BOA brings a micro-adjustable precision fit to Altra’s premier trail product
Congress Passed the Largest Climate Investment in U.S. History. Here’s What It Means to Four of the World’s Top Outdoor Athletes.
Jessie Diggins, Conrad Anker, Tommy Caldwell, and Phil Henderson talk legislation and climate
Employees at the Berkeley, California, location voted in favor of unionization this week
The suit seeks return Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante to their diminished, Trump-era boundaries
Three timely takeaways from a 2022 survey of wholesalers
For the footwear startup Erem, the choice to crowdfund its newest offering was a calculated risk. It paid off.
The event, Sister Summit, is part peer-judged competition, part networking event, and fills a long-overlooked gap in women's skiing and snowboarding
The used-resale trend is growing
WNC Outdoor Collective, a retailer in Black Mountain, North Carolina, needs to raise $500,000 to expand
The retailer is expanding aggressively into the running market, with an eye to attracting new customers
An 80 percent alpaca and 20 percent Tencel blend equals 100 percent natural comfort and performance
The OBJ Outdoor Index is showing a modest upward trend. July was encouraging, but there's no knowing whether the gains will last.
There were lots of exciting goodies at the show this year. Here are some of our favorites.
The new Cirrus Ultralight represents the ultimate marriage of performance touring and lightweight packability
Lise Aangeenbrug, who announced her departure from Outdoor Industry Association last week, will join the National Park Foundation as chief program officer
A recent construction misstep in the high-alpine requires further U.S. Forest Service review
A pair of recent acquisitions has set the company up for success in years to come
The official announcement and more details to come next week
The second annual run of the invitational trade show is in the books
The hardgoods-only trade show in Park City, Utah, is back
The highly anticipated 550-acre expansion into Bergman Bowl was slated to add 16 new trails and a high-speed lift
The new digital tool is built to help retailers manage all their assets, including workbooks, order forms, invoices, and more
The company is accused of not honoring its lifetime warranty on a brand of socks
The new SHERPA collection from LEKI delivers the perfect pole for year-round adventure
A detailed look at Outside Inc.’s first foray into Web3 and how it might improve our digital health and overall wellbeing
The community of El Paso has mobilized widespread support for a new national monument designation in their backyard. It's time their voices were heard.
Brands and retailers are clear: the stalwart B2B sales platform lives up to the hype
The Seattle Office of Labor Standards has accused Patagonia of violating a city law that requires employers to publish work schedules a minimum of two weeks in advance
The Tahoe City location joins Evo’s Salt Lake City and Whistler locations in its lineup of adventure hotels
With COVID Boom Fading, REI Is Targeting Younger, More Diverse Customers Through ‘Fauxverlanding’ Vertical
Vehicle-supported adventuring—sometimes called "fauxverlanding" or "overlanding light"—is introducing a new cohort of consumers to the outdoors
The Seattle brand has become the first to release a full ski apparel kit—including shells, pants, bibs, base layers, gloves, and more—up to size 3X
Why the show might be just what your business needs
The company has launched a new marketing campaign, “Same is Boring,” to showcase the Merrell Test Lab and cast the company in a more innovative light
The value shed from outdoor-focused securities, though painful, wasn't as great as the broader market's downturn last month
The motocross and mountain biking gear company is to become the 40th brand under the Vista Outdoor banner
Salt + Snow aims to help people—mothers specifically—find quality outdoor gear
A recent name change is part of the co-op’s strategy to increase its guided-tour business to 3 million customers annually
The plant-based dog treats are the first products released by the company’s Trailblazers Incubator
Chatting with Rumpl about the value of trade shows and creating better retailer interactions
The nonprofit’s former CDO takes the helm to help bring diversity, equality, and inclusion into outdoor industry workspaces
Take a closer look at the latest products from a select handful of the company’s iconic outdoor gear makers
Known for its stylish carry-on luggage, Away joins other brands seeking a slice of the growing outdoor market as travel trends continue to shift
The apparel manufacturer also joins a growing number of companies that have pledged to cover costs for employees who must now travel across state lines for abortion care
If successful, the California location would join REI Manhattan as the co-op’s only two unionized stores
And the apparel manufacturer joins a growing number of companies that have pledged to cover travel costs for employees who must go to a different state to seek abortion care
The best products hitting shelves in Spring/Summer '23, ranked by our team of staffers, gear testers, and retailers
Matador Travel Equipment is coming out of the pandemic stronger as its market shifts from travel to outdoor rec
WH inc. has been connecting brands to the active explorer audience since 1969
After turning down large acquisition offers in the past, Clif has now signed a deal to sell to the owner of Oreo, Toblerone, and other international snack brands
These innovative and inspirational leaders are changing business in the outdoors for the better
The habits and attitudes of outdoor consumers are changing fast. Marketers across the industry are racing to keep up.
