REI, Patagonia, Outdoor Research, and several other companies have donated time, technology, and thousands of units of PPE to polling places ahead of the election

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This booming adventure travel series inspires backpackers around the world and offers outdoor industry companies a unique platform for creative collaboration

The company's brand-new, unused complex in Washington sold less than a month after going on the market

The newest survey data from the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable show a positive change in sales and employment at outdoor companies for the first time since April

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We chatted with Dan Abrams about the latest in Flylow performance outerwear

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Is it time to upgrade your B2B system with something more modern? This quick quiz will show if it’s time to consider updating your system.

After a pandemic-prompted trial run, the retailer will deconstruct the traditional idea of "headquarters" in favor of remote, flexible work

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Join us as we chat with Morris Shawn about the ZOLEO's satellite messaging technology

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We chat with Erika Derylo about the latest in Merrell's Moab line

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We sat down with Jeff Polke of GCI Outdoor to hear about the latest in camp chair technology

As customers resume in-person shopping, two outdoor brands are going above and beyond to help retailers deal with safety

Data from the guide booking platform 57Hours paints a bleak picture of an industry in crisis

A woman paralyzed in a hammock-related accident in 2017 is seeking damages from the North Carolina-based manufacturer of ENO products

How media is evolving through the pandemic and recession

REI, Patagonia, The North Face, and others have committed to halting ad spends on the platform to protest the tech giant's tolerance of hate speech

Google and the World Wildlife Fund Sweden are collaborating on a new platform to bring environmental transparency to fashion industry supply chains

Gear sales have gone topsy-turvy since the crisis began, with some sectors up and others disastrously down. But through it all, bikes have soared

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Even if your brand can’t conduct essential business face to face, it is critical that you find ways to move forward

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Here are three ways a rep can positively impact a retailer’s season, and how to enable your reps

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Use these best practices to tailor your content marketing program for each part of the season

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Learn what retailers need from brands in season to ensure mutual success

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Learn about the modern tools and services that you can utilize to create long lasting retail relationships

What happens when an outdoor company stops making outdoor goods to focus solely on PPE? Flowfold sees the transition as a natural move.

As consumer demand rises for comfortable face masks, outdoor companies are pioneering new products

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We talked to Eric Henderson to find out why he swears this new boot will be an instant classic

After moving aggressively into specialty outdoor retail with the 2017 acquisition of Moosejaw for $51 million, Walmart is making a play for new customers in the largely untapped territory between bargain products and high-end gear

Inspired by Outside Business Journal' #SaveYourLocalGearShop campaign, the brand has created a program to help retailers survive the pandemic

Independent sales reps are vital to the outdoor industry. As stores close, revenue dries up, and travel plans are cancelled, many of them are hurting. Here, four of them reflect on the situation.

After saying goodbye to her outdoor startup Wylder Goods earlier this year, Lindsey Davis has taken on a new challenge at ORR.

Lawson Hammock in North Carolina just secured a major growth investment, defying the economic challenges of the coronavirus

After closing all 162 of its stores last month while keeping employees on the payroll, the company has now decided that many workers will lose income for 90 days

The Bozeman company has teamed up with a local quilting organization to make masks for hospitals

Emergency changes to the company's Seattle factory will allow for large-scale production of masks by early summer

In this strange time of isolation, the Spring/Summer issue of The Voice will bring us together. Here's how to get your copy.

Kitsbow, a cycling apparel company in North Carolina, uses a "lean production" method that allowed it to respond to the coronavirus crisis with speed and efficiency

As ski resorts close and quarantine measures tighten across the nation, people have taken to the backcountry in record numbers. It's not a good idea.

