Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Hanesbrands expects soft retail consumer environment in 2009
Hanesbrands expects soft retail consumer environment in 2009
29
Jan '09
Hanesbrands Inc a leading marketer of innerwear, outerwear and hosiery apparel, reported results for the 2008 fourth quarter.

Total net sales in the fourth quarter declined by $124 million to $1.04 billion, and net sales for the full fiscal year declined by 5 percent to $4.25 billion. GAAP earnings per diluted share in the quarter were $0.19, and for the full year were $1.34, up slightly from a year ago.

Excluding actions, non-GAAP earnings per diluted share in the fourth quarter increased by 32 percent to $0.50, and for the full year non-GAAP EPS increased by 27 percent to $2.09.

Hanesbrands prepaid $139 million of long-term debt in the fourth quarter, compared with its goal of $75 million to $125 million. The company ended the year with inventory of $1.3 billion, approximately $50 million better than its goal. And the company ended the year with a similar level of cushion in its bank covenant debt-to-EBITDA ratio as it had at the end of the third quarter.

“We are pleased with our accomplishments in a year in which we faced rising commodity costs and an unprecedented collapse in the consumer retail sales environment,” Hanesbrands Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard A. Noll. “We successfully controlled year-end inventories, paid down debt, reduced costs, executed our supply chain strategy ahead of schedule, announced a price increase, and we delivered EPS growth of more than 25 percent for the year despite sales declines.

“We are now sharply focused on execution, conservative inventory and cost management and using available cash to pay down debt over the next 12 months. Our goal is to come out of this economic environment with momentum and as an even stronger company.”

For more detail click here.

Hanesbrands Inc


Must ReadView All

RIL petrochemicals’ revenue grows 47.6% in Q3 FY18

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2018

RIL petrochemicals’ revenue grows 47.6% in Q3 FY18

The revenue from the petrochemicals segment at Reliance Industries...

Courtesy: Cotton USA

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2018

US cotton bodies pledge to support CCI activities

Ten US cotton organisations have pledged industry contributions in...

Surat traders want extension of deadline for e-way bills

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2018

Surat traders want extension of deadline for e-way bills

Textile traders in Surat have sought extension of the online e-way...

Interviews View All

Sanjay Yagnik
Maa Tex Speciality

‘We suggest reducing dosage of sizing chemicals to reduce sludge...

Evelyne Cholet
UCMTF

‘France had a reputation of being big in new ideas, but poor in marketing...

Rahul Bhadani
Looksgud

Navigating through catalogues is a bit hasslesome

Sandip Bhojani, Manthan Patel

Krypthm Tradelink LLP is a Surat-based manufacturer of westernwear....

Abhishek Pachauri

Reckon Industries adapts latest systems for manufacturing from designing...

Ravindra Jain, Ashish Baid

Oswal Prints Private Limited has been manufacturing and exporting ethnic...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

January 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
69.1%
No
13.4%
Skip
17.5%

Total Votes: 97

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
63.9%
No
28.9%
Skip
7.2%

Total Votes: 97

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.6%
No
9.3%
Skip
3.1%

Total Votes: 97

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
82.5%
No
8.2%
Skip
9.3%

Total Votes: 97


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search