September 19, 2023

Marketing & products

Gildan® Now Available in the Indian Market

Two models against a white and blue backdrop wearing Gildan clothes

Christ Church, Barbados - Tuesday, September 19, 2023 – Gildan®, a leading apparel brand of quality and affordable basics, is pleased to share that the brand has entered the Indian market to expand its reach in Asia. The announcement was debuted at the Apparel Sourcing Week, hosted in Bengaluru, Karnataka, a key event in the decorated apparel space.  

“We are excited to launch in India and for the prospects that this market holds for us,” says Chuck Ward, President of Sales, Marketing and Distribution at Gildan Activewear." As a leader in many markets around the world for high-quality printing and value, Gildan® is the most logical, smart choice for decorators to drive their business success. As such, we are confident that Indian customers will embrace our brand wholeheartedly.” 

Gildan Activewear has secured a key distributor in the country, attuned to best serving customers in India. The launch in the country begins with the brand’s most loved and high demand core products, and will be supported by a comprehensive marketing and distribution strategy to ensure maximum visibility and availability of Gildan® products across various channels. Overtime, Gildan Activewear plans to increase its product offerings in the Indian market, including the launch of American Apparel®

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About Gildan®

Gildan® is a market leading brand with an unbeatable collection of casual essentials in sizes, silhouettes and an array of colors to suit any need. Gildan® is a brand committed to quality you can trust and value you can depend on, with a product line that includes t-shirts, sport shirts, fleece, socks and underwear in a variety of fabrications, from ring-spun cotton to 100% polyester. Whether you’re looking for core colors or fashionable antiques and heathers, Gildan’s palette offers many opportunities to match any color scheme. Gildan® makes it easy to find the right garments to fit your needs. 

Gildan® is a brand owned by Gildan Activewear, a leading manufacturer of everyday basic apparel. The Company owns and operates vertically integrated, large-scale manufacturing facilities which are primarily located in Central America, the Caribbean, North America and Bangladesh. The Company operates with a strong commitment to industry-leading labour, environmental and governance practices throughout its supply chain in accordance with its comprehensive ESG program embedded in its long-term business strategy. More information about the Company and its ESG practices and initiatives can be found at   

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