|Quiksilver, Inc. is a diversified company that designs, develops and distributes branded apparel, footwear, accessories and related products, catering to the casual, youth lifestyle associated with the sports of surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding. It markets products across three core brands: Quiksilver, Roxy and DC, as well as several smaller brands. Its products are sold in over 90 countries through a range of distribution points, including wholesale accounts surf shops, skate shops, snow shops, specialty stores, and select department stores, 829 owned or licensed Company retail stores, and via its e-commerce websites. The Company operates in four operating segments: the Americas, Europe, Asia/Pacific and Corporate Operations. The Company derives its revenue from apparel, footwear, and accessories and related products. In January 2014, Quiksilver Inc sold all of the assets of its licensed apparel subsidiary, Hawk Designs Inc to a wholly owned subsidiary of Cherokee Inc.