Billabong International Ltd.
Billabong International Ltd. engages in the business of wholesaling and retailing of surf, skate, snow and sports apparel, accessories and hardware, and the licensing of the company's trademarks to specified regions of the world. The company operates thorough three segments: Australasia, Americas and Europe. It's brands include Billabong, Element, Von Zipper, Kustom, Palmers, Honolua, Xcel, Tigerlily, Sector 9, DaKine and RVCA. The company was founded by Gordon Stanley Merchant in 1973 and is headquartered in Burleigh Heads, Australia.