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A rocky future ahead for Aussie retailers

Billabong International has endured a long and protracted battle to recover from a debt-fuelled acquisition spree that left the global surfwear brand vulnerable to plunging sales across its three business divisions. The company now seems destined to be acquired by Quiksilver, formerly a Victorian surfwear company which is now headquartered in California. A merger of the Billabong and Quiksilver businesses was mooted by IRW in early November when Billabong was sizing up Rip Curl as a potential bu

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