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The pandemic shutdown devastated the world’s manufacturing center—and many of the companies that rely on it. And there were already plenty of reasons to get out.

As customers resume in-person shopping, two outdoor brands are going above and beyond to help retailers deal with safety

Here are some of the cool things PIA members are doing to make the world a better (read: less plasticky) place

10 ways to prepare for a single-use plastic-free Outdoor Retailer show

REI and Vista brands kiss and make up, but what are the ripple effects of businesses balancing the books and morals?

Osprey shakes up hardgoods with a new sustainability battle plan

The 50 coolest new products of the season, ranked

Ignoring the ecommerce behemoth isn’t an option anymore—but that doesn’t mean navigating this channel is easy

As gear companies increase their direct-to-consumer sales, “pro deals” and “friends and family" promotions, retailers protest that they can’t compete. They’re being undercut and left holding the bag on inventory they can’t possibly sell at the same discounts. Todd Frank, owner of The Trail Head, an independent Missoula, Montana-based specialty outdoor retailer, says enough is enough. If vendors continue to offer these discounts and lure his customers away, he’ll stop doing business with them—and he calls on other retailers to join him.