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Forbes  Feb 14  Comment 
Since its inception in the early 1990s, Volcom has provided skating, surfing and snowboarding apparel and accessories as lifestyle products behind the slogan "Youth Against Establishment." Fun, bold, adventuresome and maybe even rebellious in...
New York Times  Apr 15  Comment 
The vibe at this year's Coachella festival is kind of Pauly D goes to Burning Man, sponsored by Volcom and NPR.
StreetInsider.com  Jun 13  Comment 
Visit StreetInsider.com at http://www.streetinsider.com/Corporate+News/S%26P+Announces+Change+to+SmallCap+600%3A+HAYN+for+VLCM/6577643.html for the full story.
Penny Stock DD  May 7  Comment 
Amazon.com is launching a membership-only flash sale site, MyHabit, joining a host of similar sites such as Gilt and Rue La La. Private sale sites offer large discounts on designer apparel and accessories for a limited time. Amazon said its...
BusinessWeek  May 2  Comment 
PPR SA’s agreement to buy skate- and snowboarding clothier Volcom Inc. for $607.5 million is indicative of further acquisitions the company may make as it develops its sports and lifestyle division, Chief Executive Officer Francois-Henri Pinault...
Forbes  May 2  Comment 
Sports-themed clothing company Volcom has agreed to be acquired by French luxury clothing company PPR for $24.50 per share, or about $608 million.
Forbes  May 2  Comment 
Sports-themed clothing company Volcom (VLCM) has agreed to be acquired by French luxury clothing [...]
MarketWatch  May 2  Comment 
French luxury and retail group PPR, which on Monday agreed to buy U.S. action-sports brand Volcom Inc. for $607.5 million to complement its sports brand Puma, will also be "looking at opportunities" in outdoor sports area, Chairman and Chief...
StreetInsider.com  May 2  Comment 
Genetic Technologies (Nasdaq: GENE) 52% HIGHER; shares seem to be breaking out over a resistance level around $7 today. The stock surged sharply on Wednesday of last week as the company gained certification for the launch of its BREVAGen in the...
MarketWatch  May 2  Comment 
Retail stocks rise with the broader markets as investors react to the news of the U.S. killing of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan while action-sports market reacts to the PPR offer for Volcom.




 
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Headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, Volcom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLCM) is an apparel company focused on designing, marketing, and the distribution of premium quality clothing, accessories, and related products for youth. Volcom's outerwear products include t-shirts, fleece, bottoms, tops, jackets, boardshorts, and denim.

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