Vans Inc, the designer and marketer of branded footwear, clothing and accessories for the youth market, says it expects its results for the remainder of this fiscal year to lag behind last year's figures. Announcing its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2002 ended 1 December 2001, the company said net sales were $68.3 million versus $74.5 million last year with net income of $0.5 million versus $3.2 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.03 versus $0.21, in line with consensus estimates.