Quiksilver

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Quiksilver, Inc., incorporated in 1976, is a diversified company that designs, produces and distributes branded apparel, footwear, accessories and related products. Its products are sold in over 90 countries in a range of distribution channels, including surf shops, skateboard shops, snowboard shops, its concept stores, other specialty stores and select department stores. The Company has three operating segments consisting of the Americas, Europe and Asia/Pacific, each of which sells a range of its products. The Americas segment includes revenues from the United States, Canada and Latin America. The European segment includes revenues primarily from Western Europe. The Asia/Pacific segment includes revenues primarily from Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Indonesia. The Company’s brands are focused on different sports within the outdoor market. 

The Company’s Quiksilver brand represents the boardriding lifestyle, which includes not only surfing, but also skateboarding and snowboarding. It includes shirts, walkshorts, t-shirts, fleece, pants, jackets, snowboardwear, footwear, hats, backpacks, wetsuits, watches, eyewear and other accessories. Quiksilver’s market includes men, women, boys, toddlers and infants. 

The Company’s Roxy brand is for young women and also include girls, with the Teenie Wahine and Roxy Girl brands, and infants. Roxy includes a range of sportswear, swimwear, footwear, backpacks, snowboardwear, snowboards, bedroom furnishings and other accessories. 

The Company’s DC brand specializes in performance skateboard shoes, snowboard boots, sandals and apparel for both young men and juniors.

TypePrivate
Founded1970
HQHuntington Beach, US
Websitequiksilver.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Culture scoreB

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (May 2020)2,208
Job Openings148
Revenue (FY, 2015)$1.3 B(-14%)

Key People/Management at Quiksilver

Pierre Agnes

Pierre Agnes

CEO
Thomas Chambolle

Thomas Chambolle

CFO
Greg Healy

Greg Healy

President
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Quiksilver Office Locations

Quiksilver has offices in Huntington Beach, Chandler, Charleston, Honolulu and in 8 other locations
Huntington Beach, US (HQ)
5600 Argosy Ave Building #100
Chandler, US
Chandler, AZ, USA
Charleston, US
Charleston, SC, USA
Honolulu, US
Honolulu, HI, USA
Las Vegas, US
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Miami, US
Miami, FL, USA
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Quiksilver Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1970
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Quiksilver Revenue

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Quiksilver's revenue was reported to be $1.35 b in FY, 2015 which is a 14.3% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2015)

1.3b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %

(14.3%)

Gross profit (FY, 2015)

621.4m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %

46.2%

Net income (FY, 2015)

(307.0m)

EBIT (FY, 2015)

(190.0m)

Cash (31-Oct-2015)

36.5m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Revenue

1.8b1.6b1.3b

Revenue growth, %

(13%)(14%)

Cost of goods sold

938.1m807.6m724.6m

Gross profit

872.4m762.8m621.4m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015

Revenue

431.0m458.7m495.8m392.6m408.2m395.7m340.9m333.1m336.1m

Cost of goods sold

211.3m247.6m251.0m192.8m209.3m206.7m171.4m176.3m174.7m

Gross profit

219.7m211.1m244.8m199.8m198.9m188.9m169.4m156.8m161.4m

Gross profit Margin, %

51%46%49%51%49%48%50%47%48%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash

57.3m46.7m36.5m

Accounts Receivable

411.6m40.8m213.5m

Prepaid Expenses

24.1m28.1m29.3m

Inventories

337.7m278.8m295.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015

Cash

68.4m47.9m62.4m70.0m67.1m84.0m60.7m48.1m60.9m

Accounts Receivable

339.6m375.3m418.2m338.7m351.7m318.3m259.0m251.9m219.0m

Prepaid Expenses

37.9m33.5m35.8m29.2m31.0m30.4m31.3m30.4m28.8m

Inventories

419.2m366.3m399.2m360.1m320.6m346.1m306.1m291.2m338.4m
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Net Income

(21.3m)(10.8m)(233.5m)(320.1m)(307.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

55.3m53.2m50.0m51.9m42.7m

Inventories

(70.7m)(5.0m)(11.9m)37.1m(30.8m)

Accounts Payable

24.8m2.0m7.8m(29.5m)72.2m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015

Net Income

(89.2m)(22.6m)(27.7m)(15.1m)(30.6m)(62.8m)(61.0m)14.9m(45.9m)(268.1m)(11.6m)(49.2m)(173.9m)

Depreciation and Amortization

40.2m13.0m27.1m39.4m12.2m25.0m38.0m10.5m25.6m41.2m10.8m20.5m30.4m

Inventories

(83.3m)(71.2m)(18.5m)(55.7m)(68.5m)(22.1m)(62.5m)(32.7m)28.5m(64.0k)(39.7m)(20.2m)(71.3m)

Accounts Payable

55.7m24.1m(9.6m)33.8m13.6m(17.8m)37.0m(28.5m)(69.1m)(9.5m)25.5m3.8m57.5m
USDY, 2015

