Sanuk Stabilizes Under New Leadership Team

Deckers Brands reported earnings results on Thursday afternoon and we have details about the company’s Sanuk brand. The results show that Sanuk has stabilized under a new leadership team after a few difficult years. Sanuk Q4 Results Sanuk revenue grew 10.3% to $35.6 million in the fourth quarter ended March 31. Sanuk Full Year Results Sanuk […]

Urban Outfitters: Stores Are Not Dead

Another major retailer reported robust retail sales this week. And the real news for Urban Outfitters was that its brick-and-mortar comps were positive at all three of its chains for the first time in four years. Previously, store sales had struggled for the company while digital sales have exploded. For example, during the holiday season, […]

Bobby Hundreds: Surf Industry Needs to Embrace Racial Diversity

  The most talked about presentation at Surf Summit last week was Bobby Hundred’s speech on the lack of racial diversity in the surf industry and why a brand’s success in 2018 relies on inclusion. Bobby Hundreds, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer at The Hundreds, asked the surf industry to consider broader racial diversity in […]

Macy’s Sounds Optimistic Note

We are catching up on Macy’s earnings announcement from last week in which the retailer struck a very optimistic tone about its business in the first quarter. Results were better than expected and strong across Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and the company’s beauty retailer, Bluemercury. Results were good in all regions of the country. Same-store sales rose […]

An Inside Look at Zumiez’s Secret Sauce

Six hundred and fifty store managers intently watched the stage. Four of their own have made it to the final round of the Zumiez’s “Teach Off” competition, the dénouement of four days of rigorous and exhaustive training to gear up for the crucial back-to-school season. The training takes place each year in a tiny town […]

USA Surfing Assembles High Performance Committee

The committee is focused on podium success and growing the sport of surfing.

Surfers’ Hall of Fame to Induct Ben Aipa, Herbie Fletcher and Brett Simpson

The ceremony is set for Aug. 3 in front of Huntington Surf & Sport.

Costa and Bureo Collaborate on New Recycled Fishnet Sunglasses

The new collection will be available at retailers nationwide and online in late May.

Macy’s Names New CFO

Paula A. Price will succeed Karen Hoguet who plans to retire at the end of the 2018 fiscal year.

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SHACC’s Ohana Gala Honoring Women Making Waves

SHACC’s Ohana Gala honoring Women Making Waves will be held June 22nd at The Ranch at Laguna Beach.

OIA Local Recreation Alert: Prop. 68

OIA Advocacy Coordinator Stewart Lewis shares resources in support of California’s Prop. 68.

FSG’s Jim Stroffe Featured in Orange County Business Journal’s “Law Firms Special Report”

Jim Stroffe discussed legal trends relating to the real estate industry, employment, business litigation and other topics.

Save the Waves: Introducing our 2018 Wave Savers

2018 Wave Savers will be awarded at Life Is a Wave on June 21st in San Francisco.

Calif. Supreme Court Ruling Establishes New Test for Status of Independent Contractors

The decision may lead to higher costs and greater liabilities for employers.

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New Sanuk retail fixtures - Photo by SES

Sanuk Stabilizes Under New Leadership Team

Details about Sanuk’s annual results and the forecast and plans for the coming year.

Urban Outfitters London - SES file photo

Urban Outfitters: Stores Are Not Dead

Details about the company’s Q1 results and its rosy views on retail.

Bobby Hundred's speech sparked many conversations during Surf Summit 21 - Photo by Steele courtesy of SIMA

Bobby Hundreds: Surf Industry Needs to Embrace Racial Diversity

The Co-Founder of The Hundreds gave the most talked about speech at Surf Summit.

File photo courtesy of Macy's
File photo courtesy of Macy's

Macy’s Sounds Optimistic Note

Details about why Macy’s is sounding bullish about retail in 2018.

Zumiez Store Manager Sarah Talbot beat more than 600 colleagues to win the Zumiez "Teach Off" competition - Photo by SES

An Inside Look at Zumiez’s Secret Sauce

Six hundred and fifty store managers intently watched the stage. Four of their own have made it to the final round of the Zumiez’s “Teach Off” competition, the dénouement of four days of rigorous and exhaustive training to gear up for the crucial back-to-school season.

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