MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - March 19, 2014) - Gildan Activewear Inc. (TSX:GIL)(NYSE:GIL) announced that Laurence G. Sellyn, Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, will present an overview of the Company's growth strategies at the 2014 CIBC Retail and Consumer Conference in Toronto, Ontario, on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at 9:15 AM ET.
Gildan's presentation at the conference will be simulcast online and will be available on the Company's website at http://gildan.com/corporate/IR/webcastPresentations.cfm, or at the following URL: https://webcasts.welcome2theshow.com/cibcretail2014. A replay of the webcast will be available after the conclusion of the live presentation and will be available for the next 30 days, at the locations listed above.
Gildan is a leading supplier of quality branded basic family apparel, including T-shirts, fleece, sport shirts, socks and underwear. The Company sells its products under a diversified portfolio of company-owned brands, including the Gildan®, Gold Toe® and Anvil® brands and brand extensions, as well as under licensing arrangements for the Under Armour®, Mossy Oak® and New Balance® brands. The Company distributes its products in printwear markets in the U.S. and Canada, where Gildan® is the industry-leading brand, and the Company is increasing its penetration in international printwear markets. The Company is also one of the largest suppliers of branded athletic, casual and dress socks for a broad spectrum of retailers in the U.S. The Company is also developing Gildan® as a consumer brand for underwear and activewear.
Gildan owns and operates vertically-integrated, large-scale manufacturing facilities which are primarily located in Central America and the Caribbean Basin to efficiently service the replenishment needs of its customers in the printwear and retail markets. Gildan has over 34,000 employees worldwide and is committed to industry-leading labour and environmental practices in all of its facilities. More information about the Company and its corporate citizenship practices and initiatives can be found at its corporate websites www.gildan.com and www.genuinegildan.com, respectively.