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Sports & adventure

Super Retail Group delivers record sales, eyes expansion

Super Retail Group delivers record sales, eyes expansion

Super Retail Group has reported a “record” year of sales in its full-year results marked by a strong second-half performance – but its bottom line did not fare as well. For the year to July 2, the business ...
Solid sales for Briscoe Group, despite supply-chain issues
In Singapore, Zalora launches supermart-style pop-up with Adidas
JD Sports names Regis Schultz as CEO, as Footasylum debacle closes
Swanndri is beloved by Kiwis, but can it become a global brand?

Sports & adventure Archives

How Nike’s AR hoodie brings the metaverse closer to the street

It’s no surprise that the largest sports apparel brand in the world, Nike, has bridged the physical and digital divide.

The North Face expands Explore Fund into Australia, NZ

This year, the business has committed $25,000 in funding, which will be distributed to up to five qualified Australian o...

Kathmandu CEO Reuben Casey resigns, ‘heads for the hills’

KMD Brands group CEO Michael Daly will act as interim CEO until a replacement is found during the coming weeks.

Robots, RFID tags and an incubator area: Inside Decathlon’s new Data Lab

Decathlon’s Data Lab in Singapore is the latest facet of the brand’s pursuit of innovation and part of its efforts to de...

World’s first Nike Style store opens in Seoul

The new retail concept is expected to “expand the definition of sport” that blurs the line between physical and digital....

Kathmandu parent says sales, profit now higher than pre-Covid

Trading in New Zealand was weaker than in Australia reflecting lower growth in consumer footfall and revenues, offset by...

How do you make a biodegradable jacket? Kathmandu tells all

The outdoor retailer recently launched a nylon jacket designed to break down in landfill. We spoke with the company’s he...

How Rip Curl saved three tonnes of old wetsuits from landfill

The surf brand has been recycling worn out wetsuits into soft-fall matting in playgrounds for the past four years. Now i...

Mate, a luxury e-bike brand backed by Jay-Z, is expanding in ANZ

The brand's positioning as a luxury lifestyle product sets it apart from the competition in the booming e-bike market.

Allbirds wins listing in US department store Nordstrom

This is part of the brand's strategy to tie the knot with other retailers as well as push up its sales and profit.

Moscow’s ‘shuttle traders’ may return as Nike axes Russian franchise deals

Inventive Retail Group (IRG), which operates 37 Nike-branded stores in Russia through its subsidiary Up And Run, said th...

Nike to open a flagship Live experiential store in Auckland CBD

Nike’s new store followers the end of a 10-year reseller agreement in January.

Mountain bike apparel startup debuts sustainable clothing range

The range includes tech tees, shorts, and long sleeve jerseys that are locally hand-made, using ethically sourced fabric...

Adidas lowers 2022 expectations amid China lockdowns

Adidas also cut its operating margin forecast, saying it will remain at the previous year's level of 9.4% instead of inc...

Slam dunk: Brand Collective sees big basketball opportunity for Reebok

The fashion and footwear retailer plans to open a handful of “small flagship” Reebok stores, invest in the brand’s onlin...