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How to pronounce Nau, Teva, Mammut, and 14 other commonly butchered outdoor company and brand names.

OBJ has the exclusive first look at Stio, a new outdoor apparel brand being launched by Cloudveil founder Stephen Sullivan this fall

The parent company of Black Diamond and Gregory Mountain Products added protective gear brand Poc Sports to its team Thursday, acquiring the Swedish business for about $43.5 million. Black Diamond Inc. CEO Peter Metcalf talks first to OBJ about the deal.

PrimaLoft will become its own independent company as its parent firm Albany International has agreed to sell the insulation brand for $38 million to its current management team in partnership with Prudential Capital Partners. Michael Joyce is the new company's president and CEO.

Trekking, ski and Nordic pole company Leki lost its passionate owner and CEO Klaus Lenhart on Monday following his death in a plane crash

Wolverine Worldwide, parent to Merrell, Chaco and Patagonia Footwear, will add Saucony to its list of outdoor and running brands as the company announced a deal to acquire Collective Brands’ Performance and Lifestyle groups for about $1.23 billion

After more than four decades of bag and apparel innovation, Rab is getting into the sleeping pad game

Sponsor Content: BOA® Technology

The campaign focuses on pioneering athletes across the brand’s key segments

Sponsor Content: Mystery Ranch

MYSTERY RANCH returns to Outdoor Retailer with new product lines featuring durable and sustainable materials

Sales in Q4 of 2021 were strong for businesses on the OBJ Outdoor Index

Do you know an innovator, influencer, or forward-thinker changing outdoor business for the better? We want to feature them in the pages of our next print magazine.

Retailers look to Outside Business Journal to find the hottest products hitting shelves next season. Think you have a winner? Here’s how to submit your gear for consideration.

Brands and organizations have pledged their support through donations and other measures

An upcoming virtual event will provide resources for creating safer industry workplaces

Businesses on the OBJ Outdoor Index posted strong sales numbers in the fourth quarter of 2021

A paper released this week by Outdoor Recreation Roundtable shows the outdoor industry made notable strides in advocacy, government partnerships, and DEI efforts last year

After a devastating fire tore through Boulder County in December, Colorado-based businesses are joining together to help affected community members

Former Amer Sports sales director Jon Hanson plans to make a name for the nascent brand reminiscent of Spyder's rise to prominence in skiwear

In the third quarter, even in the face of continued supply chain congestion, outdoor-focused public companies continued to post positive sales and profit figures

Cairn's "Gear Up, Give Back" program makes it easy to keep old gear out of the landfill

Outdoor Industry Association members call for funding for Civilian Climate Corps, the Growing Climate Solutions Act, and Every Kid Outdoors, in proposed budget reconciliation legislation