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By Tiffany Montgomery and Jennifer Kelly

Last updated: 09/28/2017 - 05:21

Malvados has a secret weapon - Co-Founder and Creative Director Jennifer Rainnie, an industry veteran who spent years as a sales rep for Roxy and Havaianas, and currently represents several swim brands

Last updated: 09/18/2017 - 11:55

A talk with Tactics Co-Founder Matt Patton and Retail Director Adam Gerken about the new store in Bend, what's working in skate and snow, and the state of online retail


Last updated: 09/12/2017 - 05:35

How Revolvr is killing it in two towns far away from the ocean by mixing lifestyle product from industry brands like Reef, Roark, RVCA, Billabong, Obey and Stance with a wider offering in a boutique-like setting

Last updated: 08/10/2017 - 09:50

Debby Martin shares details about business trends at L*Space, how the brand is trying to give retailers newness more frequently, and what is coming next season


Last updated: 07/31/2017 - 11:55

A talk with Jared Lane about how Globe, which now owns 50% of Salty Crew, is helping the fast-growing brand. Plus details about new Salty Crew initiatives.

Last updated: 07/10/2017 - 09:30

Dave Solomon, Vans VP of Global Product Footwear, tells us why the UltraRange marks a milestone in Vans' design history. The shoe is hitting the market this week in time for the back-to-school season.

Last updated: 06/19/2017 - 08:39

Volcom is using highly sophisticated methods to target new consumer segments in a bid to accomplish what many industry companies need to do if they want to grow – resonate with the core audience while also reaching new customers

Last updated: 05/05/2017 - 08:49

Parent company Columbia Sportswear had interesting things to say about the previously fast-growing Prana, and about the U.S. marketplace in general as it relates to the Columbia brand, during an earnings conference call last week

Last updated: 04/04/2017 - 15:18

We talk with the HippyTree partners about the brand’s ongoing growth, how they stay true to their roots in surf and climbing, and the secret operational weapon they have that helps them run a debt-free, profitable business

Last updated: 04/02/2017 - 12:15

We break down what happened at the SIMA Awards last night, including the surprises and upsets. Plus, we have lots of photos from the evening.