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105 Corporate Center Boulevard

Greensboro, NC 27408

United States

Phone: 336-424-6000

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V.F. Corporation engages in the design, production, procurement, marketing and distribution of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and related products worldwide. The company has a portfolio of approximately 30 brands. The company owns a portfolio of brands in the outerwear, footwear, denim, backpack, luggage, accessory, sportswear, occupational, and performance apparel categories. Its major brands include The North Face, Vans, Timberland, Wrangler, Lee, Nautica, Majestic, and Kipling. The company is organized by groupings of businesses called ‘coalitions’. The five coalitions are Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, Sportswear and Contemporary Brands. These coalitions are the company’s reportable segments for financial reporting purposes. Outdoor & Action Sports Coalition The company’s Outdoor & Action Sports coalition, its major business, is a group of authentic outdoor and activity-based lifestyle brands. Product offerings include performance-based apparel, footwear, equipment, backpacks, luggage, and accessories. The North Face is the major brand in the company’s Outdoor & Action Sports coalition and features performance-based apparel, outerwear, sportswear, and footwear for men, women, and children. Its equipment line includes tents, sleeping bags, backpacks, and accessories. Majority of The North Face products are designed for extreme winter sport activities, such as high altitude mountaineering, skiing, snowboarding, and ice and rock climbing. The North Face products are marketed worldwide, primarily through specialty outdoor and premium sporting goods stores, concession retail stores, approximately 180 company-operated stores, approximately 400 independently-operated partnership stores, and online at www.thenorthface.com. The Vans brand offers performance and casual footwear and apparel targeting younger consumers that sit at the center of action sports, art, music and street fashion. Products are available globally through chain stores; skate, surf and specialty stores; approximately 250 independently-operated partnership stores; approximately 450 company-owned retail stores; and online at www.vans.com. The Timberland brand offers outdoor, adventure-inspired lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories that combine performance benefits and versatile styling for men, women and children. The company sells Timberland products worldwide through chain, department and specialty stores, independent distributors and licensees, concession retail stores, approximately 250 company-operated stores and approximately 900 independently-operated partnership stores. It also sells its products online at www.timberland.com. Kipling branded handbags, luggage, backpacks, totes and accessories are sold in Europe, Asia and South America through specialty and department stores, concession retail stores, approximately 200 independently-operated partnership locations, as well as 60 company-operated retail stores and at www.kipling.com. The Kipling brand’s North American business is included in the Sportswear coalition. The Napapijri brand offers outdoor-inspired casual outerwear, sportswear and accessories at a premium price. Products are marketed to men, women and children in Europe and Asia. Products are sold in specialty shops, concession retail stores, approximately 30 company-operated stores, 170 independently-operated partnership locations, and online at www.napapijri.com. JanSport backpacks, duffel bags, luggage, fleece and accessories are sold in North America, South America and Asia through department, office supply and chain stores, as well as sports specialty stores and college bookstores. JanSport products are also sold through global distributors and online at www.jansport.com. The Reef brand of surf-inspired products includes sandals, shoes, swimwear, casual apparel and accessories for men, women and children. Products are sold primarily in North America, Europe and South America to specialty shops, sporting goods chains, department stores and global distributors. Products are also sold online at www.reef.com. The SmartWool brand offers active outdoor consumers a premium, technic

 

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