Andrew Weaver is a Denver-based journalist with a passion for all things outdoors. Originally from Cleveland, he has a degree in English and environmental studies from Middlebury College in Vermont. He taught writing in Brooklyn for three years before settling in Colorado to join the staff of a city magazine, covering travel and culture. He joined Outside Business Journal in January 2020.
Black Creek Outfitters in Jacksonville, Florida, is a retail unicorn—a legacy shop with deep community roots that remained under family ownership for nearly four decades. A year shy of its 40th anniversary, the owners have decided to wind it down.
Outdoor Retailer's contract with the City of Denver is set to expire at the end of 2022. Utah—the trade show's former home—and other states are fighting for a chance to host the event in years to come.
A month of high-profile acquisitions indicates investors are bullish on the long-term strength of the outdoor economy, even as the industry itself struggles to keep pace with the maturing moral ethos of outdoor consumers
Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante, and Northeast Canyons and Seamounts—three national monuments threatened under the Trump Administration—saw their full protections restored today with an executive order from President Biden
Ascend Afghanistan, a U.S. nonprofit operating in Kabul, teaches leadership skills to girls through the sport of climbing. This week, we relieved a letter from a 17-year-old member of the organization asking the world for help as the Taliban tightens its grip on the country.
As the world gets used to doing more business online, B2B e-commerce providers are sparring for market leadership in the outdoor industry. Dozens of brands have yet to adopt a technology. Welcome to open season.
The executive director of Outdoor Industry Association, alongside other business leaders, met with the president and vice president Thursday in the White House, as the Senate nears debate on a landmark infrastructure bill
Outside has unveiled its new membership platform, a one-stop shop for active lifestyle participants with premium articles and reviews, event discounts, sport-specific training plans, and more from the company's portfolio of 36 brands