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Rip Curl

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Kathmandu profit plummets as customers stay inside

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

Rip Curl acquisition takes Kathmandu into summer

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

Kathmandu shareholders vote to acquire Rip Curl

More than 99.9 per cent of shareholders voted in favour.

Kathmandu raises $90 million for Rip Curl acquisition

Outdoor retailer completes first stage of equity raising in less than 48 hours.
News

A rocky future ahead for Aussie retailers

Iconic Aussie brands – Oroton and Billabong – both face an uncertain future. Where did it all go wrong?

Melbourne investor snaps up another Sunshine Coast strip

Family makes third investment in 12 months.

Rip Curl accused of ‘slave-labour’ practices

Australian label accused of selling clothing made under harsh labour practices in North Korea.
Local Retail

Surf’s up

Surfwear retailers find a more favourable tide with profitability and sales outlook improving.

Profit swells for Rip Curl

Aussie surfwear maker sees profits surge due to strong growth in Asia and America.

Department store battle rages on

This week in Inside Retail PREMIUM, David Jones and Myer have released their half year sales to the market - but what do...

Rip Curl reshuffle

Australia Post boss steps down as chairman and director of surfwear company.

Youth desert independent retailers

The number of 16 to 30 year old Australians shopping at independent retailers has fallen sharply, says new report.