Hurley International

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Hurley
Subsidiary of Nike, Inc.
Industry Sportswear and Sports Equipment
Founded 1999[1]
Headquarters Costa Mesa, California, U.S.
Key people
Bob Hurley CEO[2]
Products Athletic shoes, clothes, hats sports equipment, accessories
Website www.hurley.com

Hurley is an American multinational corporation that is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, worldwide marketing and selling of apparel, surf , accessories and services. The company is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California. Since 2002, Hurley has been owned by Nike, Inc.

History[edit]

The Company founded by Bob Hurley, who is seasoned veteran in the surfing community, began his career in business with Hurley Surfboards in 1978. After abundant success with the surfboard company, he acquired the Billabong USA license and helped Billabong take ahold of a huge market share in the United States retail space. [3] Billabong USA ended up generating over $60 million in 1997 with the help of Bob Hurley at the helm of surfwear. In 1998, Bob Hurley decided not to continue his partnership will Billbong and launched Hurley international as a clothing brand for men, women and children.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hurley History". Retrieved 2008-06-02. 
  2. ^ "Nike names new CEO for Hurley". The Oregonian. October 9, 2007. Retrieved 2008-06-02. 
  3. ^ Warshaw, Matt. "Hurley International". Encyclopedia of Surfing. Retrieved 27 May 2015. 
  4. ^ Warshaw, Matt. "Hurley International". Encyclopedia of Surfing. Retrieved 27 May 2015. 

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