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Why brands quickly changed their minds about selling on Walmart.com

Published on September 15, 2018 By kelly simmons

Outdoor industry leaders shine a light on the crux of the issue—that selling on the “cheapest retailer’s” website changes consumer’s perception of brands, putting specialty retailers at risk. It’s safe to say American shoppers don’t go to Walmart looking for top-of-the line backpacks, winter expedition apparel, and mountaineering gear. But the big box discounter challenged […]

Grassroots Outdoor Alliance announces nominees for 2018 awards

Published on May 24, 2018 By kelly simmons

Grassroots’ coveted awards recognize the great work of outdoor retailers and vendors   A Grassroots Outdoor Alliance award is a very big deal. The group, which is a consortium of 64 independent outdoor specialty retailers and 68 vendor partners, represents the best of specialty retail. The awards, which will be given out on June 13, 2018 on […]