Sponsors
Billabong ▼ -0.005 | PPR ▼ -2.20 | American Apparel ▼ -0.020 | The Buckle ▼ -0.85 | Columbia ▼ -1.34 | Deckers Outdoor ▲ +1.09 | Dicks ▼ -0.65 | Foot Locker ▼ -0.56 | Genesco ▼ -0.67 | Iconix Brand Group ▼ -1.22 | Jarden Corp ▲ +0.01 | Nordstrom ▲ +0.11 | Luxottica ▼ -0.58 | Nike ▼ -0.16 | Pacific Sunwear ▲ +0.07 | Skullcandy ▼ -0.12 | Sport Chalet - 0 | Urban Outfitters ▼ -0.44 | VF Corp ▲ +0.13 | Quiksilver ▼ -0.01 | Zumiez ▼ -0.33 | Macys ▼ -0.46 | Tillys ▼ -0.14 |
Readers Say
The one, undisputed leader
The one, undisputed leader

It is common knowledge in our industry that there is one undisputed leader in reporting on the topics, businesses and trends that impact all of us the most, and it is shop-eat-surf.com. Their access to those who make our industry happen is second to none, and we value not only the content of their reporting but the editorial thought on what it all means both in the present as well as the future. If we were asked to give a rating, it would be five out of five stars.

- By Craig Levra, CEO, Sport Chalet
It pertains to my business
It pertains to my business

I’m an avid reader of Shop-Eat-Surf because it’s really the only online newsletter that I have found that is not only industry related, but also because it’s not so “guy-centric.” I find that a lot of the information I read on the site pertains to my business (as a swimwear designer) and keeps me up to date on what other companies and other women in the industry in general are doing which is not only inspiring but also helps me gauge the future direction of my business as well.

I feel privileged to read the Executive Edition because I know I am getting insider industry information before it hits the mainstream media channels. And it’s always good to know what my friends are up to in the industry.

- By Monica Wise, Founder, L*Space
Industry Insight

CFA, WELLS FARGO: Invitation to next "Crystal Ball" breakfast session, "Private Label vs Branded Manufacturing."

STOKES ME: SIMA Humanitarian Fund campaign kicks off this week with "Add-A-Buck" promotions in 76 core-store doors.

Details on Industry Insight.


Tiffany Montgomery
IN THE ARCHIVES
Subscribe to Vf Corp Posts Naylor Law Blog RSS
VF unveils ambitious growth plan for Timberland

VF unveils ambitious growth plan for Timberland

September 17, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
VF Corp. unveiled a major five-year growth plan for its Timberland brand today during a meeting for analysts at Timberland’s headquarters.

VF hires innovation leader for apparel and footwear

September 11, 2014 Press Releases
Dan Cherian Joins Company as Vice President to Lead Apparel and Footwear Innovation Centers
VF Action Sports Americas President on Vans US Open of Surfing changes

VF Action Sports Americas President on Vans US Open of Surfing changes

August 01, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
SES walked the Vans US Open of Surfing site with VF President of Action Sports Americas Kevin Bailey to see how the venue has changed this year.
Vans leads the VF pack in Q2 - VF execs on Vans, North Face, Timberland

Vans leads the VF pack in Q2 - VF execs on Vans, North Face, Timberland

July 18, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Details from the VF earnings call about how Vans, North Face and Timberland did around the globe. Plus, VF execs answer the question: will Vans overheat?
VF sings Vans' praises

VF sings Vans' praises

April 25, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
VF provided many details about how Vans performed globally in Q1 during an earnings conference call this morning, and why the brand was VF's shining star during the quarter.
Reef President on 2013 results, new strategies, future plans

Reef President on 2013 results, new strategies, future plans

February 24, 2014 Shelby Stanger
A talk with Jeff Moore about Reef's 2013 performance, renewed product focus, plans for expanding apparel, performance in other regions including Europe, new marketing strategies.
Details about Vans and North Face's strong Q4 and 2013

