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Vans leads the VF pack in Q2 - VF execs on Vans, North Face, Timberland

Vans leads the VF pack in Q2 - VF execs on Vans, North Face, Timberland

July 18, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Details from the VF earnings call about how Vans, North Face and Timberland did around the globe. Plus, VF execs answer the question: will Vans overheat?
Updated: Company connected to DNA files for bankruptcy - DNA back in Dyrdek's hands

Updated: Company connected to DNA files for bankruptcy - DNA back in Dyrdek's hands

July 17, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Pacific Vector, which owns an operating company for DNA in addition to Ryderz Compound and Gatorz, has filed for Chapter 7 liquidation in California.
Quiksilver signs licensing deal for Quiksilver hotels and resorts

Quiksilver signs licensing deal for Quiksilver hotels and resorts

July 11, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Quiksilver has signed a licensing deal with a development company for Quiksilver branded resort hotels.
Quiksilver signs more licensing agreements

Quiksilver signs more licensing agreements

July 10, 2014 PRESS RELEASE
Quiksilver announces it has signed licensing agreements for several more categories.
Sport Chalet to be acquired

Sport Chalet to be acquired

July 01, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Industry customer Sport Chalet, with stores in the West, announces it is being bought by a sporting goods company with stores in other parts of the U.S.
Nike details Action Sports, Converse revenue for Fiscal 2014

Nike details Action Sports, Converse revenue for Fiscal 2014

June 26, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Nike detailed Fiscal 2014 revenue for its Action Sports division, which now includes Hurley in its results, in an earnings announcement today.
Foot Locker to shutter CCS

Foot Locker to shutter CCS

June 26, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Foot Locker is shuttering its online skate business CCS after years of disappointing results, and will consolidate skate product under Eastbay.com.
Updated: GoPro makes its debut on NASDAQ

Updated: GoPro makes its debut on NASDAQ

June 26, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
GoPro, one of the biggest success stories in action sports, debuted on the NASDAQ stock exchange today under the ticker GPRO.
DVS owner Sequential to acquire more consumer brands

DVS owner Sequential to acquire more consumer brands

June 25, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
DVS owner Sequential Brands Group announced this morning that it has an agreement to acquire Galaxy Brand Holdings.
Quiksilver CEO outlines key Spring '15 strategies

Quiksilver CEO outlines key Spring '15 strategies

June 11, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Andy Mooney gives an overview of key business strategies for Spring '15. The company invited SES and several retailers to the Spring ’15 sales meeting party and launch. We have excerpts from Andy’s presentation so our readers could hear from him directly.
Quiksilver stock price closes down 41%

Quiksilver stock price closes down 41%

June 03, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
The decline comes a day after the company released a second quarter earnings report that came in well under expectations, especially on revenue.
Tilly's sticks to strategy in tough environment

Tilly's sticks to strategy in tough environment

May 28, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Tilly's executives explain the company's strategy to improve sales in a tough environment without being promotional. Plus, category performances, new brands added, why product margins increased and more.
Apple to acquire Beats for $3 billion

Apple to acquire Beats for $3 billion

May 28, 2014 PRESS RELEASE
Apple confirms it is acquiring Skullcandy competitor Beats, five years after Beats launched.
Macy's describes Q1 sales trends as soft

Macy's describes Q1 sales trends as soft

May 14, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Industry customer Macy's reported first quarter earnings this morning.
SPY reports quarterly results, CEO details turnaround status, changes for 2014

SPY reports quarterly results, CEO details turnaround status, changes for 2014

May 07, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Details about SPY results plus an interview with CEO Michael Marckx about the improved performance, strategies that are working, the snow surge, and some big distribution changes coming this year.
Skullcandy CEO encouraged by Q1 results

Skullcandy CEO encouraged by Q1 results

May 01, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Details from Skullcandy's earnings call this afternoon including what new strategies are working for the brand, Q1 financial details, more.
Columbia outlines strategy for Prana

Columbia outlines strategy for Prana

April 30, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
We listened to Columbia Sportswear's earnings call to find out more about the company's plans for Prana, including growth, distribution and international plans.
VF sings Vans' praises

VF sings Vans' praises

April 25, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
VF provided many details about how Vans performed globally in Q1 during an earnings conference call this morning, and why the brand was VF's shining star during the quarter.
Deckers details Sanuk results, full year outlook

Deckers details Sanuk results, full year outlook

April 24, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
How Sanuk performed in the first three months of the year, the full year revenue forecast, and what executives said about the brand's distribution, including landing a new national account.
Amer Sports: Winter Sports Equipment business resilient in Q1

Amer Sports: Winter Sports Equipment business resilient in Q1

April 24, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Finland-based Amer Sports, which owns several winter sports and outdoor brands including Salomon, Atomic, Arc'teryx, Nikita and Bonfire, reported Q1 results this morning.
Strong spring boosts total season results for Vail Resorts

Strong spring boosts total season results for Vail Resorts

April 24, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Vail Resorts, which owns eight mountain resorts in several states including Colorado, Utah, California and Nevada, reported season metrics this morning.
Levi Strauss provides more detail about major restructuring plan

Levi Strauss provides more detail about major restructuring plan

April 10, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
We listened to the Levi Strauss earnings call this week to find out more about the restructuring, which eliminated 800 jobs in the first phase alone.
Levi Strauss to lay off 800 employees

Levi Strauss to lay off 800 employees

March 26, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
The company announces the first phase of a major restructuring plan.
Spy grows sales and improves margins in 2013

Spy grows sales and improves margins in 2013

March 21, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Spy reported Q4 and full year results Thursday and we have details about how the sunglass and optical brand performed.
Tilly's

Tilly's "not satisfied" with performance, plans several big strategy changes

March 19, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Tilly’s detailed several significant strategy changes during an earnings call in response to the challenging and volatile retail environment. We have the details.