|Type||Public (NYSE: ZQK)|
|Headquarters||Huntington Beach, CA, USA|
|Key people||Robert B. A public company usually refers to a company that is permitted to offer its registered securities ( Stock, bonds, etc The New York Stock Exchange ( NYSE) is a Stock exchange based in New York City. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in Southern California, United States. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the McKnight, CEO & Chairman of the Board|
|Products||Apparel, sporting goods|
|Revenue||▲ $2. A chief executive officer ( CEO) or chief executive is typically the highest-ranking corporate officer ( executive) or administrator In Marketing, a product is anything that can be offered to a Market that might satisfy a want or need Clothing (also called clothes, accoutrements, accouterments, or habiliments) protects the Human body from extreme Weather Sports equipment is a general term for any object used for Sport or Exercise. In business revenue or revenues is Income that a company receives from its normal business activities usually from the sale of goods and services 362 billion USD (2006)|
|Net income||▲ $107. The United States dollar ( sign: $; code: USD) is the unit of Currency of the United States; it has also been Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Net income is equal to the Income that a firm has after subtracting costs and Expenses from the total Revenue. 12 million USD (2006)|
Quiksilver, Inc. The United States dollar ( sign: $; code: USD) is the unit of Currency of the United States; it has also been Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Employment is a Contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. A website (alternatively web site or Web site, a back-construction from the Proper noun World Wide Web) is a collection of Web pages , based in Huntington Beach, California, is one of the world's largest manufacturers of surfwear and other boardsport-related equipment. Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in Southern California, United States. Surf culture includes the people language fashion and life surrounding the sport of modern Surfing. Boardsports are sports that are played with some sort of board as the primary equipment Its logo, inspired by Hokusai's woodcut The Great Wave off Kanagawa, consists of a large wave with a mountain on a red background. was a Japanese Artist, Ukiyo-e painter and Printmaker of the Edo period. is a famous woodblock print by the Japanese artist Hokusai. A literal translation of the Japanese name would be "Off Kanagawa the back (or underside of a wave
The company also markets a line of apparel for young girls and women, under the brand Roxy, named after the daughter of one of the founders. For other uses see Quicksilver. Quiksilver Inc ( based in Huntington Beach California, is one of the world's largest manufacturers Its logo consists of two copies of the Quiksilver logo, one reflected, forming a heart. Quiksilver owns Skis Rossignol, but is pursuing a sale of the ski business. Skis Rossignol SA, or simply Rossignol is a French manufacturer of alpine snowboard and nordic equipment as well as related outerwear and accessories located in Isère  It owned golf-equipment maker Cleveland Golf up until October 31, 2007, when it sold the company to a Japanese sporting goods company. Cleveland Golf is an American Golf company based in Huntington Beach California. 
The company's DC and Hawk brands are also synonymous with the heritage and culture of surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding, and its beach- and water-oriented swimwear brands include Raisins, Radio Fiji and Leilani. The Rossignol, Dynastar, Lange, and LOOK brands are leaders in the alpine ski market, and the Company makes snowboarding equipment under its Rossignol, Dynastar, DC, Roxy, Lib Technologies, Gnu and Bent Metal labels. Dynastar is a winter sports company based in the Chamonix valley France. LOOK, established in Nevers, France in 1951 was originally a Ski equipment manufacturer
Quiksilver also carries a line of high-end apparel and accessories under its QuiksilverEdition brand. In the fall of 2008, Quiksilver will introduce its newest brand, Quiksilver Women's, aimed at the 18 to 24-year-old demographic.
Quiksilver also supports the worldwide boardriding community through its self-titled foundation launched in 2005. The Quiksilver Foundation works to provide environmental, educational, health and youth-related projects to worthy boardriding communities around the globe.
