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    E-Commerce: Secondhand marketplaces on the rise


    Cross-border marketplaces are developing fast, and the C2C trend is one of the drivers.

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    U.S. outdoor industry study examines recreation and outdoor companies’ hiring challenges


    The Oregon State University’s center for the outdoor recreation economy, with support from Basecamp Outdoor, Path to Peak education and consulting and the Confluence of States, has conducted a new Outdoor Industry Workforce Assessment for the American Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) and the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable. The study aims to ...

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    Adventure tourism market to reach $1.009 trillion in size by 2030


    According to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc, a U.S. market research and consulting firm, the global adventure tourism market – valued at $282.1 billion in 2021 – is estimated to reach $1.009 trillion by 2030, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate from 2022 to 2030 of 15.2 ...

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    Analysis: Outdoor industry stocks fell more than 21% in Q2

    2022-07-08T07:36:00+01:00By Bob McGee

    Outdoor industry stocks fared worse in the second quarter than in the first period of 2022, declining an average of 21.18 percent compared to a 17.84 percent sequential drop in the average stock prices of companies primarily involved in the outdoor and bicycle sectors. This time around, our quarterly analysis ...

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    Bicycle Stocks Q2 2022: Russia’s invasion causes market low


    After the stock market booster called hope catapulted the OIC Bicycle Stock Chart 2021 to new heights and seemed to defy all realities, the high flight ended with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The chart of the first quarter of 2022 already showed a steep decline, which now also continued in the second quarter.

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    Bain survey shows fast growth of sustainable thinking in Asian countries affected by pollution


    The consulting firm Bain & Company has released the outcome of a new study conducted among 16,000 consumers in eleven countries across seven product categories. The interesting results: Most fast-growing Asia-Pacific markets have larger environmentally and socially conscious and health-conscious segments than mature markets like North America or Europe. The ...

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    Outdoor and bike industry stocks fall nearly 18% in Q1

    2022-04-07T13:29:00+01:00By Bob McGee

    Our quarterly analysis of the outdoor stock market shows a 17.84 percent sequential decline in the average stock prices of 31 public companies primarily involved in the outdoor and bicycle sectors between Jan. 1 and March 31. Broader market conditions weighed on the sector, which had posted stock price increases ...

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    Bicycle shares Q1 2022: Geopolitical situation puts pressure on the market


    While global lockdowns, virus variants, inflation, zero interest rates, supply shortages or political crises could not harm last year’s upward trend in bicycle stocks, Russia’s attack on Ukraine has changed everything. The war is intensifying the surge in prices. Fears of supply shortages of gas and oil and other commodities ...

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    Women in the outdoor and sports business: Facts and figures on International Women’s Day

    2022-03-08T09:34:00+00:00By Claudia Klingelhöfer

    #BreakTheBias is the slogan for International Women’s Day 2022, and many sports and outdoor brands are also using the slogan together with the hashtags #InternationalWomensDay and #IWD2022 for their own campaigns in the “Women’s Month of March.”

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    Footwear industry: Inflationary pressure increases on a broad front

    2022-02-14T11:59:00+00:00By Frank Prenesti, Gene Di Maria, Philip Webster

    Thanks to the collective work of the editorial teams of our sister publications Shoe Intelligence and SGI Europe, we have put together a comprehensive analysis of the impact of inflation on the footwear industry. The editors tried to cover the economic, industrial, financial and some social aspects of inflation focusing ...

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    Emerald releases first report on the North American B2B events industry for 2022


    Emerald Holding, the New York-based organizer of Outdoor Retailer (OR) trade shows, among others, has released its first research report reflecting the changing expectations that are influencing and shaping the future of the business-to-business (B2B) events industry. The report will be published annually in the future, Emerald said.

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    Green awareness provides greater tailwind for bike stocks in 2021


    2021 had it all: on the one hand, more lockdowns, virus variants, inflation, zero or negative interest rates, supply bottlenecks, political crises, trade and other wars, etc. On the other hand, 2021 experienced a world stock market that trudged steadily upward. This also gave our 2021 cycling stock some major ...

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    Outdoor and bike industry stocks rose by 3.0% in Q4

    2022-01-13T11:58:00+00:00By Eugenio di Maria

    Our quarterly analysis of the outdoor stock market shows a 3.0 percent sequential increase in the average stock prices of 32 public companies primarily involved in the outdoor and bicycle sectors between Sept. 30 and Dec. 31, 2021. This came after increases for most of the same companies of 18.9 ...

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    New study on social shopping in Germany: Where the product finds the buyer


    One in five Germans has bought something via social networks, just as many can imagine it. Social media and e-commerce are merging, and the customer journey is being redefined. A recent YouGov study shows the relevance of social shopping for German consumers.

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