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Technology

Quiksilver Recycles 100 Million Used Bottles for Board Shorts, Jackets

As part of its ongoing collaboration with Repreve, the surf lifestyle brand has advanced its eco-friendly initiative.

clock June 18, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

Look from Lole's Spring Summer 2018 collection

Activewear

Canadian Activewear Brand Lolë to Open L.A. Headquarters, Release Men’s

Under chief executive officer and investor Bernard Mariette, the company will use an $18 million cash infusion to grow its global business.

clock May 30, 2018Marcy Medina

Boardriders Malibu

Retail

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

Financial

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

Human Resources

Boardriders Names Dave Tanner CEO Following Loss Of Pierre Agnès

The owner of Quiksilver is also putting chief financial officer Thomas Chambolle in charge of Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

clock February 6, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Quiksilver and Roxy Pro France 2017

Human Resources

Company Confirms Loss of Quiksilver Boss Pierre Agnès

Several memorials will be held around the world for the executive who was an important figure in the surfing community.

clock February 2, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Quiksilver and Roxy Pro France 2017

Financial

Sea Search for Quiksilver Boss Pierre Agnès Suspended

Kelly Slater said “I’m praying for a miracle,” in an Instagram post.

clock February 1, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Quiksilver and Roxy Pro France 2017

Financial

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.

Financial

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

Fashion Scoops

Quiksilver Turns to Growth With Boardriders Name Change, Hospitality Expansion

The company, which said it has been on an aggressive path to a turnaround following its emergence from bankruptcy last year, also has plans to open the first Boardriders store in the Americas in Malibu.

clock March 8, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Quiksilver Inc.

Financial

Quiksilver Americas President Talks Future

The company’s biggest challenge has been brand dilution and tactics to address that will be top of mind for management as the company emerges from bankruptcy next month.

clock January 28, 2016Kari Hamanaka

Outside a Quiksilver store.

Legal

Quiksilver to Exit From Bankruptcy in February

The firm will emerge as a private company next month following today’s confirmation of its bankruptcy plan.

clock January 28, 2016Kari Hamanaka

Financial

Quiksilver Results Point to Tough Road Ahead

The action sports company reported a rugged year, a day before its bankruptcy plan goes before a Delaware court judge.

clock January 27, 2016Kari Hamanaka

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