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Rip Curl acquisition takes Kathmandu into summer

The outdoor retailer is set to become a major player in surfwear.

Kathmandu shareholders vote to acquire Rip Curl

More than 99.9 per cent of shareholders voted in favour.

Kathmandu raises $90 million for Rip Curl acquisition

Outdoor retailer completes first stage of equity raising in less than 48 hours.

A rocky future ahead for Aussie retailers

Iconic Aussie brands – Oroton and Billabong – both face an uncertain future. Where did it all go wrong?

Not waving, but drowning?

With the upcoming AGM in a couple of weeks, what will the future hold for the once iconic brand?

Melbourne investor snaps up another Sunshine Coast strip

Family makes third investment in 12 months.

Rip Curl accused of ‘slave-labour’ practices

Australian label accused of selling clothing made under harsh labour practices in North Korea.

Surf’s up

Surfwear retailers find a more favourable tide with profitability and sales outlook improving.

Profit swells for Rip Curl

Aussie surfwear maker sees profits surge due to strong growth in Asia and America.

Department store battle rages on

This week in Inside Retail PREMIUM, David Jones and Myer have released their half year sales to the market – but what does this mean for the potential of a merger between the two?