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Lifestyle, leisure drive record year for Super Retail

Despite continued lockdowns across Australia, Super Retail saw total group sales jump 22 per cent to $3.45 billion durin...

RipCurl announces new CEO: “It’s an absolute privilege”

Having started working with RipCurl in 2010, Farris has moved through the business’ marketing and digital departments to...

‘Freedom to choose’: Adidas introduces burkini collection

Adidas ventures into US$277 million modest fashion market with the launch of new burkini collection.

Meet Zhik: The sailing brand everyone will be wearing at the Olympics

Local brand Zhik has just been announced as the official apparel supplier to the Australian Olympic Team. It’s also kitt...

Why Adidas is venturing into period-proof activewear

Adidas introduces period-proof tights and lesson plans to support better education around menstruation.

Winter is coming: Ski brands eagerly anticipate return to slopes

With resorts about to open for the first time since Covid, brands are hoping consumers will splash out on new clothing a...

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...

Rip Curl launches wetsuit recycling program

Recycled rubber will be repurposed for use in the safety attenuation layer of soft fall matting used at playgrounds and ...

Rebel: Inside Australia’s store concept of the year

It takes a particularly brave retailer to launch an entirely new physical store concept at the very peak of Covid.

HanesBrands aims to boost its sales by US$1 billion, largely targeting Asia

Champion is expected to become a US$3 billion global brand by 2024.

Simon, Authentic Brands snap up adventure wear company Eddie Bauer

The brand will join Forever 21, Aeropostale, Nautica, Lucky Brand and Brooks Brothers in a rapidly expanding retail grou...

Retail news around the globe

Foodpanda to open Taiwan tech hub; Havaianas celebrates best quarter in 10 years; Innisfree to close Canadian stores; an...

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...

Super Retail’s year-to-date sales continue climbing

CEO Anthony Heraghty said the group hasn't had to discount products as consumer demand remains strong.

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