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New Fox CEO on new executive hires, new strategies

New Fox CEO on new executive hires, new strategies

July 01, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
SES spoke with Paul Harrington about his first few months on the job, and asked him about Fox’s priorities and strategies. We also learned of some key new executive hires, and about some departures.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hollister continues to evolve strategy in changing market

Hollister continues to evolve strategy in changing market

June 03, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
We are catching up on the news out of Abercrombie & Fitch’s earnings conference call last week, where executives discussed the evolving strategy for its Hollister chain, an industry competitor at the mall.
K-Swiss CEO on plans for Supra and KR3W

K-Swiss CEO on plans for Supra and KR3W

June 01, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
K-Swiss CEO Larry Remington discusses plans for Supra and KR3W, why he believes the acquisition is a good fit, if the brands will stay in Fountain Valley, and if he has any concerns that the founders will be exiting the business.
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.
Tilly's comments on what worked in Q1, and a gloomy trend in a key region

Tilly's comments on what worked in Q1, and a gloomy trend in a key region

May 28, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Details from Tilly's Q1 earnings call Wednesday, including why the important industry customer issued a somewhat gloomy forecast for Q2 despite a solid Q1.
Channel Islands GM on new, next generation website, business update

Channel Islands GM on new, next generation website, business update

May 27, 2015 Shelby Stanger
SES talked with Scott Anderson about the highly interactive site, how it can help core retailers, and where the brand is seeing the biggest growth in business.
Foot Locker comments on vulcanized sales

Foot Locker comments on vulcanized sales

May 26, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Foot Locker executives made a few interesting comments about vulcanized sales during an earnings call on Friday.
Urban executives on the future of online vs. stores, plus performance of industry competitor Free People

Urban executives on the future of online vs. stores, plus performance of industry competitor Free People

May 19, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Executives made some interesting comments about the future of online vs. stores on an earnings conference call, plus keeping track of Free People, increasingly an industry competitor.
SurfStitch Co-Founder on Stab, Magicseaweed acquisition

SurfStitch Co-Founder on Stab, Magicseaweed acquisition

May 18, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
We followed up with SurfStitch's Lex Pedersen to find out more about the company’s big news last week: that it is acquiring Stab Magazine and Magicseaweed in a quest to marry content and commerce.
Bob McKnight's full Surf Summit speech

Bob McKnight's full Surf Summit speech

May 15, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Bob McKnight talked about many different subjects during his keynote, and we have the full speech here, and the slides used during the presentation. Plus, an audio replay.
Prana's Q1 results, future plans

Prana's Q1 results, future plans

May 06, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Columbia Sportswear, owner of lifestyle brand Prana, provided a few interesting details about Prana’s performance in the first quarter and about future plans for the brand during an earnings call.
New Luxottica leadership making big changes at Oakley

New Luxottica leadership making big changes at Oakley

May 05, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Major changes are on the way for Oakley as new leadership at Luxottica makes integrating Oakley into the Luxottica structure a key strategic priority.
Rip Curl swim gaining major momentum

Rip Curl swim gaining major momentum

May 04, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
We check in with Rip Curl swim leaders and retailers about the brand's recent success and find out what is working as we head into the key summer season. Plus, some new major growth pieces for the brand.
No slowdown in sight for Vans

No slowdown in sight for Vans

May 01, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
A look at how Vans performed in Q1 across regions and distribution channels, plus what VF executives said about the brand during an earnings conference call this morning.
PacSun and Tilly's executive pay breakdown

PacSun and Tilly's executive pay breakdown

April 30, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
PacSun and Tilly’s filed their 2014 proxy statements that detail executive compensation in the past week. We compare and contrast executive pay.
ActionWatch: Footwear dives, hardgoods rise at core stores

ActionWatch: Footwear dives, hardgoods rise at core stores

April 28, 2015 Cary Allington
Cary Allington of ActionWatch reviews how different categories performed at core stores in Q1, including some interesting trends in important categories.
The fascinating revival of Sole Tech's éS brand

The fascinating revival of Sole Tech's éS brand

April 27, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
A detailed look at how Sole Tech has turned its dormant éS brand into a top seller at many core skate shops thanks to a new strategy guided by social media, exclusivity, and a deep connection with the core community.