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US: Quiksilver recalls second children's product in a week just-style.com | 10 Aug 06

Surf lifestyle company Quiksilver has recalled about 48,000 children's lounge trousers because of fire hazard just days after another product recall.


US: Quiksilver recalls sweatshirts on strangulation hazard just-style.com | 4 Aug 06

Surf label Quiksilver has recalled about 9,700 'Roxy Girl Hide & Seek' hooded sweatshirts because of strangulation hazard.


FRANCE: Quiksilver to shed jobs at Skis Rossignol just-style.com | 6 Jul 06

Outdoor sports company Quiksliver is planning to axe a total of 286 jobs at French ski equipment specialist Rossignol which it acquired last year.


FRANCE: Lacoste appoints Frank Riboud as chairman just-style.com | 5 Jul 06

Upmarket sportswear label Lacoste SA has appointed new director Frank Riboud as chairman of the board. Riboud has also been appointed director of Accor Group, L'Oreal, Renault and Quiksilver and CEO of Danone Group.


AUSTRALIA: Hot Tuna buys subsidiary, makes officer appointments just-style.com | 3 Jul 06

Lifestyle apparel brand Hot Tuna has announced the acquisition of its Australian licensee Hot Tuna Holdings Pty Ltd from MCU Pty Ltd.


RUSSIA: Quiksilver establishes JV with Sprandi International just-style.com | 28 Jun 06

Surf and skate label Quiksilver has set up a joint venture with sports footwear and apparel brand Sprandi International to design, manufacture, market and distribute Quiksilver and Roxy products in Russia.


US: Quiksilver Q2 profits plummet to US$3.7m just-style.com | 9 Jun 06

Outdoor sports lifestyle company Quiksilver saw second-quarter profits crash from US$34.7m last year to $3.7m in the three months to the end of April.


US: Pony names Nike-ex Stroesser as CEO just-style.com | 2 May 06

Sports company Pony, which recently changed hands, has appointed Jim Stroesser as its new CEO.


US: Bear Growth to take over swimwear business Everything But Water just-style.com | 21 Apr 06

Bear Growth Capital Partners said it will buy women’s swimwear retailer Everything But Water for an undisclosed price.


Puma leaps into sportswear's top league just-style.com | 17 Feb 06

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.


US: Surfwear maker Volcom strengthens European presence just-style.com | 9 Feb 06

Californian surfwear specialist Volcom is planning to set up a 3,000 sq m European base at Anglet, near Biarritz, on France's Atlantic-facing south-west coastline.


US: Quiksilver names Nick Adcock DC Shoes president just-style.com | 6 Feb 06

Sports lifestyle company Quiksilver has appointed Nick Adcock as president of the DC Shoes business, effective immediately.


MALAYSIA: Berjaya Retail reveals growth plans just-style.com | 22 Dec 05

Berjaya Retail, a subsidiary of Berjaya Group, is planning to increase the availability of Italian brands Motivi and Caractere and the French Oxbow brand in Malaysia over the next two years.


UK: Hot Tuna names managing director just-style.com | 30 Nov 05

Surf wear label Hot Tuna has appointed Marcus Gracey as managing director of the company with immediate effect.


USA: Quiksilver names new board members just-style.com | 29 Nov 05

Outdoor sports lifestyle company Quiksilver has appointed three new members to its board of directors.


USA: Sew Cal Reports Upturn In Private-Label Trade just-style.com | 20 Oct 05

Sew Cal Logo, which supplies apparel for the entertainment business and surf wear brands, has reported an 11.5 per cent rise in private-label business for spring and autumn 2006 compared to last year.


USA: Quiksilver Creates Winter Sports Base just-style.com | 7 Sep 05

Outdoors sports brand Quiksilver Inc has announced plans to set up a new facility aimed at unifying the operations of its winter sports businesses and advancing the positions of its lifestyle brands.


USA: Quiksilver Ups Rossignol Hold To Over 95% just-style.com | 26 Aug 05

Outdoor sports company Quiksilver Inc says it has upped its ownership in the Rossignol brand to over 95 per cent with over 96 per cent of voting rights.


USA: Quiksilver Completes Rossignol Buy just-style.com | 27 Jul 05

Outdoor sports company Quiksilver has completed its purchase of Skis Rossignol SA and has named Jean-Francois Gautier as the division’s president.


USA: Quiksilver Completes Rossignol Tender Offer just-style.com | 22 Jul 05

US surfwear company Quiksilver Inc has completed its tender offer for the outstanding share capital of winter sports goods business Skis Rossignol SA.


USA: Quiksilver Acquires DC Shoes’ Canadian Distributor just-style.com | 8 Jul 05

Casual clothing brand Quiksilver Inc has bought the Canadian distributor of DC Shoes it was announced yesterday.


USA: Quiksilver Restructures Global Management just-style.com | 7 Jul 05

Casual lifestyle clothing company Quiksilver Inc has unveiled a new global management structure to support company growth.


FRANCE: Skis Rossignol Slumps To FY Loss just-style.com | 16 Jun 05

Winter sports goods maker Skis Rossignol SA has sunk into a full-year loss for the year ended 31 March, hurt by inventory write-downs, a slump in the general snowboarding market, and restructuring actions.


USA: Quiksilver Improves In All Regions just-style.com | 6 Jun 05

Active wear brand Quiksilver Inc has posted revenue and income increases for the second quarter of 2005, after recording better-than-expected results for each of its three regional segments.


USA: Kohl's To Stock Quiksilver's Tony Hawk Range just-style.com | 12 May 05

Family retailer Kohl's Corporation has signed a license agreement with boadriding brand Quiksilver Inc for a range of Tony Hawk-branded clothing.


USA: Quiksilver Buys Surfection Retail Group just-style.com | 5 Apr 05

Surfwear maker Quiksilver has bought retail group Surfection, which be added to Quiksilver's 240+ Boardriders Club stores throughout the world.


USA: Quiksilver Buys Rossignol For €240m just-style.com | 22 Mar 05

US surfwear maker Quiksilver is to buy French company Skis Rossignol for €240 million, in a deal which will create the world’s biggest outdoor clothing and equipment manufacturer.


USA: Quiksilver Reports Strong 2005 Q1 Results just-style.com | 11 Mar 05

Surf-themed apparel company Quiksilver Inc has posted strong results for the first quarter of 2005.


USA: Quiksilver Q4 Profit Jumps 43% just-style.com | 17 Dec 04

Activewear maker Quiksilver has reported a 43 per cent leap in fourth quarter profit, helped by its acquisition of DC Shoes and a jump in global sales.


USA: Veltex Eyes Surfwear Market, Expands Sales Team just-style.com | 7 Dec 04

Apparel maker, importer and distributor Veltex Corp plans to enter the $6 billion surf apparel market and extend its sales force by fifty people in the first quarter of next year.

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