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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?
Updated: Company connected to DNA files for bankruptcy - DNA back in Dyrdek's hands

Updated: Company connected to DNA files for bankruptcy - DNA back in Dyrdek's hands

July 17, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Pacific Vector, which owns an operating company for DNA in addition to Ryderz Compound and Gatorz, has filed for Chapter 7 liquidation in California.
17th Street Surf Shop update after tornado strike

17th Street Surf Shop update after tornado strike

July 15, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
17th Street owner Tom Brown provides an update on what happened, the damage, and the status of the Virginia Beach store now.
Agenda award winners, plus more photos from the show

Agenda award winners, plus more photos from the show

July 14, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
A list of winners for the first Agenda "Best in Show" awards and photos from Day 2.
Insight global headquarters now in U.S. under new ownership

Insight global headquarters now in U.S. under new ownership

July 14, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Insight has new owners, a new leadership team and new global headquarters in Venice, Calif.
Photos from the first day of Agenda

Photos from the first day of Agenda

July 11, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Agenda got off to a busy start Thursday at the Long Beach Convention Center with jam-packed aisles, an upbeat vibe and several new brands creating some buzz.
Volcom unveils new branding at party for retailers

Volcom unveils new branding at party for retailers

July 11, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Photos from the party Volcom held this week to introduce retailers to the new Volcom branding as it moves away from Youth Against Establishment.
Quiksilver signs more licensing agreements

Quiksilver signs more licensing agreements

July 10, 2014 PRESS RELEASE
Quiksilver announces it has signed licensing agreements for several more categories.
Active receives private equity investment to fuel growth

Active receives private equity investment to fuel growth

July 08, 2014 PRESS RELEASE
Active says it plans to add more than 30 new doors in the next few years after receiving a private equity investment.
Sport Chalet to be acquired

Sport Chalet to be acquired

July 01, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Industry customer Sport Chalet, with stores in the West, announces it is being bought by a sporting goods company with stores in other parts of the U.S.
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.
Foot Locker to shutter CCS

Foot Locker to shutter CCS

June 26, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Foot Locker is shuttering its online skate business CCS after years of disappointing results, and will consolidate skate product under Eastbay.com.
Updated: GoPro makes its debut on NASDAQ

Updated: GoPro makes its debut on NASDAQ

June 26, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
GoPro, one of the biggest success stories in action sports, debuted on the NASDAQ stock exchange today under the ticker GPRO.
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.
Photos from Matix Spring '15 launch party

Photos from Matix Spring '15 launch party

June 18, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Photos and a recap of the Matix Spring '15 launch party in LA.
Dyrdek signs expanded deal with MTV

Dyrdek signs expanded deal with MTV

June 16, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
DC athlete and television star Rob Dyrdek announced at a Quiksilver meeting last week that he has just signed an expanded deal with MTV owner Viacom.
Photos from Stance's massive party at new HQ

Photos from Stance's massive party at new HQ

June 13, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
It seemed like the whole industry attended the party at the new building, which includes many impressive perks for employees.
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.
Photos from Quiksilver's Spring '15 launch party

Photos from Quiksilver's Spring '15 launch party

June 10, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Quiksilver hosted a party and presentation to launch its Spring ’15 lines for Quiksilver, Roxy and DC last night in Long Beach. Company executives, athletes and retailers were on hand.
Zumiez May comp sales rise, while sales fall at The Buckle

Zumiez May comp sales rise, while sales fall at The Buckle

June 05, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Details about how two large industry customers fared in May, including categories that showed strong results.
More details on PacSun's strong men's results

More details on PacSun's strong men's results

June 04, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
SES followed up with PacSun CEO Gary Schoenfeld to find out more about the retailer’s strong men’s performance in the first quarter.