Industry News

  • OIA Conference & AGM 2020

    By SGB outdoor on 02/04/2020
    The OIA Conference and AGM 2020 took place at Shrigley Hall, Macclesfield in a challenging and testing time for the whole industry. Understandably under these conditions, there was a reduction in the number of delegates who attended due to the current situation, however, those in attendance praised the smooth adaptation and fluid nature of the agenda which reflected the shift […]
  • FashionUnited coronavirus coverage

    By SGB outdoor on 02/04/2020
    KEEN is a family-owned business and they have always led with their values in times of need (like disaster relief during the recent Australian Bushfires, working with Everyday Refugees to support displaced refugees in Jordan, their efforts in the aftermath of the Tohoku, Japan earthquake in 2011 and following the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 LINK.) So, as COVID-19 grew into […]
  • HOKA SIGNS OLYMPIC CHAMPION AND 3-TIME KONA WINNER JAN FRODENO

    By SGB outdoor on 02/04/2020
    – High-performance footwear brand cements its pedigree in the triathlon world as it joins forces with global superstar – HOKA ONE ONE®, a division of Deckers Brands (NYSE: DECK), has today announced the signing of triathlon legend Jan Frodeno, as part of a multi-year deal that will see the Olympic champion and 3-time winner of the IRONMAN® World Championship in Kona don the brand’s […]
  • School Days Initiative

    By SGB outdoor on 06/03/2020
  • Craghoppers Support Conservation Charity English Heritage With £1 million worth of Free Staff Outerwear

    By SGB outdoor on 06/03/2020
    Craghoppers is delighted to announce a 3-year partnership with English Heritage, helping the charity keep its 3,700 site-based staff and volunteers warm and dry across 400 plus iconic historic sites across England. Craghoppers has provided English Heritage with £1 million worth of outerwear comprising waterproof jackets, softshell and fleece. Often working at ruined castles and abbeys, stone circles and stately […]
  • ČATEKS WINS COMBAT CONTRACT WITH HELP OF CORDURA® NYCO FABRIC

    By SGB outdoor on 06/03/2020
    INVISTA’s CORDURA® brand has played a central role in the recent success of Croatian company Čateks. With a focus on the production of specialized fabrics for the military sector, Čateks is one of the oldest-established mills in Croatia – and one of our most important partners in Europe. The company has a long tradition of high quality, and their well-earned […]
  • Lundhags introduces sustainable and waterproof shells

    By SGB outdoor on 18/02/2020
    – made of recycled and recyclable material. Tested both in the lab and in the outdoors Lundhags now introduces the sustainable and timeless series of shells Lundhags Waterproof. The shells (jacket and pants) are made of a newly developed three-layer membrane that ensures both waterproofness and breathability. LO is an extremely light and versatile shell garment with high performance, while LAKA is slightly […]
  • CRAGHOPPERS AMBASSADOR COMPLETES WALK ACROSS THE SAHARA DESERT

    By SGB outdoor on 18/02/2020
    Alice Morrison, a Craghoppers Ambassador, BBC presenter and writer has just completed a 2,000km walk across the Sahara desert- which is longer than walking from the United Kingdom to Italy. Alice has been walking every day since November 26th 2019 from Oued Chbika on the Atlantic coast of Morocco and finished on February 12th at Guergerat on the Mauritanian border. […]
  • GB Snowsport partners with Snowsports experts Snow+Rock

    By SGB outdoor on 10/02/2020
    GB Snowsport and Snow+Rock today confirmed a partnership to mark the two-year countdown to the start of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games in 2022. The tie-up will see GB Snowsport and household favourite Snow+Rock partner up to and during the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games. On Monday GB Snowsport CEO Vicky Gosling visited the flagship Covent Garden store alongside representatives […]
  • Nikwax Launches the World’s Best Performing Hydrophobic Down: NHD+

    By SGB outdoor on 10/02/2020
     Nikwax Hydrophobic Down+ is the first and only 10,000 minutes hydrophobic down.  Nikwax is proud to set a new standard in high performance, PFC-free insulation materials. NHD+ exceeds 10,000 minutes of shake time on the IDFB 18A Hydrophobic Shake Test. That is 7 days of constant exposure to water.  Why down items lose their insulating properties when they get wet  […]