HanesBrands Inc. (NYSE: HBI) is a clothing
company based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina which
employs 50,000 people internationally.
 On September 6, 2006 they were spun off
Sara Lee Corporation.
HanesBrands owns several clothing brands, which
Hanes (its largest brand),
Champion (its second
Playtex (its third largest brand),
Bali, Just My Size, Barely There,
L'eggs, C9 by Champion, Duofold, Beefy-T, Outer
Banks, Sol y Oro, Rinbros, Zorba and Ritmo.
HanesBrands also operates and owns around 250
L'eggs Hanes Bali Playtex Factory Outlets or
HanesBrands Stores across the US. They are a chain
of outlet stores that offer good discounts. HanesBrands
Flagship store is located in
North Carolina, and opened in summer 2008. This
store is the largest store and offers all of HanesBrands
HanesBrands has companies in various parts of
Eastern Europe, including the
HanesBrands posted a gross profit of $1.44 million
for fiscal year ending December 27, 2007,up from
a gross profit of $720 million for 2006. Sales revenue
for 2007 was $4.4 Billion, up from $2.2 Billion
in 2006 (source: Hanesbrands.com)
HanesBrands has been recognized for work that it
has done for the environment, including "green"
 They have also been recognized for the work
they has done in communities, such as the support
of schools in
The company's two main competitors are
Fruit of the Loom and