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Industry News Archive for dates of Friday, January 4, 2019 thru Thursday, January 17, 2019
  • Peak Resorts Completes $31 Million In Capital Projects At 2 Ski Areas 01/16/2019  sgbonline.com - Peak Resorts Inc. on Wednesday announced the completion of $31 million in capital improvements at Mount Snow and Hunter Mountain. Since opening two major capital projects, Peak has received great feedback from...
  • The North Face and AMGA Team for First Women-only Rock Guide Course 01/16/2019  adventure-journal.com - The American Mountain Guide Association, which recently installed Angela Hawse at the helm, announced that they’ll be offering a for women, by women rock climbing guide course this fall. It’s the first...
  • This Company Is Changing the Way We Buy Used Gear 01/15/2019  outsideonline.com - Just because your shirt is made from eco-friendly recycled water bottles doesn't mean it won't still end up in a landfill. The Renewal Workshop wants to stop that—which means a cleaner planet...
  • Big 5 Sporting Goods Same Store Sales Up 1.1 Percent In Q4 01/14/2019  sgbonline.com - For the fiscal 2018 fourth quarter, net sales were $247.1 million compared to net sales of $242.9 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017. For the fiscal 2018 full year, net...
  • The North Face Sparks Controversy With Tweet Trolling President Trump Over Border Wall 01/14/2019  footwearnews.com - The North Face waded deeper into political territory Saturday with a tweet seemingly designed to troll U.S. President Donald Trump. But many North Face customers quickly voiced their anger at the brand.
  • Yeti Lifts FY Guidance On Healthy Q4 Results 01/13/2019  sgbonline.com - Yeti Holdings Inc. raised its full-year guidance for earnings and sales after reporting preliminary results for the fourth quarter. Net sales increased 19% to $241.2 million. Net sales in the direct-to-consumer...
  • The Volunteers Cleaning Our Parks During the Shutdown 01/12/2019  outsideonline.com - Hundreds of people, from the Everglades to Yosemite, have mobilized as part of a grassroots effort to rid national parks of refuse while federal employees remain furloughed.
  • Forest Service Denies Permit to Race Organizer Based on Skidding, Aggressive Riding, and Possibly a YouTube Video 01/11/2019  singletracks.com - The South Platte Ranger District, a branch of the US Forest Service (USFS) that manages the Buffalo Creek mountain bike trail network, has denied Revolution Enduro a permit to hold the second...
  • 2018’s Highest Earning OCR Athletes 01/10/2019  obstacleracingmedia.com - After a hiatus in 2017, Obstacle Racing Media is back with its highest OCR earner list. This list only covers publicly available, published race winnings. It does not include any sort of...
  • The Green New Deal Is a Great Deal for the Outdoors 01/09/2019  outsideonline.com - The initiative, led by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is ambitious, but some in the outdoor industry argue it's the only hope for saving wild places from climate change.
  • Industry Veteran David Orr Joins Dakine® 01/09/2019  snewsnet.com - Dakine Equipment, LLC, in partnership with Marquee Brands, announced the appointment of David Orr as Global General Manager. A veteran in the outdoor and sporting goods industries, Orr will be responsible for...
  • Sports Illustrated’s Fittest 50 01/09/2019  si.com - Every sport makes different demands and physiques are carved and cut and chiseled in distinct ways, but success at each often hinges on conditioning. So, who are the fittest athletes in the...
  • Poler to Liquidate 01/08/2019  insideoutdoor.com - Portland-based outdoor apparel and lifestyle brand Poler has filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy with plans to liquidate. The company’s bankruptcy attorney said that Poler could be sold to a buyer who would...
  • Adidas Extends Stock Buyback Program 01/08/2019  sgbonline.com - Adidas announced the start of the second tranche of its current multi-year share buyback program announced in March 2018. The company intends to repurchase own shares worth around €800 million in 2019....
  • X2 All-Natural Energy To Fuel Warrior Dash as Official Energy Drink 01/08/2019  mudrunguide.com - Warrior Dash and X2 All-Natural Energy have entered into a partnership making X2 the Official Energy Drink of Warrior Dash. Warrior Dash participants will be treated to X2 Energy samples in addition...
  • Why Are National Parks Still Open? Nobody Knows 01/07/2019  outsideonline.com - Parks are being destroyed, people are dying, and no one's in charge. No one seems to actually know why the national parks are open right now or who is responsible for the...
  • YETI® Appoints Melisa Goldie as Chief Marketing Officer 01/07/2019  businesswire.com - YETI Holdings, Inc. announced the appointment of Melisa Goldie to the newly created role of Chief Marketing Officer, effective immediately. She previously worked with Calvin Klein, Inc., and held executive positions at...
  • Koola Buck Acquires Viper Archery Products 01/07/2019  sgbonline.com - Koola Buck, a meat-processing company and the inventor of the Koola Buck portable refrigeration system, announced that is has purchased privately owned Viper Archery Products of South Point, OH. This acquisition adds...
  • Klimat app adds weather conditions to Strava activity feed 01/07/2019  bicycleretailer.com - Klimatt is an app that can sync with Strava accounts so that weather conditions appear on the Strava activity feed. The app has free and premium modes and offers more customization options.
  • Nike Faces Trademark Lawsuit Over Cool Compression Line 01/04/2019  sgbonline.com - Lontex Corp. has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Nike Inc. charging that Nike has used its trademarked ‘Cool Compression’ branding term without permission.

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