We saw this coming a mile away in our Youth Culture Studies when we noticed that Quiksilver started losing rankings in preferences among the youth marketplace starting around 2006. While many teen retailers blame the 2008 recession for the beginning of economic hard times, the real trouble is when your target market thinks you’re completely […]
Quiksilver Files for Bankruptcy in the U.S., Brings on Oaktree Capital, Investor for Billabong
Quiksilver’s Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Bob McKnight, Retires; Andy Mooney CEO, Pierre Agnes Now President
Significant changes are again underway at Quiksilver. This time it’s with the executive leaders. On October 14, 2014, Quiksilver announced that Bob McKnight, co-founder and senior executive, would be retiring as of October 31, and Andy Moony would be the new CEO and Pierre Agnes would become President. Quiksilver has been dealing with economic challenges […]
Quiksilver Continues to Get Hammered: 200 Laid-Off, Poorly Timed Commercial with Microsoft Debuts; Prized Jewel DC Shoes Rumored to be Sold to VFC%u2026and Here’s What Youth Markets Think
Label Networks recaps the brand’s preference placement among 13-25-year-olds in our consumer data from North America over the last 5 years (one reason why subscriptions come in handy).
Quiksilver America’s President Marty Samuels Resigns
Quiksilver’s Americas President exit among wave of the future for many other top executives in fashion and retail from Wal-Mart to Bebe.
Finally, Quiksilver Sells Rossignol, But Takes a Bath on the Transaction
It’s been one of those “Euro’s vs. Americans” heated debates that lasted an ugly 2 years until finally, selling the brand proved to be the only best option. Here’s the story.
Sports News: Singapore Gets Bid to Host 1st Youth Olympic Games; President of Quiksilver Bernard Mariette Resigns as Bob McKnight, CEO, Takes on Additional Role
In our on-going reportage of the Youth Olympic Games, the latest update is that Singaporehas won the bid to host the 1st Games in 2010, beating out Moscowin the final bid.
“This is a key moment for the Olympic Movement,” said Rogge to journalists present in Lausanne. “Singaporehas put together a very exciting project. Hosting the Youth Olympic Games for the first time is a great responsibility, and I have every confidence in the team in Singapore. I have no doubt that their professionalism and enthusiasm will be instrumental in the staging of successful Youth Olympic Games in 2010.”