Quiksilver Travel also offers snow and surf travel packages to exotic locations such as Samoa, Peru and Costa Rica. Samoa, officially the Independent State of Samoa, is a country governing the western part of the Samoan Islands Archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean Peru (Perú Piruw Piruw officially the Republic of Peru ( reˈpuβlika del peˈɾu is a country in western South America. Costa Rica, officially the Republic of Costa Rica ( Spanish: Costa Rica or República de Costa Rica,) is a Country in
Quiksilver operates over 600 stand-alone stores in major cities across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, Europe, North and South America, Asia, and Africa. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. New Zealand is an Island country in the south-western Pacific Ocean comprising two main landmasses (the North Island and the South Island South America is a Continent of the Americas, situated entirely in the Western Hemisphere and mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a There are two types of Quiksilver operated stores which are known as either "Boardrider" or "Outlet" stores. Their products are also sold in many other outlets across the world such as the Fells Point Surf Company or the Ron Jon Surf Shop. Ron Jon Surf Shop is a retail store founded in 1961 in Ship Bottom New Jersey, by Ron DiMenna In addition, the company operates a number of separate Roxy stores.
As of 2008, Quiksilver sponsors around 500 amateur and professional surfers, snowboarders, skiers, and skateboarders. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Among them are surfer Kelly Slater and skateboarder Tony Hawk. Robert Kelly Slater (b February 11 1972, Cocoa Beach, FL, USA) known simply as Kelly Slater is an American professional Surfer Anthony Frank Hawk (born May 12, 1968) is an American professional Skateboarder He is credited with being the first recorded skater to land the They also have the naming rights to the Quiksilver Pro surfing tournament for men and Roxy Pro tournament for women in Gold Coast (Australia) and France. This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics.
After four decades marketing primarily towards males, Quiksilver developed a line of clothes for women. The collection includes a full range of knits, wovens, dresses, denim, essentials and organic cotton tees.
As part of the introduction of its new collection for women, Quiksilver selected six women to be Visionaries in Residence at Quiksilver’s siteLA, a communal work and exhibition space in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. Silver Lake is a district east of Hollywood in the city of Los Angeles California. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West The residency program is a year-long engagement for women working in and across creative cultural fields. Although they have been selected for their independent projects, they share a communal workspace and together create public programs and host special events at siteLA.
The six Visionaries in Residence are:
• Beth Jones – Fashion blogger and aspiring entrepreneur opening up her own “Vintage Society” clothing shop.
• Sara Anderson – Artist, performer and connector who inspires art for people of all ages, genders and economic backgrounds through collaborative drawing, video, dance and sound.
• Dorothy Lee – Bicycling activist and safety advocate empowering women to safely cycle around Los Angeles.
• Jesse Rodato – Architect, interior designer and humanitarian developing mobile playgrounds, skate parks and urban shelters for inner city youth.
• Khrystyne Zurian – Automotive designer creating the interior and exterior of a concept vehicle that reflects the active, healthy and eco-friendly experience of independent and creative young women.
• Pilar Dias – Talented singer and songwriter working on her solo project, a bilingual record that she is recording and promoting through siteLA.
2008: Kelly Slater wins the inaugural contest of the 2008 Men's ASP World Championship Tour, the Quiksilver Pro on the Gold Coast of Australia, furthering his record with 35 ASP World Tour Victories
2007: Kelly Slater Wins at Trestles, sets new World Record with 34 ASP World Tour Victories - Quiksilver's Dane Reynolds landed the most coveted surf magazine photo of the year for an image captured during the filming of Young Guns 3 in Bali. Adam Durrant becomes the youngest surfer to accept and award at the 2007 surfer poll awards for best male performance. - Travis Rice wins the Snowboard US Open. - Quiksilver Inc. announces launch of Women’s line for fall 2008 - Adam Durrant scores best performance by a male at the 2007 surfer poll awards.
2006: Quiksilver released the 320-page, full color book The Mountain & the Wave, The Quiksilver Story. - Dane's movie "First Chapter" won for Best Male Performance in a Video and, most importantly, Video of the Year at the Surfer Poll Awards. Kelly also took out yet another first in the Reader Poll. - Quiksilver announces opening of new Mountain Center in Park City, Utah.
