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Remembering Pierre Agnes Pierre Agnes was a larger-than-life person with a personality bigger than any room. His impact on Quiksilver over the years was huge – from launching new categories like eyewear, watches and wetsuits to, in more recent days, stepping in to serve as CEO [...]
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Bands and Exhibitors Announced For Camp Shred 2018 Participating brands will include: Billabong, Body Glove, Channel Islands Surfboards, Creatures of Leisure, Dragon Alliance, FCS, Firewire Surfboards, Futures Fins, Global Surf Industries, Haydenshapes Surfboards, Hurley, Indo Board, INT Softboards [...]
Search for Pierre Agnes Called Off for the Night Pierre joined Quiksilver in 1988 and worked in various capacities throughout the company's European marketing operations. Between 1992 and 2002, Pierre founded and operated Omareef Europe, a licensee of Quiksilver for wetsuits and eyewear that [...]
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Camp Shred Returns to Cardiff February 24-25 Participating brands will include: Billabong, Body Glove, Channel Islands Surfboards, Creatures of Leisure, Dragon Alliance, FCS, Firewire Surfboards, Haydenshapes Surfboards, INT Softboards, JS Industries, LOST Surfboards, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter of [...]
Oakley, Inc., based in Foothill Ranch, California, makes sport equipment including sunglasses, sports visors, and ski goggles, as well as watches, clothing, bags, backpacks, shoes, prescription glasses, football (American) and hockey eyewear, golf gear and other accessories. Oakley currently holds more than 600 patents for eyewear, materials and performance gear.
The main competitors of Oakley are Wiley X, Marchon Eyewear, Safilo, Bushnell,Signature Eyewear, Nike, Reebok, Quiksilver, Rudy Project, Billabong and Adidas.
Oakley was started by Jim Jannard in 1975 in his garage with an initial investment of $300. The name Oakley came from Jannard's dog, an English Setter. Jannard began by selling what he called 'The Oakley Grip' out of the back of his car at motocross events....
Smith Appoints Leonardo Fioravanti to Global Surf Team Smith, the maker of eyewear, goggles and helmets ... at age six when he rode his first wave in Anglet on the Cote Basque in France. As a member of Quiksilver’s global team and with support from his family, he traveled the world surfing as one of the ... [...]
The making of the Quiksilver Pro: How times have changed surfing Snapper Rocks Kelly Slater at the Quiksilver Pro. And the Gold Coast’s perfect point ... is interviewed after his Stubbies win at Burleigh in 1977. Peterson's mother Joan (sunglasses, right, behind Peterson) proudly looks over his shoulder. After the Gold Coast ... [...]
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Quiksilver sees beauty in being big SURFWEAR companies should not be afraid of being large and ambitious international players, according to the former AFL player now running a newly emboldened Quiksilver. “They say it is hard to be big and cool,” Quiksilver president Greg Healy said ... [...]
A Quiksilver Turnaround Strategy Eyewear, Watches, and Luggage among others. Vision Statement - With offices in Europe, Australia and America, Quiksilver has the capability of touching people worldwide. Quiksilver has the vision of making a difference to community and environment through ... [...]
Oaktree may buy Quiksilver out of bankruptcy While surf brand Quiksilver is attempting to turn things around since their filing for bankruptcy, Oaktree Capital is looking to step in. The Los Angeles-based investment firm is seemingly settling up to buy Quiksilver Inc. out of bankruptcy. Quiksilver ... [...]
PRESS RELEASEQuiksilver and The Standard hotels have joined forces once again after a successful bicoastal partnership last summer, to expand their boardshort collection and exclusive products sold through poolside vending machines. Four new custom designed Standard Boardshorts by Quiksilver will be sold alongside new Standard Sunglasses By Quiksilver, a reversible Standard Bikini By Quiksilver and Shiseido sunscreen. The Standard, Hollywood and The Standard Spa, Miami Beach will now have...
How many pairs of spectacles and sunglasses do you own?I’ve just counted them and I have 21 prescription glasses, as well as some for reading and some multifocals. My prescriptions do vary, but not by much.When it comes to sunglasses, I have 12 in total; some are plano, a few are for reading and a couple are multifocals.While I have one particular pair of spectacles that sit by the phone in the kitchen at home that I have had for around 10 years, the rest I regularly sort through and recycle...
PRESS RELEASEOn Friday morning August 21 during one of their training programs on Kuta Beach, South Bali's Badung Lifeguard Department took a break to receive brand new uniforms, hats, and sunglasses courtesy of Quiksilver SEA and Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia (CCAI). On hand to present the new apparel to the lifeguards and their captains were Quiksilver's Surf Team Captain Tipi Jabrik (who is also CCAI's CSR Ambassador), Advertising and Promotion Manager Ms Putu Purniati, and Tech Manager Sam...