Timberland LLC is an American manufacturer and retailer of outdoors wear, with a focus on footwear. It is owned by VF Corporation. Timberland footwear is marketed towards people intending outdoor use. The company also sells apparel, such as clothes, watches, glasses, sunglasses and leather goods.
Timberland’s corporate headquarters are located in Stratham, New Hampshire. Timberland also operates from offices in other parts of the world. Horween Leather Company supplies leather shells for footwear to the Timberland Company.In 1998 Jeffrey Swartz stepped up to become Chief Executive Officer of the company and brand his grandfather, Nathan Swartz, uncle, and father had started.In February 2007, the company acquired Howies, the Welsh clothing company.In June 2011, Timberland signed a definitive merger agreement with VF Corporation at $43 per share or approximately $2 billion.In 2012, Howies was sold to its management by VF.

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