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Industry News Archive for dates of Tuesday, September 11, 2018 thru Monday, September 24, 2018
  • Government confirms outdoor recreation is a large and growing percentage of U.S. economy 09/20/2018  snewsnet.com - The federal Bureau of Economic Analysis’ final report shows that outdoor recreation accounts for 2.2 percent ($412 billion) of the 2016 US Gross Domestic Product. The report also found that outdoor recreation...
  • Outdoor Recreation A Large And Growing Percentage Of U.S. Economy 09/20/2018  sgbonline.com - Outdoor recreation accounts for 2.2 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product, according to the final report by the Bureau of Economic Analysis on the outputs from outdoor recreation. The results also...
  • SKI Magazine Debuts its Resorts of the Year Issue 09/19/2018  snewsnet.com - SKI Magazine awarded highest honors to Aspen Snowmass, Colo., and Smugglers' Notch, Vt. with the debut of its Resorts of the Year issue. These two resorts, deemed Best in the West and...
  • V8 +Energy becomes official energy drink of Epic Rides Off-Road Series 09/19/2018  endurancebusiness.com - Epic Rides has unveiled V8 +Energy as the official energy drink of its Off-Road Series mountain bike events through 2019. V8 +Energy beverages will be on site at all four stops of...
  • HUF x Spitfire Keep the Underground Lit 09/18/2018  skateboarding.transworld.net - HUF and Spitfire Wheels Keep The Underground Lit this fall with a new collection of apparel, footwear, and accessories as part of a long-standing partnership between both brands. Incorporating Spitfire's iconic 'Bighead'...
  • Columbia Sportswear Appoints Dean Rurak SVP Of North America Sales 09/17/2018  sgbonline.com - Columbia Sportswear Co. announced that Dean Rurak has been appointed SVP of North America sales. Rurak succeeds Joe Craig, who will retire on Oct 1. Craig will continue to consult with Columbia...
  • Burton Hires Former REI, Vans Marketeer 09/17/2018  boardistan.com - Burton has hired Sarah Crockett as the company’s new Chief Marketing Officer. Formerly the VP of Integrated Marketing & Community Engagement at REI, Sarah will now oversee all facets of Burton Global...
  • Help Keep Our Industry #SafeOutside 09/13/2018  insideoutdoor.com - In continued partnership with the #SafeOutside movement, and with guidance and input from data scientist Charlie Lieu, SNEWS is conducting a survey among professionals working within the outdoor industry to gauge the...
  • These are the happiest states in the U.S. for 2018 09/13/2018  mnn.com - There are many factors that impact your happiness and well-being, and where you live is just one of them. A new study from WalletHub ranks every U.S. state in terms of how...
  • Tough Mudder Bootcamp Signs Agreement to Bring Five Gyms to Philadelphia 09/12/2018  franchising.com - Tough Mudder Bootcamp, active lifestyle and media brand, continues to tackle obstacles through teamwork as its Tough Mudder Bootcamp gym concept announced a multi-unit signed agreement. The brand will bring five franchise...
  • Finish Line Rakes in $235 Million in Sales for New Parent Company in Two Months 09/12/2018  footwearnews.com - Just a few months since Indianapolis-based Finish Line was acquired by U.K. firm JD Sports Fashion Plc, the retailer is already making a contribution. In its first-half earnings report, Finish Line added...
  • Warrior Dash Adds Multiple Distances Beginning In 2019 09/12/2018  sgbonline.com - Warrior Dash, the obstacle course race, announced additional race distance options beginning in 2019. These include Participants, an obstacle-loaded one mile course, a 10k option and the signature 5k course featuring 12...
  • Peak Resorts Misses On Q1 Revenue and Income 09/11/2018  sgbonline.com - Peak Resorts Inc., which operates a number of U.S. ski resorts, reported a loss for the first quarter ended July 31 of $11.8 million, or (87) cents per share, missing analysts’ estimates...
  • Rossignol Group Announces New SVP, Global Bike Division 09/11/2018  sgbonline.com - The Rossignol Group, home of the iconic bicycle brands Felt, Rossignol and Time, announces the departure of co-founder and president of Felt, Bill Duerhing, effective September 7. Duerhing has now decided to...

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