Billabong International Ltd.
Billabong International Ltd. engages in the marketing, distribution, wholesaling and retailing of apparel, accessories, eyewear, wetsuits and hardgoods in the boardsports sector. Its brands include Billabong, Element, RVCA, VonZipper, Sector 9, Xcel, Tigerlily, Kustom, Honolua and Palmers Surf. The company operates thorough three geographical segments: Australasia, Americas and Europe. Billabong International was founded by Gordon Stanley Merchant and Rena Merchant in 1973 and is headquartered in Gold Coast, Australia.