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Boardriders completes Billabong acquisition Beth Wright | 24 Apr 18

Boardriders Inc, a global action sports and lifestyle company that owns the Quiksilver, Roxy, and DC Shoes brands, has completed its acquisition of embattled Australian surfwear brand Billabong International.


Billabong shareholders approve Boardriders takeover Beth Wright | 28 Mar 18

Shareholders of embattled Australian surfwear brand Billabong have voted in favour of an acquisition by Boardriders Inc, the global action sports and lifestyle company that owns and operates the Quiksilver, Roxy, and DC Shoes brands.


Boardriders names Tanner CEO after Agnes is lost at sea Beth Wright | 7 Feb 18

Boardriders Inc, a global action sports and lifestyle company that owns and operates the Quiksilver, Roxy, and DC Shoes brands, has appointed chief turnaround officer Dave Tanner as CEO following the disappearance of Pierre Agnes last week during a fishing trip in France.


Boardriders acquires Billabong International Beth Wright | 5 Jan 18

Boardriders Inc, a global action sports and lifestyle company that owns and operates the Quiksilver, Roxy, and DC Shoes brands, is to acquire embattled Australian surfwear brand Billabong International.


Quiksilver completes final step of restructuring Katie Smith | 14 Mar 16

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). 


UPDATE – Quiksilver to emerge from bankruptcy in February Michelle Russell | 29 Jan 16

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


2015 – A year in review – Retail winners and losers Lee Adendorff | 15 Dec 15

Online apparel sales, the right product mix at the right price points and a successful stance against counterfeiters helped lift some retailers during 2015, but bankruptcy filings and inventory mis-management weighed on others.


Bankruptcy court agrees Quiksilver final financing Michelle Russell | 19 Oct 15

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.


Top stories this week on just-style... Katie Smith | 11 Sep 15

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.


Quiksilver financing and store closures get underway Leonie Barrie | 11 Sep 15

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.


Quiksilver files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in US Katie Smith | 9 Sep 15

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


Quiksilver warned over stock price Michelle Russell | 17 Jul 15

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


Quiksilver confident despite Q2 declines Michelle Russell | 9 Jun 15

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


Quiksilver shareholder calls for sale Michelle Russell | 23 Apr 15

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


Quiksilver appoints Agnes to CEO role Michelle Russell | 27 Mar 15

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.


Quiksilver “encouraged” by narrower Q1 loss Richard Woodard | 18 Mar 15

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.


Quiksilver completes sale of Surfdome stake Michelle Russell | 18 Dec 14

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


Quiksilver books mixed Q4 results Michelle Russell | 12 Dec 14

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.


SurfStitch Group to buy Surfdome from Quiksilver Katie Smith | 11 Nov 14

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


Fibres and fabrics: Sustainability solutions Kitty So | 3 Nov 14

Apparel and textile companies seeking to make their supply chains more sustainable have increasing options to adopt 'greener' innovations - from developments in organic cotton to software monitoring tools and organisations helping to establish eco-friendly policies.


Quiksilver founder to take non-executive role Richard Woodard | 15 Oct 14

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.


Shareholder blasts Quiksilver turnaround plan Michelle Russell | 9 Oct 14

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.


US: Falling sales and late deliveries weigh on Quiksilver Q3 Leonie Barrie | 5 Sep 14

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.


US: Falling sales and late deliveries weigh on Quiksilver Q3 Leonie Barrie | 5 Sep 14

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.


HONG KONG: Global Brands H1 net loss widens on costs Michelle Russell | 21 Aug 14

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.


US: Quiksilver develops Eco boardshort line Michelle Russell | 14 Aug 14

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


US: Dirtball sues Quiksilver in trademark case Richard Woodard | 23 Jul 14

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


US: Quiksilver eyes growth through licensing deals Michelle Russell | 11 Jul 14

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


US: Cherokee Global Brands Q1 earnings soar Michelle Russell | 10 Jun 14

Global brand management business Cherokee Global Brands saw its earning soar in the first quarter thanks to its recent Tony Hawk brands acquisition.


US: Quiksilver turnaround hit by Q2 loss Richard Woodard | 3 Jun 14

Surf-led apparel business Quiksilver’s planned turnaround has hit trouble after soft revenues left the company with a bigger than expected second quarter loss.

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