American Giant

American Giant

American Giant is an American menswear brand that is focused on manufacturing and retailing apparel

American Giant is an American menswear brand that is focused on manufacturing and retailing apparel. The company was founded in 2011 by Bayard Winthrop, in San Francisco, California, United States.

The company has been a supply chain for American-made clothing and sells directly to consumers. The company is known for a line of sweatshirts and have made lines of similar basic clothing options. They look to provide durable fabrics, hardware, fasteners, and construction products.

COVID-19

As the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus) has caused a global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE). American Giant, and their coalition of eleven clothing brands, have retrained all of their sewers to make medical-grade masks. Their brands include Hanes, Fruit of the Loom, and Los Angeles Apparel have began manufacturing PPE for healthcare workers. Equipping hospital workers with tools to combat against COVID-19 has become the to priority for these brands as they have set out to make one million certified masks per week.

Timeline

December 2018
American Giant raises a $9,300,000 venture round.
May 2015
American Giant raises a $4,200,000 venture round.
November 2013
American Giant raises a $1,400,000 venture round.

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
American Giant, Venture Round, November 2013
1,400,000
November 2013
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Kent Kendall

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

About Us

Web

American Giant, Hanes, and other clothing brands will make 1 million medical-grade masks a week

Elizabeth Segran

Web

April 2, 2020

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

American Giant

Bayard Winthrop

San Francisco, California, United States

Clothing apparel

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Shoshy Ciment
January 19, 2021
Business Insider
A variety of novelty food and beverage subscription services, such as VineBox and MatchaBar, saw high engagement on their websites this quarter.

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