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Kathmandu improves worker conditions using WeChat

Kathmandu improves worker conditions using WeChat

Travel gear retailer Kathmandu on Thursday revealed that its recent adoption of Chinese social channel WeChat has been instrumental in improving conditions for workers in the company's supply chain in Chin
Briscoe braces for long-term impact of Covid-19
Kathmandu offers same-day delivery from Melbourne stores, which remain open despite lockdown
Kathmandu looks to reduce costs amid health crisis
Kathmandu completes first stage of capital-raising without Briscoe Group

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Briscoe braces for long-term impact of Covid-19

Homewares and sporting goods retailer posts lift in second quarter sales.

Kathmandu offers same-day delivery from Melbourne stores, which remain open despite lockdown

Outdoor retailer partners with Uber to give customers in lockdown more delivery options.

Kathmandu sales bounce back, but confidence wanes

Outdoor retailer sees positive return to sales, but economic uncertainty keeps spirits low.

Bike sales in ANZ skyrocket during COVID-19 lockdown

How three ANZ bike brands performed during the pandemic.

Kathmandu completes first stage of capital-raising without Briscoe Group

Outdoor retailer raises $154 million from institutional investors.

Kathmandu announces capital-raising

Outdoor brand looking to raise $207 million after 40 per cent first-half profit drop.

Kathmandu looks to reduce costs amid health crisis

The retailer is standing down store staff, renegotiating rents, cancelling inventory and more.

Patagonia has temporarily closed all stores in Australia

Outdoor brand is one of the first retail chains to close in Australia due to COVID-19.

Kathmandu initiates pandemic plan on falling footfall, overseas closures

Travel-wear business to reduce operating expenses and labour costs.

Kathmandu revives iconic lizard logo to raise funds for wildlife

All profits from the limited-edition tee will go to restore habitats destroyed by bushfire.

Kathmandu embraces solar power to reach net zero target by 2025

Outdoor retailer opens first solar-powered store in Victoria.

Kathmandu lifts same-store sales despite slower December

Outdoor retailer says diversification strategy is working.

Kathmandu, Cactus Outdoor team up for newly launched NZ Made Day

Kiwi brands support inaugural event to promote locally made products.

Torpedo7 fined for safety violations

Outdoor equipment retailer fined for selling bikes with no front brakes

Kathmandu shakes up leadership following Rip Curl acquisition

Outdoor retailer appoints new CEO for its Kathmandu business.

Lululemon investigating factory accused of abusing workers

Women who make the popular leggings say they're poorly paid, abused.

Kathmandu shareholders vote to acquire Rip Curl

More than 99.9 per cent of shareholders voted in favour.

Kathmandu’s same-store sales dip in NZ, as focus shifts overseas

Retailer reports 3.9 per cent decline in same-store sales.

Kathmandu splits COO role in anticipation of international expansion

Executive team adapts to accommodate international growth.

Kathmandu improves worker conditions using WeChat

Mobile app provides a direct line of communication with factory workers.