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Sports & adventure

Sports & adventure Archives

What Patagonia’s ski resort boycott reveals about retail and politics

As brands become more outspoken on issues like climate change, racism and LGBTQIA+ rights, they may find that it's no lo...

Nike, Serena and the push for diversity in design

The multi-billion-dollar sneaker and streetwear industries were born out of Black culture, but people of colour have lar...

How Kathnmadu plans to become the world’s most loved outdoor brand

From switching its focus on hardcore sporting adventures to inspiring joy in the great outdoors, Kathmandu is changing t...

“It does not exist”: Why plus-size sports bras are so hard to find

The launch of Lululemon’s AirSupport Bra last month highlighted a common problem with sports bras. For many consumers, t...

Behind the breakup of Adidas and Reebok

As ABG takes the reins of sportswear brand Reebok, former Nike EMEA business unit lead Rosanna Iacono shares her predict...

Sneaker giants face supply-chain disruption after Vietnam factory closure

Pou Chen manufactures footwear for companies including Nike and Adidas.

‘Freedom to choose’: Adidas introduces burkini collection

Adidas ventures into US$277 million modest fashion market with the launch of new burkini collection.

Meet Zhik: The sailing brand everyone will be wearing at the Olympics

Local brand Zhik has just been announced as the official apparel supplier to the Australian Olympic Team. It’s also kitt...

Why Adidas is venturing into period-proof activewear

Adidas introduces period-proof tights and lesson plans to support better education around menstruation.

Winter is coming: Ski brands eagerly anticipate return to slopes

With resorts about to open for the first time since Covid, brands are hoping consumers will splash out on new clothing a...