Industry News

  • Black Diamond Europe well on track – Hagenbusch takes over leading position

    By SGB outdoor on 10/03/2017
    After successfully moving the company from Basel (CH) to Innsbruck (AT) and other fundamental structural changes, Black Diamond Europe has been able to end the 2016 year in positive territory. Tim Bantle, who was Managing Director of Black Diamond Europe left Black Diamond at the end of February and moved back to the United States. Stephan Hagenbusch takes over full […]
  • Berghaus takes on 2017

    By SGB outdoor on 02/02/2017
    Berghaus has big plans for autumn/winter 2017, building on momentum generated during the last two years.  Industry leading consumer insights have inspired the latest innovations, helping the brand to unleash major developments in technical layering, insulation and waterproofs. You will be able to get a glimpse of what Berghaus has on offer at ISPO Munich on stand A1 412. Technical […]
  • Beat Blue Monday with Helly Hansen

    By SGB outdoor on 17/01/2017
    It’s back again, quicker than anyone thought. Yesterday was Blue Monday, which is meant to be the most depressing day of the year due to factors such as the weather, debt and low motivation, all contributing to feelings of sadness and hopelessness. Global technical outdoor brand, Helly Hansen asked 2,000 people when they last truly felt alive and coincidentally, one […]
  • Model Laura Bingham takes on South America

    By SGB outdoor on 11/01/2016
    SGB Outdoor editor James Mercer recently caught up with traveller Laura Bingham aka ‘Hunger Girl’ ahead of her ambitious South American expedition… Travelling across South America with limited resources is a tough challenge for anyone, but to do it with no money or food is an even bigger task. Laura Bingham is more commonly known for her modelling skills as […]
  • IWA Outdoor Classics 2016 Preview

    By SGB outdoor on 05/01/2016
    Over the last 40 years the IWA Outdoor Classics exhibition has developed into one of the key shows for highlighting new products and innovations across hunting, shooting and outdoor activities. This year, the show returns to the Exhibition Centre in Nuremberg and will take place from the 4th to the 7th March 2016. Featuring almost 1,400 exhibitors the show will represent […]
  • OIA Conference & AGM 2016 now open for bookings

    By SGB outdoor on 17/12/2015
    A new online booking system has been launched for the OIA Conference & AGM 2016, which is to take place on 16th – 17th March at The Majestic Hotel in Harrogate. Prospective delegates can now book a place by visiting and completing the online form. Following the success of the fully booked 2015 event, the 2016 Conference is moving […]
  • PrimaLoft to reveal Gold Insulation Active at ISPO

    By SGB outdoor on 16/12/2015
    PrimaLoft Inc. recently announced the expansion of their active platform with the introduction of PrimaLoft Gold Insulation Active, which provides breathable four-way stretch performance and warmth designed specifically for high-output adventures. The new platforms proprietary construction enables excess heat and moisture to escape, keeping users comfortable and dry. In addition, product designers may use a wider variety of stretch shell, […]
  • EOS announce location and dates of 2016 summit

    By SGB outdoor on 11/12/2015
    The European Outdoor Group (EOG) has announced that the fourth annual European Outdoor Summit (EOS) will be taking place from 29 – 30 September 2016 in Barcelona, Spain.  EOS was founded by the EOG in 2013 and each year brings together around 300 senior executives from the European outdoor industry to explore the major issues facing the sector.  The summit […]
  • Bradshaw Taylor win KEEN European Agent of the year award

    By SGB outdoor on 10/12/2015
    Bradshaw Taylor were delighted to have picked up the much coveted ‘KEEN European Agent of the year award’ at KEEN’s recent European Sales Meeting hosted in Kraków , Poland. Presented in recognition of the valued partnership that has been built with the brand during the last seven years, the award also recognises the continuous growth Bradshaw Taylor have delivered for KEEN in the UK and their support […]
  • Berghaus completes refurbishment of global HQ

    By SGB outdoor on 10/12/2015
    Berghaus recently announced the completion of a full refurbishment to its global headquarters.  The project, which began in early 2014, has involved major upgrades to both floors of the building, which was constructed for the company back in 1999.  The Berghaus office refurbishment project was led by the company’s HR director, Sarah Middleton, with regular input from representatives of departments […]