The parent company of Billabong and Quiksilver has sold Xcel to ZG Holdings, a logistics and ERP specialist in the outdoor and sport industries whose brand portfolio includes Briko, State of Elevenate and Level.
The New York-based consumer brand group outlined its future plans for its recently acquired surfwear brand on Wednesday, including category expansions and a new distribution agreement for the label’s EMEA operations.
As Billabong Europe’s staff is completing the move to Boardriders's European offices in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France, Dave Tanner, CEO of the board sports group, talked to FashionNetwork.com about the group’s future plans.
The adventure sports lifestyle company has announced that it has created six new leadership roles, revealing a multi-year growth agenda focused on seven priorities, including digital development and sustainability.
Right in the middle of the Quiksilver-Billabong merger, Thomas Chambolle, who became EMEA president last year following the demise of Pierre Agnès, is leaving the group, FashionNetwork.com has learned.