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.

Huntington Beach, US
Size (employees)
5,700 (est)
Quiksilver was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Huntington Beach, US
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Key People/Management at Quiksilver

Pierre  Agnes

Pierre Agnes

Thomas  Chambolle

Thomas Chambolle

Greg  Healy

Greg Healy


Quiksilver Office Locations

Quiksilver has an office in Saint-jean-de-luz, North Vancouver, Torquay, Charleston and in 15 other locations
Huntington Beach, US (HQ)
15202 Graham Street
Torquay, AU
Quicksilver Dr
North Vancouver, CA
140-890 Harbourside Drive
Saint-jean-de-luz, FR
162 rue Belharra
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Quiksilver Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Quiksilver Financials

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

Revenue (FY, 2015)

1.3 b

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


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

621.4 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

(307 m)

EBIT (FY, 2015)

(187.9 m)

Cash (2-Mar-2018)

36.5 m
usdFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


1.8 b1.6 b1.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

938.1 m807.6 m724.6 m

Gross profit

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


392.6 m408.2 m395.7 m340.9 m333.1 m336.1 m

Cost of goods sold

192.8 m209.3 m206.7 m171.4 m176.3 m174.7 m

Gross profit

199.8 m198.9 m188.9 m169.4 m156.8 m161.4 m

Gross profit Margin, %

usdY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015


99.5 m120.6 m109.8 m41.8 m57.3 m46.7 m36.5 m

Accounts Receivable

23.3 m40.8 m25.2 m


337.7 m278.8 m295.1 m

Current Assets

915.3 m744.1 m608.1 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015


70 m67.1 m84 m60.7 m48.1 m60.9 m

Accounts Receivable

27.3 m29.6 m27.3 m51.1 m42.8 m35.5 m


360.1 m320.6 m346.1 m306.1 m291.2 m338.4 m

Current Assets

909.2 m865.8 m841.2 m714.4 m674.3 m704 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Net Income

(233.5 m)(320.1 m)(307 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

50 m51.9 m42.7 m


(12 m)37.1 m(31 m)

Accounts Payable

7.8 m(29.5 m)72.2 m
USDQ2, 2015

Net Income

(37.6 m)
USDY, 2015


228.1 k


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Quiksilver News and Updates

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.

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