Sponsors
Billabong ▼ -0.015 | PPR ▲ +1.00 | American Apparel ▼ -0.010 | The Buckle ▲ +0.42 | Columbia ▼ -0.42 | Deckers Outdoor ▲ +0.20 | Dicks ▲ +0.14 | Foot Locker ▲ +0.36 | Genesco ▼ -0.37 | Iconix Brand Group ▼ -0.28 | Jarden Corp ▼ -0.39 | Nordstrom ▼ -0.46 | Luxottica ▼ -0.44 | Nike ▼ -0.60 | Pacific Sunwear ▲ +0.03 | Skullcandy ▼ 0.00 | Sport Chalet - 0 | Urban Outfitters ▲ +0.09 | VF Corp ▼ -0.21 | Quiksilver ▼ -0.25 | Zumiez ▲ +0.01 | Macys ▼ -0.50 | Tillys ▲ +0.08 |
Ticker Sponsor
Readers Say
Always a good daily read
Always a good daily read

Shop-Eat-Surf creates a good source of timely information about the industry. The site makes all types and size companies feel part of a community where everyone is stoked to hear about other companies successes and ideas. It is always a good daily read.

- By Ted Li, VP of North America, Oakley
I waited too long to sign up for Executive Edition
I waited too long to sign up for Executive Edition

I read Shop-Eat-Surf at every opportunity, and I waited too long to sign up for the Executive Edition. It’s timely, relevant and clearly “from the industry, for the industry.

- By Andy Laats, President, Nixon
Industry Insight

SIA: More on 2014 snow rep and retailer of the year awards + video recap.
SES: The monthly Credit Managers' Index dips to levels last seen during the credit crunch.
Details on Industry Insight.


Tiffany Montgomery
Print This Article

Details about Quiksilver's job cuts

By Tiffany Montgomery
June 24, 2009 6:23 AM

I checked in with Quiksilver spokesman Joshua Katz to find out more about the 168 jobs that will be eliminated by Quiksilver in coming months, based on a list published by the state of California.

The Orange County Register published a story about the cuts yesterday.

Josh told me the layoffs are part of Quiksilver's previously communicated plan to consolidate distribution in its Mira Loma facility and exit small-scale T-shirt production.

Quiksilver has had several rounds of job cuts related to the distribution center consolidation, and executives previously told me many employees were offered jobs in Mira Loma which some opted to take, while others did not want to commute.

In a different restructuring, Quiksilver eliminated 200 positions in January. Currently, the company is trying to right-size its operations from one built for growth to one that is the correct size for the current economy. It is also focused on increasing profitablity.

Executives said on the last conference call that the company is looking to save an additional $40 million to $60 million annually beginning in 2010, which includes looking for efficiencies and possible headcount reduction.


Articles You Might Have Missed