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just-style.com | 3 May 2007

UK firms are leading the way in smart fabrics and interactive textiles for wearable electronics, according to a new report from Textiles Intelligence. But one challenge being faced by some of the more successful players is the rate at which they are able to raise additional capital in order to expand their production capacity and meet rapidly rising demand.


just-style.com | 17 Feb 2006

The merger between adidas and Reebok removes the barrier to Puma’s break into the upper echelon of the sportswear market, landing the company with its long-awaited number-three ranking. Rebecca Danton asks if Puma has the right strategies in place to warrant the privilege.


just-style.com | 1 Oct 2003

From skateboarding to surfing, mountain and BMX biking, rock climbing, caving, kayaking and sky diving, servicing the extreme sports market can provide enormous profit opportunities for serious manufacturers writes Sonia Roberts.


just-style.com | 9 Jul 2003

Natural materials and technical fibres competed for attention at the recent ISPO trade fair for sports apparel and equipment. Cream cotton lawn blouses with bright stripes and patterns from the surf brands contrasted with technical seamless garments for dance and yoga. Multi-coloured 70s leather tennis shoes appeared side-by-side with automotive-inspired basketball boots and breathable lightweight watersport shoes with aerated panels.

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just-style.com | 15 Jul 2009

Ambitious Chinese garment maker Ever-Glory is pushing ahead with its expansion into retailing. The company’s chief executive, Edward Kang, tells Dominique Patton how the firm is eyeing both the domestic and international markets in its drive to turn itself into a leading producer of branded as well as wholesale clothing.


just-style.com | 23 Aug 2007

Harry Debes’ first year as CEO of Lawson Software was dominated by the company’s merger with Intentia International, in early 2006. Now, 15 months after the deal’s completion, he tells just-style how the firm is leveraging its strength in the fashion sector with some exciting new ERP software developments, to help companies reduce lead times and improve delivery performance.

Latest News

Katie Smith | 14 Mar 2016

Ailing surfwear business Quiksilver has completed what it describes as the final step of a successful restructuring, reducing its debt balance by over AUD550m (US$414.4m). 


Michelle Russell | 29 Jan 2016

Struggling surfwear business Quiksilver has had its reorganisation plan approved in court and expects to emerge from bankruptcy in early February.


Michelle Russell | 19 Oct 2015

Struggling surfwear business Quiksilver has had its final financing package fully approved by the bankruptcy court, allowing it to continue operating in the US and abroad.


Leonie Barrie | 11 Sep 2015

The first step of the chapter 11 restructuring process at surfwear company Quiksilver got underway yesterday (10 September) with court approval for a $175m financing package and plans to close 27 US stores.


Katie Smith | 11 Sep 2015

The most-read stories on just-style this week include Quiksilver filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US, Greenpeace urging outdoor brand to eliminate all PFCs from their supply chains, and Nicaragua seeking $160m to build a synthetic textiles manufacturing base to help double exports.


Katie Smith | 9 Sep 2015

Ailing surf-led fashion business Quiksilver has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy for its US subsidiaries.


Michelle Russell | 17 Jul 2015

Surf-led fashion business Quiksilver has had a warning from the New York Stock Exchange over its stock price.


Michelle Russell | 9 Jun 2015

Surf-led fashion business Quiksilver said its second-quarter performance came in largely as expected, despite declines in sales and margins.


Michelle Russell | 23 Apr 2015

Ryan Drexler, president of private equity firm Consac and Quiksilver shareholder, has again called on the board to consider a sale.


Michelle Russell | 27 Mar 2015

Surf-led fashion business Quiksilver has made a number of management appointments, including the promotion of president Pierre Agnes to CEO and the appointment of a new CFO.


Richard Woodard | 18 Mar 2015

The boss of surf-led apparel business Quiksilver said he was “encouraged” after the company reported an 18% cut to its first quarter net loss.


Michelle Russell | 18 Dec 2014

Surf-led fashion business Quiksilver has completed the sale of its majority stake in Surfdome to Australia's SurfStitch Group.


Michelle Russell | 12 Dec 2014

Surf-led apparel business Quiksilver has booked a mixed set of results with sales falling but losses narrowing in its fourth-quarter thanks to the completion of its restructuring.


Katie Smith | 11 Nov 2014

Surf-led fashion business Quiksilver is to sell its majority stake in online action sports goods retailer Surfdome to Australian rival SurfStitch Group.


Richard Woodard | 15 Oct 2014

Bob McKnight, co-founder and former CEO of surf-led fashion business Quiksilver, is to retire as chairman and take up a non-executive role with the company.


Michelle Russell | 9 Oct 2014

Ryan Drexler, president of private equity firm Consac and Quiksilver shareholder, has blasted the surf wear firm's turnaround plan as "a failure" and called on the board to consider a sale.


Leonie Barrie | 5 Sep 2014

Surf and skatewear firm Quiksilver Inc has continued to disappoint in its third quarter, swinging to a $220.1m loss on asset write-downs, falling sales and late product deliveries.


Leonie Barrie | 5 Sep 2014

Surf and skatewear firm Quiksilver Inc has continued to disappoint in its third quarter, swinging to a $220.1m loss on asset write-downs, falling sales and late product deliveries.


Michelle Russell | 21 Aug 2014

Fashion apparel, footwear, and accessories business Global Brands Group has widened its net loss in the first half as a result of increased investment in new brand additions.


Michelle Russell | 14 Aug 2014

Surf-led apparel business Quiksilver has developed a boardshort line using recycled materials, including plastic bottles.


Richard Woodard | 23 Jul 2014

Eco-friendly apparel maker Dirtball is suing DC Shoes and its parent company, Quiksilver, over claims of infringement of the Dirtball trademark.


Michelle Russell | 11 Jul 2014

Surf-led apparel business Quiksilver has signed four licensing agreements, including for its Roxy and legwear brands, in a bid to grow the businesses.

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