A spokeswoman for the San Leandro, Calif.-based outdoor gear manufacturer and retailer said Chicago shop Two by Four will join other contenders in pitching the business.
Two by Four has worked for another VF division, Wrangler jeans. The 4-year-old boutique also handled projects for clients such as Coca-Cola Co.
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Two by Four's inclusion in the review comes as North Face was in the midst of presentations from the other contenders. In June, North Face said in a statement that it would accept no other contenders for the pitch.
Incumbent agency Banjo Strategic Entertainment, formerly Blazing Paradigm, has declined to participate in the review. A decision is expected next week.