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Country's Top Undergarment Brand Vows No More Business in Burma

Author: Free Burma Coalition, Published on: 4 September 2001

Sara Lee joins Wal-Mart, Costco, Perry Ellis, Fila, Family Dollar in string of Burma cut-offs: Sara Lee, a top seller of intimate apparel in the United States with nearly $17.5 billion dollars in annual revenues and owner of Hanes, Hanes Her Way, Leggs, and Just My Size brands announced on Friday it will cease allowing production of its garments in Burma. Sara Lee's move follows a string of recent decisions by 15 other U.S.-based corporations to forbid importing goods from Burma or such goods to be sold in retail stores, including Wal-Mart and Costco.

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Related companies: Costco Fila Hanes (part of Hanesbrands) Perry Ellis International Sara Lee Walmart