Posts tagged as timberland

  • Sunday, July 20th 2014

    VF enjoys strong growth across all regions and all brands

    by Markus Huber

    VF Corporation, the parent company of brands such as Timberland, The North Face, Vans, Eastpak, Jansport, Kipling, Smartwool and others, has issued fantastic figures for the second quarter of its 2014 financial year. Total sales rose by 8 percent to $2.4 billion compared with last year’s period. The outdoor & action sports division which comprises TNF, Timberland, Vans and other […]

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    Monday, April 28th 2014

    Following strong Q1, VF optimistic for the year


    VF Corporation, owner of brands such as Vans, The North Face, Timberland, Eastpak and many more, improved its total sales by 6.5 percent to $2.8 billion for the first quarter (March 29) compared with the previous year. The results were again marked by a strong performance from the outdoor & action sports coalition, which increased […]

  • Wednesday, April 9th 2014

    VF announces major reshuffle of top management

    by Markus Huber

    Steve Rendle, a driving force behind The North Face’s success in North America, has been named senior vice president of TNF’s parent company, VF Corporation, for the Americas. The newly created role comprises outdoor & action sports, jeanswear, sportswear and all other branches of the Greensboro, North Carolina-based group. Since 2011, Rendle served as chief […]

  • Tuesday, October 22nd 2013

    Vans continues to drive VF’s turnover

    by Markus Huber

    In its third quarter, VF Corporation, the owner of brands like The North Face, Jansport, Eastpak, Timberland and many more, increased its turnover by 5 percent to $3.3 billion compared with last year’s period. Operating profits were up by 6 percent to $582 million, net income soared by 11 percent to $436 million. The Outdoor […]

  • Sunday, August 25th 2013

    Timberland strikes major deal with Karstadt

    by Markus Huber

    Timberland is currently opening no fewer than 50 shop-in-shops within the stores of the German chain Karstadt. The first of its type, celebrating the brand’s 40th anniversary with the motto “Best then. Better now.”, opened last week in Essen, where Karstadt has its head offices. These shops will cover a surface area of up to 40 […]

  • Monday, July 22nd 2013

    TNF and Vans continue to drive VF’s sales

    by Markus Huber

    In its second quarter, VF Corporation managed to increase its total sales by 4 percent to $2.2 billion, while operating profits were up by 22 percent to $206 million. The gross margin improved to 48.5 percent from 46.1 percent in the second quarter of 2012. The promising figures were again driven by the group’s Outdoor […]

  • Thursday, September 20th 2012

    VF eyes $2 billion in Asia-Pacific sales


    While confirming previous expectations for this year of 20 percent growth in Asia and a low double-digit increase in Europe, VF Corp. gave analysts in Shanghai some details about its plan to achieve annual growth of 17 percent in the Asia-Pacific region over the next five years. Since 2007, they have grown fivefold and are […]

  • Tuesday, June 19th 2012

    Management changes at The North Face in Europe

    by Markus Huber

    Arne Arens has been appointed vice president and general manager for The North Face in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Arens joined The North Face EMEA as sales director in 2010. He will take over from Timo Schmidt Eisenhart, who will switch to Timberland, another company in the Outdoor & Action Sports division […]