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Outdoor sales fuel VF in Q1

VF Corp. (VFC) earned 67 cents a share, 4 cents over views and 10% above Q1 '13. Revenue rose 6.5% to $2.8 bil, beating estimates. The maker of Wrangler and The North Face apparel said that its outdoor and action-sports sales rose 14%. Direct-to-consumer sales climbed 16% and international sales 11%. Shares rose 2.2% to 61.44.