Industry News 8/31/2009

Today on Malakye: In4Mation Q&A | OFFICE BOOYZ SK8 | B2B Status Updates | JOBS!

In4Mation is an apparel brand born from a mash-up of influences - skate, surf, street and retail. In4Mation began as a retail shop, jumped into the apparel scene, and is still alive and thriving in both realms. Founder Todd Shimabuku shares the journey from then till now. MORE >>

LAST CALL! Get in while it's hot. OFFICE BOOYZ SK8 makes its U.S. debut at ASR San Diego Thursday, Sept. 10, from 4-6 p.m. OB SK8 is an open jam session skate contest for "ALL" full-time employees in the action sports industry.

The rules are simple: sign up and skate! REGISTER TODAY!!!

NEW! MalakyeB2B recently launched the new "Status Updates" feature on the homepage of and MalakyeB2B. This feature provides instant feedback on business-to-business developments, specials, news and more from ALL the vendors listed on B2B, similar to what you'll find on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Click here to view the latest B2B Status Updates!

EMP: Point Distribution Hires Former Pro Skater Jason Brown
EMP: Arbor Announces Corey Clifford to Rep Apparel in Florida
B$Z: Helly Hansen Promotes Brent Turner to VP Sales in U.S.
TECH: iMa Brings Location-Based Mobile Marketing to Action Sports Industry
K2 Sports Donation Supports At-Risk Youth at 2010 Olympics

August 28, 2009

Active Ride Shop |
Mira Loma, Calif. |
Finance Manager

Loaded Boards | Los Angeles, Calif. |
Customer Service Representative

Haddad Brands | New York City | Sales Executives

SNR Graphics | Huntington Beach, Calif. |
Sample Coordinator

Vans | Cypress, Calif. |
Temporary Production / Graphic Designer

Billabong | New York City |
Retail Management

Vans | Orlando Skatepark, Fla. |
Co-General Manager

Vans | Orlando Skatepark, Fla. |
Store Manager

INTERNS, INTERNS, INTERNS!Flip Skateboards | Westminster, Calif. |
Marketing & Graphic Design Intern

August 27, 2009

Vans | Cypress, Calif. |E-commerce Marketing and Merchandising Manager

Oakley | Foothill Ranch, Calif. |
Print Traffic Coordinator

In4mation | New York City |
National Sales Manager

Olukai | Aliso Viejo, Calif. |
Senior Women's Footwear Designer

Podium Distribution | Torrance, Calif. |
Warehouse Manager

Fox Head | Irvine Calif. | Assistant Men's Merchandiser (T-Shirts/Printables)

Vans Retail | Escondido, Calif. |
Assistant Store Manager

Sole Technology | Irvine Calif. |
"2" Internships:
Teams & Marketing Intern
Web Intern

August 26, 2009

Burton | Burlington, Vt. | Web Designer

One Distribution | Santa Ana, Calif. |
Import Production Manager

FUEL TV | Los Angeles, Calif. | Predimator (Producer / Writer / Editor / Animator)

C28 | Corona, Calif. | Retail Buyer

Four Star Distribution | San Clemente, Calif. | Collector / Account Receivable Rep

Confidential Company | Los Angeles, Calif. | International Sales Manager

Quiksilver Retail | Hollywood, Fla. |
Retail Management

686 | Irvine, Calif. | Intern

August 25, 2009

The North Face | San Leandro, Calif. |
Senior Designer (Women's Sportswear)

The North Face | San Leandro, Calif. |
Product Manager (Performance)

Confidential Lifestyle Company | Costa Mesa, Calif. | Marketing Director

Red Bull North America | Santa Monica, Calif. | Athlete Manager (West)

Confidential Company | Orange County, Calif. | Operations Manager

Quiksilver | Mira Loma, Calif. |
Human Resources Manager

Superfeet | Sacramento Calif. |
Outside Sales Rep (In-House)

Ricardo Beverly Hills | La Mirada, Calif. |
Sports Bag Designer

Olukai | Aliso Viejo, Calif. |
Operations Manager (Sales)

Vans Retail | "4" openings:
Store Manager - Stockton, Calif.
Assistant Store Manager - Montclair, Calif.
Assistant Store Manager - Temecula, Calif.
Assistant Store Manager - El Cajon, Calif.

August 24, 2009

Alp-n-Rock | Encinitas, Calif. |
Financial Manager

Quiksilver | Huntington Beach, Calif. |
Sr. Demand Planner

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

The La Jolla Group | Irvine, Calif. |
Apparel Designer

Five Ten | Redlands, Calif. | Web Developer

Pearl Izumi | Louisville, Colo. |
Apparel Developer II

Rip Curl | Costa Mesa, Calif. |
Apparel Designer (Men's Tops)

Sport Multiplied | Carlsbad, Calif. |
In-House Sales/Support Rep

C1RCA Footwear & Apparel | San Clemente, Calif. | Collector / Accounts Receivable Rep

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Outside Sales Reps - Multiple Territories
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Outside Sales Representatives - Multiple Territories
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Independent Sales Reps - Multiple Territories
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Sales Reps - All US Territories
Independent Sales Reps - Multiple Territories
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Independent Sales Reps - North East, South East, Mid West, South West, Pacific Northwest
Outside Sales Representatives - Multiple Territories

Kali Protectives
Independent Sales Reps (Bicycle Gear Line) - Multiple Territories

B. Swim
Outside Sales Reps - Multiple Territories

2XU, out of San Diego, Calif., now has Chris Sylvia saddled up in In-House Sales & Support. Big congratulations to both parties. Chris is making the move from working in retail on the East Coast to retail on the West Coast, and has now landed on the manufacturer side of the business.

Point Distribution, located in Las Vegas, Nev., specializes in private label apparel and OEM Skate products. Jason Brown is now on board as its newest In-House Sales Rep. Congrats to both parties. Keep it safe in sin city!

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