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Deckers CEO comments on Sanuk Q1 results, changes since acquisition

Deckers CEO comments on Sanuk Q1 results, changes since acquisition

July 24, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Angel Martinez also commented on what brand Sanuk appears to be taking market share from. Plus, company direct-to-consumer results from around the world.
Rip Curl Group CEO on regional results, retail strategies, key product initiatives, future plans

Rip Curl Group CEO on regional results, retail strategies, key product initiatives, future plans

July 23, 2014 Shelby Stanger
SES visited Rip Curl in Torquay and had a newsy interview with Group CEO Michael Daly and Asia Pacific CEO Stephen Kay, including about the retail strategy for Australia.
ActionWatch: Categories that resonated in Q2 at core stores

ActionWatch: Categories that resonated in Q2 at core stores

July 22, 2014 Cary Allington
Cary Allington of ActionWatch reports on how Q2 turned out in core stores, including a breakdown of performance by category.
Volcom CEO and SVP of Marketing detail strategy behind new Volcom branding

Volcom CEO and SVP of Marketing detail strategy behind new Volcom branding

July 21, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
An interview with Jason Steris and Ryan Immegart about the major change, the work and analysis that went into it, and how it signals a bigger evolution at Volcom.
Active President on expansion plans, new private equity partner

Active President on expansion plans, new private equity partner

July 21, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
An interview with Esmail Mawjee about Active's new partners, details about the retailer's ambitious growth plans and how Esmail and his family stabilized Active after acquiring it out of bankruptcy.
Vans leads the VF pack in Q2 - VF execs on Vans, North Face, Timberland

Vans leads the VF pack in Q2 - VF execs on Vans, North Face, Timberland

July 18, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Details from the VF earnings call about how Vans, North Face and Timberland did around the globe. Plus, VF execs answer the question: will Vans overheat?
Tavik expands into fashion forward women's apparel, launches unisex collection, updates branding

Tavik expands into fashion forward women's apparel, launches unisex collection, updates branding

July 08, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Tavik is unveiling several initiatives at Agenda including the launch of women’s apparel, an updated logo, a line segmentation strategy that crystallizes the brand’s positioning, and a domestically made unisex collection.
Bruce Beach, Luke Egan, Tom Ruiz detail strategy and positioning of new brand, Depactus

Bruce Beach, Luke Egan, Tom Ruiz detail strategy and positioning of new brand, Depactus

July 07, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
An interview with the Depactus partners about the brand's mission, where it will sit in the market, marketing plans, product niche, financing status, global strategy, and more.
The new Rusty North America targets a younger, more progressive customer

The new Rusty North America targets a younger, more progressive customer

July 03, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
The brand is undergoing a fundamental shift in positioning to better align with Rusty’s aesthetic globally. Rusty U.S. and global leaders explain the shift, the new look for women, and if new brands like Vissla will help or hurt Rusty's quest.
Sanuk's new leadership team launches major product expansion

Sanuk's new leadership team launches major product expansion

June 30, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Sanuk is embarking on a major new phase of its development under parent company Deckers. President Jake Brandman and his team share details and photos of the new product strategy, the new brand tagline, domestic and international plans, more.
Nike details Action Sports, Converse revenue for Fiscal 2014

Nike details Action Sports, Converse revenue for Fiscal 2014

June 26, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Nike detailed Fiscal 2014 revenue for its Action Sports division, which now includes Hurley in its results, in an earnings announcement today.
Quiksilver makes major marketing shift to digital - plans for Quiksilver, DC and Roxy

Quiksilver makes major marketing shift to digital - plans for Quiksilver, DC and Roxy

June 19, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Details on the marketing strategies for Quiksilver, Roxy and DC developed by the new marketing team at the company.
Details on DC's move into vulcanized canvas, including photos

Details on DC's move into vulcanized canvas, including photos

June 12, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Quiksilver CEO Andy Mooney gave an overview of DC’s plans for Spring ’15 at the Quiksilver, Roxy and DC sales meeting kick off event Monday night. Plus, photos of the new product.
Quiksilver CEO outlines key Spring '15 strategies

Quiksilver CEO outlines key Spring '15 strategies

June 11, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Andy Mooney gives an overview of key business strategies for Spring '15. The company invited SES and several retailers to the Spring ’15 sales meeting party and launch. We have excerpts from Andy’s presentation so our readers could hear from him directly.
Roxy respositions Outdoor Fitness line, Mooney comments on Hollister overtures

Roxy respositions Outdoor Fitness line, Mooney comments on Hollister overtures

June 11, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
CEO Andy Mooney details how Roxy's Outdoor Fitness line will change, comments on Hollister, and describes how the fitness line can work in spring for core surf accounts.
Mooney details major new Quiksilver footwear plans for Spring '15

Mooney details major new Quiksilver footwear plans for Spring '15

June 11, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Andy Mooney unveiled major new plans and strategies for Quiksilver brand footwear at the sales meeting Monday night, including big developments in closed-toe and sandals.
Mooney outlines Quiksilver boardshort and short strategy and pricing for Spring '15

Mooney outlines Quiksilver boardshort and short strategy and pricing for Spring '15

June 11, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
CEO Andy Mooney details the Quiksilver brand's apparel, boardshort and shorts strategy for Spring '15, including pricing.
The Shop Next Door owner on remaking the surf shop model, what brands are selling, and more

The Shop Next Door owner on remaking the surf shop model, what brands are selling, and more

June 09, 2014 Shelby Stanger
Taylor Eaton owns the taste-maker store in Manly Beach near Sydney. He tells us how he has tried to create a new retail model, what brands are resonating, and what he has learned along the way.
Rusty owner on changing Australian wholesale landscape, retail plans, more

Rusty owner on changing Australian wholesale landscape, retail plans, more

June 05, 2014 Shelby Stanger
Rusty Australia CEO Geoff Backshall on the changing dynamics in the Aussie market, Rusty’s evolving strategies and retail plans, and a visit to Rusty's first flagship store.
Wholesale results batter Quiksilver Q2; New pricing strategy announced

Wholesale results batter Quiksilver Q2; New pricing strategy announced

June 02, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Quiksilver results disappoint, and CEO Andy Mooney announces major strategy changes around price. Plus, results by brand and by region, including results for major countries in Europe, advertising spending update, more.
Volcom Australia retail leader on store strategies and plans

Volcom Australia retail leader on store strategies and plans

June 02, 2014 Shelby Stanger
A talk with Mark Eymes about a new shop in Manly, how Volcom plans to roll out retail in Australia and what it has been like working under Kering.
Hollister expanding new store format, details Asia expansion plans, Hollister president search

Hollister expanding new store format, details Asia expansion plans, Hollister president search

May 30, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Executives provided several updates on an earnings conference call Thursday including details about its significant expansion plans for Asia, its new store format, brand collaborations and an update on the search for a Hollister brand president.
Journeys and Schuh see new trends emerging

Journeys and Schuh see new trends emerging

May 30, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Genesco executives detailed the first quarter performance of industry customers Journeys and Schuh during an earnings call today.
Men's posts a stunning number at PacSun

Men's posts a stunning number at PacSun

May 29, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
We listened to PacSun's earnings conference call and have details about the eye-catching men's result, what went wrong in women's, swim and boardshort sales performance and more.
Tilly's sticks to strategy in tough environment

Tilly's sticks to strategy in tough environment

May 28, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Tilly's executives explain the company's strategy to improve sales in a tough environment without being promotional. Plus, category performances, new brands added, why product margins increased and more.