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Reef debuts new product initiatives for fall, new marketing look

Reef debuts new product initiatives for fall, new marketing look

January 26, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
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.
What's new, and what's performing, at the high-volume Curl store

What's new, and what's performing, at the high-volume Curl store

January 20, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Owned by Sammy and Susan Duvall, Curl, in Downtown Disney, is a very high-volume account for the industry with an elevated presentation.
Free People expanding categories, including into surf

Free People expanding categories, including into surf

January 19, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Urban Outfitters continues to expand its Free People brand, with more stores, larger formats, and category expansions underway.
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.
More details on Quiksilver's wholesale challenges in 2014

More details on Quiksilver's wholesale challenges in 2014

December 29, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Quiksilver provided more details about declines in its wholesale business in 2014 in the company’s recently filed annual report.
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.
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.
Abercrombie CEO:

Abercrombie CEO: "Disruption and turmoil" in teen apparel space

December 03, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Abercrombie's Hollister chain faced myriad challenges in a weak Q3, and CEO Mike Jeffries commented on the problems, potential fixes and the radically changing retail landscape.
New Element Global GM details turnaround strategy

New Element Global GM details turnaround strategy

November 25, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Frank Voit is a key reason for the brand's success in Europe. Now he is tasked with growing the brand globally, and most importantly, turning it around in the U.S.
Billabong CEO details U.S. performance of Billabong, RVCA, Element

Billabong CEO details U.S. performance of Billabong, RVCA, Element

November 21, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Neil Fiske provided some significant details about how business is going in the Americas at the moment, including some major weaknesses and a few bright spots, at the company's Annual General Meeting.
Urban Outfitters CEO on the seismic shifts happening in retail

Urban Outfitters CEO on the seismic shifts happening in retail

November 19, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
After a weak quarter at Urban Outfitters stores, CEO Richard Hayne made some interesting comments on the growing performance gulf between brick-and-mortar and online, and what these consumer shifts mean for the future.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Industry brands get prime space at high-profile Paris retailer Citadium

Industry brands get prime space at high-profile Paris retailer Citadium

October 28, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Citadium is a vibrant, four-floor department store dedicated to youth culture in the heart of the shopping district in Paris, and industry brands are prominent in many areas of the store.
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.