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Industry News Archive for dates of Thursday, July 4, 2019 thru Wednesday, July 17, 2019
  • Yosemite’s Historic Hotel is the Ahwahnee Once Again 07/16/2019  adventureblog.net - A major dispute involving the names of some historic sites inside Yosemite National Park has ended, and now those sites –– including the legendary Ahwahnee Hotel –– will have their names restored....
  • National Park Visitation Is Soaring, But Ranger Numbers Are Plummeting—What’s Going On? 07/16/2019  adventure-journal.com - Despite their importance, the ranks of NPS law enforcement rangers are beginning to dwindle, especially compared with the record-breaking amounts of visitors streaming into the parks. Meanwhile, park attendance is absolutely soaring…so...
  • Leaving DC: BLM Will Move Headquarters to Colorado 07/15/2019  gearjunkie.com - Senator Cory Gardner announced the Bureau of Land Management will relocate its headquarters and roughly one-fifth of its Washington D.C. staff out of its Capitol Hill home into Grand Junction. Sen. Gardner...
  • The North Face Appoints Global VP Of Marketing 07/12/2019  sgbonline.com - The North Face announced the appointment of Steve Lesnard as global VP of marketing, and Tina Rolén as VP of marketing for The North Face EMEA. Most recently, Lesnard served as Global...
  • Hydro Flask’s Brawny Growth Continues In Q1 07/10/2019  sgbonline.com - Hydro Flask’s sales vaulted again in the first quarter ended May 31. Sales in the Housewares segment jumped 23.6% in the quarter to $144.9 million. Housewares’ adjusted operating income climbed 35.3% to...
  • OIA Announces Amy Roberts To Step Down as Executive Director in September 07/10/2019  outdoorindustry.org - Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) announced that Executive Director Amy Roberts will leave the organization to join The North Face as senior director, communications and corporate social responsibility. Amy will remain at OIA...
  • Outdoor gear rental platform Arrive Teams with ReserveAmerica.com 07/10/2019  snewsnet.com - Arrive, the company that rents out premium outdoor gear, is now the exclusive camping gear rental provider for ReserveAmerica.com, the leading destination for discovering, exploring and booking campsites and other rental options....
  • Ares Outdoors Acquires Hunting And Outdoor Apparel Brand Thlete 07/09/2019  sgbonline.com - Ares Outdoors LLC, based in Franklin, TN, has completed the acquisition of the assets of Thlete LLC, an online retailer based in Eagan, MN. Founded by avid hunter and entrepreneur Mike Zaudke,...
  • Sherrill Acquires Maine Based Sterling Rope Company, Inc. 07/08/2019  insideoutdoor.com - Sherrill, Inc., a Greensboro, arborist and climbing gear company and owner of treestuff.com and SherrillTree.com, has acquired the life safety rope manufacturer, Sterling Rope Company, Inc. The acquisition will further vertically integrate...
  • Vista Outdoor Takes Next Step Forward With Firearms Sale 07/08/2019  sgbonline.com - Helping to reduce debt, boost its ammunition opportunities, and repair some retail relationships, Vista Outdoor announced that it had sold the Savage Arms and Stevens firearms brands to a financial buyer for...

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