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Surfwear Archives

Independent expert gives Billabong takeover green light

Financial firm says deal is "fair and reasonable".

APAC bogs down Billabong

Surfwear giant continues turnaround amid choppy conditions.

Billabong appoints Nordstrom exec as CFO

Surfwear brand ends long-running global search.

Surfstitch shares halted till August

Troubled sports e-tailer suspends shares for at least three months.

Surfstitch narrows loss, cuts guidance

Surfwear retailer battling "tough conditions", announces board renewal.

Billabong earnings take a plunge

Surfwear retailer hits rough waters with latest trading update.

Instagramification for young designer

How do you convince the boys from Bondi Rescue to become your brand ambassadors?
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Surf’s up

Surfwear retailers find a more favourable tide with profitability and sales outlook improving.

Billabong swimming against tide

Troubled surfwear retailer cuts losses to push forward with transformation plan.

Globe cuts brand value

Australian streetwear and skateboard retailer cuts value of its brand.

Billabong moves for a return to cool

Billabong's new boss vows to make the struggling surfwear brand cool again.

Billabong seeks support for turnaround

Embattled surfwear retailer admits shareholders have suffered from drawn out negotiations.

Billabong offloads Canadian chain

Surfwear retailer sells Canadian retail chain amid restructure.

Billabong appoints acting Americas president

Surfwear retailer recruits surfing industry veteran as acting president of the Americas.

Billabong seals the deal… finally

Following months of negotiation, Billabong has finally accepted a bailout package, appointing a new CEO at the same time...

Billabong to sell Canadian stores

Surfwear retailer puts Canadian retail division up for sale.

Surfwear brands caught in a rip

In today's Inside Retail Digital weekly, we look at the local surfwear sector, and see how several brands are searching ...