Beyond Spicoli: Vans Catch on Across Europe, Asia

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The choice for Vans, the storied sneaker brand, is no longer skate or die. The waffle-soled shoes made by VF Corp. have become hot items in Asia and even picked up steam in Europe’s grim retail economy.

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