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Brokering the Future at ICSC New York Dealmaking

clock December 13, 2019Sharon Edelson


Jacopo Venturini Said to Join Valentino

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Gert Boyle, Columbia Sportswear’s ‘One Tough Mother’ Gets an All-American Tribute

The life of the late chairman of the outerwear giant was recalled at a memorial service in Portland, Ore.

clock December 7, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Gert Boyle with her son Tim.


Gert Boyle’s Son Tim on Working With His Unstoppable Mother

With no professional work experience, Gert Boyle was foisted into the top role in her family business.

clock November 4, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

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Gert Boyle, Longtime Chairman of Columbia Sportswear, Dies at 95

During Boyle’s tenure, what started as her parents’ hat company evolved into a multi brand conglomerate with nearly $3 billion in sales last year.

clock November 3, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

The men's SH/FT Outdry mid sneaker.

Mens Sportswear

Columbia Taps DJ and Artist Zedd to Release SH/FT Footwear

The company tested the collection with the electronic music DJ, who wore the pair on tour and hikes.

clock August 5, 2019Obi Anyanwu

Fleece is a must-have wardrobe staple.


Fleece Is in Full Bloom

And more than one company is capitalizing off the trend.

clock May 14, 2019Kellie Ell

Several apparel companies are moving into the footwear market.


Fashion Is Looking at Footwear Market Share

More apparel companies are starting to turn out shoes.

clock April 30, 2019Kellie Ell

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Amazon Breaks Records During Strong Holiday Shopping Season

The e-commerce company said it sold more products around the world this year than ever before.

clock December 26, 2018Kellie Ell

Misha Nonoo offers on-demand production.

Business Features

10 Green-Minded Designers Discuss Fabrics

Designers singled out some of their favorite fabrics as being linen, Eco Drape and locally sourced wool.

clock December 20, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg


Fanatics Inks 10-Year Deal With University of Oregon for Fan Gear

The deal kicks off in 2020.

clock December 13, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

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WWD Yearbook #2: Fashion Industry Deals With Sexual Misconduct, Diversity, Equality and Controversy

While the year started with media reports of bombshell allegations of sexual misconduct and abuse against major league photographers, plenty of other firestorms erupted in the months that followed.

clock December 12, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Mark Hamill signing parkas for Columbia.

Fashion Scoops

‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’ Inspires Design for Columbia Sportswear Jacket

Columbia has not provided any apparel for any of the “Star Wars” films, but this is the brand’s third collection.

clock December 3, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Patagonia will close its stores in the U.S. on November 6 so that employees can vote.


Fashion’s Focus: Getting Out the Vote

Designers and brands have been trying to increase voter turnout with free transportation to the polls, tutorials about election issues and voting-themed T-shirts.

clock November 5, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Columbia Sportswear's high-tech rain gear.


Columbia Sportswear Posts Strongest Earnings in Company’s History

Now the apparel company said it will continue to invest in its digital channels and direct-to-consumer operations.

clock October 25, 2018Kellie Ell

Sabrina Simmons is joining the board of directors at Columbia Sportswear Company.


Former Gap Exec Sabrina Simmons Joins Columbia Sportswear Board

Sabrina Simmons will join the board of directors at the outdoor clothing and apparel company.

clock October 22, 2018Kellie Ell

Luke Combs in a still from his video for Columbia Sportswear.


Columbia Sportswear Posts Record Second-Quarter Sales

The outdoor brand has lifted its full-year forecasts.

clock July 26, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

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