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    Oberalp Group will present new collections and behavioral study at Virtual Convention on May 18


    Vienna-based international behavioral research institute Karmasin Behavioural Insights conducted a wide-ranging study for the Oberalp Group in Germany, Austria and Switzerland to examine the rising outdoor trend in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The institute surveyed a total of nearly 900 participants on the topic of “ ...

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    Clarus raises full-year guidance after Q1 sales jump


    Clarus Corp , the parent company of Black Diamond and Pieps, raised its sales and adjusted Ebitda guidance for the full year, after posting a top line of $75.3 million in the first quarter, up by 41 percent on a reported basis and 39 percent higher at constant currencies. Excluding ...

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    New OR short film tells the story of finding community and inclusivity


    Seattle-based outdoor company Outdoor Research ( OR ) continues the important conversation about creating a more inclusive space in the outdoor community with a new film, Escaladoradie. The short film tells the story of OR ambassador Monserrat Alvarez Matehuala , who is creating a space where women of color ...

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    Clarus hires Anthony Rivera for Black Diamond apparel


    Black Diamond has appointed Anthony Rivera as business unit director for its apparel category that was introduced in 2013. Rivera comes to Black Diamond ( BD ) with technical apparel expertise as the former senior manager of merchandising for Arc’teryx . In his new position, Rivera will be ...

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    New Global Brand Director at Berghaus


    Source: Berghaus Charlie Pym, new Berghaus brand director Pentland Brands has announced the appointment of Charlie Pym as global brand director for Berghaus . He replaces Kev McFadyen , who Pentland Brands appointed global brand director for the Speedo brand last November, ...

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    ​Cotopaxi strengthens team with strategic hires


    Outdoor brand Cotopaxi has expanded its team at its Salt Lake City, Utah, headquarters with four new hires focused on strategic growth and brand development. Cindy Grönberg Moldin brings more than a decade of extensive global strategy, brand management, advertising, go-to-market and leadership experience from Procter ...

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    U.K. investment firm to acquire Mammut


    After Conzzeta had already announced on Dec. 9, 2019, that it would focus on the sheet metal working segment ( Bystronic business unit) in the future, and this year revealed the final restructuring, including the renaming of Conzzeta to Bystronic, the Swiss company has now apparently found a ...

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    Haglöfs aims for net zero in 2030; points out deliberate blurring in communication


    On this year’s Earth Day , Swedish outdoor brand Haglöfs joins the growing number of companies calling themselves “climate neutral” by unveiling their new climate strategy: Aiming to reduce their emissions by 50 percent over the next decade and reach net zero by 2030, while taking “full responsibility ...

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    WeSports acquires Nordic Outdoor & Sports Group


    WeSports AB , a Stockholm-based group of individual sports, outdoor and mobility companies that operates online as well as physical stores and product brands, and GOB Invest , also based in Stockholm, have acquired Nordic Outdoor Sports Group AB ( Nordic OSG ), a leading Scandinavian outdoor, ...

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    The oldest mountain film festival in the world: Trento Film Festival


    The Trento Film Festival Mountains and Cultures is one of the oldest Italian film festivals, as well as the oldest mountain film festival in the world, and was held for the first time in 1952. The event presents films that deal with alpine exploration. After successfully streaming the event ...

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    ​Hervis with new flagship stores focusing on bike and outdoor


    Source: Hervis Nina Kronberger, sales manager Vienna region, and bike store manager Thomas Radon At the end of March, Austrian sporting goods chain Hervis Sports , which belongs to the Spar group, opened a new bike flagship store after transforming a regular multi-category store ...

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    Petzl partners with the Italian Sport Climbing Federation


    Petzl has become a technical partner of the Italian Sport Climbing Federation ( Federazione Arrampicata Sportiva Italiana - FASI ). The deal has been signed in view of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, which will start on July 23, and with young athlete development at its core, the company ...

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    686 partners with pro climber Lonnie Kauk (Video)


    California-based technical apparel brand 686 is collaborating with U.S. professional climber Lonnie Kauk , who was born and raised in Yosemite Valley as a member of the Ahwahneechee Native American tribe. The limited-edition 686 Everywhere Pant will feature Kauk’s Magic Line logo, which celebrates the 5.14c crack ...

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    Free online premiere of Emily Scott’s film “Project 282” on Facebook, March 25


    Source: Equip / Project 282 Emily Scott Equip Outdoor Technologies and the Rab brand invite all outdoor enthusiasts to the online premiere of “ Project 282 ,” a film that follows climber and adventurer Emily Scott in her quest to climb all ...

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    Black Diamond starts using NuOrder digital platform for retailers


    Beginning with the fall/winter 2021 buying season, Black Diamond is organizing all of its orders on the NuOrder digital buying platform. The B2B e-commerce platform for wholesalers hosts order forms, budget control tools, campaigns, catalog creation tools, whiteboarding and more. Black Diamond will manage its wholesale operations globally ...

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    Artilect launches new global storytelling platform Culturelines


    Artilect , the new performance-driven outdoor apparel brand founded by skater and snowboarder Trent Bush and Bradshaw Taylor ’s Corry Taylor in Boulder, Colorado, has just launched Culturelines , a print and digital publication covering stories from the outdoors, technology, music, arts and culture. New stories will be ...

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    Conzzeta in transformation - new name, search for Mammut buyer and resignation of management team


    In a further step in its ongoing strategic transformation and following the publication of declining results for the 2020 financial year, the executive board of the Swiss Conzzeta Group will step down at its upcoming annual general meeting on April 21. The board of directors will also propose ...

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    Mammut’s online sales climb, but brand is up for sale as Conzzeta is in transition


    Robust online sales mitigated the impact of the pandemic on Mammut Sports Group ’s results for the full year. It generated net revenue of 218.4 million Swiss Francs (€197.5m-$236.1m) in 2020, down by 16.2 percent from the previous year in constant currencies. It ended with an operating loss ...

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    C.A.M.P. adds Ines Papert and Luka Lindič to its athlete roster


    C.A.M.P. has announced that Ines Papert and Luka Lindič have joined the brand’s athlete roster. Papert, best known for her ice climbing achievements, was born in 1974 in Wittenberg, Germany. Raised in a family of musicians, her youth’s main interest was music. That changed in her early ...

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    Rab and Lowe Alpine lobby for better travel regulations


    Sister brands Rab and Lowe Alpine , both owned by U.K. company Equip Outdoor Technologies , are lobbying for a special visa regime for athletes by supporting an official petition to the British government. As part of the U.K.’s exit from the EU, British citizens can now only ...