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Hanesbrands Completes $583 Million Purchase of Maidenform

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Winston-Salem, NC—Hanesbrands Inc. said today that it had completed its purchase of Maidenform Brands Inc. for $583 million, an acquisition that is expected to add growth and cost-savings. Maidenform will greatly add to Hanesbrands’ intimate apparel brands that include Playtex, Bali, Barely There and Wonderbra. Among Maidenform brands are Maidenform, …

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L’eggs Brings Run Resistant Sheer Technology to Mass Market

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Winston-Salem, NC—L’eggs Hosiery is bringing run resistant technology to its sheer legwear that’s sold in the mass marketplace. The run resist technology—previous available only in department stores—incorporates a blend of soft and silky yarns that make sheers less prone to run, the bane of sheer hosiery wearers. “It’s the perfect …

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New Top Level Execs at HanesBrands, ShedRain, Links of London

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HanesBrands Names CFO and Other Top Executives Winston-Salem, NC–HanesBrands announced Wednesday that Richard D. Moss has been promoted to chief financial officer effective immediately. Moss, 53, who has served as the company’s treasurer since January 2006, was chosen to fill the open CFO position after an extensive review of internal …

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Hanes Socks Steps in With New Seamless Toes

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Winston-Salem, NC—Something revolutionary in socks? That seems unlikely. Except there actually is something new at Hanes, a leading hosiery supplier. Hanes promises consumers will “say goodbye to uncomfortable socks” thanks to the hosiery brand’s introduction of Comfort Toe Seam socks. Developed through a patent-pending sewing technology, Hanes’ Comfort Toe Seam …