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Nick Bower on his exit from Stussy

Nick Bower on his exit from Stussy

November 24, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Nick Bower looks back at his 17 years as the head designer at Stussy, and talks about why he left the streetwear brand.
Electric charts new course in brand revamp in Europe

Electric charts new course in brand revamp in Europe

November 18, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
A talk with EMEA GM Anthony Cazottes about the many changes in the Europe operation, about how business is going for Electric there and about the plan for 2015.
Vissla's interesting boardshort debut on ActionWatch panel

Vissla's interesting boardshort debut on ActionWatch panel

November 17, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
ActionWatch has some interesting data about Vissla's boardshort debut in the brand's inaugural summer season.
Dakine CEO on changes under new ownership, business update, future plans

Dakine CEO on changes under new ownership, business update, future plans

November 13, 2014 Shelby Stanger and Tiffany Montgomery
New CEO Leslie Lane discusses changes at Dakine since the Altamont acquisition, how business is turning out in 2014, future plans for growth and more.
SIMA Image Awards nominees announced

SIMA Image Awards nominees announced

November 12, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Nominations for the closely watched SIMA Image Awards were announced this morning, and newcomer Vissla makes a splash.
Updated: SurfStitch buys online retailer Surfdome from Quiksilver

Updated: SurfStitch buys online retailer Surfdome from Quiksilver

November 10, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Updated with accurate sale price. SurfStitch Group announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Europe’s leading online action sports retailer Surfdome.
Nixon embarks on next chapter of its growth story

Nixon embarks on next chapter of its growth story

November 10, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
An in-depth interview with Nixon co-founder and EVP of Marketing Chad DiNenna about the major new campaign for holiday aimed at boosting business in lifestyle and watch stores, the new executive team, retail plans, and much more.
Skullcandy gains momentum in Q3

Skullcandy gains momentum in Q3

November 06, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Details about what worked for Skullcandy in Q3, and its outlook for 2014 and 2015.
Spy grows sales and margins in Q3

Spy grows sales and margins in Q3

November 05, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Details about how Spy Inc. performed in the third quarter.
Brixton partners with Altamont Capital Partners

Brixton partners with Altamont Capital Partners

November 04, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Brixton announced tonight that the private equity firm is investing in the company to support the brand’s growth.
Hollister focuses on adding fashion, lowering prices

Hollister focuses on adding fashion, lowering prices

November 04, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Industry competitor Hollister is in the midst of trying to transform its struggling women’s business. We have some photos of its new look, which is quite a change.
Billabong Europe GM on brand changes, new strategies

Billabong Europe GM on brand changes, new strategies

November 03, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Jean-Louis Rodrigues on new plans for RVCA, company changes in the region, the state of the European market, and where he sees opportunity for company brands.
Steve Tully exits Vix

Steve Tully exits Vix

October 31, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Steve Tully, a former senior executive at Quiksilver for many years, is departing from Vix Swimwear, where he has served as President for the past 12 months.
High-volume UK account Ann's Cottage growing in tough environment

High-volume UK account Ann's Cottage growing in tough environment

October 31, 2014 Shelby Stanger
Owner and Managing Director Rob Harris talks with us about new strategies for the growing business, what brands are selling and about its recent prestigious UK retail award.
ActionWatch: Several categories struggle in Q3

ActionWatch: Several categories struggle in Q3

October 29, 2014 Cary Allington
While there was a few bright spots, many categories recorded year-over-year sales declines in Q3, according to stores on the ActionWatch retail panel.
Crocs comments on closing of Ocean Minded

Crocs comments on closing of Ocean Minded

October 28, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Crocs executives officially commented Monday on the closing of its Ocean Minded business.
Industry pays tribute to the legacy of retiring Bob McKnight

Industry pays tribute to the legacy of retiring Bob McKnight

October 27, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Tom Holbrook, Richard Woolcott, Michael Tomson, Randy Hild, Mark Richards of Val Surf and more on what Bob McKnight has meant to Quiksilver and the industry.
Photos from Tilly's Holiday Party

Photos from Tilly's Holiday Party

October 23, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Industry brands and executives turned out for the Tilly’s holiday party Wednesday night in Irvine.
Deckers reports Sanuk's quarterly results, comments on brand's performance

Deckers reports Sanuk's quarterly results, comments on brand's performance

October 23, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
We listened to Deckers conference call and have details about Sanuk's performance, including the slight change in its annual forecast.
Kering Sport & Lifestyle COO on changes at Volcom and Electric, Kelly Slater alliance

Kering Sport & Lifestyle COO on changes at Volcom and Electric, Kelly Slater alliance

October 23, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
We spoke with Todd Hymel in Paris about the repositioning at Volcom and Electric, his take on the state of the action sports marketplace, and the Kering partnership with Kelly Slater.
Kering reports positive sales trends at Volcom and Electric combined

Kering reports positive sales trends at Volcom and Electric combined

October 23, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
On a Kering conference call, executives detailed positive trends at Volcom, including details about Europe and Asia Pacific. Plus, we have some information about job cuts at Volcom in the U.S. this week.
Update: Many changes coming to Smith Optics

Update: Many changes coming to Smith Optics

October 21, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Smith Optics is undergoing several changes in a restructuring led by Italian parent company Safilo Group, including moving from Ketchum, Idaho.
VF to boost Q4 marketing spend for Vans and North Face - how the brands performed in Q3

VF to boost Q4 marketing spend for Vans and North Face - how the brands performed in Q3

October 20, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Details about the increased marketing spend for Vans and The North Face, plus how Vans, The North Face and Timberland performed around the world in Q3.
Derek O'Neill on launching Vissla, Amuse and D'Blanc in Europe

Derek O'Neill on launching Vissla, Amuse and D'Blanc in Europe

October 17, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
A talk with former Billabong CEO Derek O'Neill on launching the new brands in Europe, why he opened a Vissla store, future plans for the brands, and how life has changed post Billabong.
Quiksilver President Pierre Agnes on new role, marketing plans, globalization of design, outreach to core retailers

Quiksilver President Pierre Agnes on new role, marketing plans, globalization of design, outreach to core retailers

October 15, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
A newsy interview with Pierre Agnes about the internal changes at Quiksilver, his approach to marketing and design, his thoughts on the tough European market, and his outreach plans for core retailers in the Americas.