Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
$ in Millions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 28, 2019
Feb. 28, 2020
Jun. 29, 2019
Cover page.      
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code NC    
Document Annual Report true    
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, No Par Value    
Entity Registrant Name KONTOOR BRANDS, INC.    
Entity Trading Symbol KTB    
Entity Central Index Key 0001760965    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-28    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 28, 2019    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   57,042,089  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Public Float     $ 1,587
Security Exchange Name NYSE    
Document Transition Report false    
Entity File Number 001-38854    
Entity Tax Identification Number 83-2680248    
Entity Address, Address Line One 400 N. Elm Street    
Entity Address, City or Town Greensboro    
Entity Address, State or Province NC    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 27401    
City Area Code 336    
Local Phone Number 332-3400    
Entity Small Business false    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Documents Incorporated by Reference
Documents Incorporated By Reference:
Portions of the definitive Proxy Statement for the Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on April 21, 2020 are incorporated by reference into Part III of this Annual Report on Form 10-K, which definitive Proxy Statement shall be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission within 120 days after the end of the fiscal year to which this Annual Report on Form 10-K relates.