2005: Quiksilver Foundation is established - Danny Way jumped the Great Wall - Kelly Slater wins record breaking 7th World Title
2004: Quiksilver acquires DC Shoe Company - QSE partners with Airstream - “The Quiksilver Crossing” comes to America
2003: Quiksilver continues involvement with environment, education, and science with projects “Quikscience Challenge” and “Adopt-A-Village” - Roxy teams up with MTV to launch Surf Girls TV show - Q. S. Entertainment teams up with Fox TV to launch 54321 TV Show - Quiksilver announces joint venture for retail expansion into Mainland China with partners Glorious Sun
2002: Quiksilver Inc. and Quiksilver Asia Pacific merge to form global operating entity - Quiksilver designs revolutionary new wetsuit. “The Cell” is for all degrees of surfing. Revolutionary design, increased flexibility, lighter in weight, total freedom!
2001: Kelly Slater goes back on tour, un-retires
2000: Quiksilver, Inc. established the Quiksilver trademarks world wide with the acquisition of all of the shares in Quiksilver International - QS forms alliance with Tony Hawk to create signature apparel line, “Hawk” is launched - First Roxy store opens. first Roxy surf camp established
1999: The “Quiksilver Crossing” is launched. The greatest surf adventure ever with a strong environment focus - Josh Ashworth redefines golfwear at Quiksilver with “Fidra” - Quiksilver Inc. moves to Huntington Beach
1998: Kelly Slater wins his sixth ASP world title and Quiksilver goes one, two, three in the world with Kelly, Mick Cambell, and Danny Wills - Quiksilver Inc. lists on the New York stock exchange. Bell rings for ZQK - Kelly Slater retires
1997: Quiksilver. com - Kelly Slater highest money earner in ASP history 1996
1996 - Quiksilver creates “Winter Sorts Division” with boards, boots, bindings, accessories and outerwear in conjunction with Mervin
1995: Quiksilver sets the ultimate in standard in professional surfing events by staging the inaugural “Quiksilver Pro” at G-Land Indonesia
1994: Lisa Anderson signs with Roxy and becomes women’s ASP world champion - Roxy introduces first girls boardshort
1993: Roxy launches “Double Heart” logo - Quiksilver acquires “Raisins” swimwear
1991 - QS “Boys” begins. “Silver Edition” division begins with “QUE” - Quiksilver Inc. acquires Quiksilver Europe, moves towards creating one global company
1990: Kelly Slater signs with Quiksilver - World champion halfpipe snowboarder Shaun Palmer signs with Quiksilver - Quiksilver introduces “Roxy” brand to surf market
1989: 20 year anniversary of Quiksilver brand
1988: Quiksilver and Tom Carroll create surfing history when the twice world champion signs an exclusive contract for $1 million, the most lucrative deal in the sport
1987: Jack Johnson signs with Quiksilver
1986: Quiksilver Inc. in the United States goes public
1984: 1st “Quiksilver in memory of Eddie Aikau” Big Wave contest held at Sunset Beach, HI, won by Denton Miyamura
1981: Quiksilver commissions Los Angeles designer Ray Smith to update the mountain and wave logo
1980: Quiksilver introduces “Echo Beach” boardshorts featuring radical print design with polka dots harlequins, stars and checks
1978: Quiksilver sponsors its first team riders, Rabbit Bartholomew and Bruce Raymond. Rabbit goes on to win the world title
1976: Jeff Hackman is granted the Quiksilver license. Jeff Hackman and Bob McNight team up to start Quiksilver USA in Newport Beach. Start selling boardshorts out of the back of a green VW bus
1974: U. S. manufacturing (Quiksilver) first exports boardshorts to the Lightning Bolt shop in Hawaii
1970: Quiksilver boardshorts with a swan logo make their first appearance in Australian surf shops. Soon replaced by the first “Mountain and Wave" logo
1969: At the Rip Curl factory in Torquay, Australia, Alan Green starts working on prototypes for a new kind of board short, using aspects of wetsuit technology, such as snaps and Velcro flies