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Roxy Global Brand Manager outlines Roxy plans for 2016

Roxy Global Brand Manager outlines Roxy plans for 2016

July 02, 2015 Jennifer Kelly
Emilie Souvras answered some questions for us about what is new for Roxy, as well as gave insight into upcoming marketing initiatives, collaborations, and the concept behind the popular Roxy #RunSUPYoga events.
5 Questions: Lira owner Todd Kellogg

5 Questions: Lira owner Todd Kellogg

June 30, 2015 Jennifer Kelly
LIRA has been making strides in the market lately, including growing distribution domestically and internationally and opening its first store. We spoke with owner and president, Todd Kellogg, to learn more about how things are going for the brand.
Analyst: Softness at action sports retailers could be an opening for others

Analyst: Softness at action sports retailers could be an opening for others

June 29, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
The recent softness at mall based action sports retailers could be an opening for more traditional teen retailers as the key back-to-school season approaches, according to a retail stock analyst with KeyBanc Capital Markets.
Bob Hurley on Hurley's website moving to Nike.com

Bob Hurley on Hurley's website moving to Nike.com

June 25, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
We followed up with Hurley Founder Bob Hurley to find out more about the Hurley website and ecommerce shop moving to Nike.com this week.
Nike 2015 revenue reaches $30 billion; action sports details

Nike 2015 revenue reaches $30 billion; action sports details

June 25, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
No matter the consumer environment, Nike always seems to deliver strong results quarter after quarter, year after year. Plus, 2015 Action Sports and Converse revenue.
New Active President on ambitious expansion, big plans for Active apparel and more

New Active President on ambitious expansion, big plans for Active apparel and more

June 24, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
An interview with Active Ride Shop President Rick Mina about new store plans for 2016 and beyond, Tengram Capital's vision for Active, the evolving brand mix and more.
Agenda and The Berrics launch new media platform

Agenda and The Berrics launch new media platform

June 24, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Agenda and The Berrics are launching a new online media platform with the goal of creating the next CNBC or Bloomberg for the industry.
Hurley's website and ecommerce moves to Nike.com

Hurley's website and ecommerce moves to Nike.com

June 23, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Hurley’s website and ecommerce shop now live on parent company Nike’s website. And Nike is giving Hurley a huge ride this week.
Industry turns out for Tilly's charity event

Industry turns out for Tilly's charity event

June 23, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Industry executives turned out for Tilly’s big charity event Monday at the Dove Canyon Golf Club in Orange County, Calif.
Surfline changes CEOs

Surfline changes CEOs

June 22, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Surfline has someone new in the CEO role. Chairman Jeff Berg answers some questions for us about the change.
Globe CEO on rising apparel line, changing footwear landscape, and growing in a down market

Globe CEO on rising apparel line, changing footwear landscape, and growing in a down market

June 19, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
We always learn a lot when we talk to Globe CEO Matt Hill. We recently spoke with him about the premium placement Globe apparel is getting, the changing footwear market, and an update on the skate market and Dwindle Distribution.
Active owner Tengram raises $320 million

Active owner Tengram raises $320 million

June 18, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Tengram Capital Partners, the private equity firm that invested in Active Ride Shop, Sequential Brands Group, Robert Graham and other brands, has raised $320 million for its new fund.
Kip Arnette retires from Electric

Kip Arnette retires from Electric

June 16, 2015 PRESS RELEASE
Electric is announcing today that Kip Arnette, Electric Co-Founder, is retiring after 15 years with the brand.
Photos from Waterman's Weekend Underwriting Party

Photos from Waterman's Weekend Underwriting Party

June 16, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
SIMA sent us photos and a recap of the Waterman’s Weekend Underwriting Party held late last week at The Ranch in Laguna Beach.
Billabong and Rip Curl win big at Australian Surf Industry Awards

Billabong and Rip Curl win big at Australian Surf Industry Awards

June 15, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Billabong and Rip Curl won multiple awards at the Australian Surf Industry Awards held on the Gold Coast.
Updated: Moody's downgrades Quiksilver credit rating

Updated: Moody's downgrades Quiksilver credit rating

June 12, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Updated with comments from CEO Pierre Agnes. Credit rating agency Moody’s downgraded Quiksilver yesterday following the company’s second quarter earnings last week.
Zumiez CEO on snowboarding, Europe and Canada plans, and the evolution of Zumiez

Zumiez CEO on snowboarding, Europe and Canada plans, and the evolution of Zumiez

June 10, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Zumiez CEO Rick Brooks provided some interesting insights about Zumiez’s business at the William Blair investors conference Tuesday.
Quiksilver stock takes big hit, new team outlines improvement plans

Quiksilver stock takes big hit, new team outlines improvement plans

June 09, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Quiksilver's stock price is down 37% in trading this morning after its earnings release. We listened to the call, and have details about the new leadership team's plans, including to improve business in North America.
Quiksilver hires new Americas sales leader

Quiksilver hires new Americas sales leader

June 09, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Quiksilver has hired a new SVP of Sales for Quiksilver Americas – Ted Li from Oakley.
Industry brands embrace growing Dick's Sporting Goods

Industry brands embrace growing Dick's Sporting Goods

June 08, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
In an industry where the larger brands are hungry for growth, we keep hearing more and more about the rising importance of Dick’s Sporting Goods.
Spring goods sell slowly at Zumiez

Spring goods sell slowly at Zumiez

June 04, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Details about Zumiez's results for Q1 and the worrisome sales trends at the start of Q2 from the company's earnings conference call today.
Quiksilver board member resigns

Quiksilver board member resigns

June 03, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Quiksilver board member Elizabeth Dolan, a high level marketing executive at FOX, has resigned saying she has been excluded from crucial board discussions and votes.
K-Swiss acquires Supra, KR3W - appoints new president

K-Swiss acquires Supra, KR3W - appoints new president

June 01, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
K-Swiss Global Brands, owned by a large Korean conglomerate, has acquired One Distribution, the company that owns Supra and KR3W.
Deckers comments on new Sanuk strategies, 2015 revenue results

Deckers comments on new Sanuk strategies, 2015 revenue results

May 29, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Deckers Brands executives made several comments about Sanuk’s evolving strategy and provided details about how the company performed in Q4 and for the full fiscal year during an earnings call Thursday afternoon.
PacSun continues to alter merchandising mix; interesting commentary about heritage brands

PacSun continues to alter merchandising mix; interesting commentary about heritage brands

May 28, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
PacSun is adding more new brands to its merchandising mix, and executives had some interesting details about the performance of heritage brands. Plus, information about the retailer's Q1 results.