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Sports & adventure

Sports & adventure Archives

Why Rip Curl is barrelling into sustainable surfwear

With the recent announcement of a wetsuit recycling program, Rip Curl is looking at other ways it can be kinder to the p...

Simon, Authentic Brands snap up adventure wear company Eddie Bauer

The brand will join Forever 21, Aeropostale, Nautica, Lucky Brand and Brooks Brothers in a rapidly expanding retail grou...

Retail news around the globe

Foodpanda to open Taiwan tech hub; Havaianas celebrates best quarter in 10 years; Innisfree to close Canadian stores; an...

Briscoe Group rebounds during first quarter

Briscoe Group has seen sales rise during its first quarter of FY21 78.4 per cent to $173.1 million,.

How Kathmandu implemented flexi hours and Fri-Yays

As Kathmandu CEO Reuben Casey said, “encouraging customers to get ‘out there’ has to start with our team”.

Kathmandu unveils global rebrand ahead of overseas expansion

New Zealand outdoor retailer Kathmandu has taken the wraps off its major global rebrand today, shifting its focus to bec...
Torpedo 7 to introduce QR Codes in TV commercials

Torpedo 7 to introduce QR Codes in TV commercials

The scanning technology will allow viewers to access various information such as deals or promotions by scanning the QR ...

Kathmandu unveils global rebrand ahead of overseas expansion

New Zealand outdoor retailer Kathmandu has taken the wraps off its major global rebrand today, shifting its focus to bec...

Super Retail’s year-to-date sales continue climbing

During the year so far, Supercheap Auto has seen sales increase 21 per cent compared to the same period of 2020.
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JD Sports launching in New Zealand later this year

Lisa Trainer, GM Asset Management at Kiwi Property, said that with JD Sports being a big name in global sports fashion, ...

Why Nike is putting used sneakers back on the shelf

The US sportswear giant has just entered the booming resale market with the launch of Nike Refurbished.

“We have to amplify their voices”: How Nike creates emotional connections

Former Nike CMO Greg Hoffman explains why brands need to build emotional equity with consumers.

Surf’s up: How Rip Curl offset the impact of store closures, travel bans

Strong demand for surf products helped Rip Curl's owner Kathmandu Holdings lift its first-half sales despite the ongoing...

Torpedo7 makes debut in Hawkes Bay with Napier store

Spanning 1200sqm, the new store offers adventure gear, including bikes, skis, canoes, camping equipment, clothing, and f...

Inside Peloton’s plan to take at-home workouts global

We chat with the connected fitness company's international MD about international expansion and whether the connected f...

Kathmandu CEO: How we capped carbon

Kathmandu CEO Reuben Casey shares an insights into the team effort to reduce emissions and how its latest fleece innovat...

Analysis: How JD Sports has mastered its global ascent

The self-proclaimed “king of trainers" has been on an acquisition spree in recent months, focusing on the US.
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Why has Adidas set Reebok free? Here’s what went wrong

The original plan was for both brands to fend off the dominance of Nike, but it didn’t quite work out.

Adidas starts formal process of quitting struggling Reebok

A banking source said the business could be worth around 1 billion euros US$1.2 billion.
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Q&A: Reebok and the evolution of the sports category

Reebok Pacific brand director Arnna Johnstone discusses the brand's renewed focus on the female customer and the evolut...