What happened to West 49?

The retailer operates more than 100 stores across the country and is Canada’s largest skateboard and snowboard chain. operates stores under several names: West 49, Billabong, Element Canada, and Amnesia/Arsenic. On November 4, 2013, YM Inc. was confirmed as the new parent company of the retail chain.

Who owns West 49?

YM Inc. (Sales)
West 49/Parent organizations

How many West 49 stores are there in Canada?

50 stores
Now recognized as Canada’s largest action sports retail chain, West 49 operates over 50 stores across Canada.

Who founded West 49?

Sam Baio
Sam Baio is also a guy with a business savvy. He founded West 49, the Canadian action sports and skateboard clothing chain, and was its president and CEO for years, growing the company to some 140 stores across Canada before he sold it to Australian company Billabong for millions in 2010.

How long does it take for West 49 to ship?

Shipping Methods

48 Hour Shipping over $100** (1-2 business days – GTA Only) FREE
USA/International (14-21 business days via Canada Post & US Post after border) *currently delayed – 3-5 days $19.99

How do I cancel my West 49 order?

Can I cancel my order? If you need to cancel an order once placed, please email us at [email protected] immediately as we are unable to change the status of your order once it is processed.

Why is NY called Zoo York?

Zoo York is an American company focused on the skateboarding market. The company currently commercialises skateboards, t-shirts, hoodies, windbreakers, hats, fanny packs. The company’s name was taken from one of NYC’s oldest skate crews, “Soul Artists of Zoo York”.

Is West 49 in Canadian dollars?

All prices quoted are payable in Canadian Dollars. Although West49 strives to provide accurate product and pricing information, errors may occur.

Is Zoo York back?

Iconix Brand Group, Inc. is tapping the founders of Zoo York, one of the East Coast’s first true street culture inspired lifestyle brands, to help reinvigorate the brand. The first drop also includes a replica of the coveted Zoo York hoodie from the 1990s. …

Who makes Zoo York decks?

Iconix Brand Group
The brand, now owned by Iconix Brand Group, has reconnected with Rodney Smith, Eli Morgan Gesner and Adam Schatz who have come on board as creative directors to provide creative, design and marketing insight to the skateboard-inspired brand they created more than 25 years ago.

What’s the meaning of Zoo York?

Zoo York may refer to: Zoo York (Central Park), style and social philosophy inspired by 1970s New York City graffiti art subculture. Zoo York (company), American company focused on the skateboarding market.

How much did ZOO YORK sell for?

As it presented its first quarter 2011 results, Iconix took the opportunity to announce that it is set to become the only owner of Zoo York via the acquisition of the remaining 49% of the brand for the price of nearly 18 million dollars (13 million euros).