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A small materials company in Colorado has been battling The North Face and Columbia for years in a patent infringement case. Last week, it scored an important victory in the fight.

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.

A 31-year veteran of the outdoor industry offers a personal history of race relations in the action sports business and considers whether current activism is setting the stage for lasting change

The company will also double match any employee donations to anti-racism nonprofits

In response to the murder of George Floyd, outdoor leaders have released statements condemning racial injustice and institutional violence against the Black community in the United States. Here's a running list.

As stores open their doors and welcome customers back, everyone—staff and shoppers alike—face a new normal

On Sunday, the CDC recommended cancelling or postponing events of 50 or more people for the next eight weeks

Large outdoor companies are losing retail sales in China, and their manufacturing status is unclear. Meanwhile, smaller manufacturers say their production is at a standstill.

Gert Boyle was One Tough Mother who inspired everyone who knew her

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?

Utah State and other colleges offer students the chance to get a step ahead in the outdoor industry