All The North Face articles

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    TNF’s new Flight Vectiv exceeds expectations

    2021-01-27T18:00:00Z

    The Flight Vectiv , the brand-new trail running shoe by The North Face , made its debut at selected stores in the U.S. on Jan. 26. The shoe, which won one of the ISPO Gold Awards , will be rolled out globally by mid-February. The shoe’s footbed uses a stabilizing ...

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    Graffiti artist sues TNF over Futurelight logo

    2021-01-15T08:36:00Z

    Artnet News reports that the U.S. street artist Futura is suing The North Face ( TNF ) for allegedly copying the stylized swirled atom design that has for years appeared throughout his artwork in its 2019 Futurelight collection of apparel, subsequently expanded to various accessories. According ...

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    Brand value of the top 10 apparel brands worldwide in 2020

    2020-12-17T16:50:00Z

    This infographic shows the brand value 2020 vs 2019 of the leading international apparel brands (source: BrandZ, Kantar). This chart can be downloaded as JPG, PNG or PDF.

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    Nike and others lobby against Xinjiang labor bill in U.S.

    2020-12-02T18:27:00Z

    According to the New York Times , Nike – along with Apple , Coca-Cola and other large companies – has been lobbying the U.S. Congress to soften some of the provisions of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act , which is not yet the law of the land ...

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    VF opens its first multi-brand store

    2020-12-01T18:25:00Z

    VF Corporation has opened its first multi-brand store on a surface of 2,000 square meters on three levels in a landmark building near Milan’s cathedral. Named after its address, Orefici11 carries three brands – Timberland , The North Face and Napapijri – with dedicated show windows for ...

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    Reorganizing the top management, VF names Steve Murray president of TNF

    2020-10-14T16:43:00Z

    VF Corporation is changing its management structure to suit changes in the way it does business, notably by dividing its brand portfolio into Core Brands and Emerging Brands and by getting them to be managed differently to help them achieve their full potential. Until now, the operations of its ...

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    The North Face launches the Explorer Team

    2020-10-02T16:17:00Z

    The North Face (TNF), whose motto is “Never Stop Exploring,” has announced the launch of a new team of special people from all over the world who see themselves as explorers or adventurers – from scriptwriters and photographers to trail runners and powder enthusiasts. Members of TNF’s new ”Explorer ...

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    Gucci teams up with The North Face

    2020-09-25T17:09:00Z

    Gucci has revealed that it is partnering with The North Face for an unspecified collaboration in the coming months “that celebrates the rich heritage of both brands.” For the big Italian luxury brand, it is the first collaboration of this kind since Alessandro Michele became its creative ...

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    The North Face is exploring new territories

    2020-03-19T12:05:00Z

    The North Face is reserving some interesting new surprises in its footwear range for the spring/summer 2021 season, to be presented at the OutDoor by Ispo show in Munich later this year. At the last Ispo show in Munich, the brand created a sensation with its highly ...

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    Sports brands celebrate women

    2020-03-13T13:30:00Z

    A number of sports brands celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8.

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    Forced labor in China for some sports brands?

    2020-03-11T16:36:00Z

    Several Chinese factories under foreign contract appear to be resorting to forced labor from ethnic minorities. The suspicion stems from a report on the plight of China’s Uyghurs and other minorities recently released by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) – a self-described non-partisan think tank founded in 2001 ...

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    VF lowers its outlook

    2020-01-25T22:26:00Z

    In releasing its results for its third quarter ended on Dec. 28 on Thursday, VF Corporation said its business so far this year has performed at the high end of its group’s long-term growth objectives, but the management admitted that it will not be able to meet the targets ...