• Outdoor Enthusiast Retailer Autumn issue

    Autumn issue out now

    Tuesday, August 26, 2014

    The autumn issue of Outdoor Enthusiast Retailer is out now and completely free to read online – simply click ‘read free online’ above.

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    Ice Breaker Appoints new General Manager for Europe

    Monday, August 18, 2014

    Icebreaker, the manufacturer of outdoor clothing made from merino wool, has appointed Peter Ottervanger as General Manager for Europe. Peter will be responsible for all of Icebreaker’s business interests In Europe, including wholesale, retail and eCommerce sales- which represent 45% of Icebreaker’s global sales. He will also be overseeing the supporting operations and customer service [...]

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    Inov-8 wins the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade

    Friday, August 8, 2014

    The department of Business Innovation and Skills unveiled the winners of the 2014 Queen’s Award for Enterprise. This week Inov-8 was presented with Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade for their outstanding achievement in the global market place. The award is the UK’s most coveted commercial prize and the highest accolade of business success. [...]

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  • 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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Outdoor Enthusiast Retailer Autumn issue
Aug
26

Autumn issue out now

The autumn issue of Outdoor Enthusiast Retailer is out now and completely free to read online – simply click ‘read free online’ above.

Read More
Icebreaker-Block-Logo
Aug
18

Ice Breaker Appoints new General Manager for Europe

Icebreaker, the manufacturer of outdoor clothing made from merino wool, has appointed Peter Ottervanger as General Manager for Europe. Peter will be responsible for all of Icebreaker’s business interests In Europe, including wholesale, retail and eCommerce sales- which represent 45% of Icebreaker’s global sales. He will also be overseeing the supporting operations and customer service [...]

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black diamond
Aug
14

Black Diamond has appointed Zeena Freeman as President

This week the outdoor equipment and clothing manufacturer Black Diamond, appointed former Sony and GAP senior executive, Zeena Freeman, as president. As president, Freeman will succeed Black Diamond Co-Founder Peter Metcalf who will continue to serve as CEO and director. Freeman will now be responsible of operating the Black Diamond equipment, POC and PIEPS brands. [...]

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inov 8 1
Aug
8

Inov-8 wins the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade

The department of Business Innovation and Skills unveiled the winners of the 2014 Queen’s Award for Enterprise. This week Inov-8 was presented with Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade for their outstanding achievement in the global market place. The award is the UK’s most coveted commercial prize and the highest accolade of business success. [...]

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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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