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Kathmandu

Kathmandu Archives

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?

Kathmandu CEO resigns to head up Austrade

Outdoor fashion retailer Kathmandu’s chief executive Xavier Simonet has resigned after five years at the helm

Kathmandu profit plummets as customers stay inside

Lockdown restrictions enacted during FY20 hit many clothing retailers hard, and Kathmandu is no exception.

Inside the life of a visual merchandiser, Kathmandu

We chat with Kathmandu’s visual merchandising manager Sally Roberts about her career, her passion for great spaces and h...

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.

Kathmandu completes entitlement offer, raising $207 million

Outdoor brand hit hard by coronavirus strengthens its balance sheet.

Kathmandu looks to reduce costs amid health crisis

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

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.

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.

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