• New quality seal for outdoor products

    By SGB outdoor on 15/03/2019
    The ISPO Award has become a highly respected quality seal for the sporting goods industry. It helps specialist retailers put together their product ranges and customers make their buying decisions. In connection with OutDoor by ISPO, the coveted award is being adapted specifically for the outdoor industry and its needs. The nomination period for the first ISPO Award OutDoor Edition […]
  • Winners announced at the OIA Conference & AGM Dinner

    By SGB outdoor on 15/03/2019
    Following the public voting, which opened in February, the winners of the 2019 UK Outdoor Industry Awards were announced last night at the Outdoor Industries Association’s (OIA) annual conference and AGM. This year’s awards saw 90 products being entered for the 10 different categories. The 90 products entered were on display to 950 trade visitors in July 2018 at the […]

    By SGB outdoor on 15/03/2019
    It takes enduring fit, feel and performance to remain a best-selling collection for over an entire decade. Now, Oboz has re-imagined the all-around favourite all-terrain hiker with new features designed specifically for today’s outdoor adventures – ensuring unbeatable comfort and performance mile after mile. The Sawtooth II brings another level of streamlined functionality to the trail with breathable mesh panelling, […]

    By SGB outdoor on 15/03/2019
    Polygiene has fast become the leading brand in preventing odour-causing bacteria from sweat.  In just over ten years, the Swedish company has reached a recognition at almost one in five* people for it’s ingenious ‘Stays Fresh’ branded solution.   Odor Crunch is Polygiene’s answer to the problem of our clothes picking up external, everyday odours – smells like cooking fumes, cigarette […]
  • Oberalp Group news

    By SGB outdoor on 15/03/2019
    Bolzano-based Oberalp Group, which includes brands Salewa, Dynafit, Wild Country and Pomoca, has announced the appointment of Andrea Carraro as General Manager for Footwear and Technical Equipment. Andrea joins the company from Fischer, where he was General Manager Footwear, and prior to this at Carrera and Smith. He will now take on the task of expanding the market position for […]

    By SGB outdoor on 15/03/2019
    Fusion of multiple PrimaLoft technologies create next-level comfort and performance PrimaLoft, Inc. once again proves its role as a global leader in advanced material technology, with the introduction of the PrimaLoftCross Core Series. This new product platform combines existing PrimaLoft materials with revolutionary new technologies to provide superior product performance. The initial products are fused with Aerogel, which has long […]
  • Aquapac’s Tim Turnbull set to retire

    By SGB outdoor on 15/03/2019
    Aquapac’s Chief Executive, Tim Turnbull, is to retire after 22 years. In his place, Special Accounts Director, Mike Malavasi and Sales Director, John Kelly will be taking over and Mike’s son, Gianluca will assume responsibility for Tim’s marketing role. Tim began working at Aquapac in 1997, becoming Chief Executive in 1999.  He is now looking forward to a long and healthy […]
  • Craghoppers win at UK Ecommerce Awards 2019

    By SGB outdoor on 15/03/2019
    Last week, Craghoppers walked away with the UK E-commerce Award for 2019 for Fashion Apparel or Footwear E-commerce Website of the Year. The award recognises and rewards an exceptional fashion, clothing or shoes retail website that offers an excellent user experience and shows creativity, functionality, and conversion of the website. At a prestigious awards event held at Montcalm Marble Arch […]

    By SGB outdoor on 04/03/2019
    Today, G-SHOCK and the Ministry of Defence announced a new partnership, positioning the watch brand as an official partner to the Ministry of Defence and HM Armed Forces. The collaboration will see the launch of a bespoke collection of G-SHOCK watches from the brand’s iconic Master of G product category. Covering sea, land and air the timepieces correspond to the […]
  • STORM Appoints New Sales Manager to Support Customers & Drive Growth

    By SGB outdoor on 01/03/2019
    UK leading cleaning, waterproofing, and after-care specialist, STORM CARE SOLUTIONS,is pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren Kirk as Export Sales Manager. Lauren will support and manage all the company’s export customers, as well as drive new business. With key account management and sales experience gained at previous roles including; Terra Nova, Stratstone Land Rover, and Bonnington Plastics, Lauren will […]