Online retailer SurfStitch, which now also owns Surfdome in Europe and Swell in the U.S., released earnings. Executives also had some interesting things to say about which retailers it plans to take market share from in the U.S.
A talk with Neil Fiske about the wholesale resurgence he sees for Billabong in the U.S., how Billabong performed in other regions, why Element may be turning around in the U.S., and why overall company results were still challenged.
The SIMA Image Awards show Thursday night was one of the most exciting in years with several awards streaks broken, different brands winning in major categories and a touching tribute to the industry’s longest serving retailers.
An informative talk with Global Design and Marketing Director Eric Carlson about what is driving the major changes at Smith, the brand's impressive growth in 2014, and how the company plans to double sales in five years.
CEO Bruce Beach outlines several big developments at DEPACTUS as the brand prepares to ship including details about the new partnership with former top Quiksilver executive Craig Stevenson, plans for Japan, the marketing strategy and much more.
The work from Reef’s new executive team debuts for fall with major new initiatives in footwear, a high-fashion collaboration with Japanese designer Masafumi Watanabe, and a marketing campaign that showcases Reef in a new light.
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.