DC Shoes, Inc. has appointed footwear industry veteran Michael Minter as its Global Head of Marketing. Minter is tasked with marketing the brand's skate heritage story to a new streetwear and lifestyle inspired consumer.
France's coastguard on Wednesday called off searches for the head of the U.S. firm that owns the Quiksilver surfwear brand, a day after his boat washed up empty on the country's Atlantic coast, local authorities said.
Australian surfwear seller Billabong International Ltd agreed to a buyout from its top shareholder and major lender Oaktree through its Boardriders unit Friday, in a deal valuing the company at about A$197.7m ($155m).
Sports apparel seller Billabong International Ltd confirmed on Friday it has received an indicative takeover proposal from Boardriders Inc, which values the company at about A$198 million ($150 million).