Still awesome after all these years

Hofman, Mike
December 1999
Inc.;Dec99, Vol. 21 Issue 18, p36
Interviews Gary Schoenfeld, president and chief executive officer of Vans, a maker of sneakers for teenagers in the United States. Reorganization of the company in 1995; Technique in keeping up with trends; Plans of the company to cater to more traditional team sports.


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