AKU Outdoor Welcomes Black Dog Sales Group in The Rockies Region

August 20, 2020

Montreal, Canada (August 20, 2020) –— AKU, an Italian footwear brand known for designing and producing some the world’s most comfortable hand-crafted hiking and trekking boots, is pleased to announce that Black Dog Sales Group has been retained as its new sales rep agency to support sales in Colorado and New Mexico.

“I have long admired AKU for their commitment to building best in class outdoor footwear with an attention to detail built in their own factory in Italy,” said Ian Decker, Principal at The Black Dog Sales Group.  “AKU is a perfect fit for the discerning retailers and passionate outdoor consumers in the Rockies. And we’re excited to work with the brand in the Rockies.”

Black Dog Sales Group has a reputation of developing innovative sales strategies and brand development techniques for industry leading brands including Arc’teryx Equipment, Marmot, Helly Hansen, K2 and other leading brands. Ian Decker has more than 20 years of experience in the outdoor industry in the Rockies region.

“Colorado and New Mexico are important regions for AKU footwear sales and The Black Dog Sales Group is a perfect fit for AKU with their established connections with retailers who sell hiking and backpacking footwear,” said Canice Harte, V.P. Sales & Marketing at AKU Outdoor.

About AKU

AKU was founded by Galliano Bordin in Italy in 1955.  Since then, the company has grown from a small workshop into a company with more than thirty years’ experience in the design and production of high-quality trekking, mountaineering and outdoor footwear.  AKU’s three production facilities are located in Montebelluna, Italy, Cluj Napoca, Romania and Belgrade, Serbia. AKU footwear is currently sold in 23 countries.  For more info, please visit: www.akuoutdoor.com

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