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Sports & adventure

Sports & adventure Archives

Kathmandu’s BioDown jacket boosts outdoor wear brand’s sustainability cred

This is part of the company’s strategy to achieve the net-zero waste by 20215 business goal.

Torpedo7 expands into Northland

Torpedo7 COO Garth Sutherland says Northland is a hotspot for outdoor adventures and the new physical store has a lot to...

How WFH is set to expand athleisure wear boom

The research found more than 55 per cent of respondents said they are wearing comfortable athleisure for more than just ...

Price hikes not the only way to deal with inflation, KMD Brands CEO says

Michael Daly says the company that owns Kathmandu, Rip Curl and Oboz can deal with inflation in other ways, such as nego...

KMD Brands profit dives through first half

The company plans on focussing on several key initiatives to elevate its digital capabilities from here on.

Step inside fitness brand LSKD’s first experiential retail showroom

Last month Australia-based activewear brand LSKD launched its first physical store in Loganholme. Here, we talk to found...

Meet the outdoor start-up that hit its crowdfunding goal in four hours

Built out of a desire to connect regular Australians with the great outdoors, Zorali is looking to use the money raised ...

Puma, Modibodi in global partnership to help sportswomen stay in the game

The collection will counter the growing pollution caused by disposable feminine products.

The big idea behind Adidas’ controversial ‘breast mural’

To mark the launch of its most diverse collection of sports bras yet, Adidas has created the breast mural, a new ad that...

Peloton in crisis as CEO shunted, staff culled

Connected exercycle maker Peloton is in “crisis mode” according to one analyst, after “sacrificing” its CEO John Foley t...

Chinese sportswear shares jump as Winter Olympics kick off

Anta also owns brands such as Fila, Salomon and Descente.

Decathlon names new CEO

Coppola held leading positions in several global businesses such as Ikea, Google, YouTube, Samsung and Texas Instruments...

First Adidas Brand Centre launches in Singapore, brand’s largest there yet

Singapore’s largest Adidas store has opened its doors to the public in Knightsbridge along Orchard Road, its first brand...

Nike Auckland flagship to close after a decade

Flagship a victim of sportswear giant's global shift towards directly selling to consumers.

Aje Athletica opens first New Zealand store

The launch is part of the expansion plan of Aje Athletica in ANZ which will see the roll-out of 11 standalone stores acr...

What Nike’s NFT acquisition says about the future of virtual fashion

Nike has solidified its frontrunner position in the race to dominate the metaverse with its recent acquisition of NFT st...

JD Sports seeking multiple sites for New Zealand stores

JD Sports' debut at Auckland’s Sylvia Park earlier this month achieved one of the largest opening turnovers of any outle...

Analysis: Competition and compassion in sports sponsorship

Brands pay famous athletes big money to use and wear their products. From battles over who sells the most jerseys to dec...

How Aussie sportswear brand LSKD did a month’s worth of orders in 24 hours

The online retailer has been preparing for its weeklong Black Friday Festival for an entire year, and the hard work is f...

Kathmandu unveils bold Wellington store revamp

The Kiwi outdoor retailer has collaborated with local artist Sean Duffel to create a bright and colourful store exterior...