V.F. Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of branded apparel and related products in the United States and internationally. It offers jeanswear, outdoor apparel, imagewear, and sportswear
It is a dividend aristocrat as well as a component of the S&P 500 index. It has been increasing its dividends for the past 34 consecutive years. From 1998 up until 2007 this dividend growth stock has delivered an annual average total return of 7.10 % to its shareholders.
Disclosure: I own shares of VFC