Advertisement
 

Sara Lee Unit to Shut Five Plants, Cut Jobs

IN BRIEF / APPAREL

June 11, 2004|From Associated Press

Sara Lee Branded Apparel, the makers of Wonderbra, Hanes and Playtex products, will shut five plants and lay off 3,825 workers worldwide by year's end, the company announced.

The moves come as the company consolidates its production of intimates, sportswear and underwear, Sara Lee Branded Apparel said. The changes are being made in anticipation of apparel trade restrictions set to expire at the end of the year.

Sara Lee Branded Apparel is one of three business units of Chicago-based Sara Lee Corp.

Advertisement
Los Angeles Times Articles
|
|
|