Outdoor brands are building new retail channels through the sale of used gear

The former VF Corp. executive discusses his plans to modernize the legacy travel brand

The brand has challenged other outdoor companies to join effort

The role will report to founder Davis Smith, who will remain CEO

The company’s innovation lead says it's only the beginning of the brand's aggressive growth plans

Only a handful of outdoor companies saw their shares grow rather than decline last month as the new Covid variant sent jitters through the market

The addition of a CCO signals a possible new retail strategy for the outdoor giant

The list honors entrepreneurs innovating in business while focusing on social impact

At this Canadian canoe maker's factory, a specialty material oven caught fire on Oct. 1, halting operations until yesterday. As it turned out, the timing wasn't all bad.

The legacy backpack brand has entered into a sale agreement with the portfolio company Helen of Troy

The Portland startup is focused on making sustainable gear accessible for everyone

Nevada-based footwear startup Erem has built a business around circularity and sustainability

Last month, a string of fraudulent websites started posting fake Cotopaxi ads on Facebook. Leaders of the outdoor brand say response from the social media giant was slow.

The findings highlight some surprising sales trends at specialty retail

The numbers paint a clear picture of the outdoor industry's troubles in 2020

The 24,000-square-foot store signals a continued push into smaller markets for the retail giant

Tucked neatly into the back of Snow Peak's Portland flagship and HQ, Takibi offers consumers a new way to interact with the Japanese outdoor brand