KMD Brands is a global outdoor, lifestyle and sports company, and certified B Corporation. The Group consists of three iconic brands: Kathmandu, Rip Curl and Oboz
Kathmandu, a certified B Corp since 2019 and recertified in 2023 was founded in 1987 in New Zealand and specialises in quality clothing and equipment for travel and adventure. Oboz, which became part of the group in 2018 and certified as a B Corp in 2023, is based in North America and designs ‘True to the Trail’ outdoor footwear to help people explore the wilderness. Rip Curl, acquired in 2019 and certified as a B Corp in 2023, is a leading global surf brand born in Bells Beach, Australia in 1969.
With a shared focus on responsibly made, expertly designed, and technical products, all three brands are distributed through wholesale, retail and digital channels.
- 22 March 2023
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