Tropical Sportswear Notes Fire in Mexico City

March 9, 2004

Tropical Sportswear Int’l Corp. reported that a distribution center in Mexico City, Mexico was destroyed by fire over the weekend.

The distribution center, which is not owned by the company, contained approximately $1.4 million of TSI’s finished goods inventory for distribution in Mexico. The company believes at this time its insurance coverage will be adequate to cover any anticipated losses.

TSI is a designer, producer and marketer of branded and retailer private branded apparel products that are sold to major retailers in all levels and channels of distribution. Primary product lines feature casual and dress-casual pants, shorts, denim jeans, and woven and knit shirts for men, women, boys and girls.

Major owned brands include Savane, Farah, Flyers, The Original Khaki Co., Bay to Bay, Two Pepper, Royal Palm, Banana Joe, and Authentic Chino Casuals. Licensed brands include Bill Blass and Van Heusen. Retailer national private brands that are produced include Puritan, George, Member’s Mark, Sonoma, Croft & Barrow, St. John’s Bay, Roundtree & Yorke, Geoffrey Beene, Izod, and White Stag.

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