Archive for 2018

  • Polartec Introduces First Fabric Technology Engineered to Reduce Fibre Shedding: Polartec® Power Air™

    By SGB outdoor on 07/12/2018
    Polartec, the premium provider of innovative and sustainable textile solutions, announces Polartec® Power Air™, the first fabric technology engineered to reduce fibre shedding.  By encapsulating lofted fibres within a multilayer, continuous yarn fabric construction, this revolutionary new platform offers advanced thermal efficiency that is proven to shed five times less than other premium ‘mid-layer’ weight fabrics. Insulation that effectively regulates […]
  • NCC Events Appoints MCS to Promote Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Shows

    By SGB outdoor on 07/12/2018
    Leading outdoor specialist PR agency Media Contact Services (MCS) has been appointed by NCC Events to handle the public relations activity for the 2019 Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show in February and the Motorhome & Caravan Show in October. Both consumer shows, which are owned and organised by NCC Events, are held annually at the NEC in Birmingham and provide […]
  • The OIA Development Board’s First Meeting

    By SGB outdoor on 07/12/2018
    The OIA ran its first Development Board meeting, on Friday 23rd of November fittingly hosted by the Youth Hostel Association at their Manchester City Venue. The Development Board is a new OIA initiative with the UK outdoor industry future as its focus. During a 9 month consultation period, over 60 future industry leaders were interviewed on their perspectives on the OIA and […]
  • ISKO is back at Performance Days with ISKO Arquas™ 5.0, the latest generation of its innovative fabric collection for performance and outdoor apparel.

    By SGB outdoor on 07/12/2018
      Stretching the limits of sport and fashion – once again. ISKO Arquas™, the ultimate fabric collection combining ISKO’s expertise in woven technologies with sportswear and activewear innovation, is ready to inspire brands and designers around the world with its version 5.0. From its very creation, the ISKO Arquas™ platform has been bending the rules of fashion, activewear and outdoor with […]
  • GP Batteries Strong Retail Support & Top Performing Batteries Offer Retailers a Unique Proposition – Isn’t it Time to Change Your Battery Supplier?

    By SGB outdoor on 23/11/2018
    Global battery brand has seen value sales increase by over 70% in the UK* in the last year World-leading supplier of primary and rechargeable batteries GP Batteries is calling on retailers to reconsider their existing preferred battery brand and switch to GP in order to profit from the valuable support and benefits the company offers its retail partners. One of […]
  • Urban Apparel With A Technical Edge

    By SGB outdoor on 23/11/2018
    Tenson is building on its heritage with the launch of a new campaign focusing on The Wilderness Around The Corner. It is an inspirational message about finding time to breathe fresh air and realise that you don’t have to go far to find adventure. As always, the link between the outdoors as a way of living and apparel that is […]
  • PrimaLoft, Inc. Expands Its Biodegradable Technologies

    By SGB outdoor on 16/11/2018
    PrimaLoft, Inc. Expands Its Biodegradable Technologies Introduces PrimaLoft® Bio™ Performance Fabric, the First Fabric Made From 100% Recycled, Biodegradable Synthetic Fibre  PrimaLoft, Inc., a global leader in advanced material technology, has announced it will expand biodegradable* technologies with the introduction of PrimaLoft® Bio™ Performance Fabric, the first 100% recycled, biodegradable synthetic fabric. PrimaLoft® Bio™ Performance Fabric joins the recently launched […]
  • inov-8 launch new revolutionary technology.

    By SGB outdoor on 16/11/2018
    Building on the international success of their graphene shoe launch last summer, British-born running brand inov-8 are now preparing to bring the revolutionary technology to a new market. 200 x stronger than steel, graphene was infused into the rubber outsoles used by inov-8 on their launch product, the TERRAULTRA 260 G – a shoe specifically designed for runners who train and race […]
  • Oboz Footwear celebrates 2 million tree plantings with Trees for the Future

    By SGB outdoor on 08/11/2018
    In celebration the Bozeman based footwear company will plant 2 trees for every pair sold for the months of November and December. In 2008, Oboz Footwear, the True to the Trail® outdoor footwear company headquartered in Bozeman, Montana, partnered with Trees for the Future to create the One More Tree program which plants a tree for every pair of Oboz […]
  • FEET STAY COOL WITH THE WARM WEATHER COLLECTION FROM BRIDGEDALE – NEW FOR SPRING 19

    By SGB outdoor on 02/11/2018
     Following extensive research, Bridgedale has identified a growing demand for non-wool warm weather socks. Building on this research the focus from Bridgedale for Spring 19 is the non-wool Warm Weather Hike collection.  Adding to their hugely popular Hike Lightweight Coolmax Comfort style, made by combining Coolmax with Cotton yarns, SS19 will see the introduction of new Coolmax styles, giving Bridgedale […]