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Sports & adventure

Sports & adventure Archives

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Accent Group has a vision for the future, and it’s not focused on footwear

Having conquered shoes, the owner of The Athlete’s Foot now wants to grab a share of the broader performance market.
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French ski brand Rossignol grabs Beijing Olympics opportunity

Heritage French ski brand Rossignol is picking up the pace to build its direct-to-consumer strategy in China.
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How this Kiwi maternity activewear brand beat Nike to the punch

New Zealand brand Cadenshae is several steps ahead of Nike, which launched its first dedicated maternity collection, Nik...
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Analysis: How Nike is boosting growth through DTC and digital

In its latest results, the retail giant revealed encouraging signs of recovery from the pandemic. Here's what's driving ...
99 Bikes

99 Bikes cruises towards growth as bicycle sales pick up speed

In 2007, 99 Bikes opened its first bicycle shop in Brisbane. Thirteen years later, it now operates 49 stores across Aust...
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Rebel looks to grow through brand partnerships

The sportswear chain has extended its arrangement with Under Armour and signed a new deal with sports merchandise giant ...

Ready, set, go: Under Armour opens Sydney store

The Baltimore-based sporting brand has just opened its fourth store in Australia.

Strong Q4 sales puts Super Retail back in the black

Customers returned to Super Retail following lockdown in an effort to enjoy the outdoors.

Decathlon to be fined for safety warning violations

The violations related to basketball hoops and pools sold by the French retail giant over nearly three years.

Kathmandu sales bounce back, but confidence wanes

Outdoor retailer sees positive return to sales, but economic uncertainty keeps spirits low.

Stateside Sports shoots for local expansion

Aussie retailer aims to nearly double its store network by the end of this year.

Bike sales in ANZ skyrocket during COVID-19 lockdown

How three ANZ bike brands performed during the pandemic.

Kathmandu initiates pandemic plan on falling footfall, overseas closures

Travel-wear business to reduce operating expenses and labour costs.

Best of 2019: Overseas retail

From Aldi in China to cannabis retailers in the US, here are our favourite international retail stories from 2019.

From the source: Matt Adams, Ultra

The GM of Sydney's coolest sports store talks the future of retail.

How Super Retail Group plans to win Black Friday (and Christmas)

New data confirms the old peak season is a thing of the past.

Revealed: The 20 coolest retailers in Australia

Find out who's on our inaugural list of the coolest retailers in Australia.

Kathmandu shakes up leadership following Rip Curl acquisition

Outdoor retailer appoints new CEO for its Kathmandu business.

Rip Curl acquisition takes Kathmandu into summer

The outdoor retailer is set to become a major player in surfwear.