Sponsors
Billabong ▲ +0.010 | PPR ▲ +0.80 | American Apparel ▲ +0.07 | The Buckle ▼ -0.99 | Columbia ▼ -0.38 | Deckers Outdoor ▼ -1.94 | Dicks ▼ -0.92 | Foot Locker ▼ -4.02 | Genesco ▼ -3.05 | Iconix Brand Group ▼ -2.52 | Jarden Corp ▼ -0.17 | Nordstrom ▼ -0.42 | Luxottica ▲ +0.45 | Nike ▼ -2.24 | Pacific Sunwear ▼ -0.05 | Skullcandy ▼ -0.04 | Sport Chalet - 0 | Urban Outfitters ▼ -0.15 | VF Corp ▼ -1.17 | Quiksilver ▲ +0.46 | Zumiez ▼ -0.62 | Macys ▼ -1.48 | Tillys ▲ +0.15 |
Ticker Sponsor
Readers Say
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
It pertains to my business
It pertains to my business

I’m an avid reader of Shop-Eat-Surf because it’s really the only online newsletter that I have found that is not only industry related, but also because it’s not so “guy-centric.” I find that a lot of the information I read on the site pertains to my business (as a swimwear designer) and keeps me up to date on what other companies and other women in the industry in general are doing which is not only inspiring but also helps me gauge the future direction of my business as well.

I feel privileged to read the Executive Edition because I know I am getting insider industry information before it hits the mainstream media channels. And it’s always good to know what my friends are up to in the industry.

- By Monica Wise, Founder, L*Space
Industry Insight

AGENDA: GroupY's Emerge brand-building conference returns on Jan. 6.
SURFRIDER: "Protect What You Love" holiday appeal.
MOSS ADAMS: Plan now for tax season.
Details on Industry Insight.


Tiffany Montgomery
Print This Article

Beach Bums calls it quits, employee says

By Tiffany Montgomery
April 27, 2010 12:52 PM

Updated at 2:56 pm with Cliff Haddadin's confirmation in this post.

Beach Bums Board Shops is going out of business, according to an employee at its last remaining open store.

The company’s website is also inactive. 

I called phone numbers for nine stores. All but the Temecula store had busy signals or phone lines that had been disconnected.

The Temecula employee told me it was the last store open, and that that store was closing as well.

At this time, there is no bankruptcy filing for Beach Bums that I could find.

I last talked to Beach Bums owner Cliff Haddadin in January 2009, when the chain had closed its Mission Valley store in San Diego, but still had 11 stores open. That store count was down from 14 in Southern California and Nevada in 2007.

In January 2009, Cliff said the company had no plans to file for bankruptcy.

I have phone and email messages into Cliff and will update this story with any new information as I receive it. He replied later this afternoon, and his confirmation and farewell are in this post.

 

 


Articles You Might Have Missed