REFILE-VF Corp profit up on strong outdoor, sports brand sales
(Corrects dateline to July 18 from July 15)
July 18 (Reuters) - VF Corp, the owner of brands such as Timberland and The North Face, reported a 14 percent rise in quarterly profit as cold weather drove sales of its higher-margin outdoor and action sports brands.
The company said net profit rose to $157.7 million, or 36 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 28, from $138.3 million, or 31 cents pers share a year ago.
Revenue rose 8 percent to $2.37 billion. (Reporting by Ramkumar Iyer in Bangalore; Editing by Simon Jennings)