11-15-2016 Carmichael Report

Press reports are covering the news that American Apparel has filed for bankruptcy and, according to the WSJ article, there is an agreement to sell the intellectual property and some assets to Gildan for a reported $66 million in cash. The details are unclear as the 2...

10-28-2016 Carmichael Report

Correction: Please note in my accompanying comment to the article link that I provided earlier, I referred to Adidas and Rockport. It should have been Adidas and Reebok:  Read the press release here.   Apologies to all – but I encourage you to look at the...

10-24-2016(2) Carmichael Report

International Textile Group (ITG) the company created by Wilbur Ross out of Burlington Industries and Cone Denim has been bought by Platinum Equity a global investment firm founded by Tom Gores. Read the press release here…   AKC Note:  Apart from the ex...

10-24-2016 Carmichael Report

The Arkansas press is reporting on an investment by Suzhou Tianyuan Garments Co. in the state which will be the first Chinese company to manufacture clothing in the US. Read the press release here. Sourcing Journal also provides additional detail. Read the press...

10-05-2016 Carmichael Report

The Dalton, GA newspaper is reporting that Foss Manufacturing is purchasing a nonwovens operation owned by Beaulieu of America in Murray County GA:  Read the press release here.   AKC Note:  New Hampshire based Foss expanded their Georgia operations in 2012 with...

09-09-2016 Carmichael Report

The following report is in the press that the Chinese tire manufacturer Qingdao Sentury Tire Co has selected LaGrange Georgia for a $530 million car and light truck tire plant targeted for start up in 2018. Read the press release here…   AKC Note:  It had...