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    Short Stops Week 25, 2024


    EXECUTIVE CHANGES +++ Peruvian sustainable alpaca clothing brand and certified B Corp, Paka Apparel has tapped Brian Thompson, previously VP Product at prAna Living, as its new General Manager +++ PRODUCT +++ US outdoor gear brand NEMO Equipment unveiled its 2025 product line, including the lightweight Dagger Osmo ...

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    Short Stops Week 24, 2024


    RETAIL +++ Japanese camping brand Snow Peak is growing its international shop-in-shop program with California-based specialty retailer Sports Basement, launching year-round retail activations at four of its locations in San Francisco and Orange County +++ MARKETING +++ Mammut welcomes USA Paraclimbing Team member, adventure-based photographer and snowboarder, Cail ...

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    Short Stops Week 23, 2024


    RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION +++ Adidas Terrex opened the brand’s first showroom in downtown Boulder, Colorado, a move that the brand says reaffirms and celebrates its “long-term commitment to investing in the outdoor industry at large and marks a significant milestone in the brand’s journey towards growing its presence in Colorado” ...

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    Short Stops Week 22, 2024


    PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ Glenn Barrett, OrthoLite founder and CEO, was formally inducted into the US 2024 Sporting Goods Industry Hall of Fame by the National Sporting Goods Association +++ New York-based agency Razorfish, which is part of Publicis Groupe and employs more than 2000 people across five continents, has ...

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    Short Stops Week 21, 2024


    RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION +++ Grundéns will be distributed in the Czech Republic and Slovakia by Moris Distribution, Angling International has reported, in a new partnership that will include fly fishing, sport fishing, commercial fishing, and aquaculture +++ EXECUTIVE CHANGES +++ Fidlock, the German manufacturer of magnetic fasteners, water ...

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    Short Stops Week 20, 2024


    DTC & E-COMMERCE +++ Australian adventure brand Sea to Summit has launched a new DTC website in Canada, giving consumers 24/7 access to its full range of gear, including its newly launched cookware, eating utensils, sleeping bags and mats +++ RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION +++ French outdoor apparel brand ...

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    Short Stops Week 19, 2024


    TRADE SHOWS & EVENTS +++ The third edition of Texstile, the event dedicated to the sports textile industry and the promotion of Made in Italy, organized by Expotime, will take place in Riva del Garda on May 27-28 +++ The second edition of the Boston Outdoor Expo will take place ...

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    Short Stops Week 18, 2024


    RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION +++ The innovative Globetrotter Re:Think Store concept, created by Dan Pearlman in close cooperation with the Globetrotter team, was awarded the “Store of the Year” special prize by the German Retail Association (HDE) +++ PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ Seattle-based Outdoor Research released a limited-edition ...

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    Short Stops Week 17, 2024


    CSR & SUSTAINABILITY +++ With Running Up For Air, Patagonia has launched a 17-minute documentary film about the creation of the eponymous global trail running event, which was initiated by ultra-runner Jared Campbell to raise awareness for clean air and funds for environmental organizations worldwide +++ In honor of Earth ...

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    Short Stops Week 16, 2024


    RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION +++ Casio Computer Co. Ltd, headquartered in Japan, announced that its subsidiary Casio India has opened the first exclusive G-Shock store in New Delhi, marking the sixth addition to its exclusive store network across the country +++ PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ British eco outdoor clothing ...

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    Short Stops Week 15, 2024


    CORPORATE AND M&A +++ Alabama-based Storyteller Overland, the manufacturer of recreational adventure vans and off-grid expedition vehicles, has acquired Taxa Outdoors, a Texas-based manufacturer of lightweight camping habitats and overlanding utility trailers, which was taken over by the Growth Fund of L Catterton in March 2022 +++ PRODUCT ...

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    Short Stops Week 14, 2024


    PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ US outdoor blanket specialist Rumpl entered a new partnership with the nonprofit American Camp Association (ACA), which helps camps across the US create quality experiences that inspire growth and belonging in campers for more than 100 years +++ Icelandic outerwear brand 66° North announced ...

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    Short Stops Week 13, 2024


    RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION +++ Swedish outdoor clothing and equipment brand Fjӓllrӓven will open this spring a new flagship store in Sheffield’s Charles Street, UK, in collaboration with long-term partner The Sporting Lodge +++ Academy Sports + Outdoors, a publicly traded full-line sporting goods and outdoor recreation retailer in the ...

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    Short Stops Week 12, 2024


    RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION +++ US outdoor retailer REI Co-op will open a 2140 square meter store in Loveland, Colorado, in summer 2024, offering full ski and bike service, buy online-pickup in store and curbside pick up +++ UDOG, the Italian brand of cycling shoes and shoe accessories founded in 2021 ...

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    Short Stops Week 11, 2024


    CSR & SUSTAINABILITY +++ On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Vibram is partnering with the Italian League for the Fight Against Cancer (LILT) to offer its employees in Italy a free breast cancer screening service +++ The North Face is creating a stir with a new promotion that offers ...

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    Short Stops Week 10, 2024


    PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ The Italian brand Bianchi extends its partnership with RCS Sport as the official sponsor of the Granfondo Strade Bianche, which will bring more than 7,000 participants to Siena, Italy, on Sunday, March 3 +++ In February, RECCO and CamelBak launched the Apex Pro running vest, the ...

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    Short Stops Week 09, 2024


    RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION +++ Storck Bikes are now available in South America via the exclusive distribution partner Storck Uruguay, managed by cycling enthusiast Willy Bercetche +++ Rock Gear Distribution, the exclusive Canadian distributor for Primus-Silva Sweden AB, has entered into new agreements with the existing Silva distribution agencies Carrell Agencies, ...

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    Short Stops Week 08, 2024


    PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ Garmin has renewed its contract as the official transition sponsor of the Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) +++ Mammut welcomes Lindsey Hamm, an American Mountain Guide Association (AMGA) certified guide who has traveled the world establishing routes in Zanskar, India and Pakistan, to its roster of elite ...

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    Short Stops Week 07, 2024


    RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION +++ French online fishing retailer has opened its first brick-and-mortar store, located in Aubière, near Clermont-Ferrand +++ UK-based Angling Direct has acquired independent fishing tackle retailer HF Angling, and has opened a store in Cannock, Staffordshire +++ PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ Baffin has announced ...

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    Short Stops Week 06, 2024


    RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION +++ Grundéns has agreed to a new deal with Lauttasaari-based Bonge Oy for the distribution, sales and marketing of Grundéns’ clothing and gear in Finland, Angling International has reported +++ PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ Igloo released its second cooler collaboration with punk-rock band Green Day, ...