Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 10, 2010
Hanesbrands Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification
1000 East Hanes Mill Road
Winston-Salem, NC

(Address of principal executive
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (336) 519-8080
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Item 7.01.   Regulation FD Disclosure
     On August 10, 2010, Hanesbrands Inc. (“Hanesbrands”) issued a press release announcing that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire GearCo, Inc., known as Gear For Sports, a leading seller of licensed logo apparel in collegiate bookstores.
     A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K. Exhibit 99.1 includes forward-looking financial information that is expected to be discussed on a conference call with investors and analysts to be held at 9:00 a.m., Eastern time, today (August 10, 2010). The call may be accessed on the home page of the Hanesbrands corporate website, www.hanesbrands.com. Replays of the call will be available in the investors section of the Hanesbrands corporate website and via telephone. The telephone playback will be available from approximately 11:00 a.m., Eastern time, on August 10, 2010, until midnight, Eastern time, on August 17, 2010. The replay will be available by calling toll-free (800) 642-1687, or by toll call at (706) 645-9291. The replay pass code is 93137436. Exhibit 99.1 is being “furnished” and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 9.01.   Financial Statements and Exhibits
(c)   Exhibits
          Exhibit 99.1  
Press release dated August 10, 2010



     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
August 10 , 2010  HANESBRANDS INC.
  By:   /s/ E. Lee Wyatt Jr.    
    E. Lee Wyatt Jr.   
    Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer   



Press release dated August 10, 2010