Gildan Activewear To Host Investor Day In New York On March 1, 2018

MONTREAL, Jan. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gildan Activewear Inc. (TSX:GIL) (NYSE:GIL) today announced it will be hosting an Investor Day in New York for institutional investors and equity analysts on the afternoon of Thursday, March 1, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST. The event will feature presentations by Gildan's President and Chief Executive Officer, Glenn J. Chamandy and other members of the Company's senior management team.

A formal invitation with event details and registration information will be distributed at a later date. Presentation slides will be made available on the company's corporate website at http://www.gildancorp.com/events. Should you need more information please contact our Investor Relations Department at the contact information below.

About GildanGildan is a leading manufacturer and marketer of quality branded basic family apparel, including T-shirts, fleece, sport shirts, underwear, socks, hosiery, and shapewear. The Company sells its products under a diversified portfolio of company-owned brands, including the Gildan®, Gold Toe®, Anvil®, Comfort Colors®, American Apparel®, Alstyle®, Secret®, Silks®, Kushyfoot®, Secret Silky®, Peds®, MediPeds®, and Therapy Plus™ brands. Sock products are also distributed through the Company's exclusive U.S. sock license for the Under Armour® brand, and a wide array of products are also marketed through a global license for the Mossy Oak® brand. The Company's products are sold in two primary markets, namely the printwear and retail markets. The Company distributes its products in printwear markets in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. In retail markets, the Company sells its products to a broad spectrum of retailers primarily in the U.S. and Canada and also manufactures for select leading global athletic and lifestyle consumer brands.

Gildan owns and operates vertically-integrated, large-scale manufacturing facilities which are primarily located in Central America, the Caribbean Basin, North America, and Bangladesh. These facilities are strategically located to efficiently service the quick replenishment needs of Gildan's customers. With over 48,000 employees worldwide Gildan operates with a strong commitment to industry-leading labour and environmental practices throughout its supply chain in accordance with its comprehensive corporate social responsibility program embedded in the Company's long-term business strategy. More information about the Company and its corporate citizenship practices and initiatives can be found at www.gildancorp.com and www.genuinegildan.com, respectively.
Investor InquiriesSophie ArgiriouVice President, Investor Communications(514) 343-8815 sargiriou@gildan.com Elisabeth HamaouiManager, Investor Communications(514) 744-8521 ehamaoui@gildan.com

Media inquiries: Garry Bell Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Communications (514) 744-8600  gbell@gildan.com

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