VF Media Q3 17 Clip Book 10-16-2017

Media Clip Book Q3 2017

Executive Summary

 National top-tier and business outlets, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal as well as local and trade outlets such as Women’s Wear Daily and Triad Business Journal reported on VF Corporation’s acquisition of Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co. Bloomberg Gadfly columnist Brooke Sutherland said the purchase “should please investors” because it will give VF a relatively stable stream of revenue in a growing industry.  Women’s Wear Daily, Footwear News and Winston-Salem Journal covered VF’s Q2 FY 2017 earnings with a focus on early progress towards the 2021 global business strategy and noting the updated 2017 outlook.  Sustainability and business outlets, including GreenBiz and Fast Company covered VF’s commitment to the Science Based Targets initiative as well as VF’s partnership with Canopy to improve supply chain sustainability.  Trade outlets including Women’s Wear Daily and Retail Dive reported on Timberland’s new retail store concept, the “Tree Lab,” being piloted at the King of Prussia Mall.  The North Face’s “Walls are Meant for Climbing” campaign and its $1 million investment towards improving access to public lands in partnership with the Trust for Public Land earned coverage in Women’s Wear Daily and Men’s Journal . The brand was also mentioned in context of the outdoor industry’s lobbying efforts to preserve National Monuments, which received coverage in Outside Magazine and The New York Times .  Greensboro News & Record and Footwear News covered Hurricane Harvey relief efforts led by Vans and Wrangler.  An article about Lee’s new inclusivity campaign, featuring an interview with Riders by Lee designer, Heather Collins, appeared in the print edition of Women’s Wear Daily . Table of Contents VF News - Financial........................................................................................................................................ 2 VF News - Leadership .................................................................................................................................. 54 VF News - Citizenship .................................................................................................................................. 67 VF News - Sustainability .............................................................................................................................. 72 Outdoor & Action Sports - Timberland........................................................................................................ 89 Outdoor & Action Sports - The North Face ............................................................................................... 122 Outdoor & Action Sports - JanSport .......................................................................................................... 155 Outdoor & Action Sports - Vans ................................................................................................................ 156 Jeanswear - Wrangler................................................................................................................................ 175 Jeanswear - Lee ......................................................................................................................................... 177 Sportswear - Nautica ................................................................................................................................. 180

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