New Columbia Sportswear joint venture in China begins

|About: Columbia Sportswear Company (COLM)|By:, SA News Editor

Columbia Sportswear (COLM -0.3%) says it is up and running with its joint venture with Swire Resources designed to increase sales in China.

Swire has a history with Columbia as its distributor in China since 2004.

The results of the new JV will be consolidated into Columbia's reporting starting in Q1 of 2014.