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Rip Curl

Rip Curl Archives

How Rip Curl saved three tonnes of old wetsuits from landfill

The surf brand has been recycling worn out wetsuits into soft-fall matting in playgrounds for the past four years. Now i...

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.

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.

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.

Retail appointments for the week

Online marketplace StockX appoints first female board member; Rip Curl gets new CEO; KFC Asia’s chief marketing officer ...

Kathmandu cuts expectations short as Australian lockdowns bite

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

Why Rip Curl is barrelling into sustainable surfwear

With the recent announcement of a wetsuit recycling program, Rip Curl is looking at other ways it can be kinder to the p...

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...

Rip Curl buoys Kathmandu through first half

Store closures impact trading, but both brands battle on.

Kathmandu profit plummets as customers stay inside

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

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.