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SBC Business Winter 2013 Issue Out Now

Jan 23, 2013

Author: MIke P.

Our Winter 2013 tradeshow issue is now available. 176 pages of industry news, retail surveys, buyer’s guides and cutting edge industry stories.

The marvelous mad world of Mervin. Three decades of domestic manufacturing and the mavericks who made and broke the mould. A feature story on the owners of Mervin Mike Olson and Pete Saari.

How did Nixon build and accessory brand worth half a billion dollars? Timing is everything. Nixon owner’s Chad DiNenna and Andy Laats walk us through the start up and incredible success of the most successful accessory brand in action sports.

PD's punk Reign, 35 years of Skull Skates. Vancouver based Skull Skateboards has been an integral part of the sport since before it was referred to as a sport. Owner PD runs this brand his own way. We explore over three decades of skateboarding and punk rock.

In “State Of The Pro Model” SBC Business explores the trend of dwindling pro model snowboard sales and how it could impact our industry and sport in the moving forward.

Our upfront news section has 30 plus pages of insider action sports news, rep profiles, how-to pieces and much much more.

The always-anticipated Retail Survey is the most comprehensive poll of Canadian retailers available. We ask question and survey retailers on products they are planning on buying for the following season. In this issue we survey 136 respected and reputable stores from across the country.

Our new and vastly improved buyer's guide features everything you’ll want to buy for fall 2013. Unique and detailed previews of Snowboards, Boots, bindings, Goggles and helmets for winter 2014.


NEWS - MOST READ

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Vans Cancels Boot Program For 2014/15 Season
Jun 20, 2014
  Vans Cancels 2014/2015 Boot Program  Vans will not be producing, shipping or selling any snowboard boots this coming season. We...
Quiksilver Continues Licencing Spree
Jul 14, 2014
Quiksilver Inc. has entered into licensing agreements which will see categories like Roxy young girls and children’s apparel, watches,...
Arbor To Sell Snowboards Direct for Canada
Jul 21, 2014
Arbor Collective and Ultimate Distribution have announced a change in their sales model. Moving forward Arbor Snowboards will be sold through a...
World Industries Dumps Flame Boy And Wet Willy
Jun 1, 2012
After almost 20 years of entertaining us with their wacky nutty adventures the World Industries characters, Flame Boy and Wet Willy will be...
Pacific Boarder To Hold 1st Annual Surfboard Swap
Jul 10, 2014
  Pacific Boarder would like to invite the surf community to Vancouver’s first annual Surf Swap. The event will take place...
Electric Hires New Reps For Western Canada
Jul 8, 2014
Electric has just announced that Michael Costigan and Dollhouse Agency will be representing the brand in Western Canada covering BC, AB, SK, MB...
Quiksilver In Quicksand
Jun 3, 2014
First Kelly, now this? Not good news over at Quiksilver. The parent company to Quiksilver, DC and Roxy reported a net loss swelling to...
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