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HanesBrands Sues Gildan for Trademark Infringement
December 18, 2014

Hanesbrands Inc., Winston-Salem, N.C., filed a lawsuit against Gildan Activewear, Montreal, Canada, alleging its competitor infringed on the trademarked X-TEMP moisture-wicking name and logo.

Gildan Stretches Apparel Mix, Wins Worldwide Rights to Camouflage ‘Lifestyle Brand’
November 22, 2013

Gildan Activewear Inc. is going full camo.

The Montreal-based manufacturer of T-shirts, socks, underwear and other basics says it has obtained the worldwide license for the Mossy Oak hunting camouflage wear brand.

The company, which announced record fourth-quarter results Thursday on robust growth in sales and lower cotton costs and also hiked its dividend 20 per cent, says it sees big potential in marketing Mossy Oak camouflage activewear, underwear and socks.

Fabric, Fit and Fun: How to Sell a GREAT T-shirt
November 8, 2013

Why would someone choose one T-shirt over the other? Think about what would make you spend $25 on a shirt, and use that knowledge to help customers create unique and impactful apparel.

Hanesbrands May Not Follow Rival Gildan’s Strategy of Increasing Production in U.S.
October 18, 2013

The decision by Gildan Activewear Inc. to invest $250 million in new U.S. yarn-spinning plants in Davie and Rowan counties by mid-2015 raises a curious question.

Will Gildan's renewed interest in the value of U.S. production resonate with rival Hanesbrands Inc., particularly since Gildan's expansion is taking place within an hour of its backyard of Winston-Salem?


Apparel Companies Settle Trademark Dispute
March 6, 2013

A Canadian apparel company has reached a $1 million settlement with Russell Brands and Fruit of the Loom in the relabeling and resale of Jerzees brand sportswear at stores in at least three states.

The agreement ends a dispute between Gildan Activewear Inc., based in Montreal, and the two companies. Under the terms of the agreement, Gildan must stop removing or altering Jerzees labels and tags and must destroy any stock of the sportswear. Gildan also will pay $50,000 in attorney's fees for the two companies.