Outdoor & Sports Company Inc. Names Tom Jones Agency and JJ Sales as 2016 North American Agents of the Year

April 4, 2017

Markham, ON (April 4, 2017) — Outdoor & Sports Inc., distributor of Mountain Equipment, Bridgedale and Hilly products, announces that Tom Jones Sales and JJ Sales together have been awarded as North American Sales Agents of the Year for Bridgedale socks. Tom Jones Agency and JJ Sales work collaboratively to manage the Western Canada region that includes British Columbia, Yukon, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

The Outdoor & Sports Company Inc. Agent of the Year Award is determined by overall sales growth, number of new dealers opened, outstanding service to dealers and continuous brand support. Tom Jones and Jason Jennens at JJ Sales have been with the Bridgedale and Hilly brands for four years and have shown significant growth in their region. In 2016 they opened a significant amount of new stores in Western Canada.

“Both sales agencies have gone above and beyond at being proactive in all they do for the Bridgedale and Hilly brands including communication, promotional and training support with our dealers,” said Colin Sanders, Managing Director of Outdoor & Sports Company Inc.  “They continue to impress us with their ability to work together, be on target, and exceed sales and bookings expectations for several consecutive seasons in Western Canada.”

“It is such an honor to be recognized with this award from OSC,” said Tom Jones, owner of Tom Jones Sales.  “The entire North American team is amazing and the opportunities for the brands and all the respective agencies are growing every season. I’m proud to represent a product that is innovative, durable, and a great value for our retailers.”

Outdoor & Sports Company Inc. is also recognizing Sam Hoyt of Maple Street Associates and Jeff Shimada in Ontario, Canada with Honorable Mentions for 2016. Both are being recognized for their consistent and growing performance in their regions, year after year.

As a result of the company’s recent growth, Outdoor Sports & Company Inc. has moved its headquarters to a larger location in the Toronto area. The new location and expanded staff will help facilitate the growth of the Bridgedale, Mountain Equipment Hilly and Ron Hill brands. The new address for the company is:

Outdoor Sports & Company
610 Alden Road, Suite 101
Markham, Ontario L3R 9Z1
Phone: 905.940.9511 Fax: 416.352.0115

About Outdoor & Sports Company:

Outdoor & Sports Company (OSC, Inc.) is a distributor of high quality outdoor brands. Mountain Equipment specializes in designing and marketing technical outdoor clothing and equipment, including GORE-TEX® and down insulated outerwear and a full range of sleeping bags. Bridgedale designs and manufactures technical socks for walking, hiking, mountaineering, running, skiing, and everyday use. Hilly specializes in designing and manufacturing running socks for urban and trail runners. Ron Hill is a technical performance running apparel brand that is sold in the UK and North America.

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