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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

Pink Trend for Men

Mens Fashion

Fashion Trend: Men in Pink

Men’s wear continues to evolve slowly in color, and this season, designers strike a softer note with dusty tones and sun-faded pastels, making pale pink a standout among a range of hues.

clock August 11, 2016Luis Campuzano

Vans global brand president Doug Palladini

Human Resources

Vans Promotes Doug Palladini to Global Brand President

Succeeding Kevin Bailey, Doug Palladini moves from overseeing Vans’ North America region to leading its global strategic direction.

clock August 1, 2016Khanh T.L. Tran

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Opening Ceremony Unveils Club USA for Vans Collaboration

The permanent space was designed by Max Lamb.

clock July 8, 2016Jean E. Palmieri

Kevin Bailey

Ready To Wear

VF Corp.’s Kevin Bailey On Vans and Sportswear

Kevin Bailey doesn’t skateboard, but he oversees the more than $2 billion empire of Vans.

clock June 23, 2016Kari Hamanaka

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Fashion Scoops

Vans Caps Custom Culture Competition in Downtown L.A.

The design competition, now in its seventh year, made the move to Los Angeles for its finale, held at the Mama Gallery in downtown L.A.’s Arts District.

clock June 9, 2016Kari Hamanaka

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