Sometimes weather has an unpredictable effect on companies. Earlier this week, Deckers, the US-based owner of Ugg Australia, manufacturer of the Ugg boot – those smooshy sheepskin things that became a giant trend (sales are about $800 million according to Accessories magazine) – launched a lawsuit in California against Emu Australia, makers of smooshy sheepskin boots, alleging trademark infringement.
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