Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
apparel
Subsidy Total: 
$2,446,396,081
Number of Awards: 
552
Time Period: 

Earliest year of data: 1994. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this industry are for the period since 2012.

Notes: 

The total includes only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.


Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Nike$2,104,917,82993
Vera Bradley$187,716,26065
Under Armour$43,246,01816
VF Corp.$28,047,75244
Guess Inc.$21,450,0002
LVMH$15,359,02825
Kering$14,893,2052
Ralph Lauren Corp.$5,340,6648
Hanesbrands$4,137,43615
PVH Corp.$3,754,66227


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Luxottica U.S Holdings Corp EssilorLuxottica New York state 2002 $300,000 grant
Sunglass Hut Int'l Inc. (WTC) EssilorLuxottica New York state 2002 $56,676 grant
Sunglass Hut Int'l Seaport EssilorLuxottica New York state 2002 $17,377 grant
Sunglass Hut Int'l Spring St. EssilorLuxottica New York state 2002 $14,796 grant
Sunglass Hut International EssilorLuxottica New York state 2002 $6,185 grant
Sunglass Hut Int'l Watch World blkr EssilorLuxottica New York state 2002 $3,044 grant
Liz Claiborne, Inc. Tapestry Inc. New York local 2003 $196,802 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
OptiSource International EssilorLuxottica New York local 2010 $19,012 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Tri-Supreme Optical, LLC EssilorLuxottica New York local 2010 $3,364 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
OptiSource International EssilorLuxottica New York local 2008 $32,149 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Liz Claiborne, Inc. Tapestry Inc. New York local 2008 $110,000 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Tri-Supreme Optical, LLC EssilorLuxottica New York local 2008 $9,974 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
OptiSource International EssilorLuxottica New York local 2011 $19,625 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GUCCI SHOPS Kering New York local 2011 $193,205 property tax abatement
BURBERRY LIMITED Burberry New York local 2011 $365,400 property tax abatement
BURBERRY LIMITED Burberry New York local 2012 $274,104 property tax abatement
Luxottica US Holdings Corp. EssilorLuxottica New York local 2012 $127,101 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
OptiSource International EssilorLuxottica New York local 2012 $21,329 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
OptiSource International EssilorLuxottica New York local 2013 $20,295 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Luxottica US Holdings Corp. EssilorLuxottica New York local 2013 $73,605 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Luxottica US Holdings Corp. EssilorLuxottica New York state 2015 $547,448 tax credit/rebate
Tiffany and Company LVMH New York state 2005 $613,000 enterprise zone
Tiffany and Company LVMH New York state 2008 $161,977 enterprise zone
Tiffany and Company LVMH New York state 2009 $4,390 enterprise zone
Tiffany and Company LVMH New York state 2011 $129,574 enterprise zone
Tiffany and Company LVMH New York state 2012 $46,095 enterprise zone
Tiffany and Company LVMH New York state 2013 $36,053 enterprise zone
Tri-Supreme Optical, LLC EssilorLuxottica New York local 2016 $44,625 tax credit/rebate
Tri-Supreme Optical, LLC EssilorLuxottica New York local 2017 $34,318 tax credit/rebate
Luxottica US Holdings Corp. EssilorLuxottica New York local 2017 $1,157 tax credit/rebate
Liz Claiborne, Inc. Tapestry Inc. New York local 2012 $3,498 multiple
Liz Claiborne, Inc. Tapestry Inc. New York local 2011 $3,497 multiple
Luxottica U.S. Holdings Corp. EssilorLuxottica New York Local 2018 $8,892 tax credit/rebate
Tri-Supreme Optical, LLC EssilorLuxottica New York local 2019 $30,334 tax credit/rebate
Luxottica US Holdings Corp EssilorLuxottica New York local 2019 $47,325 tax credit/rebate
Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation PVH Corp. North Carolina state 2008 $472,205 tax credit/rebate
Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation PVH Corp. North Carolina state 2008 $300,000 tax credit/rebate
Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation PVH Corp. North Carolina state 2009 $233,854 tax credit/rebate
Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation Ralph Lauren Corp. North Carolina state 2010 $814,500 tax credit/rebate
Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation Ralph Lauren Corp. North Carolina state 2006 $1,889,000 grant
VF Jeanswear Limited Partnership VF Corp. North Carolina state 2011 $94,811 tax credit/rebate
Ralph Lauren Corporation II Ralph Lauren Corp. North Carolina state 2012 $2,455,500 grant
VF Jeanswear Limited Partnership VF Corp. North Carolina state 2012 $31,616 tax credit/rebate
Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation PVH Corp. North Carolina state 2013 $91,674 tax credit/rebate
