Industry News 7/27/2009

Today on Malakye: JOB Influx! | Loop’d & X Games Strike Deal | WFX Cycles B2B

Loop’d and X Games Strike Big Deal
Loop’d Network, the largest action sports sponsorship and social networking site struck a deal with ESPN to host the official X Games online community rumored to be a multi-year deal. This is another significant milestone for Loop’d in its growth trajectory which is pointed steeply north.MORE>>
NEWS FLASH: Yes, the rumors are true!  "I HEARD THAT Fridays" got axed.  Word has it that things were getting a little too "silly" and "it was good while it lasted, well, not really," according to Mike West, world-famous blogger and president of 686 Technical Apparel. However, Mike's Mash-Up lives on to this day!  Stop by for a quick fix and see what Mike's up to today.

WFX is web-based PLM software (Product Lifecycle Management) that streamlines the product development process for apparel, footwear and accessories. Companies can utilize this tool starting at $85 per user. At that rate, even the smallest of start ups can utilize the same tools as established players. Click here to view WFX's vendor profile on MalakyeB2B!
INTL: Billabong Damn Am Brings New Energy
WEB: Special Blend Launches Entire 2010 Website!
Maloof Money Cup on NBC & MTV2, Produced by Windowseat Pictures
EVENT: Quiksilver Waterman Hosts an On Surfari Movie Night with Shayne McIntyre
WEB: Is Exactly What You Think It Is
"MAKE IT COUNT" The Element Story Premiere July 28th
DESIGN: Vans Pattern Design Contest - $2K to Winner
July 27, 2009

, in Burlington | Vt. |
Digital Marketing Manager

Mountain Creek | Vernon, New Jersey | Marketing Manager

Celtek | Salt Lake City, Utah |
"2" postions:

Director of Sales & Marketing
Chief Operating Officer

Black Box Distribution | Carlsbad, Calif. | Senior Production Coordinator

Quiksilver | Huntington Beach, Calif. | Digital Production Artist/Asset Manager (Global).

SnL Communications | Los Angeles, Calif. | Senior Account Executive

Volcom | Costa Mesa, Calif. |
National Girl's Sales Manager

Bravo Sports | Santa Fe Springs, Calif. | Skateboard Product Manager

Confidential Company | Irvine, Calif. | Operations Manager (Screenprint Facility)

Billabong | Times Square, New York City | Retail Management

July 24, 2009

SCOTT USA | San Diego
, Calif. |
Apparel & Protective Gear Developer

Lucy Activewear | Portland Ore. |
"2" positions:
Senior Apparel Designer, Yoga
Materials Manager

K2 Sports | Seattle, Wash. |
Graphic Designer

Nomis | Boulder, Colo. | Outerwear / Streetwear Product Developer

Chrome Industries | San Francisco, Calif. | Director of Product

Volcom | Costa Mesa, Calif. |
"3" positions:
Web Production Artist
Allocations Assistant
Men's Fit Model

Lucy Activewear | Santa Barbara, Calif.| Assistant Manager

July 23, 2009

Zumiez | Everett, Wash. |
Human Resources Generalist

Flynt Management Group | Chatsworth, Calif. |
Operations Director

Gregory Mountain Products | Sacramento, Calif. |
Customer Service Manager

Red Bull | Santa Monica, Calif. |
Motorsports Marketing Manager

Rogue Status | Ontario, Calif. |
Customer Service Representative

Massive Inc | Long Beach, Calif. | Customer Service / Account Representative

Rip Curl Retail | Orlando, Fla. |
Store Manager

Bamboo Sk8 | Oceanside, Calif. |
Marketing Intern

July 22, 2009

Origin Design + Communications | Montreal, Canada | Graphic Designer

Confidential Clothing Company | Lehigh Valley, Pa.| Graphic Artist

Confidential Communications Agency | Los Angeles, Calif. |
Account Manager

Confidential Company | Orange County, Calif. |
Technical Designer / Pattern Maker

DNA Distribution | Dayton, Ohio |
Sales Manager

Confidential Company | Orange County, Calif. | Customer Service / Sales Support Person

Metal Mulisha | Irvine, Calif. |
Assistant Designer (Accessories)

July 21, 2009

Burton | Burlington, Vt. |
National Buyer

Black Box Distribution | Carlsbad, Calif. | Sales Coordinator (Insight)

ASICS | Irvine, Calif. |
Product Developer / Accessories

Olukai | Aliso Viejo, Calif. |
Sales Operations Manager

Podium Distribution | Torrance, Calif. | Operations Analyst (Apparel)

Confidential Apparel Brand | Orange County, Calif. | Art Director

Quiksilver | Huntington Beach, Calif. | Temporary Sales Support Associate

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Osiris Shoes
Independent Sales Representatives - Multiple Territories
DC Shoes
Independent Sales Rep - South East Territories

IS Eyewear
Independent Sales Reps - So Cal, Pac Northwest, Northeast, Southeast
Pleasure Ground Eyewear
Independent Sales Reps - Northern Ca, Pacific NW, Mid Atlantic , North East
Oakley (Surf, Skate, Snow)
Outside Sales Rep - Virginia, North and South Carolina
Oakley (Golf)
Outside Sales Rep (Golf) - Southeast / Texas

Korporate Rebel Skateboards
Independent Sales Reps - Multiple US Territories

One More Round
Independent Sales Reps - S. Cal, N. Cal, P. Northwest, Texas, Mid West, Mid Atlantic
Republik Apparel
Outside Sales Reps - Rockies, SoCal, NorCal, NE, Mid-Atlantic
Independent Sales Rep - Northern California

Fox Head, Inc.
Outside Sales Reps (MX) - NJ, Philly PA Metro, DE

Outdoor Technology
Outside Sales Reps - Multiple Territories

Point Conception
Independent Sales Reps - U.S. & Canada
Independent Sales Rep - NC, SC, VA, MD & DE
Windowseat Pictures welcomes Palm Sirichanya as Executive Assistant / Marketing Associate.

Crank Brothers, out of Laguna Beach, Calif., welcomes Clark Brewster as its new Mechanical Drafter. Welcome Clark, to the world of eggbeaters, hill climbs, single track, and more.

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Extreme Sports 15 page article: article on action sports industry in educational bank, CQ Researcher. Check it out.

Kids age 2-11 comprise 9.5% of US internet: What do you think about this?  Is 2 years old too young, or is it beneficial?

The Worst Interview Question: Well, what's your experience?  There's got to be some great ones out there!

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