Industry News

  • INOV-8 TO RELEASE NEW BARKLEY MARATHONS FILM

    By SGB outdoor on 15/11/2019
    The Barkley Marathons is the world’s toughest ultra-distance race. Only 15 runners have completed the full 100+ miles since it was first staged in 1986. This year saw the UK’s toughest woman, Nicky Spinks, attempt to become the first-ever female finisher. Made famous by a 2014 Netflix documentary, The Barkley Marathons see runners self-navigate their way around an unmarked course, […]
  • NEW COLUMBIA CAMPAIGN CELEBRATES DIVERSITY AND INCLUSIVITY IN THE OUTDOORS

    By SGB outdoor on 15/11/2019
     Columbia has launched a brand new campaign in partnership with the UK National Parks that celebrates and promotes diversity and inclusivity in the great outdoors.  With the belief that the outdoors are for everyone irrespective of race, class, creed or ability, Columbia is supporting a number of community groups and charities across the UK to shine a light on the […]
  • HORIZONSPORTS partners with EXPERIENCE MONTAGNE

    By SGB outdoor on 15/11/2019
    HORIZONSPORTS.TV, the only Nature Sports & Wellness video platform in the world, is partner of EXPERIENCE MONTAGNE (Mountain Experience), the biggest event dedicated to the mountain in Paris. In addition to promoting Expérience Montagne to all users of its platform and on its social networks, HorizonSports will offer projections of the best mountain sports videos on the show’s big screen as […]
  • CRAGHOPPERS PRESENT WINNERS WITH THE LARGEST CASH PRIZE IN THE WORLD FOR SHORT FILM

    By SGB outdoor on 01/11/2019
    In its second year, Craghoppers with partners Discover.film presented £34,000 to the very best in short film – the largest cash prize, in the world with the first prize winner walking away with an incredible £20,000. The event – the fastest-growing Film Festival for shorts – took place over four days with packed screenings in Leicester Square’s iconic Prince Charles […]
  • SMARTWOOL LAUNCHES UK ECOMMERCE WEBSITE

    By SGB outdoor on 01/11/2019
    Smartwool, a global Merino wool active apparel brand, is excited to announce the launch of its UK e-commerce site on 29th October 2019. The launch of the UK Smartwool website will provide a centralised location where consumers can learn more about Smartwool and interact with the brand online. The site widens the brand’s offering to its supporters, with available to […]
  • Modern slavery a focus in 2019 Kathmandu Sustainability Report

    By SGB outdoor on 25/10/2019
    Kathmandu is investing in progressive factories in its work to abolish modern slavery practices hiding in global supply chains Bespoke reporting tools and empowerment strategies are effecting change in Kathmandu factories Kathmandu identifying progressive suppliers and giving them more business  Kathmandu has released its 2019 Sustainability Report, detailing new ways in which the global travel and adventure brand is innovatively […]
  • PrimaLoft, Inc. Announces Partnership with Parley for the Oceans

    By SGB outdoor on 25/10/2019
    Advanced material technology experts will turn marine plastic waste into high-performance insulation materials PrimaLoft Inc. and environmental organisation Parley for the Oceans announces a strategic partnership that will take plastic intercepted from remote islands, beaches and coastal communities and use it to manufacture high-performance insulation products. PrimaLoft, the experts in advanced material technology, will be the first insulation provider in […]
  • Kathmandu announces acquisition of Rip Curl and Equity Raising

    By SGB outdoor on 14/10/2019
      • Kathmandu has entered into a binding agreement to acquire 100% of Rip Curl Group Pty Limited (“Rip Curl”) for A$350 million (NZ$368 million), representing 7.3x EV / FY19 pro forma normalised EBITDA (excluding proportional EBITDA contribution of minority interests not being acquired)1.  • Rip Curl is an iconic global surf brand and action sports company born in Bells […]
  • SMARTWOOL SUPPORTS FRIENDS OF THE LAKE DISTRICT FELL CARE DAYS THIS “SOCKTOBER”

    By SGB outdoor on 04/10/2019
    SOCKS THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE October 2019: Smartwool launches “Socktober” – a charitable project that raises funds to help Friends of the Lake District Fell Care Days. After a hugely successful Socktober campaign in 2018, Smartwool – the Merino wool active apparel brand – is proud to announce its partnership with Friends of the Lake District for this year’s campaign. […]
  • CRAGHOPPERS SUPPORTS TAKING MOVIES ON THE MOVE

    By SGB outdoor on 04/10/2019
    Explorers worldwide can now download an app for free and take movies on the move – perfect for that plane journey or rainy nights in the campervan! The Discover Film App features short films, some of which have been shortlisted for the Craghoppers Film Prize. Craghoppers partnered with Discover Film in 2018 to encourage, recognise and reward short filmmakers from […]