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VF Corp moving to Colorado, splitting into two companies

Published on August 15, 2018 By kelly simmons

The North Face, JanSport, Eagle Creek, and Altra are moving to metro Denver, while VF’s denim and outlet businesses will stay in North Carolina. Colorado’s outdoor recreation economy is about to get a lot stronger. VF Corporation, the Fortune 250 holding company for The North Face, JanSport, Smartwool, and other brands, announced that its moving its global […]

VF Corp. CEO Steve Rendle Talks Company’s ‘Purpose-Led Journey’

Published on August 6, 2018 By kelly simmons

The leader of one of the largest outdoor and active lifestyle corporations said diversity and inclusion should be priorities that are equal to shareholder value in today’s business model—for both his company and the industry as a whole. Steve Rendle, chairman and CEO of VF Corp.—parent of such iconic brands as The North Face, Vans, […]

Grassroots Outdoor Alliance announces nominees for 2018 awards

Published on May 24, 2018 By kelly simmons

Grassroots’ coveted awards recognize the great work of outdoor retailers and vendors   A Grassroots Outdoor Alliance award is a very big deal. The group, which is a consortium of 64 independent outdoor specialty retailers and 68 vendor partners, represents the best of specialty retail. The awards, which will be given out on June 13, 2018 on […]