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About Vans, Inc.

More than a half century after it was founded, Vans still hasn't lost its cool. Vans designs and sells footwear and apparel for casual wear and for use in activities such as skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing and bicycle motocross (BMX). Vans merchandise is sold in the US by national chain stores and in skate, surf, and specialty shops in North America, Europe, and Asia. As part of its marketing strategy, its brand hosts major events that combine action sports, art, music and street culture, including Vans Checkerboard Day and Vans Park Series. It is owned by V.F. Corporation. Vans was founded in 1966.


Vans is the original action sports footwear company, it has thrived on a legacy of impacting its greater community through four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture.

Other products are hats, accessories, bags and it provides a wide range of customisable products. 

Geographic Reach

Headquartered in California, the products are sold in nearly 85 countries through a network of subsidiaries, distributors and international offices, Vans has over 2,000 retail locations globally including owned, concessions, and partnership doors.

Sales and Marketing

Aside from its e-commerce site, the company has sales associates and it promotes its products through various platforms for creative expression.


Vans is proud to announce three-time Grammy award-winning artist, musician and producer Anderson. Paak as the brand's first Global Music Ambassador. Vans and AP share a mutual passion to promote creative expression through their active support of art and music. AP is longtime fan of the brand and always aspires to uplift the community around him, making him a natural addition to the Vans family. Having once worked at a Vans retail store in Topanga  Canyon, California, AP has since gone on to perform live on the House of Vans stage and is featured as part of Vans' global music content series, Sidestripe Sessions. This year, AP will serve as one of the global judges for the brand's Vans Musicians Wanted competition, which aims to provide a platform for aspiring artists all around the world.

The company is inspired by AP's multifaceted creative talent and are excited to continue to partner with him throughout the next year for curated music and art initiatives, product design and enabling creativity within the local community and around the world.

Vans, Inc.

1588 S Coast Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1549
Phone: 1 (855) 909-8267

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
Director Equipment Category: Jared Bevens
Vice President: Doug Paladini
Vice President Store Operations: Howard Susman
Employees (This Location): 277
Employees (All Locations): 667

Major Office Locations

Costa Mesa, CA

Other Locations

Anthem, AZ
Chandler, AZ
Flagstaff, AZ
Glendale, AZ
Peoria, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Tempe, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Alhambra, CA
Alpine, CA
Alta Loma, CA
Anderson, CA
Arcadia, CA
Barstow, CA
Brea, CA
Buena Park, CA
Burlingame, CA
Cabazon, CA
Camarillo, CA
Canoga Park, CA
Carlsbad, CA
Cerritos, CA
Chico, CA
Chino Hills, CA
Chula Vista, CA
Commerce, CA
Concord, CA
Costa Mesa, CA
Culver City, CA
Downey, CA
El Cajon, CA
Emeryville, CA
Escondido, CA
Fairfield, CA
Folsom, CA
Fullerton, CA
Gilroy, CA
Glendale, CA
Glendora, CA
Huntington Beach, CA
Laguna Beach, CA
Lake Elsinore, CA
Lakewood, CA
Lancaster, CA
Long Beach, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Mission Viejo, CA
Montclair, CA
Montebello, CA
Monterey Park, CA
Moreno Valley, CA
National City, CA
North Hollywood, CA
Norwalk, CA
Ontario, CA
Orange, CA
Pacific Grove, CA
Palmdale, CA
Palo Alto, CA
Petaluma, CA
Pismo Beach, CA
Pleasanton, CA
Redlands, CA
Redondo Beach, CA
Riverside, CA
Roseville, CA
Sacramento, CA
Salinas, CA
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
San Jose, CA
San Rafael, CA
Santa Ana, CA
Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Fe Springs, CA
Santa Monica, CA
Santa Rosa, CA
Sherman Oaks, CA
Stockton, CA
Temecula, CA
Torrance, CA
Tustin, CA
Vacaville, CA
Valencia, CA
Ventura, CA
Victorville, CA
Watsonville, CA
West Covina, CA
Westminster, CA
Whittier, CA
Aurora, CO
Broomfield, CO
Littleton, CO
Rehoboth Beach, DE
Boca Raton, FL
Brandon, FL
Fort Myers, FL
Orange Park, FL
Orlando, FL
Saint Petersburg, FL
Tallahassee, FL
Tampa, FL
Woodstock, GA
Honolulu, HI
Waipahu, HI
Skokie, IL
Burlington, MA
North Attleboro, MA
Annapolis, MD
Baltimore, MD
Columbia, MD
Silver Spring, MD
Bloomington, MN
Concord, NC
Edison, NC
Newport News, NC
Tinton Falls, NJ
Albuquerque, NM
Las Vegas, NV
Brooklyn, NY
Garden City, NY
Lake Grove, NY
Toledo, OH
Oklahoma City, OK
Portland, OR
Troutdale, OR
Lancaster, PA
Philadelphia, PA
Greenville, SC
Myrtle Beach, SC
Memphis, TN
Arlington, TX
Beaumont, TX
Cedar Park, TX
College Station, TX
Corpus Christi, TX
Fort Worth, TX
Frisco, TX
Katy, TX
Mesquite, TX
Pearland, TX
Plano, TX
Round Rock, TX
San Marcos, TX
Southlake, TX
Texas City, TX
Lehi, UT
Park City, UT
Salt Lake City, UT
Mc Lean, VA
Springfield, VA
Williamsburg, VA
Seattle, WA
Tacoma, WA
Tukwila, WA
Vancouver, WA
Richmond, Canada