Posts tagged as swell

  • Becoming manufacturers and on-street retailers: SurfStitch's founders Lex Pedersen (left) and Justin Cameron.

    Wednesday, November 25th 2015

    SurfStitch eyes brick-and-mortar retail

    by Markus Huber

    SurfStitch, the Australian online retailer of action sports goods, may have a boost in market capitalization to more than 500 million Australian dollars (€342 million). According to the Australian press, trading of the SurfStitch stock was suspended after the group announced the acquisition of Surf Hardware International, a manufacturer of boards and accessories, for AUD […]

  • Thursday, August 21st 2014

    Billabong divests multi-brand e-commerce operations

    by Markus Huber

    As announced in February, board sports company Billabong is coming to terms with getting rid of its multi-brand online retail operations SurfStitch.com for Australia and Europe and Swell.com for North America. The divestment is part of the Australian company’s restructuring program in which it is concentrating on wholesale and mono-brand retailing. Swell is owned 100 percent by Billabong, […]