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Vans works to reboot snow program, sees opportunity

Vans works to reboot snow program, sees opportunity

January 28, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
How Vans plans to bounce back from supply chain issues with its snowboard boots that left the brand unable to deliver product to retailers this winter season. Plus, why the brand see opportunities in the category.
KR3W Brand Manager on L1 collaboration, new 'Dark Americana' direction, and outerwear opportunities

KR3W Brand Manager on L1 collaboration, new 'Dark Americana' direction, and outerwear opportunities

January 23, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Brad Alband on how the new brand direction for KR3W is being received, plans for Fall ’15 and details about KR3W’s collaboration with L1 Outerwear.
Neff hires snowboard industry veteran as new President

Neff hires snowboard industry veteran as new President

January 21, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Industry veteran Brad Steward, a long time snowboard executive who founded the outerwear Bonfire and also held a variety of jobs at Amer Sports, a large, publicly traded Finnish company, starts at Neff today.
Tilly's makes case for growth to investors

Tilly's makes case for growth to investors

January 15, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Tilly’s executives made their case to the investment community this week at the ICR XChange about why the company has a compelling growth story.
Where and how Journeys and Schuh plan to grow

Where and how Journeys and Schuh plan to grow

January 15, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Genesco executives provided some information about growth plans for its Journeys and Schuh chains at the ICR XChange Conference this week.
PacSun CEO details changed merchandising strategy

PacSun CEO details changed merchandising strategy

January 15, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Gary Schoenfeld discussed PacSun's merchandising strategy at the ICR XChange Conference this week, and commented on Nike SB, Vans, Adidas, Diamond Supply and other brands.
Photos from Zumiez 100K party

Photos from Zumiez 100K party

January 14, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Industry brand founders, executives and athletes turned out in force last night for the annual Zumiez 100K party in Keystone, Colorado.
Tilly's comments on holiday sales

Tilly's comments on holiday sales

January 13, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Tilly’s is the latest industry retailer to report holiday sales.
Volcom appoints new leaders for men's design, North America marketing

Volcom appoints new leaders for men's design, North America marketing

January 12, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
At the trade shows, we found out about some new key appointments at Volcom.
Journeys, Schuh report holiday sales results

Journeys, Schuh report holiday sales results

January 12, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Genesco, the company that owns the Journeys and Schuh footwear chains, both key industry customers, reported holiday sales this morning.
Photos from Surf Expo 2015

Photos from Surf Expo 2015

January 09, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Surf Expo got underway Thursday in Orlando with a strong industry presence and many retailers shopping the floor.
Stance moves into a new category

Stance moves into a new category

January 08, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Stance, one of the industry’s most successful young brands, is moving into a new category: underwear.
Photos from Agenda '15

Photos from Agenda '15

January 06, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
We have lots of photos from the floor on the first day of Agenda, plus an update on personnel changes at several brands.
Agenda starts today, industry executives speak at Agenda Emerge

Agenda starts today, industry executives speak at Agenda Emerge

January 05, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
SES is headed to Agenda today to see what is new with industry brands. On Tuesday night at 6 p.m., several notable industry figures are talking at Agenda Emerge.
Top viewed industry stories of 2014

Top viewed industry stories of 2014

December 30, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
It was another year of change in the industry, with two major recurring themes. Restructuring, personnel changes and in some cases upheaval at the biggest companies, while at the same time, several industry veterans launched new brands.
Updated: Altamont Capital Partners makes another move

Updated: Altamont Capital Partners makes another move

December 22, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Altamont Capital Partners announced another facet of its industry investment strategy Monday morning - an investment in Hybrid Apparel.
Catching up on Journeys' strong third quarter

Catching up on Journeys' strong third quarter

December 17, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Details about what worked at important industry customer Journeys in the third quarter and how Q4 is going so far.
The story behind Volcom's recent strong numbers in Europe

The story behind Volcom's recent strong numbers in Europe

December 16, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
An interview with Volcom Europe CEO Bruno Guger about the brand's position in the region and why it is performing in a challenging climate.
SurfStitch prepares for stock market debut - releases detailed financials

SurfStitch prepares for stock market debut - releases detailed financials

December 15, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
In filings with the Australian Securities Exchange, SurfStitch releases detailed information about the Swell, SurfStitch and Surfdome ecommerce businesses and future plans for the company.
Quiksilver records widespread declines in Q4, sees stabilization in 2015

Quiksilver records widespread declines in Q4, sees stabilization in 2015

December 11, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
CEO Andy Mooney calls the quarter disappointing, but sees improvements coming. We have details about the brand, regional and channel declines from the earnings conference call today.
More personnel changes at Electric

More personnel changes at Electric

December 08, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Electric, which has undergone significant changes in leadership, staff, and brand direction in the past several years, has made additional changes to its sales structure.
Zumiez's retail prowess continues in Q3

Zumiez's retail prowess continues in Q3

December 04, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Details about Zumiez results in Q3 and in November, how snow sales are going, why Blue Tomato was praised highly during the call, plans for Europe and more.
PacSun and Tilly's buck weak teen retail trends

PacSun and Tilly's buck weak teen retail trends

December 03, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Details about why both PacSun and Tilly's stock prices got a big boost after the key industry customers reported Q3 earnings this afternoon.
Black Friday weekend retail sales disappoint; industry catches Cyber Monday fever

Black Friday weekend retail sales disappoint; industry catches Cyber Monday fever

December 01, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Despite the massive discounts offered by retailers, sales for Black Friday weekend declined compared to last year. Plus, a sampling of how industry brands and retailers are approaching Cyber Monday.
Industry embraces Black Friday

Industry embraces Black Friday

November 28, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Industry brands have gotten into the Black Friday spirit today by offering discounts – in some cases steep discounts – to shoppers.