Debt/Equity

-1.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

-3.2 x
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Quiksilver Operating Metrics

Quiksilver's Stores was reported to be 961 in FY, 2015. Quiksilver's Backlog was reported to be $330m in FY, 2015.
Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013FY, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015

Stores

840 857 874 891 935 961

Stores (Company Owned)

562 631 645 658 658 683 713 719 731 723

Licensed Stores

243 252 238

Backlog

$426 m$365 m$330 m
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Quiksilver Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
54th Street Holdings SARL
Biarritz Holdings SARL
Boardriders Club Bratislava s.r.o.
Boardriders SA
Caribbean Pty Ltd.
Cariboo SARL
Chloelys Investment Ltd.
Consultoria en Ventas Gama, S. de R.L. de C.V.
DC Direct, Inc.
DC (Shanghai) Commercial Co. Ltd.
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Quiksilver Revenue Breakdown

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Quiksilver revenue breakdown by business segment: 98.8% from Product Sales and 1.2% from Other

Quiksilver revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 35.5% from EMEA, 46.0% from Americas, 18.2% from APAC and 0.3% from Other

Quiksilver Online and Social Media Presence

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Quiksilver Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    72/100

  • CEO Rating

    D+

    63/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    56/100

  • Diversity

    B

    72/100

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Quiksilver News and Updates

Wetsuits 2018 Global Market Key Players – O’Neill, Quiksilver, Billabong, Rip Curl, Body Glove – Analysis and Forecast to 2022

WiseGuyRerports.com Presents “Global Wetsuits Market Report 2018” New Document to its Studies Database Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

The Search for Missing Quiksilver CEO Pierre Agnès Has Been Called Off

His boat was found washed ashore, empty, in France.

French coastguard searches for Quiksilver boss missing at sea: Reuters

The French coastguard on Tuesday searched for Pierre Agnes, the chief executive of U.S. surfwear retailer Boardriders Inc, after his 36-foot (10.97 m) sailboat was found washed up on the country’s Atlantic coast, Reuters reported.

Quiksilver CEO Lost at Sea

His fishing boat washed ashore Tuesday morning in France. A massive search is underway.

Wetsuits 2017 Global Market Key Players – O’Neill, Quiksilver, Billabong, Rip Curl – Analysis and Forecast to 2022

WiseGuyReports.com adds “Global Wetsuits Market Professional Survey Report 2017” reports to its Database. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Quiksilver Blogs

Watch: Jeremy Flores’ Winter Sessions

“I’ve always had a special connection with La Gravière,” Jeremy Flores says. “I’ve been surfing there since I was super young, but I used to feel like I had a love/hate relationship with the wave. I would have so much fun free surfing there, but would seem to struggle…

Koa Rothman - This is Livin' 2.0

Premiere Photos | Surfer the Bar | January 24th 2020  

ROOSTER TAIL

Rooster Tail is a short film by Austen Sweetin and Sean Lucey. It documents the elusive rooster tail — something you may never see but will always feel when laying into a long, drawn out turn. From deep days at Mount Baker to the psychotic terrain of the Purcell Mountain…

One Board, Two Worlds

Quiksilver presents "One Board, Two Worlds", the latest project of Mathieu Crepel, born from a crazy dream: to ride the mountain and the ocean with the same board. From the first prototype designed 'for fun' in the workshop of the famous shaper Axel Lorentz from Pukas, t…

Coming Soon: Travis Rice's New Film, Dark Matter

  World-renowned snowboarders Travis Rice and Elias Elhardt team up with legendary director Curt Morgan for a celebration of space and time filmed in the deep backcountry of Alaska exclusively on location at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge.   World Premiere in Boulder Co.  Dec …

Watch Sammy Carlson’s New Short Film, Over Time

  There are a lot of moving parts when it comes to creating something like Sammy Carlson’s new short film, Over Time.      You need a vision. You need storms to deliver snow. You need the weather to work in your favor. You need to consistently be at the top of your game.…
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Quiksilver Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Quiksilver founded?

    Quiksilver was founded in 1970.

  • Who are Quiksilver key executives?

    Quiksilver's key executives are Pierre Agnes, Thomas Chambolle and Greg Healy.

  • How many employees does Quiksilver have?

    Quiksilver has 2,208 employees.

  • What is Quiksilver revenue?

    Latest Quiksilver annual revenue is $1.3 b.

  • What is Quiksilver revenue per employee?

    Latest Quiksilver revenue per employee is $609.6 k.

  • Who are Quiksilver competitors?

    Competitors of Quiksilver include French Connection Group, HRX and Guess?.

  • Where is Quiksilver headquarters?

    Quiksilver headquarters is located at 5600 Argosy Ave Building #100, Huntington Beach.

  • Where are Quiksilver offices?

    Quiksilver has offices in Huntington Beach, Chandler, Charleston, Honolulu and in 8 other locations.

  • How many offices does Quiksilver have?

    Quiksilver has 12 offices.