Levi Strauss & Co. expects to use product innovation and marketing muscle to help it maintain strong bottom- and top-line momentum that continued through its third quarter.
Levi’s doubled its profits on a 3.7 percent increase in sales in the three months ended Aug. 25. Chip Bergh, president and chief executive officer of the company, told WWD Friday that he’s confident the San Francisco-based jeanswear and sportswear giant can continue “driving sustainable, profitable growth, something we haven’t done consistently over the last 20 years.” Doing so, however, will require overcoming both inflationary trends in the supply chain and continuing weak trends in retail traffic.
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