Inside Marvel: Hydra Cap has a 'man on the inside'
There's a mole in Iron Man's underground team.
Olympic freeskier Gus Kenworthy's next bold move -- coming out
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Who Will Fill Kelly Slater's Shoes at Quiksilver ?
Now that 11-time world champion of the Association of Surfing Professionals Kelly Slater has announced he's leaving his 23-year sponsor Quiksilver to start his own venture, can anyone fill his shoes? The publicly traded Quiksilver Inc., based in Huntington Beach, Calif., has a total of 35 people in
The Ken Block Empire
He has made a career out of monetizing sports on the selling sneakers to skateboarders who needs to snowboarders. And now the new extreme driving sport giancana to everyone. Ken block is a driven entrepreneurs who who. Also happens to drive the occasional transmission and a little scrap. Our Brian
Companies cut back on fancy annual reports
Every spring, Quiksilver's zqk investors could look forward to having a thick annual report land in their mailboxes, filled with colorful photos of tanned bodies and monster waves. Not this year. As part of cost cutting not only at the Southern California surf wear company but at many companies,
Specialty retailers' sales show teens still shopping
A handful of teen-targeted retailers are the only bright spots in retail other than the discounters. Buckle bke , Hot Topic hott and Aéropostale ARO were the only specialty stores this week to report positive same-store sales again in March. Despite record drops in sales at once-favored Abercrombie
Surf's Up on a Geologic Time Bomb
The string of islands off the western coast of Sumatra is a surfing mecca with crystal blue water, clean swells and coral reefs created by volcanic activity. The Indonesian islands also happen to be sitting on a geologic time bomb. The Mentawai Islands have been in a state of emergency since the
The Note's Must-Reads for Tuesday, January 27, 2009
The Note's Must-Reads are a round-up of today's political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at http://abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ PETER MARTINEZ, CARRIE HALPERIN, KRISTEN RED-HORSE, JAYCE HENDERSON,...
Back-to-school shopping now has a second wave
Nervous freshman Lindsey Bergholz stepped into high school last month with her wardrobe of new back-to-school clothes at the minimum: one pair of jeans. It isn't that the ninth-grader at Hinsdale Central High School in suburban Chicago doesn't care about what she wears to school. She cares deeply.
Surfer Laird Hamilton rides a business wave
On a sunny weekday afternoon, a lone surfer skims across the water at one of America's most famous coastlines. But this is no normal surfer, nor is he riding a typical board. Armed with a long black paddle in his hand, Laird Hamilton, revered as a god among surfers, stands on a massive 12-foot