November 30, 2009
Gildan Activewear Will Hold its 2009 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results Conference Call at 8:30 a.m. EST on December 10, 2009
Montréal, Monday, November 30, 2009 – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL; TSX and NYSE) will report its fiscal 2009 fourth quarter and full year results on Thursday, December 10, 2009. A press release will be issued before market open and a conference call is scheduled for that same day at 8:30 a.m. EST to discuss the Company’s results and its business outlook for fiscal 2010.
The conference call can be accessed by dialing (800) 261-3417 (Canada & U.S.) or (617) 614-3673 (international) and entering passcode 98938094, or by live sound webcast on Gildan’s Internet site (“Investor Relations” section) at the following address: http://gildan.com/corporate/IR/webcastPresentations.cfm. If you are unable to participate in the conference call, a replay will be available starting that same day at 11:30 AM EST by dialing (888) 286-8010 (Canada & U.S.) or (617) 801-6888 (international) and entering passcode 51896641, until Thursday, December 17, 2009 at midnight, or by sound webcast on Gildan’s Internet site for 30 days.
Gildan is a vertically-integrated marketer and manufacturer of quality branded basic apparel. The Company is the leading supplier of activewear for the screenprint channel in the U.S. and Canada. It is also a leading supplier to this market in Europe, and is establishing a growing presence in Mexico and the Asia-Pacific region. The Company sells T-shirts, sport shirts and fleece in large quantities to wholesale distributors as undecorated “blanks”, which are subsequently decorated by screenprinters with designs and logos. Consumers ultimately purchase the Company’s products, with the Gildan label, in venues such as sports, entertainment and corporate events, and travel and tourism destinations. The Company’s products are also utilized for work uniforms and other end-uses to convey individual, group and team identity. The Company is also a leading supplier of private label and Gildan branded socks primarily sold to mass-market retailers. In addition, Gildan has an objective to become a significant supplier of men’s and boys’ underwear and undecorated activewear products to mass-market retailers in North America.
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