VF Corporation

VF Corporation
FormerlyVanity Fair Mills
S&P 500 Component
FoundedOctober 1899 (1899-10) (as Reading Glove and Mitten Manufacturing Company)
Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S.
HeadquartersDenver, Colorado, U.S.
Key people
Steve Rendle
(Chairman, President and CEO)
ProductsFootwear & apparel
RevenueIncrease US$13.8 billion (2019)[1]
Increase US$1.31 billion (2018)[1]
Increase US$1.01 billion (2018)[1]
Total assetsIncrease US$10.31 billion (2018)[1]
Total equityIncrease US$3.68 billion (2018)[1]
Number of employees
50,000 (2019)[1]

VF Corporation (formerly Vanity Fair Mills until 1969) is an American worldwide apparel and footwear company founded in 1899 and headquartered in Denver, Colorado.[2] The company's more than 30 brands are organized into three categories: Outdoor, Active and Work.[3] The company controls 55% of the U.S. backpack market with the JanSport, Eastpak, Timberland, and North Face brands.[4]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "V F CORP 2018 Annual Report Form (10-K)" (PDF). VF Corporation. February 26, 2018.
  2. ^ "VF on the Forbes Global 2000 List". Retrieved 18 December 2014.
  3. ^ "VF Corp (VFC) Company Profile". Retrieved 18 December 2014.
  4. ^ Tabuchi, Hiroko (2 September 2015). "Backpack Makers Rethink a Student Staple". The New York Times. Retrieved 14 September 2015.