Apparel group HanesBrands, owner among others of Playtex and Champion, has published its annual results, presenting a new strategic plan that includes the sale of its European assets, including labels like Dim.
The Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based owner of brands including Champion and Playtex announced better-than-expected third-quarter financial results on Thursday, but provided a less impressive outlook.
Made for both casual and professional gamers, the 'Gamer Collection' was designed to address the specific needs of esports athletes, featuring multiple pockets and hoods large enough to fit over headsets.
HanesBrands, a US-based global marketer of branded everyday basic apparel, reported only a 1.3% decline in its net sales to $1.73bn during Q2, and net income for the quarter rose to $161.8m from $149.5m.
Canada-based Elmau & Associates said Jeffrey M Clair has joined it as Executive VP of Sales, North America. He “will be responsible for accelerating the growth of licensed branded clothing lines for the Kangol brand”.
After the retirement of previous chief executive officer Gerald W. Evans Jr. was announced in March, HanesBrands has announced Stephen B. Bratspies as the company's new CEO and board member, effective August 3.
The North Carolina-based owner of brands including Hanes and Champion reported a Q1 loss on Thursday, as a stronger-than-expected performance early in the quarter was undermined by the coronavirus pandemic.