QUIKSILVER TAKEOVER RUMORS FLY
- VF, Varvatos In Sale Talks. // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;1/9/2004, Vol. 187 Issue 5, p2
Reports on the plan of the apparel firm VF Corp. to sell the John Varvatos business in New York City. Acquisition of the business by the company; Aim of the company to focus on its larger businesses.
- Quiksilver Speculation: DC Sale? Nike Spurned? Lee, Jessica C. // Orange County Business Journal;1/26/2009, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p1
The article offers information concerning the gossip about Quiksilver Inc. It notes that the company has rejected an investment or buyout offer from Nike Inc., but the issue about selling its DC Shoes Inc. to VF Corp. is very rampant. However, its spokesman declined to comment on the speculation...
- SurfStitch Group to buy Surfdome from Quiksilver. Smith, Katie // Aroq - Just-Style.com (Global News);11/14/2014, p1
The article reports that the sports apparel company SurfStitch Group will buy the sports goods retailer Surfdome from surf-led fashion company Quiksilver. It states that part of the deal, Surfdome will continue to have the Quiksilver, DC, and Roxy brands for two-year supply agreement and the...
- Destination Lands' End. Scardino, Emily // DSN Retailing Today;3/14/2005, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p17
This article reports that the company Sears/Kmart made one recent announcement that clearly indicates its Lands' End division will be undergoing structural changes as the brand's fate enters the hands of new parent company Sears Holding Corp. The repositioning of Lands' End is particularly...
- Cadbury Schweppes to cut 7500 jobs. // TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Jul2007, Issue 793, p6
The article reports on the plan of Cadbury Schweppes to sell of its drinks unit and cut 15% of its global workforce and its 60 factories. The move is prompted by the goal of the confectionery and drinks giant to achieve more profitability in the U.S. In another news, the company announced its...
- Quiksilver Seeks Sale of Shoe Brand. DiMartino, Mediha // Orange County Business Journal;11/2/2015, Vol. 38 Issue 44, p8
The article reports that American footwear company Quiksilver Inc. has requested a bankruptcy court in California to approve its proposal to sell its Ampla running shoe brand to former executives Rob Colby and Charles Exon.
- Boardsports Billionaires. Tschorn, Adam // DNR: Daily News Record;8/30/2004, Vol. 34 Issue 35, p92
Interviews Marty Samuels, president of men's clothing operation at Huntington Beach, California-based Quicksilver, about the company's success. Attributes of the sales growth of Quicksilver; Areas of business with more growth potential; Avenue of expansion for the company.
- Quiksilver Planning 10 U.S., 20 European Stores This Year. Bellantonio, Jennifer // Orange County Business Journal;1/28/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p1
Reports the plans of Quiksilver Inc. to open stores in the U.S. Impact of the terrorist attacks on Quiksilver; Emphasis on the retail side of the Roxy division; Decline of the sales at the junior clothes specialty stores.
- Debt bomb for First Industrial. Baeb, Eddie // Crain's Chicago Business;3/16/2009, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p2
The article reports that First Industrial Realty Trust Inc., one of U.S.'s biggest warehouse owners, is short of cash and is facing a June 2009 bond deadline as its debt payment of $125m in bonds is due. Chief Executive Officer Bruce Duncan told analysts that he plans to sell and mortgage about...