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that was filed against outdoor apparel and footwear firm Columbia Sportswear Company over its heated clothing has been withdrawn.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.
16 August 2012
Michael McCormick, executive vice president of global sales and marketing at outdoor apparel and footwear firm Columbia Sportswear, has resigned for personal reasons.
10 August 2012
A US court is set to decide later this month whether to go ahead with a lawsuit involving Columbia Sportswear and Innovative Sports over technology used to produce heated clothing.
8 August 2012
Outdoor apparel and footwear firm Columbia Sportswear has signed a joint venture deal with Swire Resources to expand the company's Mountain Hardwear brand in China.
6 August 2012
Featured reports from just-style's research store this week include a look at global technical textiles, a report on the clothing and footwear market in Russia, and a company profile on Foot Locker.
27 July 2012
Outdoor wear brand Columbia Sportswear has reported narrower net losses during the second quarter on the back of rising sales.
23 July 2012
Outdoor apparel and footwear firm Columbia Sportswear has urged Lane County Circuit Court to dismiss a lawsuit claiming the company used Innovative Sports' technology to produce heated clothing.
12 June 2012
A new apparel cooling technology described by its developer Columbia Sportswear as "groundbreaking" and a "game-changer", is set to launch next spring after a four-year development effort.
5 June 2012
Eddie Bauer today (5 June) named Michael Egeck as president and CEO of the company, replacing interim CEO David Chamberlain who will remain a member of the company's board.
27 April 2012
Columbia Sportswear yesterday (26 April) recorded a decline in first-quarter profit, hit by restructuring charges and muted sales due to warmer weather and continued economic weakness in Europe.
3 April 2012
Private-equity firm Altor has remained coy on reports that it plans to put outdoor clothing brand Helly Hansen up for sale this week.
28 March 2012
A lawsuit has been filed against Columbia Sportswear by Eugene-based Innovative Sports over heated clothing.
16 March 2012
Top stories on just-style this week included news that a coalition of industry groups is calling for an to end violent unrest in Cambodia, the Indian government's plans to partially roll back its cotton export ban, and Marks & Spencer's launch of a tailoring line in collaboration with Richard James.
12 March 2012
Brands and retailers including Puma, H&M, Gap Inc, Columbia Sportswear, American Eagle Outfitters, The Jones Group, Warnaco Inc and Lululemon Athletica have joined a coalition of industry groups calling for an end to the violent unrest that continues to plague Cambodia's garment sector.
28 February 2012
Columbia Sportswear Company has appointed Hyung-Rae (HR) Cho as the new general manager of its wholly owned Korean subsidiary, with immediate effect.
3 February 2012
Double-digit sales growth helped outdoor apparel business Columbia Sportswear to record a 40% surge in net profit in 2011 – but the company expects slower growth in 2012.
1 February 2012
Columbia Sportswear Company has announced the appointment of Adrienne Moser as vice president of global apparel merchandising and design for the Columbia brand.