Apparel Sourcing Intelligence - Worldwide

2nd November 2014

Why has Fruit of the Loom sold its US spinning mills?

There is nothing in the announcements about Fruit of the Loom (FOTL) selling its US spinning mills to Parkdale that explains why. I can imagine why there isn't: FOTL used...

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31st October 2014

Fruit of the Loom to sell US spinning to Parkdale

"Fruit of the Loom (FOTL) will sell its U.S. yarn spinning operations to Parkdale, which will then convert those plants to the very latest technology in ring and open-end spinning...

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10th June 2014

Texas cotton growers sell off the former Koramsa as Delta Apparel moves fabric production from US to Honduras

Plains Cotton Cooperative Association (PCCA), a US cotton growers’ cooperative said on June 9 it “looked forward to refocusing our efforts on our core businesses of cotton marketing, warehousing and software...

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15th April 2014

Fruit of the Loom Kentucky closure shows limits to benefits from new investment

When a company that’s part of a campaign called “Stop Exporting American Jobs” exports 600 of precisely the jobs the campaign says America needs desperately, it’s tempting to point out...

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