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Old 09-03-2008, 11:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Well i just heard and read that Burton snowboards bought: forum, jeenyus, foursquare and special blend. Also they bought DNA Distribution which is Alien Workshop, Habitat, and reflex. What the hell. Im not a hater of burton but what are they trying to do?
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Old 09-03-2008, 01:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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OOOOOOOOOLD news. sorry. but yeah, i really have no problem with it for some reason.
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Old 09-03-2008, 01:03 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeeahhhhh. That happened quite a while ago. That's business. If it wasn't Burton it would be Nike, Reebok, or another company superpower.
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Old 09-03-2008, 01:25 PM   #4 (permalink)
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yeah i saw it was a little while ago but new to me at least. Believe me i'm glad it wasn't nike or reebok.
I think it sucks when nike just out to make a quick buck with skateboarding and snowboard stuff cause its popular.
i try to stick to brands who are in it for the long haul.
MAybe that why burton got involved to save a strugglin company.
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Old 09-03-2008, 07:05 PM   #5 (permalink)
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OMG and Coleman lanterns owns K2!

Fyi burton also owns Channel Island Surfboards like omgzor.
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Old 09-03-2008, 07:08 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Lib-Tech, Gnu and DC's are owned by Quiksilver, oh and Bent Metal Bindings, not that I've ever seen those! So many "core" companies are owned by big corporate ones.
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Old 09-04-2008, 02:43 AM   #7 (permalink)
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K2 owns like 50% of the sporting industry
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