Company:  COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR CO (COLM)
Form Type:  8-K
Filing Date:  9/5/2012 
CIK:  0001050797 
Address:  14375 NW SCIENCE PARK DRIVE 
City, State, Zip:  PORTLAND, Oregon 97229 
Telephone:  503 985 4000 
Fiscal Year:  12/31 
Last Trade
Last Trade: 
$81.10  
Change: 
-1.54 (-1.86%)  
Trade Time: 
Apr 24  
Market Cap: 
$2.81B
Description of Business
Founded in 1938 in Portland, Oregon, as a small, family-owned, regional hat distributor and incorporated in 1961, Columbia Sportswear Company has grown to become a global leader in designing, sourcing, marketing and distributing active outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment. Unless the context indicates otherwise, the terms �we�, �us�, �our�, �the Company� and �Columbia� refer to Columbia Sportswear Company, together with its wholly owned subsidiaries and entities in which it maintains a controlling financial interest. We design, source, market and distribute active outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment under four primary brands: Columbia�, Mountain Hardwear�, Sorel� and Montrail�. As one of the largest outdoor apparel and footwear companies in the world, our products have earned an international reputation for innovation, quality and performance.
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  FORM 8-K
    SECTION 5 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
      ITEM 5.02 DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ...
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