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Sports & adventure

Lids unveils first NBA physical stores in Australia

Lids unveils first NBA physical stores in Australia

American sports retailer Lids – which operates the US NBA’s flagship stores – has opened Australia’s first, in Melbourne, Victoria with a second planned for Sydney later this year. Both stores will sell a r...
Swanndri is beloved by Kiwis, but can it become a global brand?
JD Sports names Regis Schultz as CEO, as Footasylum debacle closes
Puma raises revenue outlook, handling China woes better than Adidas
Kathmandu CEO Reuben Casey resigns, ‘heads for the hills’

Sports & adventure Archives

The North Face expands Explore Fund into Australia, NZ

This year, the business has committed $25,000 in funding, which will be distributed to up to five qualified Australian o...

Robots, RFID tags and an incubator area: Inside Decathlon’s new Data Lab

Decathlon’s Data Lab in Singapore is the latest facet of the brand’s pursuit of innovation and part of its efforts to de...

World’s first Nike Style store opens in Seoul

The new retail concept is expected to “expand the definition of sport” that blurs the line between physical and digital....

Kathmandu parent says sales, profit now higher than pre-Covid

Trading in New Zealand was weaker than in Australia reflecting lower growth in consumer footfall and revenues, offset by...

How do you make a biodegradable jacket? Kathmandu tells all

The outdoor retailer recently launched a nylon jacket designed to break down in landfill. We spoke with the company’s he...

MAAP unveils experiential concept store in Melbourne

The store acts as an inclusive space for experienced cyclists and cycling enthusiasts to come together as a community.

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...

Anaconda to open massive outdoor concept store in Sydney

Chris Lude, CEO of Anaconda, said the outdoor concept is unlike anything in the country, and all of the brand’s products...

Inside the rise of activewear in China

Several Asian nations have witnessed a wellbeing craze and, as a result, a boom in activewear; Chinese brands lead the w...

Mate, a luxury e-bike brand backed by Jay-Z, is heading Down Under

The brand's positioning as a luxury lifestyle product sets it apart from the competition in the booming e-bike market.

Athleisure precinct set to open at Eastland Shopping Centre

Dubbed The Circuit, the precinct will be anchored by a new JD Sports store.

Moscow’s ‘shuttle traders’ may return as Nike axes Russian franchise deals

Inventive Retail Group (IRG), which operates 37 Nike-branded stores in Russia through its subsidiary Up And Run, said th...
Mountain bike apparel startup debuts sustainable clothing range

Mountain bike apparel startup debuts sustainable clothing range

The range includes tech tees, shorts, and long sleeve jerseys that are locally hand-made, using ethically sourced fabric...

Adidas lowers 2022 expectations amid China lockdowns

Adidas also cut its operating margin forecast, saying it will remain at the previous year's level of 9.4% instead of inc...

Slam dunk: Brand Collective sees big basketball opportunity for Reebok

The fashion and footwear retailer plans to open a handful of “small flagship” Reebok stores, invest in the brand’s onlin...