Columbia Sportswear

Columbia Sportswear

Business Features

Columbia Reports Q1 Results, CEO Says Pace of Recovery Exceeded Expectations

The company has been affected by port congestion and logistics constraints.

clock April 29, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg

Craig Zanon

Human Resources

Columbia, Bogner Add Execs to Team

Columbia’s new hire was with Nike while Bogner’s came from s.Oliver.

clock April 1, 2021Jean E. Palmieri and Rosemary Feitelberg

Columbia's parka.


Online Growth a Bright Spot for Columbia Sportswear in Q4

E-commerce now accounts for 23 percent of the company’s $2.5 billion in sales.

clock February 4, 2021Jean E. Palmieri

Columbia's Black Dot Three Forks jacket.

Human Resources

Columbia Names Skip Potter Chief Digital Officer

He had spent four years with Nike as chief technology officer.

clock January 27, 2021Jean E. Palmieri

Protesters hold letters that spell Count Every Vote as they cross an overpass while marching in Portland on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020.

Business Features

Property Damage in Portland Leads to 12 Arrests

The city has dealt with violent and criminal acts on a regular basis in recent months.

clock November 5, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Columbia's Black Dot Three Forks jacket.


Columbia Shuffles Leaders as Third Quarter Shows Improvement

The outdoors brand is focusing more on omni-channel initiatives as future growth opportunities.

clock October 29, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Columbia's Black Dot Three Forks jacket.


Columbia Sportswear Omni-Heat Black Dot

The technology captures heat from the sun and traps warmth.

clock October 29, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

The Apollo 11's mission required the workmanship of several companies.

Business Features

Gore-Tex Inventor Robert Gore Dies at 83

Through his lengthy career at the company his parents had started in their basement, Gore was dedicated to innovation.

clock September 20, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Bubba Wallace

Business Features

NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace Talks Leadership, Social Injustice and Urban Outfitters Deal

The six-time NASCAR National series winner discusses racial inequality and how athletes and brands can help to unify people.

clock September 8, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace

Fashion Scoops

Columbia Sportswear Names NASCAR Driver Bubba Wallace an Ambassador

The multiyear partnership marks as Columbia’s first NASCAR driver and team sponsorship with Wallace and Richard Petty Motorsports Chevrolet.

clock August 12, 2020Obi Anyanwu

Demonstrators hold signs during a Black Lives Matter protest at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse in Portland.

Business Features

Portland’s Ongoing Upheaval Causing Further Financial Challenges for Area Businesses

The Portland area is home to 2.15 million residents and major athletic brands like Nike and Columbia Sportswear.

clock July 30, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Protesters march in times square

Human Resources

Fashion Community Takes Steps to Fight Social Injustice

PVH took part Thursday in the National Day of Mourning, which coincides with the memorial service of George Floyd.

clock June 4, 2020Lisa Lockwood

Luke Combs


Columbia Sportswear Reopens 30 Stores, Uses Digital Programs to Stay Connected to Customers

The most popular segment in the brand’s Tougher Together series was with singer Luke Combs, which was viewed more than one million times.

clock May 15, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Store closed sign


COVID-19 Retail Store Closures

Fashion reacts by temporarily closing stores or reducing hours to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Here’s the complete list of changes.

clock March 17, 2020Kellie Ell

Greenpeace de-tox protest

Business Features

As Europe Moves Closer to Total PFC Ban, U.S. Brands Will Be Forced to Detox

The EU is considering a complete ban on certain chemicals, commonly used in apparel and cosmetics. Some brands will have to make serious supply chain and sourcing changes, as a result.

clock February 20, 2020Cathrin Schaer

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