Posts Tagged ‘out of business’

January 23rd, 2017

Surfing Magazine Shuts Down

Surfing magazine has officially shut down their print publication and their big brother Surfer magazine is now down to 8 issues a year (down 2 issues a year from last year and 4 from the previous years).

“We’re sorry, but Surfing is unavailable because it has ceased publication of a print edition.” – Magazine Agent

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March 30th, 2015

Surf Europe and Surfers Magazine Out Of Business

Factory Media will no longer be printing magazines and in doing so closing it’s doors on Surf Europe and Surfers magazine.

“Although moving on from our heritage as a magazine publisher is an emotional shift, it also represents a significant opportunity to create even more content for a significantly larger online audience without the barriers of accessibility and affordability.” – Darryl Newton, CEO of Factory Media

Surf Europe
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Surfers
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January 31st, 2015

SEASIC By Bobby Martinez Out Of Business

We’re not really sure if things ever got started for SEASIC, but after Bobby Martinez turned down a renewal offer from Reef for close to $400,000 (we heard he wanted $600,000 as if $400,000 wasn’t good enough for him) he said no (then briefly rode for FTW for “little bit of pay”) and when that to ended he started his own clothing brand which seems to be now out of business.

“Right now it’s just shirts and hats, but we’ll see how that does. I’d love to eventually make a whole clothing line, from head to toe.” – Bobby Martinez (interview from Surfing Magazine August 2013)

Reef who gave Bobby his own movie – Mixed Tape by Pete Santa Maria

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FTW – Bobby’s famous speech

SEASIC

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Facebook page – last updated in 2013

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Website – Unavailable

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October 28th, 2014

Ocean Minded Out Of Business

Another one bites the dust. This times it’s San Clemente sandal company Ocean Minded who have officially closed it’s doors.

A great meaning behind the brand, but with a not so great logo.
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Ocean Minded former surfing team
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February 19th, 2014

ERGO Surf Brand Out Of Business

“They spent a lot of money where they shouldn’t have” – former ERGO employee
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