Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based Hanesbrands announced today that it is donating 50,000 pairs of Hanes, L’eggs and Just My Size pantyhose to be used by nonprofit and grassroots volunteer groups that are making oil-absorbing hair booms to fight the Gulf Coast oil spill.
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On Thursday, May 6, 2010 Broder Bros. is hosting an apparel showcase at Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field. The showcase, running 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. will feature exhibits, seminars and a reception. Broder Bros. will be giving away prizes and offering tours of the stadium.
Hanesbrands Inc., Winston-Salem, N.C., which is leading Expedition Hanesbrands to climb Mount Everest this spring, announced today that it will take Winston-Salem, N.C., high school student LaQuishia Stone to visit the world’s highest mountain to inspire other students to set ambitious goals in life.
In an effort to diversify its product line, Los Angeles-based Golden Applexx’s STOPNGO line has acquired Pen Station Inc. Both manufacturers carry a wide variety of writing instruments and promotional products. Financial terms of the purchase were not disclosed, but Golden Applexx will not be assuming any liabilities as part of the agreement.
Electronic Game Card Inc. (EGC), Irvine, Calif., announced PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has begun a forensic review of the circumstances that gave rise to EGC's independent auditors' withdrawal of its audit opinions for EGC's financial statements for the years ended December 31, 2006, 2007 and 2008. EGC also announced that it will be unable to timely file its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2009.
Hebron, Ohio-based Heritage Sportswear Inc., a leading wholesaler of imprintable apparel and accessories, has recruited football player, sports commentator and radio celebrity Chris Spielman to present “The Champion in All of Us” at their annual customer event, the BIG IDEA Wearable Show, April 22, Hyatt Regency Columbus, Columbus, Ohio.
Hospitality Mints, based in Boone, N.C., announced it hired Robby Cordes, CAS, as director of ad specialty. Cordes has worked in the promotional marketing industry for 12 years and brings experience in customer relations, sales, sales training and management.
Hanes announced it will offer consumers the opportunity to help plant trees in areas in need through a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation. For every qualifying purchase of three Hanes products with mail-in redemption and proof of purchase from April 1 through May 15, Hanes will send the purchaser a free Hanes Earth Day T-shirt and will donate a dollar to the Arbor Day Foundation.
Hanesbrands Inc., Winston-Salem, North Carolina, announced its worldwide goals to reduce energy use and carbon emissions as well as the launch of a corporate social responsibility Web site that details the company’s social- and and environmental-stewardship programs.
Goodlettsville, Tennessee-based Dollar General Corporation announced customers can now find Hanes brand of underwear at 8,800 Dollar General stores.