Premium flip-flop company Hari Mari has hired Andy Trammell to run its global wholesale business with the goal of expansion. Trammell most recently worked for Native Shoes where he was VP of Sales since 2013.
Columbia Sportswear has announced an outerwear capsule inspired by classic film Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. Pieces include Leia and Luke Skywalker jackets, a Han Solo parka, and a Harrison Ford hand-signed coat.
A court has agreed with Cocona and denied a request for dismissal made by The North Face and Columbia Sportswear in a patent infringement lawsuit brought by Cocona over its 37.5 laminate insulating technology.