Eddie Bauer and Flowfold have shifted manufacturing capacity to produce masks for hospitals

One of the industry's largest brands has halted all operations and shut down its website until further notice

As coronavirus spreads across the globe and alarm builds, stranger news seems to break by the day. On Monday, a Patagonia employee in Reno, Nevada, reported to the company that his roommate had contracted the virus, resulting in the employee’s exposure and potential infection. In response to the claim, Patagonia…

Ever an ally of independent retailers, the Santa Barbara-based company has agreed to provide financial assistance to specialty shops whose bottom lines have taken a hit

What businesses need to know about weathering the storm

What do you get when you cross Cold War military technology with a laser-equipped smart mirror? A new way for consumers to engage with supply chain transparency.

The paddlesports and technical apparel company has responded to a year of growth by reinvesting significantly in its facilities and workforce

As Bruce Franks says farewell to a long career at Asolo, Bill Lockwood steps up to take his place

Large outdoor companies are losing retail sales in China, and their manufacturing status is unclear. Meanwhile, smaller manufacturers say their production is at a standstill.

At Bluebird Backcountry, there isn't a single chairlift in sight

Robert Pavao, 20, was arraigned Monday for the stabbing of a female Timberland employee

Why try the same old ad campaign when you can make a movie?

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Terramar was the first outdoor company to make silk baselayers, and it’s still pioneering new performance technologies. You could be forgiven for not knowing: this brand doesn’t make a lot of noise, just a lot of good products.

In 2019, Amazon became the largest retailer the world has ever seen. Here’s what that means for all of us.

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How do you create a campaign that thrills, not flops? We asked the experts at Origin for five key tips.

Andrew and Shelley Dunbar have owned Sea to Summit distribution in North America for 22 years. Now the Australian company is bringing it back under the global umbrella.

In order to make amends, the online retailer is now promising to help companies impacted by their legal action

The sheriff's office reportedly put the brand's corporate headquarters and the executive's house on a property watch list

Now that he has dropped outstanding litigation and fired the law firm, Jonathan Nielsen is taking action to make reparations with companies who faced legal action

Businesses say they were bullied. Jonathan Nielsen says he did not see the backlash coming and that because of it, Backcountry is rethinking the way it protects its trademark.

After a 25-year hiatus, one of snowboarding's original brands is back

People with disabilities are getting outdoors—can you catch up?

Mountain Hardwear takes a risk in removing toxic flame retardants from its tents. Will the rest of the industry follow?

Are you making enough money? Getting paid what you're worth? Dive into our complete salary report

Milliken and Polartec will finalize the agreement this month

Jim Thomsen renewed trademarks for the Klettersack, with an open mind about the brand's future

The leadership switch follows the sudden resignation of Jerry Stritzke in February

These marketing and communication gurus will flood your feed with #inspiration

Ikon was the talk of the town all across the West. But increased visitation comes at a cost.

The mountaineer propelled other states to establish government offices dedicated to outdoor recreation

The 50 coolest new products of the season, ranked

The 50 coolest new products of the season, ranked

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Join us as we chat with Charles Merritt, CEO and founder of Buddy Insurance, to talk about their on demand accident insurance

Hopefully your brand will never need it, but if you find yourself in hot water, here’s how to minimize the damage and change the course of the conversation

The industry’s largest specialty retailer is also its most powerful. Does that make it a visionary leader? Necessary evil? Cutthroat competitor? Or something else entirely?

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Nikwax heard the challenges of retailers and developed programs to boost sales

When several high-end brands joined—and then quickly defected from—Walmart’s Premium Outdoor Store, they resurrected the question “Who is the outdoors for?”

The CEO of the 50-year-old brand is strategically planning to keep it around for another half century

The North Face is betting big on its new FutureLight waterproof/breathable technology

The most coveted collab in the history of collabs isn’t even one you can pitch. You have to wait for it to come to you. But don’t worry, there are proven and profitable ways to partner with like-minded brands.

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How a garage-grown company grew to produce some of the finest technical apparel for worldly travelers

The premium cooler manufacturer cites rapid growth and loyal customers as reasons for its new filing

As vanlife and overlanding surge, serving an overlapping consumer has brought the outdoor and RV industries into increasingly similar territory