Posts tagged as vans

  • Friday, February 8th 2013

    Vans obtains surfing fest sponsorship

    by ISPO NEWSBLOG

    Vans has signed a three-year agreement to support the US Open of Surfing, including a title sponsorship. Described as the summer’s biggest U.S. youth culture festival, the nine-day event has been drawing up to one million people. This year it will be held in Huntington Beach from July 20. The deal was signed with International […]

  • Tuesday, December 11th 2012

    Vans hires apparel chief

    by ISPO NEWSBLOG

    As it continues to expand beyond footwear, Vans has appointed Vicki Redding as vice president of apparel, to start later this month. She will be in charge of global apparel product design, development and merchandising across all distribution channels. Redding previously spent 16 years at the Quiksilver group and her latest job was senior vice […]

  • Thursday, September 20th 2012

    VF eyes $2 billion in Asia-Pacific sales

    by ISPO NEWSBLOG

    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 […]

  • Thursday, July 19th 2012

    Sales heading north at TNF

    by ISPO NEWSBLOG

    VF Corporation, the U.S. owner of a spate of sports and outdoor brands, lifted its sales by 16 percent to $2.1 billion for the second quarter. Excluding the acquisition of Timberland, the turnover would have advanced by 6 percent in constant currencies. Again excluding Timberland, which reported flat sales for the quarter, the group’s outdoor […]

  • Sunday, June 17th 2012

    Vans wants to increase by 13 percent a year

    by ISPO NEWSBLOG

    VF Corporation wants Vans to reach a turnover of $2.2 billion by 2016, or $1.0 billion more than in the past year. An additional $480 million should come from the Americas, $350 million from the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region and $170 million from the Asia-Pacific area. Vans has 320 shops around the […]

  • Thursday, May 31st 2012

    Vans takes over the distribution in Sweden and Denmark

    by ISPO NEWSBLOG

    Vans has taken over the distribution in Sweden and Denmark, starting with the autumn/winter 2012 collections. Vans’ parent company, VF Corporation, is opening subsidiaries in both countries, with their own showrooms and their own sales and marketing staffs, independently of other operations of the group in the region. Andreas Olsson, a 32-year-old former distributor of […]