Is Columbia Sportswear going out of business? Columbia Sportswear is struggling in the current economic downtown, and stores are shutting down. The latest victim of the current abysmal retail climate is one of America’s longest-standing sporting goods companies. This week saw the announcement that Columbia Sportswear will be closing multiple locations nationwide.
Does Columbia Sportswear have their own stores? In the U.S., we sell our products through a mix of nearly 2,200 wholesale customers and through our own DTC business. At December 31, 2021, our U.S. DTC business consisted of 129 outlet retail stores, 13 branded retail stores and four brand-specific e-commerce websites.
How many locations does Columbia Sportswear have?
Where is Columbia Sportswear based? In 1949, Gert and Neal Boyle moved to Portland from Arizona with their young son Tim. Neal went to work for Gert’s father’s company. By the late 1950s the company had begun selling a few outerwear items such as skiwear in addition to hats. It became known as Columbia Sportswear in 1960.