Outdoor Retailer: Columbia Sportswear acquiring OutDry technology

12:20 a.m. on August 5, 2010 (EDT)
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Columbia's purchase of OutDry, the Italian maker of high-tech waterproofing fabric, raises the stakes in the race to develop waterproof/breathable fabrics.

Full article at http://www.trailspace.com/blog/2010/08/05/outdoor-retailer-columbia-outdry.html

9:19 p.m. on August 5, 2010 (EDT)
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Check in my closet and I bet 50% is Columbia. The shoes I wear each day, for the most part, are Columbia and they are five years old. Much outdoor wear is Columbia as well.

It might be a mega company but I think they offer some long lasting quality products.

I will be interested in what they do with the new fabric.

Sorry, but Jockey still wins on the briefs........... (Not a boxer kinda guy.)

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