Gear shops are most powerful when they sit at the center of a strong community orbit. Here are a dozen proven strategies to grow your clan.
That's all, folks. Outdoor Retailer has packed it in. Here's what went down on day three.
Your daily roundup from the show floor of Outdoor Retailer—cool gear, education recaps, and more
Here's what the damage looked like
New gear, first-time exhibitors, and more from the show floor in Denver
The company’s Find Your Good initiative and Outside.io NFT marketplace support nonprofits advocating for outdoor participation, inclusivity, and planet
A new order from Interior Secretary Deb Haaland reverses a Trump-era policy that prevented national parks from banning plastic bottles
Non-alcoholic brew brand brings true craft taste to Oregon
The Connecticut-based portfolio company will pick up the synthetic insulation manufacturer for about $530 million
How we got to where we are today
The deal, announced today, will make Five V Capital–a certified B Corporation based in Sydney—the company's majority shareholder
Taking a closer look at the “collaboration” and “buy” steps when you’re at the table with your retailer
A former Eddie Bauer executive, Damian Huang, will serve as Cotopaxi's first president; at Grassroots, former VP Gabe Maier will step in to lead.
The brand has rolled out a fresh new look and announced the next generation of grip technology on its trekking and trail running poles
If the social platform is a virtual public square, as Mark Zukerberg has proclaimed, it’s one that’s rife with hate, lies, weaponized disinformation, and—in the virtual metaverse—a starkly anti-outdoor worldview. Now that its value as an advertising partner has changed the calculus, it’s worth asking again: Is Facebook simply too toxic for business?
Only One Company on Our Stock Index Saw Its Share Price Grow in April. As for the Rest? It Wasn’t Great.
The market is still going crazy. Outdoor stocks are by no means immune—but there are some reasons for hope.
The parent company of CamelBak, Giro, and Camp Chef plans to separate its outdoor business from its ammunition division in 2023
One of the outdoor industry's most experienced leaders dishes about lessons he's learned over the years, how he defines success, and more
Reliable inventory visibility is critical to success
And how it will affect us all
A new report shows that some outdoor companies, like Patagonia and KEEN, are making strides to eliminate harmful chemicals from their products. But others are lagging far behind.
As the broader market notched modest gains, publicly traded outdoor companies continued to slide last month
Our parent company is launching a new NFT project, the Outerverse, to promote sustainability and get people outside
VF Venture Foundry, a new venture studio owned by the parent company of The North Face, Smartwool, and Supreme, is seeking entrepreneurs passionate about mental health and active lifestyles
Snowsports Industries America is spearheading an effort to get outdoor gear to those in need
Brands have an opportunity to forge deeper partnerships with their retailers and grow their wholesale channels
OR has announced its return to Salt Lake City in 2023, and we want your thoughts. Great call, big mistake, or too soon to tell?
The outdoor industry's largest trade show will leave Denver and relocate to its former home in Salt Lake City in 2023
The nonprofit's current co-CEOs are stepping down in April. The group is seeing a leader with a "forward-thinking strategy" to replace them