The owner of 27 power brands including Timberland, Vans, Lee, Wrangler and The North Face, this year VF Corporation added performance footwear brand Altra to its portfolio.
For the three months to 30 June revenues rose by to $2.8bn (£2.13bn) on the back of strong performances from Vans and The North Face. Net income rose 46% to $160.4m (£122.4m). VF had 90 UK stores at the end of 2017.
In August, the US company announced that it will create a spin-off company with a separate management team for its denim and outlet divisions. It is also pursuing a raft of sustainable strategies to create a circular economy.