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VF Corp outlines 2014 growth plans

Apparel giant VF Corporation has ended the year on a strong note after booking a 7% increase in fourth-quarter earnings, affirming its targe...

VF Corp buoyant about long-term growth

After booking a 13.8% hike in third-quarter profit, boosted by strong sales in its outdoor & action sports and jeanswear businesses, it's no...

Falling jeanswear costs boost VF

A positive first quarter for VF Corporation – net profit surged up 25% on last year – was marked by strong performance for The North Face an...

Taiwan's textile makers reap high-tech rewards

Facing a fragile global economy, rival South Korea's aggressive free trade agreement (FTA) strategy, as well as an appreciating local curren...

Latest Interviews

Speaking with style: Aidan O'Meara, VF AsiaPacific 18 Aug 2011

Mark Godfrey

The easing of cotton costs this year has lifted the price pressure on major brands, according to VF Asia Pacific president Aidan O'Meara. And he tells just-style that the stellar growth of VF's brands across the region is continuing apace, offsetting headwinds that include increased competition, rising wages, inflation, and a more challenging Chinese economic outlook.

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Demand for brands to bear strike responsibility 24 Apr 2014

Michelle Russell

Hong Kong-based advocacy group Globalization Monitor has issued an open letter to sourcing brands of the striking Yue Yuen factory in China - Adidas, Nike, and Timberland - demanding they bear their corporate social responsibility.


Timberland exceeds factory benchmarking target 14 Apr 2014

Michelle Russell

VF Corp-owned Timberland says it has well-exceeded its target for benchmarking apparel and footwear factories in its supply chain as part of its global sustainability efforts.


VF Corp eyes speed to market with China hub 10 Apr 2014

Michelle Russell

Apparel giant VF Corp has opened a central distribution centre in China, in a bid to provide measurable increases in speed-to-market for both customers and consumers.


Leadership changes align VF Corp for future growth 8 Apr 2014

Michelle Russell

Apparel giant VF Corp is hoping a number of new key appointments, including an Americas head, will play a crucial role in helping the company build sustainable, long-term growth.


Venezuela fights inflation with fair prices law 7 Apr 2014

Michelle Russell

The Venezuelan Government and 17 private companies have signed a deal to establish fair prices for garments and household goods.

Latest blogs

Efforts to improve safety in Bangladesh continue 28 Oct 2013

Leonie Barrie

In the week that marked six months since the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory building in Bangladesh, attention not surprisingly turned to ongoing efforts to improve garment worker safety - and the progress made so far.

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