Boardriders Malibu


Boardriders Aims to Be the Ultimate Hangout for Surfers, Skaters

The parent to Quiksilver and now Billabong finally brings its retail and hangout concept Stateside with a Malibu store.

clock May 2, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Billabong Boardriders


Billabong International Shareholders Approve Bigger Boardriders Offer

The new purchase price, roughly $160 million, would create an action sports behemoth with some $2 billion in sales.

clock March 28, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Quiksilver and Roxy Pro France 2017


Quiksilver Boss Pierre Agnès Declared Lost at Sea

A boat belonging to Pierre Agnès was found on a beach along France’s west coast.

clock January 30, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Billabong Boardriders

Mergers and Acquisitions

Incoming Boardriders CEO Dave Tanner on What’s Next After Billabong Deal

Dave Tanner is set to oversee an action sports empire of more than 600 stores and roughly 10,000 workers globally in the company’s buy of Billabong.

clock January 5, 2018Kari Hamanaka

A Boardriders store in Barcelona.


Quiksilver Parent to Buy Billabong in $156M Deal

The Billabong sale unifies two of the action sports industry’s heritage brands.

clock January 4, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Billabong's Warhol Surf collection

Fashion Scoops

Quiksilver Parent Makes $150 Million Offer for Billabong International

Billabong has been in the midst of a turnaround strategy for the past several years.

clock November 30, 2017Kari Hamanaka

billabong, surf, millennials


Billabong Taps Aptos for Upped Omnichannel Services

The surf lifestyle company aims to accelerate implementation through aligned inventory, order fulfillment and diffuse friction points encountered by shoppers.

clock September 6, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Billabong's Warhol Surf collection


Billabong Widens H1 Loss

The surf wear company’s profits soared in the Americas, but results were weighed down by challenges in Asia Pacific and Europe.

clock February 23, 2017Patty Huntington


Mergers and Acquisitions

Billabong Sheds Tigerlily in $46 million Deal

The swimwear brand will go to Crescent Capital Partners, as Billabong continues to hone its brand portfolio

clock February 22, 2017Patty Huntington

Nixon x Amuse Society watch collaboration


Amuse Society Makes Time for Watch Collaboration With Nixon

To grow as a lifestyle brand, Amuse Society is introducing its first collaboration. More are in the works, including shoes with Matisse.

clock September 6, 2016Khanh T.L. Tran


Billabong International Sheds Sector 9 in $12M Deal

The skate brand will go to Bravo Sports as Billabong continues its focus on the three core brands identified at the onset of the company’s turnaround plan.

clock June 28, 2016Kari Hamanaka

Johnny Schillereff

Human Resources

Facetime With Element’s Johnny Schillereff

Johnny Schillereff is one of the skate industry’s deep thinkers.

clock May 13, 2016Kari Hamanaka

Billabong offers an exclusive John Frieda kit


John Frieda and Billabong Team Collaborate on Exclusive Beach Blonde Kit

John Frieda expands its reach with an exclusive kit in Billabong

clock May 6, 2016Faye Brookman

A visual from the Billabong World of Adventure campaign.


Billabong Posts First Full-Year Profit in 4 Years

Total revenues for in the period gained 2.6 percent, with a 13 percent gain in the U.S.

clock August 27, 2015Patty Huntington


Billabong Returns to Profit in H1

The surfwear company has returned to profit for the first time in three years as sales slipped 0.5 percent.

clock February 26, 2015Patty Huntington

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