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Overseeing international operations for one of the world's most-recognised brands, Tim Wheeler paints a picture of a business model fine-tuned for success.
The theme of change resonates loudly with Harry van Dalfsen, who took on the role of president of the International Apparel Federation (IAF) two years ago at the height of the global economic crisis. Not surprisingly, ‘Fashion business in a changing environment’ is also the focus of the upcoming IAF World Apparel Convention, which takes place later this month.
VF-owned outdoor brand The North Face has developed a cotton hoodie that was designed, sourced and manufactured within 150 miles of its headquarters in California.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include an interview with Seth Ellison, group president for Europe at Levi Strauss, Bangladesh's apparel exports to the US continue to slide in October, and VF Corp issues Bangladesh factory safety funding.
VF Corp, and the World Bank Group's International Finance Corporation (IFC), have provided loans to three Bangladeshi garment factories under a new funding programme for fire and building safety improvements.
Lee Jeans, a subsidiary of VF Corporation, says the growing trend for athleisure means its priority is to ensure "the comfort revolution" is apparent in all of its innovations.
The most-read stories on just-style this week included news that VF Corp is being viewed as the most suitable buyer for sportswear brand Puma, an insight into some of the trends and challenges facing the retail sector, and the impact of slowdowns at US west coast ports on apparel shipments.
US firms including apparel retailers and importers are urging the government to intervene in the ongoing dispute at US west coast ports, amid worsening delays on shipments of holiday merchandise and fears a total shutdown may be imminent.
A number of retailers were last week forced to respond to allegations of "forced labour" among female textile workers in mills in southern India, with H&M blacklisting one of the five named.
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