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Retailers looking for fresh ways to engage with consumers

Posted by on August 27, 2015 at 4:41 pm

August 11, 2015 “Does the traditional sports equipment retailer have any chance against fast-growing online giants? Yes it does, says Amer Sports Chief Sales Officer Michael White. The key is to reflect on how to bring value to the consumer. Besides his CSO title, Michael White is also Amer Sports General Manager for EMEA and […]

Kim Walker of Outdoor DIVAS Takes the Helm in Vail, Continuing the Legacy of Jeannie Thoren’s Women’s Ski Center

Posted by on August 26, 2015 at 9:23 am

By Bobby Monacella, Aug 13, 2015 “As Thoren steps down, the country’s first ever women-only ski shop will live on as Outdoor DIVAS” When we heard at the 2015 SIA Snow Show that Kim Walker was taking over the reins at Jeannie Thoren’s Women’s Ski Center in Vail, we were excited to know the legacy of the first women-only ski shop would […]

OutDoor Friedrichshafen 2015 – Future Trends for the Outdoor Industry

Posted by on August 2, 2015 at 4:43 pm

Chris Goddard “OutDoor Friedrichshafen 2015 – Whimsy, Beaches and A Look into Future Trends for Outdoor Industry July 20th, 2015 Not to be outdone by Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2015 taking place in two weeks in Salt Lake City, OutDoor Friedrichshafen previewed outdoor gear, apparel, accessories that will arrive at retail in Europe and beyond […]

ThirtyTwo’s brian Cook on the brand’s roots and 20 Year Anniversary

Posted by on July 27, 2015 at 9:14 am

            July 27, 2015By Kailee Bradstreet         “THIRTYTWO’S BRIAN COOK ON THE BRAND’S ROOTS & 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY ThirtyTwo’s roots are anchored in skateboarding, just as much as they are in snowboarding. That’s been the case for its entire 20 year history under parent company Sole Tech […]

QUICKSILVER’S TOFF RICHARDS ON THE SESSIONS @ SIA

Posted by on July 20, 2015 at 9:03 am

Quiksilver’s Todd Richards on The Sessions @ SIA July 20, 2015By Kailee Bradstreet           CLICK TO WATCH VIDEO http://business.transworld.net/features/quiksilvers-todd-richards-on-the-sessions-sia/?utm_campaign=Association&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20807823&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9lm4gEFr4901Cm2IoxPSIM1-TgUO1XX_FSVG4shSMNQdnNnHC7tIlg2k_NOl0upY4TRvWZYv02Y4pNRigAlzJoh_PA4Q&_hsmi=20807823#2ALMwYvfpD8OcSSX.97   “Earlier this year, during The Sessions @ SIA, snowboarding vet, former professional rider, and Quiksilver ambassador Todd Richards caught us up on where he sees the industry headed. “Any sport that […]