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Huntington Beach is known as Surf City USA, but another board will strengthen its foothold in the city when Vans holds a ground breaking ceremony on its "Off the Wall" Skatepark on Thursday morning. The world-class skateboarding and BMX complex will be...
The Huntington Beach City Council voted Monday to amend the city's zoning code, paving the way for a state-of-the-art Vans skate park. Before VF Outdoor Inc., a subsidiary of Vans' parent VF Corp, proposed opening and operating the skate park on 2.7...
The Huntington Beach City Council voted unanimously Friday to enter into a lease agreement with Vans to develop, run and maintain a free, world-class skate park. VF Outdoor Inc., a subsidiary of Vans' parent VF Corp., will lease the 2.7 acres on Center...
Matt Shattock is articulate, well-educated, camera-ready and known for an ability to talk to just about anybody in his charming British accent. Business associates say these qualities have helped make him an effective CEO at Beam, the Deerfield-based...
L.A. NOWVans is breaking ground Thursday on its 32,000-square-foot “Off The Wall” Skatepark, a public-private undertaking that city officials hope will cement Huntington Beach’s reputation as a place where boarders of all types are welcome....
Los Angeles TimesOne of Southern California's most successful denim kingpins is jumping back in the jean pool. Peter Koral, who co-founded the 7 for All Mankind premium denim label in 2000 and built it into a business that VF Corp. purchased in 2007 for $775 million, has...
All The RageVoting in the Vans Custom Culture contest -- which will award $50,000 to the winning entry's high school arts program -- is now open. The competition includes customized kicks from 10 high schools in five regions across the country and voting ends May 3.....
All The RageThe former high-flying premium denim brand Rock & Republic is relaunching exclusively at Kohl’s on February 15. Based on the press preview of the spring 2012 collection, shown at the Hammerstein Ballroom during New York Fashion Week, the pairing...
Money & CompanyHere's your make-my-day Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Some bitter-tasting pie: Restaurant owner Perkins & Marie Callender's has filed for bankruptcy protection, brought down by tough competition, the weak economy and rising food...
NEW YORK - The era of falling clothing prices is ending. Clothing prices have dropped for a decade as tame inflation and cheap overseas labor helped hold down costs. Retailers and clothing makers cut frills and experimented with fabric blends to cut...
All The RageThe Vans Custom Culture high school arts program moved into an important phase at 9 p.m. PDT last night, when the top 50 semifinalists in a custom-shoe design competition (composed of art students from 10 high schools in each of......
All The RageLast May, when I first saw what the folks at Santa Monica-based Anymatic LLC had launched -- an easy, quick and relatively inexpensive ($99) way to create a pair of custom-printed boardshorts from user-uploaded art (including personal photographs) that...
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