Columbia Sportswear

Reebok's president Matt O'Toole working out in the on-site gym at the company's new headquarters in Boston.

People

Designers, C-suite Athletic Executives Commit to Exercise as Year-round Pursuit

While the $48 billion ath-leisure sector continues to grow, designers and athletic industry executives put their fitness skills to the test.

clock July 19, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Luke Combs

People

Luke Combs Takes Country Music by Storm

The “Hurricane” singer will release a deluxe version of his debut album today with five new songs.

clock June 1, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

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

Fashion Scoops

Columbia Sportswear Partners With Country Singer Luke Combs

The singer released a video on Wednesday of him wearing the company’s line on a fishing trip.

clock May 2, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

Portland Oregon Downtown Skyline from East Bank Docks

Business Features

Columbia Sportswear’s Tim Boyle Defends Possible Sorel Move From Downtown Portland Due to Homeless Problem

Transient individuals are said to have harassed and threatened employees near Columbia’s Sorel office in downtown Portland and defecating in the building’s atrium.

clock December 11, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Zac Efron in a Bombas video.

Fashion Scoops

Zac Efron Appears in New Bombas Video that Plays Up the Company’s Altruism

“The Greatest Showman” actor Zac Efron appears in a new Bombas video that plays up the company’s charitable brand DNA.

clock December 6, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Columbia x Opening Ceremony

Financial

Columbia Sportswear Q3 Sales, Profits Inch Up

Columbia’s sales varied by region, but profits improved markedly from last quarter.

clock October 26, 2017Kali Hays

Columbia x Opening Ceremony

Fashion Scoops

Columbia Sportswear Taps Opening Ceremony for Collaboration

The two companies teamed on a 10-item collection to be sold at Opening Ceremony stores.

clock October 25, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Columbia Sportswear's high-tech rain gear.

Fashion Scoops

Stuart Redsun Exits Columbia Sportswear

More recently, Redsun helped spearhead a social media campaign starring “Baywatch” actor Zac Efron and his brother Dylan.

clock September 18, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Macklemore on Mount Rainier for Columbia Sportswear.

Legal

Columbia Sportswear Ends Lawsuit Against Hacker but Not Tech Co.

Columbia said its fraud claims against an IT provider the hacker worked for “will continue.”

clock August 30, 2017Kali Hays

Wired's Natalie DiBlasio went skydiving to see the solar eclipse in Oregon and posted on Instagram.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Firms Partake in Solar Eclipse Viewings Around the Country

Warby Parker celebrated the eclipse in Nashville with musical performances.

clock August 21, 2017Lisa Lockwood

Zac Efron and his brother Dylan in the great outdoors.

People

Zac Efron Teams With Columbia Sportswear’s Gert Boyle for Campaign

Zac Efron is 64 years younger than Gert Boyle, but the pair share a starring role in Columbia Sportswear’s upcoming campaign.

clock August 4, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

VF's The North Fave and Columbia Sportswear are being accused of using patented waterproof textile technology without permission.

Legal

VF Outdoor, Columbia Must Face Suit Over Waterproof Tech

A Colorado tech company is accusing both brands of infringing a patent after licensing negotiations went awry.

clock May 10, 2017Kali Hays

Macklemore on Mount Rainier for Columbia Sportswear.

Fashion Scoops

Macklemore Hikes Mount Rainier Trails in Columbia Sportswear Clip

Last month, the Washingtonian shot an educational video for Columbia about the environmental hazards of PFCs in outerwear.

clock February 1, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Rogue One: A Star Wars Felicity Jones

Fashion Scoops

Columbia Sportswear Develops ‘Rogue One’ Limited-Edition Jackets

The “Rogue One”-inspired jacket will be sold for a limited time through Columbia’s web site and its freestanding stores.

clock December 2, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

New York Stock Exchange

Financial

Stocks Higher as Ascena Tumbles

Stocks are rising as Ascena plunges on poor traffic that caused the retailer to miss its earnings expectations.

clock September 20, 2016Debra Borchardt

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