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US: Innovative garments lift Columbia Q4 profit just-style.com | 28 Jan 11

A focus on innovative new technologies has helped outdoor clothing, footwear and equipment maker Columbia Sportswear to a 13% jump in fourth quarter profit.


Top stories on just-style this week... Joe Ayling | 28 Jan 11

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read articles on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


The week ahead on just-style... Joe Ayling | 24 Jan 11

Taking a look at the week ahead for the footwear and apparel industry, here is a snapshot of just-style's latest news and insights agenda.


US: Columbia Sportswear Q3 profit up as sales surge just-style.com | 22 Oct 10

Higher spending on marketing and new technologies have helped Columbia Sportswear Company has contributed to a 16% jump in third quarter sales, but put pressure on operating margins, the outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories specialist said yesterday (21 October).


The week ahead on just-style... Joe Ayling | 18 Oct 10

Taking a look at the week ahead for the footwear and apparel industry, here is news editor Joe Ayling's snapshot of just-style's latest news and insights agenda.


US: Columbia Sportswear signs data storage deal just-style.com | 10 Sep 10

Columbia Sportswear Company has signed a deal with Teradata Corporation and Informatica Corporation that will see it consolidate its data from multiple existing platforms.


CANADA: Maple Lake launches new QuickAllocation tool just-style.com | 6 Sep 10

New merchandise allocation software launched by Maple Lake has been designed to enable retailers worldwide to run scenarios and calculations that factor in future customer dynamics.


US: Columbia Sportswear completes OutDry buy just-style.com | 2 Sep 10

Outdoor apparel and footwear firm Columbia Sportswear Company has completed its acquisition of OutDry Technologies from Italian company Nextec in a move that gives it new construction methods for producing waterproof, breathable footwear and gloves.


Apparel industry edges closer to eco-index Leonie Barrie | 13 Aug 10

The apparel industry is edging closer to an eco-index that will allow companies to assess the environmental impacts of individual products along their supply chain.


US: Columbia acquires OutDry Technologies just-style.com | 5 Aug 10

Columbia Sportswear Company has agreed to acquire Italian waterproofing specialist OutDry Technologies for an undisclosed sum.


US: Columbia settles lawsuit against Crocs just-style.com | 30 Jul 10

Columbia Sportswear Company says it has resolved its pending claims against Crocs in Multnomah County Circuit Court in Portland, Oregon, related to a former employee.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 30 Jul 10

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


US: Columbia raises FY outlook despite wider Q2 loss just-style.com | 23 Jul 10

Columbia Sportswear is now predicting a full-year sales rise of 14-16% after revenues in its traditionally quiet second quarter rose 24%, although the US company’s net loss increased to US$10.6m.


The week ahead on just-style... Joe Ayling | 19 Jul 10

Taking a look at the week ahead for the footwear and apparel industry, here is news editor Joe Ayling's snapshot of just-style's latest news and insights agenda.


US: Columbia Sportswear sees Q1 profit rise 25% just-style.com | 23 Apr 10

US sporting goods firm Columbia Sportswear increased first quarter income to US$9.2m, from $6.9m in the same period last year, as consumer spending on its brands picked up.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 23 Apr 10

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


US: Columbia appoints new Mountain Hardwear president just-style.com | 2 Mar 10

Outdoor apparel firm Columbia Sportswear Company has appointed Topher Gaylord as president of its Mountain Hardwear subsidiary.


US: Columbia Sportswear Q4 profit jumps 24% just-style.com | 29 Jan 10

Higher demand in its US and international wholesale businesses has helped outdoor apparel and footwear maker Columbia Sportswear Company beat expectations with a 24% jump in fourth quarter profit.


US: Parham takes Columbia Sportswear role just-style.com | 26 Jan 10

Apparel group Columbia Sportswear has appointed Susan S Parham as the new vice president of global apparel, accessories and equipment for the Columbia brand.


US: Columbia Sportswear turns up the heat on apparel just-style.com | 19 Jan 10

Columbia Sportswear Company is gearing up for the global retail debut this autumn of its Omni-Heat technologies, which give warmth to outdoor apparel without bulk or weight.


US: Columbia Sportswear launches Omni-Heat range Joe Ayling | 18 Jan 10

Columbia Sportswear Company will showcase the company's range of 'Omni-Heat' technologies this week, at SHOT Show in Las Vegas and Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City.


US: Columbia adds Crocs to former employee lawsuit Joe Ayling | 11 Dec 09

Columbia Sportswear Company has added clog maker Crocs to a lawsuit it has filed against a former employee accused of designing shoes for competitors.


US: Mountain Hardwear co-founder Wallenfels resigns just-style.com | 9 Nov 09

Outdoor equipment and clothing company Mountain Hardwear Inc, a unit of Columbia Sportswear, has named Kirk Richardson as interim president while it seeks a permanent replacement for co-founder and president Mike Wallenfels, who has resigned to pursue other professional opportunities.


US: Columbia ups targets on Q3 results just-style.com | 23 Oct 09

Columbia Sportswear Company has reported a fall in net sales and income for its third quarter, though the results were better than expected.


US: Columbia taps Moser for apparel merchandising role just-style.com | 12 Oct 09

Outdoor clothing retailer Columbia Sportswear Company has announced the appointment of Adrienne Lefebre Moser to a newly created position of general manager, apparel merchandising for the Columbia brand.


US: McNally named new Columbia creative director just-style.com | 7 Oct 09

Columbia Sportswear has appointed former Lucywear design vice president Kathleen McNally has the company’s new creative director for apparel.


US: Columbia offers shoppers re-used box option just-style.com | 24 Sep 09

Columbia Sportswear Company has found its reused box initiative popular among e-commerce shoppers in the US.


US: Wolverine makes two Outdoor Group appointments just-style.com | 1 Sep 09

Wolverine World Wide has announced the appointment of Bill Dodge as vice president - product development for its outdoor group, and Mark Sandquist as president - global apparel.


US: Columbia takes former designer to court - report just-style.com | 26 Aug 09

US sportswear company Columbia Sportswear has filed a complaint against a former designer who it says worked for rival companies during his time there, according to local media.


US: Columbia Sportswear Q2 losses widen just-style.com | 29 Jul 09

A double-digit slump in sales led to a widening of Columbia Sportswear’s second quarter losses to US$9.9m – but the company reaffirmed its full-year guidance.

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