Outdoor apparel brand Patagonia Inc will pause its ads on Facebook Inc and Facebook’s photo-sharing app, Instagram, making it the latest company to join a boycott campaign organized by U.S. civil rights groups.
The owner of Vans, The North Face and Timberland managed an impressive transformation in the fiscal year ended March 28, 2020, achieving a 2% increase in revenue despite a strong downturn in sales in Q4 due to Covid-19.
The owner of Vans and Timberland announced on Tuesday that it now expects its full-year revenues to total between $11.3 billion and $11.4 billion in fiscal 2020, down from $13.85 billion in the previous year.
The Rockford, Michigan-based lifestyle conglomerate has announced via a regulatory filing that Todd Spaletto is stepping down from his role as president of its Michigan group on or before May 30, 2020.
A number of fashion and beauty industry players announced initiatives to support Covid-19 relief on Wednesday, with Estée Lauder and PVH both pledging $2 million, while VF revealed a donation of $1.5 million.
The North Face is donating its European TV ad space in April to healthcare and frontline services and is also committing €1m to its Explore Fund to support outdoor communities in Europe that make exploration possible.
As Covid-19 continues to spread, Monday saw a number of North American retailers moving to protect consumers and employees by implementing store closures, including Nordstrom, Guess, Canada Goose, VF, PVH and Ulta.