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Industry News Archive for dates of Thursday, October 4, 2018 thru Wednesday, October 17, 2018
  • Storm Kills 9 Climbers in Nepal Including Korea’s Top Alpinist 10/16/2018  adventure-journal.com - This weekend, nine climbers were killed when a storm ripped through their camp at Mt. Gurja, a 24,000-foot peak in the Himalayas. Among the dead were four Nepali guides and a team...
  • Yeti Valued At $1.7 Billion In IPO 10/16/2018  sgbonline.com - Yeti Holdings Inc.’s initial public offering values the company at $1.7 billion, with the high-end cooler maker selling 2.5 million shares, while current shareholders are selling 17.5 million shares. The projected price...
  • OIA Appoints VP Of Government Affairs 10/15/2018  sgbonline.com - The Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) announced that Patricia Rojas-Ungar will lead the association’s advocacy agenda as the VP of government affairs. Rojas-Ungar is currently VP of public affairs at the U.S. Travel...
  • Justrun Acquires BattleFrog Assets 10/15/2018  mudrunguide.com - Justrun International, a Canadian company that hosts a number of events including the Northman Race, over the weekend announced it had acquired the remaining BattleFrog assets. The prominent obstacles that the company...
  • Has Vandalism in Our National Monuments Gotten Worse? 10/11/2018  outsideonline.com - Since President Trump issued an order to shrink the Utah monument last winter, local residents, hikers, activists and land managers have reported flagging oversight and mounting damage to the area’s fragile landscapes...
  • Strava expands Gym & Studio integration with MINDBODY, PureGym and Digme 10/10/2018  endurancebusiness.com - Strava announces partnerships with three industry leaders in the UK: MINDBODY, booking platform for fitness classes; PureGym, gym chain in the UK and Digme, UK’s boutique indoor cycling and HIIT studios. These...
  • Hydro Flask Segment Outperforms For Helen Of Troy 10/09/2018  sgbonline.com - Helen of Troy reported sales in the company’s Housewares segment, which includes OXO and Hydro Flask, increased 19.4 percent in the second quarter ended August 31, to $137.5 million.Housewares segment adjusted operating...
  • Polygiene Expands Team with Impressive New Hires 10/08/2018  snewsnet.com - Polygiene, stay fresh technology brand, announces that Rebecka Harvyl joined the office in Sweden as the new Marketing Manager, while Bobby Howell joins as the Commercial Director of North America in Vancouver,...
  • Are Electrolyte Beers the New Recovery Drink? 10/08/2018  gearpatrol.com - Studies show that beers with greater than four-percent alcohol can delay recovery, so if one is really looking to improve fitness and compete at the highest level, drinking alcohol isn’t the best...
  • Climate Change Is Already Shaping the Way We Race 10/08/2018  outsideonline.com - Consequences of climate change - from more wildfires to low precipitation to low snowfall - have all directly affected race conditions. With all this variability, what's a race director to do?
  • Blizzard/Tecnica secures Maro LaBlance of Campfire-Collective for public relations 10/04/2018  snewsnet.com - Blizzard and Tecnica, brands in alpine equipment and outdoor footwear, announced its partnership with Maro LaBlance of Campfire-Collective for US public relations. LaBlance will work closely with Leslie Baker-Brown and Frank...
  • Warren Miller Entertainment’s parent company acquires Fly Fishing Film Tour 10/04/2018  snewsnet.com - Active Interest Media (AIM) - parent company of SNEWS, BACKPACKER Magazine, Climbing Magazine, SKI Magazine, and Warren Miller Entertainment (WME) - acquired Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T), the largest annual showcase of...

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