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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...

Kathmandu’s sales, supply chain hurt in first quarter

Group CEO Michael Daly said the business continues to feel the impact of Covid-19 lockdowns.

Retail appointments of the week

Kathmandu names new director with ESG experience; Lovisa CEO exits business after 12 years at the helm; Woolworths Group...

Kathmandu Group rebounds in FY22 despite lockdown, supply chain impacts

The group ended the year with a underlying net profit of $66 million – more than double what was achieved during FY20.

How Kathmandu plans to become the world’s most loved outdoor brand

From switching its focus on hardcore sporting adventures to inspiring joy in the great outdoors, Kathmandu is changing t...

Kathmandu cuts expectations short as Australian lockdowns bite

The group has 40 stores shuttered in NSW and a further 26 closed in Western Australia.

Offcut launches limited-edition cap design with Kathmandu

The Offcut x Kathmandu Collection will be launched on June 4.

Retail appointments for the week

Kathmandu taps RipCurl boss to take the helm; Former Topman managing director joins BooHoo; National Retail Association ...

Kathmandu names RipCurl boss as new group CEO

Seven months after Kathmandu’s long-time group chief executive Xavier Simonet announced he had resigned, the outdoor fas...

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...

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...

The rise of livestream shopping

When the pandemic hit, brands turned to livestreaming to continue connecting with customers, but in 2021, it looks like ...

David Jones, Kathmandu and Camilla get onboard with Earth Day

Today is Earth Day 2021, and many retailers from across the industry have made a number of announcements in order to get...

Retail appointments of the week

Catch names new general manager for Catch Marketplace; Kathmandu confirms group CEO’s last day; Farewell to Australian f...

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...

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...

Retail appointments of the week

Kathmandu appoints new product GM; One Teaspoon founder departs company; Mecca welcomes new CMO

Rip Curl buoys Kathmandu through first half

Store closures impact trading, but both brands battle on.

How the fashion industry supported their workers during Covid

Which fashion retailers stepped up to support their teams during the pandemic and which didn't?