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    Newell reports Q2 sales rise of 28.3 percent


    For the second quarter, Newell Brands net sales were $2.7 billion, a 28.3 percent increase compared to the prior-year period, as core sales growth of 25.4 percent and favorable foreign exchange were slightly offset by the impact of business and retail store exits. The company said that net sales ...

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    Vista aims higher as ammo sales fire Q1 earnings


    U.S.-based Vista Outdoor has posted better-than-expected first-quarter sales on the back of continued soaring demand for ammunition and outdoor products. Sales for the three months to June 27 rose 38 percent to $663 million over the same period last year against company forecasts of $600m - $620m. Chief executive ...

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    Rumpl strengthens its leadership team


    Oregon-based outdoor blanket manufacturer Rumpl has hired Rocco Villano as vice president of operations. He brings 15 years of operational experience to ensure efficient operational strategies and productive workflows and performance. Villano most recently served as vice president of supply chain for Helen of Troy ’s housewares division, ...

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    Fenix’ Q2 sales up, but sluggish German performance weighs on overall result


    Fenix Outdoor International said it was still experiencing Covid pandemic-related difficulties in the second quarter with delayed re-openings of the German and Benelux markets affecting the business. The company said the impact was unexpectedly felt more in its Brands operations than the retail division as “a lot of ...

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    Thule benefits from growing recreational trends despite lockdowns in Q2


    Continuing its strong growth trend for the fourth quarter in a row, the Swedish-based Thule Group reported improved results for the second quarter ended June 30. Net sales went up by 58.1 percent to 3,229 million Swedish kronor (€315.5m-$371.4m) compared to the same period a year ago, when major ...

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    Dometic Q2 sales rebound but supply-chain issues persist


    Scandinavian Outdoor Group member Dometic saw second-quarter earnings rebound from the impact of the Covid pandemic despite persistent supply-chain challenges. The Stockholm-based specialist in products for mobile living said reported a 67 percent increase in net sales to SEK 5.6bn (€546m - $642m) against the 2020 period, ...

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    MPG expands outdoor portfolio with acquisition of Klymit


    Tennessee-based MacNeill Pride Group ( MPG ), a diversified designer and manufacturer of sporting goods, has acquired Klymit , a Utah-based outdoor gear designer known for its lightweight outdoor sleeping pads, pillows, blankets, tents, sleeping bags and other camping accessories. The terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. ...

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    Hydro Flask partners with Surfrider Foundation


    Source: Hydro Flask #Refillforgood limited edition bottle Hydro Flask continues its partnership with the Surfrider Foundation , kicking of Plastic Free July and its 2021 #RefillForGood campaign with a limited edition of insulated stainless steel flasks. Hydro Flask launched its Refill For ...

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    Rab and Lowe Alpine to offer more recycled materials


    In their new collections for spring 2022, Equip Outdoor Technologies Ltd. brands Rab and Lowe Alpine have increased the share of recycled materials within their ranges. After integrating more recycled fabrics into the apparel collections in earlier seasons, the U.K. companies will also use recycled materials in ...

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    Helen of Troy’s Hydro Flask starts year strongly


    Helen of Troy’ s Houseware segment, which includes outdoor drinkware brand Hydro Flask , posted revenues of $193.6 million in the first fiscal quarter ended May 31, up by 37.7 percent compared to the year earlier. Gains in the top line were due to the positive comparative effect from ...

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    Light My Fire welcomes new EU guideline to restrict single-use plastics


    As of July 3, it is forbidden to put new single-use plastic products on the market. This is in line with the EU directive on single-use plastics. The Swedish brand Light My Fire , founded 25 years ago, welcomes the directive as a step in the right direction. Light My ...

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    Review: Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2021


    From Tuesday to Thursday, retail buyers came to browse the assortments of more than 120 brands, from big players like Mammut to perennial market players like Helinox and new ventures like Dirtbags . Source: Charles Ross Andrew Denton, CEO OIA, opening the Sustainability Breakfast ...

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    Olpro reports successful reforestation project


    Source: Olpro British camping brand Olpro has planted 1,680 trees in the six months after launching an initiative to plant one tree for each Olpro tent or awning sold. The Worcestershire-based company has contributed to reforestation projects in Madagascar, Mozambique and Nicaragua. The Outdoor Industry ...

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    Open-air premiere of The Big Gear Show with focus on retail education


    After the originally scheduled 2020 premiere of The Big Gear Show ( BGS ) was postponed due to the pandemic and moved from an indoor venue in Salt Lake City to an outdoor venue in Park City, Utah, the final schedule for the Aug. 3-5 event has now ...

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    Dometic acquires Büttner Elektronik


    Scandinavian Outdoor Group ( SOG ) member Dometic keeps on buying companies internationally: On July 2, it acquired Büttner Elektronik , a German provider specialized in mobile power solutions for the outdoor segment, including solar power solutions, batteries and battery chargers. The company’s 2020 net sales (primarily sold ...

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    Clarus finalizes acquisition of Rhino-Rack


    Clarus Corp. , the Utah-based parent company of Black Diamond and Pieps , among others, has completed the acquisition of Australia-based Rhino-Rack Pty Ltd , which we previously reported . Rhino-Rack will continue to operate independently as a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of Clarus and will form a ...

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    Outdoorsy raises $120 million to support accelerated marketplace growth


    Outdoorsy , a global online RV rental and outdoor travel marketplace, announced that it has raised $120 million in equity and debt financing. The $120 million raise includes a $90 million private placement equity round led by Moore Strategic Ventures , ADAR1 Partners , Monashee Capital , SiriusPoint Ltd and ...

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    Jack Wolfskin’s #gobackpack campaign continues


    On July 1, the #gobackpack campaign of German outdoor supplier Jack Wolfskin , launched internationally in 2017, enters its fourth round. Five protagonists will take off one after the other on their journey with the #gobackpack van known from last year’s campaign or their own vehicle, experiencing new adventures ...

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    ​Comfort for camping newcomers: Outdoorsy invests in Collective Retreats


    With the camping travel market booming and the “glamping” theme being promoted by the tourism industry for some time now, Texas-based RV rental company Outdoorsy is entering the luxury camping business. The company, whose offerings are also bookable online for Australians, New Zealanders, Canadians, Britons, Germans, French, Italians and ...

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    Herschel launches cooler program


    Canadian accessories brand Herschel Supply Co. , based in Vancouver, has introduced its first insulated program, a line of soft coolers, lightweight backpacks, zip totes and lunch kits made with recycled fabric and a leakproof liner. The colorful coolers hold up to 30 cans and shopping totes come in two ...