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.
2020 has been a year of supreme uncertainly for specialty retail. Empty shelves, cancelled orders, and lopsided demand have forced shop owners to get creative to meet customers' needs. Here's what several retail owners say about the challenges they've faced.
The deal will bring outdoor climbing’s two biggest magazines under one roof for the first time in history. It also adds two promising new categories, indoor climbing and trail running, to Pocket’s portfolio of active lifestyle brands.
One of the country's oldest and most important environmental laws faces grave threats. The Winter Wildlands Alliance and the American Alpine Club have joined forces with 18 other groups to bring the fight to the courts.
The Adventure Travel Trade Association has collaborated with the Cleveland Clinic and dozens of outdoor experts to produce the most comprehensive set of travel safety guidelines the industry has seen yet
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