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Gildan Activewear Announces Dates for First Quarter 2019 Earnings Release and Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

April 17, 2019 GMT

MONTREAL, April 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL; TSX and NYSE) will report its 2019 first quarter results on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. A press release will be issued after markets close and a conference call is scheduled on that same day at 5:00 PM ET to discuss the Company’s results and business outlook. The Company also announced that it will hold its annual meeting of shareholders at Centre Mont-Royal, in Montreal, Québec the following morning, on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at 10:00 AM ET.

The conference call can be accessed by dialing (800) 447-0521 (Canada & U.S.) or (847) 413-3238 (international) and entering passcode 48515821#. A replay will be available for 30 days starting at 7:30 PM ET by dialing (888) 843-7419 (Canada & U.S.) or (630) 652-3042 (international) and entering the same passcode. A live audio webcast of the conference call, as well as a replay, will be available on our corporate site at Gildan Q1 2019 audio webcast. A live audio webcast of the annual meeting of shareholders, as well as a replay, will be available at the same link above.

About GildanGildan is a leading manufacturer of everyday basic apparel which markets its products in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, under a diversified portfolio of Company-owned brands, including Gildan®, American Apparel®, Comfort Colors®, Gildan® Hammer™, Gold Toe®, Anvil®, Alstyle®, Secret®, Silks®, Kushyfoot®, Secret Silky®, Therapy Plus™, Peds® and MediPeds®, and under the Under Armour® brand through a sock licensing agreement providing exclusive distribution rights in the United States and Canada. Our product offering includes activewear, underwear, socks, hosiery and legwear products sold to a broad range of customers, including wholesale distributors, screenprinters or embellishers, as well as to retailers that sell to consumers through their physical stores and/or e-commerce platforms. In addition, we sell directly to consumers through our own direct-to-consumer platforms.

Gildan owns and operates vertically-integrated, large-scale manufacturing facilities which are primarily located in Central America, the Caribbean Basin, North America, and Bangladesh. With over 50,000 employees worldwide Gildan operates with a strong commitment to industry-leading labour and environmental practices throughout its supply chain in accordance with its comprehensive Genuine 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.genuineresponsibility.com, respectively.

Investor inquiries: Media inquiries: Sophie Argiriou Garry Bell Vice President, Investor Communications Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Communications (514) 343-8815 (514) 744-8600 sargiriou@gildan.com gbell@gildan.com