell | 4 Nov 14

US apparel maker Hanesbrands is gearing up to integrate newly-acquired DBApparel into its business using its its Innovate-to-Elevate platform and low-cost global supply chain as a lever for growth.

Twin acquisitions boost Hanesbrands Q3 Richard Woodard | 30 Oct 14

Apparel group Hanesbrands enjoyed a strong third quarter thanks to good sales and profit contributions from new acquisitions DBApparel and Maidenform.

Spotlight on...Pacific Crystal Textiles gears up for Vietnam production Leonie Barrie | 25 Sep 14

A long-standing investment between two Hong Kong based companies - Crystal Group and Pacific Textiles Holdings - to set up a new fabric mill in Vietnam is nearing completion. Add in Crystal Group's new garment manufacturing facilities, and the site is expected to be the largest vertical textile and garment operation in the country.

IN THE MONEY: JC Penney emphasises new merchandising strategy Michelle Russell | 15 Aug 14

JC Penney has emphasised its commitment to moving back to a merchandising model marked by narrow and deep assortments, as it looks to build on the momentum created to date from its turnaround strategy.

IN THE MONEY: Hanesbrands praises supply chain efficiency Michelle Russell | 24 Jul 14

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

US: Hanesbrands raises guidance as Q2 earnings climb Michelle Russell | 24 Jul 14

Underwear maker Hanesbrands Inc has raised its full-year guidance as it revealed second-quarter earnings that beat analyst estimates.

US: HanesBrands to buy European lingerie leader DBA for $545m Leonie Barrie | 25 Jun 14

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.

US: Hanesbrands Q1 earnings tumble but beat estimates Michelle Russell | 25 Apr 14

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

Supply chain the "secret sauce" for Hanesbrands Leonie Barrie | 19 Mar 14

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 the heart of this momentum is its Innovate-to-Elevate strategy, combining brand power with product innovation - and a low-cost supply chain that the basic apparel maker sees as its "secret sauce."

Hanesbrands on track with Maidenform integration Leonie Barrie | 19 Mar 14

Six months after Hanesbrands' US$581m acquisition of intimate apparel maker Maidenform, the company has a team of 200 people working across 53 projects to integrate the two businesses.

In the money: Maidenform helps Hanesbrands in choppy waters Richard Woodard | 30 Jan 14

Nearly four months in, and it’s fair to say that Hanesbrands chairman and CEO Rich Noll has no regrets over the company’s US$581m acquisition of Maidenform in October last year.

US: Hanesbrands FY profit leaps after Maidenform buy Richard Woodard | 30 Jan 14

The acquisition of Maidenform and lower cotton costs helped apparel business Hanesbrands to more than double its full-year profit to US$330.5m.

US: Nano-Tex fabric finish specialist sold to Crypton Leonie Barrie | 6 Jan 14

Performance fabric specialist Nano-Tex has been sold by private equity firm WL Ross and Co to textile company Crypton Inc for an undisclosed sum.

In the money: Hanesbrands laughs off retail woes Richard Woodard | 31 Oct 13

This year’s back-to-school retail selling season wasn’t the most lucrative on record, but that doesn’t seem to be bothering Hanesbrands too much.

US: Hanesbrands Q3 profit lifts on stronger margins Richard Woodard | 31 Oct 13

Apparel group Hanesbrands posted a double-digit third quarter profit increase, boosted by fatter margins and improved market share.

US: Hanesbrands to axe half of Maidenform's workforce Katie Smith | 17 Oct 13

Basic apparel manufacturer Hanesbrands will lay off nearly half of Maidenform Brands' 1,330 staff worldwide as part of its US$583m merger with the rival intimate apparel maker.

US: HanesBrands completes US$583m Maidenform buy Leonie Barrie | 7 Oct 13

T-shirt and underwear manufacturer Hanesbrands has completed its acquisition of rival intimate apparel maker Maidenform Brands in a deal worth US$583m.

In the money: PVH on track with Warnaco integration Katie Smith | 12 Sep 13

PVH Corp says it is on track with the integration of the Warnaco business it bought earlier this year, despite the fact acquisition costs pushed the apparel giant to a second-quarter loss.

US: Maidenform Q2 net income falls 31% Richard Woodard | 8 Aug 13

Revenue falls in both wholesale and retail segments sent intimate apparel business Maidenform Brands to a 31% fall in second quarter net profit.

In the money: Hanesbrands tight-lipped on Maidenform plans Katie Smith | 31 Jul 13

Basic apparel manufacturer Hanesbrands is looking to "take advantage" of the recent US$575m Maidenform Brands acquisition but remained tight-lipped on its plans for the lingerie maker.

US: Hanesbrands Q2 profit soars on lower cotton costs Katie Smith | 31 Jul 13

Basic apparel manufacturer Hanesbrands has seen its second-quarter net profit soar thanks to substantially lower cotton costs and its innovate-to-elevate initiatives.

US: Hanesbrands acquires lingerie maker Maidenform Katie Smith | 24 Jul 13

T-shirt and underwear manufacturer Hanesbrands is to acquire rival intimate apparel maker Maidenform Brands for US$575m, as it looks to drive growth and create increased scale to serve retailers.

US: Maidenform Brands posts Q1 loss on sales decline Katie Smith | 9 May 13

Intimate apparel maker Maidenform Brands has posted a first-quarter loss in line with expectations, hurt by a double-digit-percentage sales decline its wholesale division.



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