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VF will lay off 13,000

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Apparel maker VF Corp. is cutting about 13,000 jobs, or 18 percent of its...distribution center of VF Playwear Inc., a subsidiary of VF Corp. that specializes in children's and infant apparel bearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/15/bus_326608.shtml
Business
Edgefield County sews up manufacturer

...of 310 jobs and a $25 million investment, officials announced Thursday. VF Playware Inc., whose parent company is VF Corp. of Greensboro, N.C., manufactures and distributes children's and infant apparel, bearing the Healthtex, Lee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/17/met_301288.shtml
Metro
The year in review

...American Corp., a Japanese wire-maker; and apparel giant VF Corp. South Carolina's Aiken County was the site of the metro...of tax breaks and other payoffs for creating new jobs. VF Corp., for example, picked Edgefield County as the site of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/08/edi_305306.shtml
Editorials | Augusta National Golf Club | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
Pocket change

...wear and specialty products such as tents, boat covers and awnings. Customers include leading apparel companies such as VF Corp. (maker of Lee and Wrangler jeans). EMPLOYEES: 3,100 in Augusta-Aiken metropolitan area (approximate), making...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/07/bus_346942.shtml
Business
Industry by industry, executives give their outlook for 2004

...sector to provide their view of important trends for 2004. RETAIL: Mackey McDonald, chairman, CEO and president of VF Corp. Despite a rebounding economy, don't expect consumers to go on big shopping sprees in 2004, says McDonald, who runs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/25/bus_394912.shtml
Business
Companies cutting jobs for good

...zipper into Wrangler jeans. At roughly $9.50 an hour, plus benefits, the job was good to Peavler, too. So when VF Corp. cut hours at its Okmulgee, Okla., jeans factory a few years ago, Peavler waited three months for business to bounce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/12/bus_396428.shtml
Business
Urban Outfitters to bring jobs to Edgefield County

...the Edgefield County Industrial Park that was vacated by VF Corp. in November. Robert Long, the assistant director of...jobs, which will help offset the loss of 200 jobs from VF Corp.'s departure, Mr. Long said. Several former employees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/13/bus_453005.shtml
Business
Development Authority backs away from regional coalition

...shortly after Richmond County was ruled out as a location by VF Corp. for its $25 million distribution center because its...tax credit would have only offered about $500,000 to VF Corp., Mr. Shea said it might have kept negotiations open...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/23/bus_303260.shtml
Business
Cline: County should have joined authority sooner

...keeps its nose out of its members' business. So why didn't the county join sooner, say, two years ago, before VF Corp. went shopping for incentives and moved its distribution center from south Augusta to Edgefield County? Or how about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/06/bus_356877.shtml
Business | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Procter & Gamble
Carolinas companies increase exports of white-collar jobs

...people at the center it plans in India. Family Dollar has programmers in India modifying sales software. Greensboro's VF Corp., the maker of Wrangler jeans, has an Indian help desk for workers with computer problems. South Carolina utility SCANA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/15/met_391795.shtml
Metro