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Global supply chain helps VF Corp boost margin

Apparel and footwear giant VF Corporation has said that reducing costs in its global supply chain has given it a competitive advantage as it...

Who has pledged to ban the use of angora?

More than 70 brands and retailers have committed to end the use of angora in their future clothing and accessories collections, following on...

Performance apparel set for continued growth

As new outdoor performance apparel brands enter the market in record numbers, retailers are introducing new innovations and technologies to...

Enthusiasm for tech in outdoor apparel on the rise

Innovation in materials and performance in the outdoor apparel and footwear category is on the increase as enthusiasm for technology grows,...

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North Face ahead of the game on sustainability 8 May 2015

Katie Smith

Outdoor wear behemoth The North Face has secured its position as a leader in the field since its inception 50 years ago. While "ahead of the game" on sustainability, the US2$bn brand is also just "scratching the surface," according to Adam Mott, the group's director of sustainability. Here he tells just-style how the company is re-evaluating and rethinking everything it does based on what's right for the worker, the environment, and the consumer.

Interview: Tim Wheeler, Jockey International 28 Mar 2013

Leonie Barrie

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.

Latest News

VF Corp testing new fabric finishing technology 12 May 2015

Leonie Barrie

VF Corporation is exploring potential apparel and footwear uses for an innovative new technology that adds high performance finishes to fabrics without the use of water or heat.

Wrangler launches moisture-wicking denim jeans 7 May 2015

Richard Woodard

Denim brand Wrangler has expanded its product offering with the launch of its Premium Performance Cool Vantage jeans, which feature moisture-wicking technology.

VF Corp lifts outlook despite Q1 profit fall 1 May 2015

Katie Smith

US apparel giant VF Corp has lifted its full-year earnings outlook and said it remains confident, despite seeing both its first-quarter profit and margin decline.

North Face to recycle 100K lbs of apparel in 2015 21 Apr 2015

Katie Smith

Outdoor wear brand The North Face has set its sights on recycling more than 100,000 lbs of apparel and footwear in 2015, after announcing plans to expand its closed loop programme to all of its stores in the US.

VF Corp to develop nanofibre apparel fabrics 9 Apr 2015

Katie Smith

US apparel and footwear giant VF Corp has formed a strategic partnership with nanofibre solutions company FibeRio Technology to develop performance apparel fabrics using nanotechnology.

Latest blogs

US port dipute conclusion nears 23 Feb 2015

Michelle Russell

A tentative agreement on a new five-year contract has been agreed for some 20,000 dockworkers at 29 US West Coast ports, ending nine months of discussions. The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) have been engaged in talks since 12 May to replace the existing six-year contact, which expired on 30 June.

Bangladesh's ambitious goal on apparel exports 14 Dec 2014

Leonie Barrie

The Bangladesh ready-made garment industry has set out an ambitious goal to double its exports to $50bn over the next seven years as it works to rebuild its reputation in the wake of recent tragedies.

Company research

V.F. Corporation (VFC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

V.F. Corporation (VFC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analys

V.F. Corporation (VFC) is a provider of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and related products. The company offers broad range of products categorized under jeanswear, outdoor & action sports, image...

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VF Corp in Apparel (World)

VF Corp in Apparel (World)

VF Corp’s unique brand portfolio sees it moving from strength to strength on the global apparel stage. Its decision to focus on its outdoor and action sports division is an astute move given the lucra...

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Performance Apparel Markets: Business Update, 1st Quarter 2014

Performance Apparel Markets: Business Update, 1st Quarter 20

This report provides information, analysis and valuable insight on developments relating to the performance apparel industry in the following categories: acquisitions, divestments and mergers; corpora...

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