Abbott $ABT is a dividend aristocrat in the healthcare space. When they chose to spin off Abbvie $ABBV in 2013, the investment community considered the company a dividend aristocrat.
VF Corp $VFC spun off its denim business Kontoor Brands $KTB in 2019, I rarely hear people talk about the business like it was also a dividend aristocrat when it went public. Because of the dividend cuts during the pandemic, I can understand why any talk about the business being a dividend aristocrat was short-lived.
Overall, I do think that Kontoor Brands is a business worth paying attention to in the apparel space. $LEVI is a major denim brand and Kontoor Brands could see a similar level of success as Levi Strauss Co.
So $KTB's two consumer brands are Wrangler and Lee. Looks like a lot of opportunity for international growth with a global footprint of 60+ countries but 78% of sales generated in the US