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This new FREE course will empower retailers with the tools and knowledge to sell more insulated apparel

This new FREE course will empower retailers with the tools and knowledge to sell more backpacks.

So simple. Such a no-brainer. So important.

This new FREE course will empower retailers with the tools and knowledge to sell more travel underwear

This new FREE course is one of 12 Retail College installments we're rolling out to educate retail employees on the latest tips and tricks to boost sales

What can the outdoor industry do to better engage communities of color?

We guarantee our free, fun, interactive online class will result in more footwear sales for your store.

It will sell through remaining inventory and asks fans to support some of its favorite causes

To Backcountry North, customers are more than customers. Owner Tracy Mayer considers them family.

In Episode 13 of the Innovation Project, Black Creek Outfitters' Joe Butler talks about how his shop provides experiences as much as it sells products

In episode 12, Richard Kassar, owner of the The Benchmark Outfitters in Cincinnati, reflects on the challenges of being a core outdoor retail shop in a region that lacks wilderness opportunities

In episode 11, Pack Rat proves that sustainability isn't a task that only big brands can afford

In the 10th episode of The Innovation Project, Alpenglow Sports owner Brendan Madigan explains the alternative motivations behind his community-focused retail shop

In episode 8 of The Innovation Project, Chris Haunold, owner of Idaho Mountain Touring in Boise, discusses how his personal interest in gear drives what he sells in the shop

Episode 8 of The Innovation Project: Sportago

In the 7th episode of The Innovation Project, we profile Mountain Hardware & Sports

In the 6th episode of The Innovation Project, Midwest Mountaineering founder Rod Johnson explains how his need for cheap gear led to Minneapolis' first outdoor shop

In the 5th episode of The Innovation Project, Summit Hut's Dana Davis explains why they pay their employees to go hiking

In Episode 3 of The Innovation Project, Great Outdoor Provision Co. President Chuck Millsaps explains why getting customers outdoors is so important

In Episode 2 of The Innovation Project, we talk to Jimmy Funkhouser, founder and owner of Feral Mountain Co. in Denver, Colo.

In Episode 1 of The Innovation Project, we feature Mike Donohue, co-owner of Outdoor Gear Exchange in Burlington, Vermont

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.

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