• Stefan Lepkowski and John Traynor

    Karol Marketing retains industry veteran

    Friday, July 4, 2014

    Karol Marketing Group (KMG) is delighted to announce that outdoor industry veteran John Traynor is to work within the team at its Newcastle office. The role will include strategic development of the outdoor team and key accounts to incorporate PR social media and digital communications across a range of brands and activities in the UK, [...]

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    Samsonite agrees to purchase Gregory Mountain Products in third acquisition of the year and increases revolving credit facility

    Thursday, June 19, 2014

    HONG KONG, June 19, 2014 – Samsonite International S.A. (“Samsonite” or the “Company”) today announced that it has agreed to acquire Gregory Mountain Products (“Gregory”), an iconic technical outdoor backpack brand, from Black Diamond, Inc., for US$85.0 million in cash, to be financed by Samsonite’s internal resources as well as its revolving credit facility. The [...]

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  • SALEWA Headquarters

    SALEWA has complete rebrand

    Thursday, May 29, 2014

    Global SALEWA brand have relaunched with a brand new logo, which is going down as a milestone in SELEWA’s company history. The new relaunch is to convey a new message, and the company’s values, these being: functional design, alpine heritage, and excellence in execution. CEO Massimo Baratto commented: “South Tryol is more than just a [...]

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  • Merrell pop up shop

    Friday, May 2, 2014

    Quality performance footwear brand Merrell, is set to infiltrate the streets of Central London with a Pop Up brand store to open on 68 Neal Street, Covent Garden from April 24th to May 18th 2014. The shop will feature the latest in stylish and durable Merrell footwear including the Allout natural running range; the Grassbow; [...]

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  • Nikwax wins Queen’s award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Nikwax, global leaders in high performance, environmentally friendly waterproofing solutions, has become the first outdoor brand ever to have received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development. The award is the UK’s highest accolade for business success and is testament to Nikwax’s clean waterproofing technology and their endeavour to promote sustainable practice. Also voted [...]

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Stefan Lepkowski and John Traynor
Jul
4

Karol Marketing retains industry veteran

Karol Marketing Group (KMG) is delighted to announce that outdoor industry veteran John Traynor is to work within the team at its Newcastle office. The role will include strategic development of the outdoor team and key accounts to incorporate PR social media and digital communications across a range of brands and activities in the UK, [...]

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Jun
19

Polartec® Announces 2014 APEX Design Award Winners

June 12, 2014 – Lawrence, Mass. – Polartec®, LLC announces the winners of its annual Polartec® APEX Award, recognising the finest Polartec-based products available to consumers this autumn 2014 and spring 2015. Judges selected winners based on the style, function, workmanship, and overall design of garments with the most innovative and appropriate uses of Polartec® [...]

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Jun
19

Samsonite agrees to purchase Gregory Mountain Products in third acquisition of the year and increases revolving credit facility

HONG KONG, June 19, 2014 – Samsonite International S.A. (“Samsonite” or the “Company”) today announced that it has agreed to acquire Gregory Mountain Products (“Gregory”), an iconic technical outdoor backpack brand, from Black Diamond, Inc., for US$85.0 million in cash, to be financed by Samsonite’s internal resources as well as its revolving credit facility. The [...]

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SALEWA Headquarters
May
29

SALEWA has complete rebrand

Global SALEWA brand have relaunched with a brand new logo, which is going down as a milestone in SELEWA’s company history. The new relaunch is to convey a new message, and the company’s values, these being: functional design, alpine heritage, and excellence in execution. CEO Massimo Baratto commented: “South Tryol is more than just a [...]

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May
2

Merrell pop up shop

Quality performance footwear brand Merrell, is set to infiltrate the streets of Central London with a Pop Up brand store to open on 68 Neal Street, Covent Garden from April 24th to May 18th 2014. The shop will feature the latest in stylish and durable Merrell footwear including the Allout natural running range; the Grassbow; [...]

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Apr
23

Nikwax wins Queen’s award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development

Nikwax, global leaders in high performance, environmentally friendly waterproofing solutions, has become the first outdoor brand ever to have received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development. The award is the UK’s highest accolade for business success and is testament to Nikwax’s clean waterproofing technology and their endeavour to promote sustainable practice. Also voted [...]

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Outdoor Enthusiast Retailer Spring 2014
Mar
21

Spring issue out now

The spring issue of Outdoor Enthusiast Retailer is out now and completely free to read online. Simply click the ‘Read free online’ tab above.

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Mar
6

Management Buyout at AMG group

Scotland based AMG Group Ltd, owner of Vango, one of Europe’s leading camping, footwear and outdoor equipment brands, has today announced that after ownership by the Moodie family for almost 50 years, directors Stephen Newlands, managing director, Steve Craig, commercial director and Glenn Andrews, product director have successfully completed a management buyout of the company. [...]

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