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Kathmandu

Kathmandu Archives

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.
Marketing

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.