Posts tagged as Roxy

  • Thursday, September 3rd 2015

    Quiksilver needs a buyer to get back on track

    by Markus Huber

    According to Bloomberg, the Californian marketer of brands Quiksilver, DC and Roxy action sports, is about to put itself on the block. The group has reportedly hired a consultancy firm which has been assigned to find additional financial resources. The company’s stock value dropped by three quarters over the current year.The publication does not name its […]

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    Monday, March 30th 2015

    Quick changes at Quiksilver

    by Markus Huber

    Andy Mooney is no longer chief executive of boardsports company Quiksilver. This came after unsatisfactory quarterly figures presented last week. Equally, Richard Shields, chief financial officer, has resigned to accept new professional opportunities. To replace Mooney, the group which also markets the DC and Roxy brands has appointed Pierre Agnes as CEO. Agnes has been […]

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    Friday, December 12th 2014

    Quiksilver still in the red, but cuts losses

    by Markus Huber

    Action sports group Quiksilver expects for the outgoing financial year (Oct. 31) total sales of between $1.48-1.55 billion. For the fourth quarter, turnover dropped by 16 percent to $400.7 million. On the other hand, Quiksilver, along with its affiliated brands DC and Roxy, managed to reduce its net loss to $51.6 million compared with $171.1 […]

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    Wednesday, November 19th 2014

    Roxy seals hardgoods deal with Faction Collective

    by Markus Huber

    Roxy, the Quiksilver brand for girls, has joined forces with The Faction Collective, a maker of skis. The company will design, manufacture and distribute Roxy-branded freestyle and freeride skis, which are set to hit the market by fall 2015. The Roxy skis will be designed in partnership with freeski star Candide Thovex. The new collection […]

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    Friday, September 5th 2014

    Quiksilver writes a loss over late deliveries

    by Markus Huber

    It apparently needs more time to get board sports company Quiksilver back riding the peak. For its third quarter ended July 31, the California-based company suffered sales declines for all brands and regions as far as continuing operations are concerned. Net sales declined by 19 percent to $396 million over last year’s third quarter. In the […]

  • Sunday, March 10th 2013

    Diane von Furstenberg prints on Roxy beachwear

    by Markus Huber

    In cooperation with the fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, Roxy has developed a limited edition of beachwear for girls under the name “DVF loves Roxy” and the motto “follow your heart and dare.” The new line comprises bikinis, monokinis and boardshorts combining the eye-catching prints of Diane von Furstenberg and the typical Roxy silhouettes. Altogether, […]

  • Monday, February 11th 2013

    U.S. surf industry dishes out awards


    The American Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA) has awarded prizes to Billabong, Hurley and the Quiksilver group. The latter’s Roxy brand got the SIMA Image Award for Best Marketing Campaign of the Year with a social media campaign, “Let the Sea Set You Free,” which has been rolled out globally through a new challenging contest, […]

  • Friday, December 14th 2012

    Clearance sales hit Quiksilver profit


    The Quiksilver group managed to lift its turnover for the last quarter of its fiscal year, until the end of October, but this was achieved with abundant clearance sales and discounts, which badly hit the company’s gross margin and caused a pre-tax loss for the quarter. The American board sports company’s turnover advanced by 3 […]

  • Friday, September 7th 2012

    Quiksilver rides high


    The Quiksilver group made up for the tough situation in the European board sports market with robust expansion in the Americas and in Asia for the third quarter of its fiscal year, until the end of the July. The company’s quarterly turnover inched up by 2 percent to $512.4 million but it jumped by 8 percent in […]

  • Friday, June 8th 2012

    Quiksilver manages slight sales increase


    The Quiksilver group prided itself on outperforming its competitors in the second quarter of its fiscal year, until the end of April, with a sales increase of 3 percent to $492.2 million. In constant currencies, this amounted to a rise of 5 percent, with expansion in all regions and for all three of the group’s […]