2023-07-04T08:21:00+01:00By Jo Beckendorff
In the current economic environment, the stock market – regardless of the sector – continues to be on a rollercoaster ride. This also applies to the bicycle stocks monitored by The Outdoor Industry Compass.
2023-05-17T11:38:00+01:00By Will Renwick
Alpkit is reaping rewards from its event-based community. We look at how building a community can help generate and retain customers.
2023-04-21T16:01:00+01:00By Charles Ross
Our functional fabric expert Charles Ross is convinced that even though incoming legislation like the EU Green Deal and Prop 65 and the forthcoming New York Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act in the U.S. are forcing many changes in how the Outdoor Industry conducts business, there is also a ...
2023-04-15T12:44:00+01:00By Bob McGee
Our Q1 Outdoor Index includes the revenue and profit development of 37 major outdoor companies.
Current overstock constraints cannot beat positive long-term outlook: Q1 bicycle industry stock chart
2023-04-03T06:31:00+01:00By Jo Beckendorff
There are still hurdles to overcome. But in the long run, our cycling expert Jo Beckendorff says “Trends are the bike industry’s friends.”
The quarterly Sportindex by Svenskt Sportforum shows that Swedish sports retail sales decreased by 7.5 percent in the fourth quarter of 2022, making it the fourth consecutive quarter with negative development for sports retail. For the full year 2022, sports retail sales development landed at -5.8 percent.
2023-01-15T15:02:00+00:00By Rutger Oldenhuis
When does an environmental claim become greenwashing? We outline the current legal position on using environmental claims to market products
2023-01-13T10:42:00+00:00By Jo Beckendorff
Five are up, the majority are down. Compare your brand’s performance with our analysis of the 2022 bicycle stock market.