Deckers Outdoor Corp.
| New York Stock Exchange: DECK
Deckers Outdoor Corp. operates as an investment holding company with interests in designing and marketing of footwear and apparel. It also offers accessories, such as handbags and outerwear, through domestic and international retailers, international distributors and directly to end-user consumers, both domestically and internationally, through its websites, call centers, retail concept stores and retail outlet stores. The company operates through six segments: UGG, Teva, Sanuk, Other Brands Wholesale, eCommerce and Retail Store. The UGG segment sells its UGG footwear and accessories primarily through department stores, such as Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus and Bloomingdale's, as well as independent retailers, such as Journey's, David Z. and internet customers, such as Zappos.com. The Teva segment sells its Teva footwear primarily through outdoor and sporting goods retailers, such as REI, L.L. Bean, Dick's Sporting Goods and The Sports Authority, as well as on-line retailers such as Zappos.com. The Other Brands Wholesale segment, in which brands are sold throughout the world primarily at department stores, outdoor accounts, independent retailers and with online retailers that support its brand ideals of comfort, style and quality. The Sanuk segment includes action sport footwear rooted in the surf community. The Sanuk brand's offerings include the patented SIDEWALK SURFERS shoe which effectively introduced the deconstructed footwear movement, the Beer Cozy and the Yoga Mat sandal made from yoga mat material. The eCommerce segment enables the company to interact and reinforce its relationships with the consumers. The Retail Store segment allows the company to directly reach its customers and meet the growing demand for its products. Deckers Outdoor was founded by Douglas B. Otto in 1973 and is headquartered in Goleta, CA.