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    Yeti’s DTC exceeds 50% in Q1


    Yeti , the U.S. brand of coolers, drinkware and other outdoor gear, reported a 260 percent increase in net income to $30.52 million from $8.48 million on sales up 42 percent to $247.55 million from $174.41 million in the first quarter. Wholesale and DTC improved on growth in the coolers ...

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    Helly Hansen maintains sales momentum, Canadian Tire’s e-commerce soars


    Helly Hansen ’s revenues for the first quarter ended April 3 increased by 12.2 percent to 136.3 million Canadian dollars (€92.8m-$112.1), growing at the roughly same pace as in the fourth quarter of 2020 despite continuing store closures and restrictions on store operations because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Canadian ...

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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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    Jack Wolfskin recovers from pandemic faster than expected, online sales up 108%


    Callaway Golf Co. saw revenues in the first quarter soar by 47.3 percent as compared to the year earlier to $651.6 million, amid “unprecedented” demand for its golf equipment and a faster-than-expected recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic for Jack Wolfskin and the rest of its softgoods businesses and the ...

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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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    Devold’s sheep farmer recognized for wool quality


    For the second year in a row, Glenmore Station – one of Devold of Norway ’s wool suppliers – was named Grand Champion in the prestigious “Fleece” competition at the Wanaka Agricultural Show held last month in New Zealand. Scoring 99 out of a possible 100 points for ...

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    Authentic Brands Group and SPARC to acquire Eddie Bauer


    Authentic Brands Group ( ABG ), a New York City-based global brand owner, marketing and entertainment group, and SPARC Group , a global full-service retail operator, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire U.S. outdoor lifestyle brand Eddie Bauer from PSEB Group , an operating company owned by ...

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    A.S. Adventure Group becomes Yonderland as it completes its refinancing


    The A.S. Adventure Group is changing its name to Yonderland as it completes a financial reorganization under which its bank lenders have acquired a minority stake in the company. In addition to rescheduling its debt, it will also receive a capital injection of €25 million to support its ...

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    Vista Outdoor Q4 sales rise 40%


    Vista Outdoor reported sales of $597 million in the fourth quarter ended March 31. That is up 40 percent year-over-year and well above the guidance of $510 million to $530 million given at the time of the third-quarter results. Sales growth was attributed to strong demand across both Vista’s ...

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    Adidas grows by almost 60% in the outdoor segment


    Adidas’ sales of outdoor products increased by nearly 60 percent in the first quarter of 2021 thanks to the new Terrex collection for fast trail running. Running and training were up by about 20 percent and more than 30 percent, respectively. Excluding Reebok , which is up for ...

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    Lockdown life drives demand growth for Johnson Outdoors in Q2


    Pent-up demand from people stuck indoors during the Covid pandemic has helped Johnson Outdoors report a surge in second-quarter sales and profits. Total company net sales in the second quarter to April 2 rose 26 percent year on year to $206.2 million. Operating profit for the period rose to ...

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    GoPro revenue up 71 percent thanks to subscriptions and high-end cameras


    In the wake of the company’s shift to direct sales and an added focus on subscriptions, GoPro Inc. reported a reduced loss of $10 million in the first quarter ended March 31 (compared to a loss of $64m one year ago), while revenue rose 71 percent to $204m. Adjusted ...

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    Scarpa renews its support to the Giro d’Italia, with an eye on sustainability


    Scarpa will be an official supplier of the Giro d’Italia for the second consecutive year. The 2021 edition of the iconic bicycle race, organized for the first time in 1909, will start on Saturday, May 8 in Turin. Scarpa will provide the event’s staff with a limited edition ...

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    Alpkit opens its first Scottish store


    Alpkit has opened a new store in Edinburgh, not far from the iconic Arthur’s Seat volcano in Holyrood Park. It is the sixth store of the outdoor brand, based in Nottinghamshire, England, and its first in Scotland. In a statement published on its website, the company described its Scottish ...

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    HeiQ introduces antiviral textile mask with copper coating


    Swiss company HeiQ is launching a new face mask that it says destroys 100 percent of tested viruses and bacteria within minutes of contact with the textile material. The patented HeiQ MetalliQ mask consists of a fabric coated with a pure copper coating. Behind the technology, in ...

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    Arc’teryx partners with upcycling designer McLaughlin


    Source: Arc’Teryx Nicole McLaughlin Vancouver-based outdoor brand Arc’teryx just announced a new collaboration with designer Nicole McLaughlin from New York. She is considered the star among upcycling artists and has more than 600,000 followers on Instagram . Having worked on upcycling projects for ...

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    American Outdoor Brands creates chief marketing officer role


    American Outdoor Brands , formerly known as Smith Wesson Holding Corporation until 2016, has announced that Curtis Smith has been named chief marketing officer, a newly created role in the company. Smith will lead the marketing, brand management, creative, e-commerce, and customer service teams. Smith joined ...

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    ​GCI Outdoor sold to MacNeill Pride Group


    Tennessee-based MacNeill Pride Group , a portfolio company of middle-market private equity firm Centre Partners from New York and a manufacturer of outdoor products and sporting goods under the ORCA , PrideSports , Champ , Pride Golf Tee and Professional Tee System brands, has acquired Connecticut-based ...

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    ​Aquapac invests in growth during lockdown


    U.K. outdoor and watersports accessories brand Aquapac has reported strong sales performance in the last nine months. The best performance in the first half of the fiscal year in four years is attributed to investment in new products, a new marketing manager and the Covid-19 pandemic, which is bringing ...