As Outdoor Retailer and The Big Gear Show prepare for in-person events this summer, many in the industry are still debating whether to attend
Mountaineer Andrew Alexander King discusses how he challenges outdoor brands to do better when it comes to athlete ambassadorships
We dove into the most recent financials of public outdoor companies to see how they're doing as the pandemic rages on
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.
From a diehard work ethic and inclusive design theories to decadent colorways and outside-the-box thinking, the methods of these industry experts draw inspiration from their cultural heritage
With lofty goals to be more inclusive, the outdoor industry is at a crossroads. Some say the key is lower-priced gear
The best products of next season, ranked.
Are pro programs a legitimate perk for industry professionals or a discount sales channel run amok? Some insiders are calling the whole scene a complete farce. Here's why
It’s not rocket science: if brands hope to sell to women, they should sponsor female pros
The company's Gearheads talk to millions of customers every year, so they decided to do something with their feedback—make their own gear
The 50 coolest new products of the season, ranked
When several high-end brands joined—and then quickly defected from—Walmart’s Premium Outdoor Store, they resurrected the question “Who is the outdoors for?”
What if your rain jacket could retain its DWR infinitely without the use of PFCs, chemicals, or water? Could this be the panacea the outdoor industry has been looking for?
Put your money where your heart is. If you like to play the stock market, and you believe in the economic strength of the outdoor industry, why not invest in one of these publicly traded outdoor companies?
One thing seems clear. Hikers and hunters are in this together