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105 Corporate Center Boulevard

Greensboro, NC 27408

United States

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emium denim jeans and related products for women and men. While the core business remains focused on denim, the collection also includes sportswear products, such as knit and woven tops, sweaters, jackets and accessories. 7 For All Mankind is a premium jeans brand in the U.S. International sales are through department stores, specialty stores, VF-operated stores and approximately 60 independently-operated partnership stores, the majority of which are in Europe and Asia. The 7 For All Mankind brand has approximately 75 VF-operated stores in the U.S., Europe and Canada. Products are also sold online at www.7forallmankind.com. The Splendid brand offers premium tops and casual apparel for women, men and children, and the Ella Moss brand offers premium sportswear for women and girls. These brands, noted for their soft wearable fabrics and vibrant colors, are marketed to upscale department and specialty stores primarily in the U.S. They are also sold through approximately 30 VF-operated Splendid brand stores and two Ella Moss brand stores, and at www.splendid.com and www.ellamoss.com. The company is also focusing on international growth opportunities, primarily through VF-operated and partnership stores in Europe, Asia and South America. Direct-To-Consumer Operations The company’s direct-to-consumer business includes full-price stores, outlet stores and e-commerce. Its growing global retail operations include 1,246 stores at the end of 2013. Of that total, there are 1,166 single brand stores (i.e., primarily one brand’s product offerings in each store) that sell Vans, Timberland, The North Face, Nautica, 7 For All Mankind, Lee, Wrangler, lucy, Kipling, Splendid, Napapijri and Ella Moss brand products. The company also operates 80 VF Outlet stores in the U.S. that sell a selection of excess quantities of VF-branded products, as well as women’s intimate apparel, children’s wear, other apparel and accessories. The company markets The North Face, Vans, Timberland, 7 For All Mankind, Kipling, SmartWool, Lee, Wrangler, lucy, Nautica, Splendid, Ella Moss, JanSport, Reef, and Eagle Creek products online in the U.S., plus The North Face, Vans, Timberland, 7 For All Mankind, Kipling, Napapijri, Eastpak and other brands internationally. The company is continuing to expand its e-commerce initiatives by rolling out additional brand sites in Europe and Asia, and enhancing each brand’s site to deliver a superior consumer experience. The company opened 164 stores during 2013. In addition to its direct-to-consumer operations, its licensees, distributors and other independent parties own and operate approximately 3,000 partnership stores. These are primarily monobrand stores selling VF-branded products, and have the appearance of VF-operated stores. Most of these partnership stores are located in Europe and Asia, and are concentrated in The North Face, Vans, Timberland, Kipling, Nautica, Napapijri, Lee and Wrangler brands. Customers VF products are primarily sold on a wholesale basis to specialty stores, department stores, national chains and mass merchants. In addition, the company sells products on a direct-to-consumer basis through VF-operated stores and e-commerce sites. Strategy As part of the company’s business strategy of expanding market penetration of VF-owned brands, it enter into licensing agreements for specific apparel and complementary product categories when such arrangements with independent parties provide more effective manufacturing, distribution and marketing of such products than could be achieved internally. Seasonality The company’s operating results vary from quarter-to-quarter throughout the year due to the differing sales patterns of its individual businesses. On a quarterly basis, consolidated total revenues for 2013 ranged from a low of 19 % of full year revenues in the second quarter (year ending December 2013) to a high of 29% in the third quarter, while consolidated operating income ranged from a low of 12% in the second quarter to a high of 31% in the third quarter. This variation results primarily from the seasonal influences on revenues of its Outdoor & Action Sports Coalition, w

 

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