Archive for January, 2020

  • AUSTRALIA BUSHFIRE RELIEF: HELPING OUR FRIENDS DOWN UNDER

    By SGB outdoor on 17/01/2020
    “When you’re Australian, with family and friends in harm’s way on the other side of the world, it’s a really isolating feeling. But through KEEN, I don’t feel so alone and helpless anymore. It’s very moving to see everyone jumping in to do everything they can to help.” Andy Shearer, an Aussie and our Director of Talent Acquisition, was one […]
  • AWARD WINNING KIDS CLOTHING BRAND LANCHES SUSTANIBLE, ECO FRIENDLY RANGE

    By SGB outdoor on 17/01/2020
    Kidunk, a brand that has quickly earned a reputation for producing long-lasting, tough clothing with their ‘buy once’ philosophy is now launching their first sustainably sourced, eco-friendly collection at the Playtime Paris trade show this January. Working with fibre manufacturer Unifi®, a leading global textile solutions company, Kidunk have developed their latest collection using Unifi’s® Repreve® fibre. Repreve® is a […]
  • Fjallraven announces new partnership programme with the Highland Wildlife Park

    By SGB outdoor on 10/01/2020
    Fjallraven is delighted to announce it has entered into an exciting new partnership with the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s Highland Wildlife Park. Located near Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park in Scotland, the Highland Wildlife Park is home to over 200 animals that are both native to Scotland and from the world’s mountain and tundra regions, including Fjallraven’s namesake, […]
  • HOKA ONE ONE Announces New Capsule Collection with Opening Ceremony

    By SGB outdoor on 10/01/2020
    The premium footwear producer teams up with the global fashion brand and retailer to offer a new lifestyle take on classic HOKA silhouettes HOKA ONE ONE®, a division of Deckers Brands (NYSE: DECK) announces a new collaboration with a fashion brand and retailer Opening Ceremony. The new capsule collection will feature three re-releases of classic HOKA product with designs inspired by Opening Ceremony and […]
  • 1000 Mile Socks Wins Award for New Trail Twin Pack

    By SGB outdoor on 10/01/2020
      Just a few months after its launch, the 1000 Mile Trail Sock is Winner in the Women’s Running Awards 2019.  Test panel comments included ‘great, comfortable, padded sock… and reasonably priced for socks that do such a good job’. Says Jack Galaun, owner of 1000 Mile Sportswear, ‘we’ve worked hard to produce a lower price point sock which still […]
  • EARLY BIRD BOOKING ENDING SOON & KEYNOTE SPEAKER ANNOUNCEMENT

    By SGB outdoor on 10/01/2020
    16th – 17th MARCH 2020 Early bird booking for this years OIA Conference & AGM will end on the 20th January. Currently for a full residential package delegate places are £320+VAT for OIA members and non-members £425+VAT and includes: Access to all keynotes, workshops and activities on both days 4-star accommodation (including breakfast) at Shrigley Hall on the night of […]
  • Helinox continues investment in Europe to sustain impressive growth

    By SGB outdoor on 10/01/2020
    Helinox has revealed that it has met its ambitious growth targets in Europe during 2019, achieved on the back of strong investment in marketing and a focused sales strategy. The brand has also confirmed plans to build on this success during 2020, supported by the recent appointment of an experienced marketing consultant to drive activity in Europe, and a dedicated […]
  • Leading names from the world of adventure confirmed for the Kendal Mountain Festival Film & Speaker 2020 Tour

    By SGB outdoor on 10/01/2020
    To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Kendal Mountain Festival is expanding its popular UK Tour to 40 dates, including – for the first time – several venues in Ireland. Adventure lovers will thrill to an exciting evening filled with tales of daring, celebrating the great outdoors. Alongside a selection of the world’s best adventure films, each tour date features top speakers with headliners including […]
  • Polartec launches lightweight Power Air in Houdini’s Mono Air Houdi: A sustainable, recyclable and 73% recycled PCR lightweight fabric

    By SGB outdoor on 10/01/2020
    Last year Polartec Eco-Engineering set a goal for sustainable textiles that included the creation of the world’s first fully recycled and biodegradable fleece, other knits, insulation fills and breathable waterproof fabrics. In a step closer to their ultimate goal Polartec will launch lightweight Power Air at this year’s Winter ISPO.   Polartec, the premium provider of innovative and sustainable textile […]