VF Corporation released their Q1 financials on May 1, 2015, with the Outdoor and Action Sports categories leading the way. Check-out our latest 15th Annual Spring Youth Culture Study 2015 for more information about how the VF brands rank in preferences among today’s youth culture. Here are more highlights from VF: “We remain confident in […]
VF Corp Q1 Results Show Outdoor and Action Sports Up 2%, Vans Leading with Revenues up 16%
VF Corporation, Owners of Vans, The North Face, Timberland, Shares Latest to Improve Bangladesh Worker Safety…But There’s A Pink Elephant in the Room
When the tragic event of Bangladesh’s Rana Plaza building collapsed in April 2013, resulting in the deaths of more than 1,100 garment workers, the veil masking fashion’s dirty secrets was stripped away. Suddenly, people demanded to know what was going on with the garment industry and workers’ safety, people questioned conditions, fair wages, building safety, […]
VF, Owners of The North Face, Vans, Lee, Timberland Announce Third Quarter Results and Raises Guidance
While many brands continue to struggle in this difficult economy, VF Corp., owners of brands such as Vans, The North Face, Lee, Wrangler, Seven for All Mankind, Timberland, and Eastpak, announced yesterday, October 22, 2012, total revenues increase of 14% for the 3rd quarter. “Having achieved yet another quarter of record revenue, gross margin and […]
VF Corp, Owners of Vans, The North Face, Wrangler, Just Added Timberland to Roster in a $2 Billion Deal
Crossover between outdoor and action sports just got tighter as VF acquires Timberland and Smartwool.
Euro Americana -How European Fashion Players (and Japanese) Do Americana Better than We Do
With Wrangler winning the Swedish Golden Egg award for best advertising, it’s time to take another look at how other countries cop Americana and make it their own.
Denim: The Size of Market, Which Youth Demographics Are Buying Most, Best Price Points, and Greatest Potential
The recession has taken its toll on many fashion industries, particularly premium denim, however based on in-depth cross-tabs of our youth culture data, certain new markets reveal far more resiliency and growing at targeted price points.
Berlin Round-up: Fashion Week, Bread & Butter, Bright Trade Shows, plus Tony Hawk and Friends
Fast becoming the place to be July 7-10, Berlin pulled out all the stops when it came to kicking-off fashion season and trade shows, including a stopover by Hawk and friends.
Denim Directions: Taking On America’s Lead
Trends in denim are coming from the bottom-up, not the Premium category any longer. Who are the leaders? It’s back in America’s hands. Fresh street report.
Bread & Butter Continues it’s Reputation for Innovation, Showcasing 9 Unique Hall Segments Built Like Shop Concepts, and Other Key Features
Europe’s most notable trade show for Streetwear, Urbanwear, and Denim, Bread & Butter now back in Berlin, previews fresh trade show concepts once again.