Growth Opportunities

Griffin, Cara
February 2004
SGB;Feb2004, Vol. 37 Issue 2, Special Section p30
Trade Publication
Interviews Ken Block, co-founder of DC Shoes about the history and future of the DC Shoes brand of athletic footwear. Background on DC Shoes; Reason behind their decision to enter the snowboard market; Views on the co-option of action sports trends by mainstream vendors and retailers; Importance of the sporting goods channel to DC Shoes.


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