Hours after posting the initial story about the potential Billabong takeover, last night came more news as Billabong and Nixon announced the partial sale, or 48.5% of Nixon, to Trilantic Capital Partners (not to be confused with Texas Pacific Group which put in a bid earlier in the morning for Billabong for $766 million). The […]
Billabong’s Partial Sell of Nixon Generates $285 Million Towards Debt Payment—Plus, The Changing Tide of Action Sports
Billabong X Universal Music Group; Billabong X Modern Amusement
Billabong’s on a roll, now with new partnership with Universal Music and license deal with Modern Amusement.
Class at ASR Brings Mix of Swim, Surf, Beach Lifestyle, and Denim Creating a Unique Dynamic in Fashion Trade Show Platforms
Agenda Trade Show for Action Sports and Streetwear Apparel, Footwear, and Lifestyle Accessories Introduced New Exhibitors with Industry Legends Indicating a Strong Market Category
Lots of business was done at this Fall’s show yet still with the quirky surprises and fun of a crossover show that’s obviously growing.
Billabong Buys RVCA
RVCA, the strong crossover brand with artists, action sports, even MMA fans, gets bought by Billabong.
Class at ASR–The New Jewel of a Fashion Trade Show that May Outshine It%uFFFDs Big Brother
Modern, ambiant, European-vibe makes this alternative mix of action sports, street, and upper street fashion trade show a strange and intriguing new concept for ASR.
Action Sports Retailer Trade Show Kicks Off with Runway Fashion Featuring Top Styles from Skate, Surf, Snow, MotoX Industries – Part One
ASR launched Thursday, January 24th with all of the excitement that comes with walking the trade show halls of fashion from the giants of surfing, skateboarding, motocross, and action sports lifestyle. Of course the Volcom area had it usual themes this year including neon green and pink, and Electric Vision next door which was just bought out by Volcom celebrated with a Let It Snow theme and confetti snow everywhere. But interestingly the motocross area continues to expand and provide new energy -all surrounded by Famous Stars & Straps. Check out next week’s stories for more from the show floor.