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VF posts revenue and earnings growth, raises outlook
Revenue at VF Corporation increased 23 percent or 21 percent in constant dollars to 3.2 billion dollars. Excluding the impact of acquisitions, the company said in a release, revenue increased 19 percent or 17 percent in constant dollars, driven by the EMEA and North American regions, which experienced a negative impact from Covid-19 in the prior...
22 Oct 2021
The North Face releases digital archive with San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
The North Face has announced the launch of a crowdsourced digital archive in partnership with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art for its fall campaign ‘It’s More Than A Jacket’. Asking for explorers worldwide to submit their own stories and images of their North Face products, the submissions then have the potential to be included in the...
13 Oct 2021
The North Face reveals first names of Explore Fund Council
Outerwear giant The North Face has unveiled the first names of its EMEA Explore Fund Council, set up to promote more equality, diversity and inclusion in outdoor sports. Announced last year, the Explore Fund Council secured a seven million dollar fund, with the goal of ultimately improving access to outdoor adventure and nature. The global...
8 Oct 2021
The North Face launches Care collection for outdoor products
US outdoor brand The North Face has launched its first Care collection with the support of Dutch brand DFNS. It consists of six different products for the care of outdoor clothing and footwear and aims to extend the products' lifespan while reducing their ecological footprint. Repeatedly washing and drying gear uses non-renewable energy during...
7 Oct 2021
The North Face collaborates with artist Shantell Martin
Outerwear giant The North Face has unveiled its collaboration with British visual artist Shantell Martin, with the two co-designing a new collection of sportswear and expedition gear. Items take inspiration from archival pieces of the brand’s previous Search and Rescue collection, initially designed for the purpose of search and rescue mountain...
9 Sep 2021
Colour report: Neons are illuminating fashion's future
Neon lights are often associated with 90s raves, the arts, subculture and ubiquitous storefront signs. They hit peak popularity between 1920 and 1960, when streets were aglow and neons marked a business’s wares and services, everything from clothing at department stores to louche nightclubs in back alleyways. But the colour neon and buzzy...
20 Aug 2021
Spinnova teams up with outdoor brand The North Face
Sustainable textile material company Spinnova is teaming up with outdoor apparel giant The North Face. Spinnova has signed a development agreement with The North Face to develop new, sustainable, high-performance textiles for the outdoor apparel category. This will start with a “ journey towards commercialising sustainable products” using...
16 Aug 2021
VF revenues jump 104 percent, raises guidance
First quarter revenue at VF Corporation increased 104 percent or 96 percent in constant currency to 2.2 billion dollars. The company said in a statement that excluding the impact of acquisitions, revenue increased 90 percent or 83 percent in constant dollars driven by VF’s largest brands and the EMEA and North American regions, which experienced...
30 Jul 2021
The North Face launching circular re-commerce platform
Outdoor brand The North Face is transforming into a circular business model with the launch of a new circular e-commerce platform that will re-sell, repair and recycle clothing to keep it out of landfill. The circular re-commerce platform, The North Face Renewed, will launch as a pilot scheme in Germany on May 4. The initiative will not only...
22 Apr 2021
VF Corp aims to eliminate single-use plastic packaging by 2025
VF Corp, whose portfolio includes brands Supreme, The North Face, Timberland, and Vans, has announced a goal to eliminate all single-use plastic packaging, including polybags, by 2025. The remaining non-plastic packaging used by the US business and its brands will be reduced, originate from sustainable sources, and be designed for reuse or...
10 Feb 2021
Podcast: Gucci Podcast interviews Jared Leto and Jimmy Chin about The North Face collaboration
In this episode of the Gucci Podcast, actor Jared Leto and The North Face Athlete Jimmy Chin discussed The North Face and Gucci collaboration. Listen to the podcast below. Gucci Podcast·Academy Award Winners Jared Leto and Jimmy Chin on #TheNorthFacexGucci collection. Source: Gucci Podcast via Soundcloud Photo credit: Jared Leto, Facebook
2 Feb 2021
VF Corp reports 6 percent drop in Q3 revenues to 3 billion dollars
Third quarter revenue at VF Corporation decreased 6 percent or 8 percent in constant dollars to 3 billion dollars driven by store closures and lower consumer demand as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak and related government actions and regulations. VF said, gross margin decreased 250 basis points to 54.7 percent and on an adjusted basis, gross...
28 Jan 2021