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Australian surfwear company Billabong has moved to a loss in its first-half as a result of declines in North America and a weaker Australian dollar.
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Australian surfwear brand Billabong has booked its first annual profit in four years, with the benefit of its efficiency measures expected to be seen over the course of the next fiscal.
Ailing surfwear business Billabong International returned to profitability in its first half, but cautioned that the company’s turnaround strategy remained in its early stages.
Australian surfwear brand Billabong is positioning its supply chain on the GT Nexus' cloud-based platform to support the transformation of its wholesale and retail businesses.
Australian surfwear brand Billabong has tapped two industry veterans to drive its global supply chain strategy.
Surfwear-led business Billabong International says its turnaround strategy is working after full-year losses were reduced and sales rose in Europe and Asia Pacific.
Australian surfwear brand Billabong has sold its online surfwear assets as it moves to a direct-to-consumer omni-channel model across its global operations.
Supply chain and operations specialist Jeff Streader has been named global chief operating officer (COO) of action sports and surfwear brand Billabong.
Australian surfwear brand Billabong has appointed Mark Weber as vice president of men's global merchandising and design.
Australian surfwear brand Billabong has booked its fourth consecutive half-yearly loss as reconstruction costs and weakness in its international operations weighed on earnings.
Billabong has said it will consider selling its e-commerce businesses as the struggling Australian surfwear brand continues with its ongoing turnaround efforts.
Billabong shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a US$135m share issue that will transfer more than 40% of the business to two US private equity groups.
The Australian Shareholders’ Association (ASA) is calling for a delay to the shareholder vote transferring more than 40% of fashion retail business Billabong to two US private equity groups.
Australian surfwear brand Billabong has appointed industry executive Susan Branch to the newly-created role of global general manager for Billabong women's.
Australian surfwear brand Billabong has made the first drawdowns from the revolving credit facility agreed with GE Capital for up to US$100m.
Any belief in a realistic rival deal for ailing surf-led apparel business Billabong “ignores the reality of the situation”, according to the company’s chairman.
Struggling Australian surfwear company Billabong is to sell its West 49 chain in Canada to apparel retailer YM Inc, ending months of speculation.
Billabong's general manager for Europe, Franco Fogliato, has been named the latest executive to leave the Australian surfwear company, and is headed to outdoor apparel and footwear firm Columbia Sportswear.
In an unexpected move, surf-led apparel business Billabong has secured a long-term funding package from a rival consortium of two private equity businesses and named the former boss of Eddie Bauer as its new CEO.
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