Kathmandu Archives - Inside Retail

How brands sell cultural myths

Why New Zealand’s outdoor brands are gaining traction overseas.

Kathmandu lifts same-store sales despite slower December

Outdoor retailer says diversification strategy is working.

Best of 2019: Sustainability

We recap some of our favourite stories on sustainability from the past year.

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

Kiwi brands support inaugural event to promote locally made products.

Kathmandu shakes up leadership following Rip Curl acquisition

Outdoor retailer appoints new CEO for its Kathmandu business.

Kathmandu shareholders vote to acquire Rip Curl

More than 99.9 per cent of shareholders voted in favour.

Kathmandu to buy Rip Curl for $368 million

Acquisition to be fully funded through $145 million equity raise and new debt.

Kathmandu posts record profit, despite falling sales in NZ

Outdoor retailer posts a 3.1 per cent drop in total sales in the Kiwi market.

Kathmandu joins B Corp movement

Retailer is now the biggest B Corp in ANZ, lending credence to the ‘force for good’ movement.

Kathmandu returns to Christchurch with new flagship

New store celebrates the brand’s New Zealand heritage.

Westfield Newmarket unveils first stage of $790m redevelopment

More than 40 stores part of shopping centre’s stage one opening.

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

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