HanesBrands, Inc. Hanesbrands North Carolina state 2013 $312,343 tax credit/rebate
Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation PVH Corp. North Carolina state 2014 $73,329 tax credit/rebate
VF Jeanswear Limited Partnership VF Corp. North Carolina state 2012 $31,616 tax credit/rebate
Ralph Lauren Corporation Ralph Lauren Corp. North Carolina state 2015 $156,000 grant
Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation PVH Corp. North Carolina state 2015 $124,802 tax credit/rebate
VF Jeanswear Limited Partnership VF Corp. North Carolina state 2016 $252,031 tax credit/rebate
HanesBrands, Inc. Hanesbrands North Carolina state 2015 $287,716 tax credit/rebate
Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation PVH Corp. North Carolina state 2016 $287,736 tax credit/rebate
VF Jeanswear Limited Partnership VF Corp. North Carolina state 2015 $310,760 tax credit/rebate
HanesBrands, Inc. Hanesbrands North Carolina state 2015 $353,858 tax credit/rebate
HanesBrands, Inc. Hanesbrands North Carolina state 2016 $444,236 tax credit/rebate
Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation PVH Corp. North Carolina state 2017 $123,171 tax credit/rebate
Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation PVH Corp. North Carolina state 2018 $68,791 tax credit/rebate
PVH Corp. PVH Corp. North Carolina state 2019 $34,396 tax credit/rebate
HanesBrands, Inc. Hanesbrands North Carolina state 2017 $485,084 tax credit/rebate
HanesBrands, Inc. Hanesbrands North Carolina state 2018 $472,378 tax credit/rebate
HanesBrands, Inc. Hanesbrands North Carolina state 2019 $368,979 tax credit/rebate
VF Jeanswear Limited Partnership VF Corp. North Carolina state 2010 $125,725 tax credit/rebate
LENSCRAFTERS EssilorLuxottica Ohio state 2010 $61,000 grant
Victoria's Secret Direct, LLC Victoria's Secret & Co. Ohio state 1994 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
The Timberland Company VF Corp. Ohio state 1995 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Cole Vision Corporation EssilorLuxottica Ohio state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Essilor of America, Inc. EssilorLuxottica Ohio state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
LensCrafters International EssilorLuxottica Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
VICTORIAS SECRET STORES BRAND MANAGEMENT Victoria's Secret & Co. Ohio state 2014 $12,000 grant
VICTORIAS SECRET DIRECT BRAND MANAGE Victoria's Secret & Co. Ohio state 2014 $6,000 grant
lululemon USA Inc. Lululemon Athletica Ohio state 2013 $829,599 tax credit/rebate
Lululemon USA, Inc. Lululemon Athletica Ohio local 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Essilor Laboratories of America, Inc. EssilorLuxottica Ohio state 2019 $409,000 tax credit/rebate
Crocs, Inc. Crocs Inc. Ohio state 2019 $525,000 tax credit/rebate
VF JEANSWEAR LIMITED PARTNERSHIP VF Corp. Oklahoma state 2009 $104,962 tax credit/rebate
VF JEANSWEAR LIMITES PARTNERSHIP VF Corp. Oklahoma state 2010 $75,695 tax credit/rebate
VFJ VENTURES,INC VF Corp. Oklahoma state 2008 $69,953 tax credit/rebate
VFJ VENTURES,INC VF Corp. Oklahoma state 2007 $85,222 tax credit/rebate
VF JEANSWEAR LP VF Corp. Oklahoma state 2009 $104,962 tax credit/rebate
VF JEANSWEAR LP VF Corp. Oklahoma state 2015 $175,666 tax credit/rebate
VF JEANSWEAR LP VF Corp. Oklahoma state 2013 $303,603 tax credit/rebate
VF JEANSWEAR LP VF Corp. Oklahoma state 2013 $303,603 tax credit/rebate
Columbia Sportswear Company Columbia Sportswear Oregon state 2007 $20,567 tax credit/rebate
Nike, Inc. Nike Oregon state 2007 $127,057 tax credit/rebate
Nike Corporation Nike Oregon state 2007 $6,204 tax credit/rebate
Columbia Sportswear Company Columbia Sportswear Oregon state 2008 $27,492 tax credit/rebate
Nike, Inc Nike Oregon state 2008 $139,668 tax credit/rebate
Columbia Sportswear Company Columbia Sportswear Oregon state 2009 $38,031 tax credit/rebate
Columbia Sportswear Columbia Sportswear Oregon state 2009 $393,793 tax credit/rebate
Nike, Inc Nike Oregon state 2009 $173,327 tax credit/rebate
Converse, Inc Nike Oregon state 2010 $1,174 tax credit/rebate
Columbia Sportswear Company Columbia Sportswear Oregon state 2010 $2,655 tax credit/rebate
Nike, Inc. Nike Oregon state 2010 $185,477 tax credit/rebate
Nike Nike Oregon state 2012 $2,021,000,000 MEGADEAL
Nike Nike Oregon state 2013 $43,948 tax credit/rebate
Nike, Inc Nike Oregon state 2012 $165,766 tax credit/rebate
Columbia Sportswear Company Columbia Sportswear Oregon state 2012 $42,987 tax credit/rebate
Columbia Sportswear Company Columbia Sportswear Oregon state 2012 $48,411 tax credit/rebate
Nike, Inc. Nike Oregon state 2013 $130,975 tax credit/rebate
Columbia Sportswear Company Inc Columbia Sportswear Oregon state 2018 $118,263 tax credit/rebate
Liz Claiborne, Inc. Tapestry Inc. Pennsylvania state $300,000 tax credit/rebate
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