Slippers and Socks

Hanesbrands Inc. Donates 200,000 Pairs of Socks to Homeless
December 3, 2015 at 6:01 pm

Hanesbrands Inc., Winston-Salem, N.C., announced the return of its annual sock drive by committing to a donation of 200,000 pairs of socks—building on its total donation of more than 1.5 million pairs since 2009. Socks are the most needed, but least donated, article of clothing at homeless shelters. The socks will be distributed to The…

Smart Socks Act as Your Running Coach
June 26, 2013

Can an actual pair of socks make you a better runner? A Redmond, Washington-based wearable tech firm has developed Sensoria Fitness Socks packed with smart capabilities.

The socks can track a runner's steps, distance, speed and calories. The technology also serves as a "virtual coach", detecting where you land on your feet and how you stride.