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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.

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...

Kathmandu hires international team to lead expansion

Kathmandu has also set up showrooms across Germany, France, UK and Canada.

Retail appointments of the week

Kathmandu hires international GM; Chanel hires former Unilever exec as global CEO; Ted Baker announces death of chairman...

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...