Bridget Foley's Diary: Fall 2018: A Look Back

clock March 23, 2018Bridget Foley


How Ulta Is Resetting the Mass Beauty Shopping Experience

clock March 23, 2018Ellen Thomas


Tory Burch, Tresalia Tap Banks

clock March 23, 2018Evan Clark


Street styleStreet Style, Day 3, Milan Fashion Week, Italy - 24 Feb 2017

Marketing and Promotion

Vans Puts Engagement Twist on First Loyalty Program

The quintessential skater brand seems eager for more insights into its fan base.

clock February 26, 2018Kali Hays



The Most Valuable Sneakers of 2017

GOAT, a sneaker-reselling app, offered data on the most valuable sneakers of 2017 based on retail price, resale value and appreciating value.

clock December 18, 2017Aria Hughes

A large crowd turned out to toast Patagonia's new Seattle flagship in August.

Business Features

Creating Connections Is a Silver Bullet to Success

Companies such as Patagonia, Vans and Outdoor Voices have formed emotional bonds with their customers.

clock December 4, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Looks from Carhartt WIP

Fashion Scoops

Carhartt Work in Progress Unveils a London Flagship Near King’s Cross

Carhartt Work in Progress has opened its first London flagship in the newly revitalized neighborhood near King’s Cross station.

clock November 23, 2017Lorelei Marfil

The Goodhood Store in London


Independents’ Day: Goodhood Eyes Expansion as It Marks 10 Years

Growth will come from e-commerce, expansion into new markets and their own range of clothing.

clock November 20, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Teens spend the most on food and apparel.

Business Features

Piper Jaffray Survey: Teen Shifts in Spending, Mind-set

At 20 percent of spend, apparel is second behind food, which has a 22 percent share of wallet.

clock October 11, 2017Vicki M. Young

Belle and Snoopy decked out in designs by Monse's Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia.


Snoopy and Belle Get Dressed Up by Designers

In May, the Iconix Group recently sold its 80 percent stake in “Peanuts” to DHX Media in a $345 million deal. The remaining 20 percent continues to be owned by the Schulz family.

clock September 7, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

The logo for the Vans and Karl Lagerfeld collaboration.

Fashion Scoops

Vans and Karl Lagerfeld Announce Collaboration

A capsule of items fusing the brands’ DNA will launch worldwide on Sept. 7.

clock August 24, 2017Katya Foreman

Steve Rendle, VF Corp. north face vans


VF Corp. Skirts Fashion ‘Carnage’ With Workwear Push

Steve Rendle said a $820 million acquisition of Dickies’ owner is part VF’s plan to grow on more stable ground.

clock August 14, 2017Kali Hays

Backstage at Nautica Men's RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Scoops

VF Corp. Going Fur-Free With Policy to Stop Use of Angora, Exotic Leather

The HSUS and HSI continue to appeal to other companies about supporting what it calls the humane economy.

clock May 9, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg



Leveling Out of Retail Volatility Could Be on the Horizon

The first quarter was rocky for retail across the industry, but Wall Street analysts see a relative calm taking shape.

clock April 17, 2017Kali Hays

North Face store


VF Corp. in Reshaping Mode; Focus on Consumer and Retail

The plan has total shareholder return targets of plus-13 percent to plus-15 percent based on organic growth, excluding any acquisitions down the road.

clock March 30, 2017Vicki M. Young

Steve Rendle, VF Corp. north face vans


VF Corp. Lays Out 2021 Strategic Plan

VF, already an apparel giant, is looking for a five-year compounded annual growth rate between 4 percent and 6 percent.

clock March 30, 2017Vicki M. Young

Sasha Lane in the Van + Urban Outfitters ad campaign.


Vans + Urban Outfitters Campaign Features Sasha Lane

The ads, which will run on digital and social platforms throughout the month, were shot in London by RJ Shaughnessy.

clock March 21, 2017Lisa Lockwood

VF Brendan Sullivan WWD Digital Forum


Connecting the Digital Dots at VF

Brendan Sullivan talks about the power of bringing together multiple channels to improve the customer experience.

clock October 7, 2016Evan Clark

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clock March 23, 2018Kali Hays and Lorelei Marfil

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