7 March 2014
US clothing and footwear business Wolverine Worldwide has confirmed the departure of its global apparel president Mark Sandquist earlier this year.
19 February 2014
Columbia Sportswear recorded a 7.1% reduction in fourth quarter profit, with a small gain wiped out by a $5.6m non-cash asset impairment charge.
15 January 2014
Cambodian garment factories are to sue over recent strikes, while those in Bangladesh are counting the cost of three months of political turmoil.
10 January 2014
Labour rights groups and trade unions are calling on global clothing brands to support a rise in the minimum wage for Cambodian garment workers, and to look at the long-term implications of their purchasing practices.
8 January 2014
In the run-up to the end of a two-week garment worker strike in Cambodia this week, a group of leading apparel brands joined together to call for "peaceful negotiations".
2 January 2014
Outdoor apparel and footwear specialist Columbia Sportswear Company has begun its new joint venture with Swire Resources, which is designed to act as a springboard for growth in the Chinese market.
11 December 2013
Outdoor apparel and footwear firm Columbia Sportswear has filed a lawsuit against Seirus Innovative Accessories for infringement on its patent for insulating Omni Heat reflective material.
25 October 2013
Columbia Sportswear Company posted a double-digit decline in third quarter net profit, with sales falling 4% on the back of a slump in demand for footwear.
22 October 2013
Former Columbia Sportswear and Nike executive Mark Koppes has been named vice president of product at New Zealand-based outdoor merino wool apparel firm Icebreaker.
26 September 2013
Billabong's general manager for Europe, Franco Fogliato, has been named the latest executive to leave the Australian surfwear company, and is headed to outdoor apparel and footwear firm Columbia Sportswear.
19 September 2013
Outdoor clothing company Woolrich has hired footwear licensing group Portland Product Werks (PPW) to launch its debut footwear collection.
10 September 2013
The first of a three-part updated Social Responsibility Toolkit has been released to help brands and suppliers start, and improve, their social responsibility programmes.
14 August 2013
Columbia Sportswear-owned OutDry Technologies has filed a patent infringement case against Italian footwear brand Geox relating to its waterproofing leather technology.
8 August 2013
Columbia Sportswear is set to enter India through a distribution agreement with Chogori India Retail (CIRL).
26 July 2013
Outdoor apparel and footwear firm Columbia Sportswear has narrowed its second-quarter losses, after warmer weather improved sell-through of its spring merchandise.
18 June 2013
Columbia Sportswear is shifting to a joint venture model in China through a partnership with distributor Swire Resources.
30 April 2013
Outdoor apparel footwear firm Columbia Sportswear has appointed former Mexx executive Shawn Cox to the newly-created position of senior vice president of retail.
26 April 2013
Columbia Sportswear has lowered its full year sales outlook, despite first quarter net income soaring as cold weather helped it to liquidate additional fall season inventory.
18 April 2013
A lawsuit that was filed against outdoor apparel and footwear firm Columbia Sportswear Company over its heated clothing has been withdrawn.
5 April 2013
Columbia Sportswear Company has introduced a sweat-activated cooling technology, called Omni-Freeze Zero.
8 March 2013
Outdoor apparel and footwear firm Columbia Sportswear Company has named Doug Morse as interim general manager of its Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA) region following the resignation of Christian Finell.
8 February 2013
Outdoor apparel and footwear firm Columbia Sportswear Company has managed to offset falling fourth quarter sales to post an 8% rise in profit.
30 January 2013
Seven models of heated jackets made by Columbia Sportswear have been recalled because of a burn hazard caused by a potentially overheating inner cuff.
17 January 2013
Outdoor apparel and footwear business Columbia Sportswear lowered its fourth quarter sales and earnings forecasts, blaming reduced customer traffic and mild weather.
11 January 2013
Delta Galil Industries is to be the exclusive licensee of Columbia Sportswear's global sock business beginning with the autumn 2013 season.
10 January 2013
Outdoor apparel and footwear firm Columbia Sportswear has recalled more of the battery packs sold with some of its electrically heated jackets, over fears they could overheat and pose a fire hazard.
8 January 2013
Singapore-based apparel company Ocean Sky is set to be acquired by Luen Thai Holdings for US$55m.
4 December 2012
Outdoor apparel and footwear firm Columbia Sportswear has recalled a number of battery packs sold with certain electric jackets because they could overheat, posing the risk of burns injuries or fire hazard.
22 November 2012
The markets for heated garments and clothing which offers protection against insects are set to grow, according to new research.
26 October 2012
Outdoor apparel and footwear firm Columbia Sportswear has raised its full-year operating margins target despite posting a 4.7% decline in third-quarter net profit.