Industry News

  • KENDAL MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE 2018 PATAGONIA ADVENTURE ACTIVISTS TOUR

    By SGB outdoor on 21/09/2018
    Kendal Mountain Festival has again teamed with the iconic brand Patagonia, to host a five-date speaking and film tour featuring environmental adventure activists. The Patagonia Adventure Activists Tour will be delivered this autumn, bringing a diverse network of environmentally-conscious adventurers to the stage to share their first-hand accounts of the devastating impacts they have witnessed to the natural world. “Living […]
  • HAGLÖFS STRENGTHENS UK SALES TEAM

    By SGB outdoor on 07/09/2018
    Swedish outdoor brand Haglöfs strengthens its UK sales team with the appointment of Samantha Crouch as Key Account manager. In line with the company’s strategic directions to improve customer focus, build a well-balanced, premium distribution and strengthen its brand equity in a global market, Haglöfs has recruited Samantha Crouch as its Key Account Manager in the UK. She joins Haglöfs […]
  • THOMAS AICHNER NEW INTERNATIONAL MARKETING DIRECTOR

    By SGB outdoor on 07/09/2018
    WELL-KNOWN COMMUNICATION AND MARKETING EXPERT STRENGTHENS SALEWA MANAGEMENT TEAM  BOZEN, SEPTEMBER 2018. FROM 1 NOVEMBER 2018, THOMAS AICHNER WILL BE JOINING MOUNTAIN SPORTS BRAND SALEWA AS INTERNATIONAL MARKETING DIRECTOR. THE 48-YEAR-OLD IS MOVING TO THE MANAGEMENT-LED, FAMILY OWNED COMPANY AFTER 14 YEARS IN THE TOURISM INDUSTRY. IN ADDITION TO HIS EXTENSIVE PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE, THOMAS AICHNER POSSESSES THE DECISIVE ATTRIBUTE THAT […]
  • Latest SDEA member survey finds a resilient market despite Brexit uncertainty.

    By SGB outdoor on 03/08/2018
    In spite of the currently unstable economic climate within the UK and the continuing battle with Brexit, SDEA is pleased to report a vote of confidence from within the retail display industry. The latest SDEA survey reveals 40% of members experienced an increase in sales within the first six months of this year compared with the same period the previous year […]
  • ISBJÖRN of Sweden one of the first to adopt PrimaLoft’s 100% PCR Recycled Insulation

    By SGB outdoor on 27/07/2018
    Premium sustainable outdoor kids-wear brand, ISBJÖRN of Sweden, is one of the first clothing manufacturers to use PrimaLoft’s innovative 100% PCR insulation, made entirely from recycled PET bottles, in its Autumn Winter 2018/19 collection. The Swedish brand, which has built its 15-year reputation on mixing technical performance by using the most sustainable materials possible, will use PrimaLoft® Black Insulation 100% […]
  • Pentland Brands appoints new directors to lead its Berghaus, Team Sports & Fashion footwear brands

    By SGB outdoor on 20/07/2018
    Pentland Brands Limited has announced the appointment of three directors to head up its Berghaus, Team Sports (Canterbury & Mitre) and Fashion footwear brands (Ted Bakers & Karen Millen). Kevin McFadyen is appointed brand director of the outdoor brand, Berghaus.  McFadyen has strong brand building experience, having previously worked for O2 and the family-owned Nando’s where he led significant growth.  […]
  • EOS 2018 DELEGATE DISCOUNT ENDS NEXT FRIDAY

    By SGB outdoor on 20/07/2018
    Book by the 27th July to secure your discounted place at this year’s Summit With the European Outdoor Summit (EOS) 2018 ‘early bird’ offer ending on Friday 27th July, now is the time to register to ensure your discounted place. The Summit will be held on the 19th & 20th September 2018 at the Clarion Hotel & Congress Malmӧ Live, in Malmö, Sweden. Offering excellent value for money, the EOS delegate […]
  • UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2019 Finalists announced at OTS 2018

    By SGB outdoor on 09/07/2018
    The finalists for the 2019 UK Outdoor Industry Awards were announced on Wednesday 4th July in a presentation at the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) Party. All 90 products entered are currently on display at OTS 2018, the UK’s largest outdoor trade exhibition, giving the trade an opportunity to see and vote for their favourite outdoor products which are brand new […]
  • Exceptional Climber Alex Megos Joins Global GORE-TEX Athlete Team

    By SGB outdoor on 04/05/2018
    Alex Megos, one of the most accomplished sports climbers in the world, is the newest member of the global GORE-TEX athlete team. Born and raised in Erlangen, Germany, the 24-year-old started climbing when he was six years old. His father introduced him to the high rock walls just outside of Frankenjura, a famous sport-climbing area in Germany. It was this […]
  • Gert Boyle, Chairman of Columbia Sportswear Company, Awarded Prestigious ISPO Cup in Munich, Germany

    By SGB outdoor on 02/02/2018
    Columbia Sportswear Company (Nasdaq: COLM) is proud to announce its 93-year-old Chairman, Gert Boyle, is the recipient of the 2018 ISPO Cup in recognition of her astounding achievements in the world of sports.  The award was presented at ISPO Munich 2018, the largest gathering for the international sports industry in Munich, Germany. The honor was revealed at a gala dinner […]