The Univ Work Shop in Encinitas, California is presenting the release of new works and an limited edition zine by Julian Martin and Brooks Sterling at the show Those Days on the evening of Thursday, August 1, 2013.
The duo will be combining their love for film photography, simple design, travel, saltwater, concrete, girls, fun, and printed matter into a visual adventure you won’t want to miss.
The show begins at 6 PM and will include “ice cold beverages” by Pabst Blue Ribbon for those over 21. The UNIV Work Shop is located at 1053 S Coast Highway 101, B, in Encinitas, California. For the official word follow the jump. [click to continue…]
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The Agenda Show kicked off yesterday (July 25, 2013) for its two-day run in the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. Above all it was a reminder for everyone of how great it is to get some face time with the people you do business with.
We’re still processing our one-day into the crowded aisles of Agenda and The Berrics Agenda, but in the meantime check out a few of our photos by clicking here.
Burton Snowboards has announced that they will be opening not one, but two company stores in Northern California’s Bay Area but they didn’t mention anything about wearing “flowers in their hair.” They’re taking over the space that formerly housed SFO Snowboard on Haight St. and moving in right down the street from the Nixon store in Berkeley.
“With Tahoe just a few hours away, there are thousands of people around San Francisco who are into winter sports, but only a handful of local snowboard shops to choose from,” says Jake Burton, Founder & CEO of Burton Snowboards. “We ship a lot of product to the Bay Area through Burton.com, so to us, that means snowboarders out there are looking for gear. By opening two stores in San Francisco, we can better service local riders by offering them industry-leading product and the customer experience Burton is known for, right in their own backyard.”
As independent retailers fade, expect the company stores to pick up the slack. For the official word from Burton and SFO’s Kent Uyehara, follow the jump.
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The crew from Mollusk (Luke Bartels (Carpentry), Jeff Canham (Sign Painter) and Alex Kopps (Filmmaker) are making their way to the Agenda Show, Long Beach in a pedal-powered rickshaw and along the way they’re picking a few things up. Check out the edit and then see it all at Agenda Long Beach.
Huntington Beach, California’s Huntington Surf & Sport is upping its footprint on the surf world’s most trafficked corner with an expansion of their current shop. Some of it even got finished in time for the US Open of Surfing later this month.
Huntington Surf and Sport is in the midst of a major renovation at its downtown Pierside Pavilion location, adding more than 3,000 square feet and a new energy to this iconic store. Upon completion, HSS will offer the largest inventory and best selection of hardgoods in the entire surf industry; a haven for real surfers to get authentic gear.
It’s nice to know that all surf retail isn’t dead just yet. For the official word from HSS follow the jump.
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If you haven’t been following along, the Zumiez Couch Tour has been cruising its way across the nation all summer. If you’ve missed getting in on the action, here’s a little lick from Denver, Colorado. That’s all you’re going to get because the last stop on the Couch Tour was yesterday, July 2, 2013 in Chicago. Better plan now for next year.
The Agenda Trade Show is proud to announce that their Long Beach, California show has received a glowing endorsement from the Board Retailers Association to help in the fight to support independent retailers.
“Supporting the independent retailers is at the core of the AGENDA business model. It’s a natural Supporting the independent retailers is at the core of the AGENDA business model. It’s a natural collaboration for AGENDA and BRA to unite for the greater good of our Industry,” says Mike Carter, VP Sales and Marketing. “The relationship will give us the opportunity to further focus on the needs of the independent retailers and brands.”
For the official word on this endorsement and all around working togetherness follow the jump. [click to continue…]
Ryan Burch will be showing a collection of his surfboard shapes tomorrow (Friday, June 21, 2013) in The Garage at UNIV in Encinitas, California. The show, titled Functional? Water Deflecting Sculpture Not For Sale, will highlight the innovative shapes that Burch will spend the next year surfing.
Ryan is a local Encinitas surfer and shaper and utilizes his vast knowledge of surfboard design history to craft futuristic asymmetrical surfboards from beyond. He has gained widespread attention as both a test pilot and conceptual craftsman and stands at the forefront of the do-it-yourself movement and innovation.
The opening runs from 7 – 10 PM and will feature music and beer. UNIV is located at 1053 S. Coast Hwy in Encinitas, California. For the official word, follow the jump. [click to continue…]
If you’re in the Denver, Colorado Flatiron Crossings zone tomorrow (Saturday, June 8, 2013) then be sure and roll by the Zumiez Couch Tour for a little Curren$y exchange and opener Freddie Biggs. Deathwish will be there as well putting down a demo. But be careful, it could get a bit hazy up in that piece.
Hitting nine major cities across the U.S. from Seattle to New York City, the Zumiez Couch Tour sponsored by Neff, Oakley, Skullcandy, Sector 9, TransWorld SKATEboarding and Drink Water features an afternoon full of music and skateboarding. Each stop also features one presenting brand (LRG, Volcom, Plan B, DGK and Gold, ICECREAM, Deathwish and Baker, Adidas, Neff, Girl and Chocolate) that brings their pro skate team for a demo and autograph session, curates the music for that stop including a meet and greet with the performers, and offers activities for all attendees.
For the official word from Zumiez and the rest of the Couch Tour’s dates and locations, follow the jump. [click to continue…]
IVI is trying something with their ecommerce site that even the most bitter online shopper would be stoked on. Now, when people want to buy a pair of IVI shades they can order up to four pairs, try them out for 7 days, then keep the ones they like and send the rest back in a prepaid container. IVI is calling it a Home Showroom.
Keeping in the tradition of attempting the never been done, introducing new and interesting marketing and distribution strategies, IVI’s Home Showroom offers a new buying experience for the sunglass customer, just in time for Summer. In 4 simple steps, online shoppers now have the ability to tailor their buying experience around their schedule.
We’ve been doing something similar for years on Zappos.com, but it’s nice to know someone in action sports is making it this easy. Follow the jump for the official word.
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