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Helly Hansen CEO Discusses Sale To Canadian Tire

Published on May 14, 2018 By kelly simmons

Helly Hansen is being sold to Canadian Tire Corp. for about $771 million in a deal announced early Thursday, but don’t look for sweeping changes at the iconic Norwegian outdoor brand. The company will maintain the same leadership structure, Oslo headquarters, channel strategy and retail partners—even though Helly Hansen’s new owner operates the Sport Chek line of […]

A Blast Around America- Black Crow Skis

Published on May 3, 2018 By kelly simmons

Last March Bruno Compagnet and Layla Jean Kerley went on a promotional tour in the western United States. A journey rich in encounters, mountains and desert expanses to inspire Bruno’s travel notes and Layla’s captured moments. Chapter one: trade winds It was supposed to be a promotional trip but turned out to be much more […]

Good News On Tariff Front For Apparel, Footwear, Outdoors Industries

Published on April 30, 2018 By kelly simmons

Apparel, footwear and outdoors products weren’t caught directly in the crosshairs of the escalating trade war with China on Wednesday, allowing those industries to take a “deep sigh of relief,” said Matt Priest, president and CEO of the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America. However, many companies are still subject to added costs due to […]