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Rank Company Fortune 1000 rank $ millions % change from 2007 $ millions % change from 2007
1 Nike 136 18,627.0 14.1 1,883.4 26.3
2 VF 335 7,642.6 3.1 602.7 1.9
3 Polo Ralph Lauren 481 4,880.1 13.6 419.8 4.7
4 Levi Strauss 518 4,400.9 0.9 229.3 -50.2
5 Hanesbrands 532 4,248.8 -5.0 127.2 0.8
6 Liz Claiborne 549 4,061.8 -15.8 -951.8 N.A.
7 Jones Apparel Group 598 3,616.4 -15.9 -765.4 -346.0
8 Quiksilver 745 2,638.8 2.0 -226.3 N.A.
9 Phillips-Van Heusen 778 2,491.9 2.8 91.8 -49.9
10 Warnaco Group 875 2,107.6 3.8 47.3 -40.3
11 Guess 878 2,093.4 19.6 213.6 14.5
Rank Company Revenues % Assets % Stockholders'
Equity %
1 Nike 10.1 15.1 24.1
2 VF 7.9 9.4 17.0
3 Polo Ralph Lauren 8.6 9.6 17.6
4 Levi Strauss 5.2 8.3 N.A.
5 Hanesbrands 3.0 3.6 68.7
6 Liz Claiborne -23.4 -50.0 -189.0
7 Jones Apparel Group -21.2 -31.5 -64.7
8 Quiksilver -8.6 -10.4 -37.7
9 Phillips-Van Heusen 3.7 4.2 9.2
10 Warnaco Group 2.2 3.2 6.0
11 Guess 10.2 17.1 27.5
EARNINGS PER SHARE TOTAL RETURN TO INVESTORS EMPLOYEES
Rank Company 1998-2008 Annual growth (%) 1998-2008 Annual rate (%) 2008 (%) Number % change from 2007
1 Nike 18.7 10.9 -19.5 32,500 7.6
2 VF 5.7 4.3 -17.5 46,600 -14.1
3 Polo Ralph Lauren 12.8 9.3 -26.2 15,000 7.1
4 Levi Strauss N.A. N.A. N.A. 11,400 -1.3
5 Hanesbrands N.A. N.A. -53.1 45,200 -5.0
6 Liz Claiborne N.A. -15.7 -86.8 15,000 -9.1
7 Jones Apparel Group N.A. -11.3 -61.4 10,318 -7.4
8 Quiksilver N.A. -9.5 -78.6 8,400 -12.5
9 Phillips-Van Heusen 15.1 11.8 -45.1 8,550 -4.5
10 Warnaco Group N.A. N.A. -43.6 5,200 11.7
11 Guess 14.2 20.5 -59.1 10,800 9.1
Issue date: May 4, 2009
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