If you haven’t noticed yet, skateboarding has long arrived in the big business arena which involves take-overs and sell-offs. According to the Transworld Business website, the skate shoe retailer Duffs International was sold last Wednesday to its British retailer, Jackal Distribution by the Canadian parent company Genfoot Inc.
The North American main team will most likely keep its presence in the US which will not avoid a few lay-offs and that’s about all of the information revealed in the article. So it remains to be seen how this will affect the US market and if there is a change for the future in the marketing of the Duffs brand.
Nothing has been mentioned on their website yet but here’s the link anyway: Duffs website