Details about Vans and North Face's strong Q4 and 2013

February 14, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
We listened to VF's earnings call this morning and have info about how Vans and North Face performed that goes way beyond the press release. Plus, Vans annual revenue, and more.
VF details Vans results on earnings call, info on big VF Q4 marketing spend

VF details Vans results on earnings call, info on big VF Q4 marketing spend

October 21, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
An update on Vans Q3 global performance, details on apparel, Foot Locker expansion, Europe results and plans. Plus, info on North Face and Timberland.
Q2 details for Vans, North Face, Reef

Q2 details for Vans, North Face, Reef

July 19, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
We listened to VF's earnings conference call and have information about Q2 results for action sports and outdoor brands.
The updated 5-year plan for Vans, North Face

The updated 5-year plan for Vans, North Face

June 11, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
Story updated with new details: We are listening live to the VF Corp. 5-year plan presentation, and have information about new targets for Vans and North Face, regional and key growth strategies, current retail penetration and growth plans.
Sources: Altamont still in Billabong hunt, VF not

Sources: Altamont still in Billabong hunt, VF not

May 09, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
I spoke with sources close to the Billabong negotiations today that told me VF Corp. is not still involved in talks to buy Billabong, but Altamont Capital Partners is.
Vans realigns Americas, adds roles

Vans realigns Americas, adds roles

May 09, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
An interview with Vans President Kevin Bailey and Doug Palladini about changes announced today for Vans structure in the Americas, including a big promotion for Doug.
Updated - Report: VF back in talks for Billabong

Updated - Report: VF back in talks for Billabong

May 09, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that both suitors are back at the negotiating table in the quest to acquire Billabong.
Vans Q1 results by region, apparel, LXVI update, more

Vans Q1 results by region, apparel, LXVI update, more

April 26, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
We listened to VF's earnings call this morning and have lots of details about Q1 results for Vans, The North Face, Timberland and even a bit about Reef.
Billabong stock falls to 53 cents

Billabong stock falls to 53 cents

April 10, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
After details of a potential acquisition were confirmed, Billabong's stock declined sharply when it resumed trading.
Updated: Naude close to landing Billabong

Updated: Naude close to landing Billabong

April 09, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
Paul Naude and Sycamore Partners are nearing the finish line in the Billabong acquisition race. The deal would value Billabong at US $300 million. Updated with more deal news.
Billabong requests

Billabong requests "voluntary suspension" in trading of its stock

April 03, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
Billabong makes another request regarding trading of its stock as negotiations continue.
Billabong wait continues, bids reportedly lower

Billabong wait continues, bids reportedly lower

April 02, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
Billabong requested another trading halt for its stock on the Australian Securities Exchange Tuesday in Australia as the company continues to discuss acquisition offers.
Billabong says bidders still in after stock price drama

Billabong says bidders still in after stock price drama

March 21, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
Lots of action with Billabong in Australia Thursday after of the company called a trading halt on the Australian Securities Exchange.
Billabong performance by brand, region, strategy update

Billabong performance by brand, region, strategy update

February 21, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
Many details about the first half results including an update on potential buyers, brand performances, results by region, strategy update, and Nixon's surprising development.
Vans a star for VF - details on Q4, 2012 and 2013 forecast

Vans a star for VF - details on Q4, 2012 and 2013 forecast

February 15, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
We listened to VF Corp's earnings call and have lots of details on how Vans and The North Face performed in Q4 and 2012, and forecasts and plans for 2013. Plus, a BBG update.
VF moves on Billabong

VF moves on Billabong

January 14, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
The owner of Vans and Reef announced it is interested in buying Billabong. We have the details about VF's bid.
Vans powers in Q3, North Face feels bite

Vans powers in Q3, North Face feels bite

October 22, 2012 Tiffany Montgomery
We listened to the VF Corp. earnings call this morning and have lots of details about Vans and North Face results around the world, including increased investment plans.