Month: August 1988

Zoic Clothing Changes Ownership

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Zoic Clothing’s Eric Swenson and Paul Wyandt have bought the company from Nitches, Inc. a publicly traded apparel company. Both Swenson and Wyandt have been working at Zoic/Nitches for more than 10 years. “We’ve worked tremendously hard to get Zoic back to its roots as a core mountain bike brand, creating outstanding …

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Hincapie Sportwear Hires MBG

GREENVILLE, SC (BRAIN)—Hincapie Sportswear has hired the Moss Bay Group (MBG) as retail sales representatives for the brand in the Northwest. Effective immediately, MBG will represent Hincapie for retail cycling apparel and accessory sales to independent bicycle dealers in the states of Washington, Oregon and Idaho. MBG will also sell Hincapie custom cycling clothing to …

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Cannondale Hires New GM

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Cannondale Bicycles has hired Robert Burbank as its new general manager. He starts on February 15. He brings a diverse background in global brand management, sales, business development and operations, mostly recently as global vice president with Burton Corporation. Cannondale also has a new marketing director with Frank Hwang. He has several years …

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PressCamp 2010 Almost Sold Out

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—With five months still to go until the second annual Bike PressCamp, the event is nearly sold out. Scheduled for June 22-25 in Deer Valley, Utah, PressCamp brings together top journalists and a select group of cutting-edge bicycle industry companies in an intimate setting to talk about and test new products. The …

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SOAR Communications Changes Ownership

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—SOAR Communications, a full-service public relations and marketing communications agency for the outdoor recreation industries, has separated from its parent company, Politis LLC, after a successful five-year partnership. Chip Smith (pictured) has assumed the role of chief executive officer of SOAR Communications. David Politis, who founded SOAR Communications in 2004, will …

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