|Traded as||NYSE: HBI|
S&P 500 Component
|Founder||John Wesley Hanes - Shamrock Mills, |
Pleasant H. Hanes - P. H. Hanes Knitting Company
|Headquarters||Winston-Salem, North Carolina, US|
Number of locations
|252 outlet stores (2015)|
|Gerald W. Evans Jr. (CEO)|
|Revenue||US$5.7 billion (2016)|
|US$595.1 million (2016)|
|US$428.8 million (2016)|
|Total assets||US$5.6 billion (2016)|
|Total equity||US$1.2 billion (2016)|
Number of employees
Hanesbrands Inc. is an American clothing company based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It employs 65,300 people internationally. On September 6, 2006, the company was spun off by the Sara Lee Corporation.
Hanesbrands owns several clothing brands, including Hanes, Champion, Playtex, Bali, L'eggs, Just My Size, Hanes Hosiery, Barely There, Wonderbra, Duofold, Airé, Beefy-T, C9 by Champion, Cacharel, Celebrity, Daisyfresh, J. E. Morgan, One Hanes Places, Maidenform, Rinbros, Ritmo, Sheer Energy, Silk Reflections, Sol, Sol y Oro, Tagless, and Zorba.
Hanesbrands operates and owns around 250 L'eggs Hanes Bali Playtex Factory Outlets and Hanesbrands Stores across the US. They are a chain of outlet stores that offer discounts. Hanesbrands' flagship store is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and opened in summer 2008. This store is the largest store and offers all of Hanesbrands brands. Hanesbrands has recently started opening Champion Outlet Stores in addition to their Hanesbrands Stores. Currently there are 20 Champion stores open. The original Hanes outlet store was housed in a room adjacent to their factory. It is a true outlet store, where people local to the area could come and buy factory direct, and save the markups associated with retailing. Today, Hanesbrands Inc operates 268 stores across the US under the Hanesbrands, Leggs Hanes Bali Playtex, Maidenform and Champion brands. Stores range in size from 2,500 to 17,000 square feet and have the largest assortment of intimates, including bras, panties, shapewear, comfort and leg wear under one roof in the US.
Sales revenue for 2010 was $4.33 billion and gross profit was $1.41 billion.
Hanesbrands has been recognized for work that it has done for the environment, including "green" buildings. They have also been recognized for the work they have done in communities, such as the support of schools in Honduras.
In October 2017, Hanes announced a $60 million acquisition of Norcross, GA based Alternative Apparel.
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