Industry News

  • 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  […]
  • STORM Appoints New Sales Manager to Support International Growth

    By SGB outdoor on 10/02/2020
      UK leading cleaning, waterproofing and after-care specialist, STORM CARE SOLUTIONS, is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Boothas Export Sales Manager. Michael will support and manage all the company’s export customers, as well as drive new business within the UK and internationally. Michael has worked in the outdoor sector for the past six years for companies including Trekmates, […]
  • Strong together: SPORT 2000 intensifies cross-border cooperation

    By SGB outdoor on 31/01/2020
    Credits: SPORT 2000 International  The sports retail group is focusing on an even stronger, Europe-wide strategic direction. The aim is to further develop SPORT 2000 into an integrated, vertically oriented retail service organization and a strong brand throughout Europe SPORT 2000 International will appear together with the newly formed SPORT 2000 GmbH for the first time at the annual press conference […]
  • Montane pushes social responsibility agenda Further Forever

    By SGB outdoor on 31/01/2020
    Outdoor performance specialist, Montane is strengthening its social responsibility efforts as it joins a not-for-profit organisation, the Fair Wear Foundation in its fight for more ethical garment industry. Providing innovative, lightweight, breathable clothing and equipment for endurance sports and activities in some of the world’s toughest, most extreme environments, Montane strives to produce the highest performing, longest-lasting outdoor clothing and […]
  • CORDURA® SUSTAINS SIX YEAR SUCCESS WITH FOUR CATEGORY WINS AT ISPO TEXTRENDS 2020

    By SGB outdoor on 31/01/2020
    INVISTA’S CORDURA® fabric announces a sixth consistent year of multiple winning entries in the ISPO Textrends awards – the key platform for performance textiles for apparel & gear Fall/Winter 2021/22.  This year wins for CORDURA® fabrics span four major textile award categories out of the ten at the ISPO Munich show 26-29 January 2020. A key factor in the year-on-year […]
  • Mountain Hardwear appoints Danny Harkin as Brand Director EMEA

    By SGB outdoor on 31/01/2020
    As part of its long-term global brand strategy, Mountain Hardwear has appointed Danny Harkin as Brand Director EMEA with responsibility for product, marketing and sales across Europe. Based in Mountain Hardwear’s EU headquarters in Geneva, Danny will continue the brand’s aligned global brand strategy to drive commercial success and build the brand in European markets. Danny previously worked at The […]
  • Everest summiteer and world record adventurer, Holly Budge, takes on the iconic Kathmandu Coast to Coast Race across New Zealand.

    By SGB outdoor on 31/01/2020
    Kathmandu Coast To Coast is one of the most iconic multi-sport race in New Zealand. The race has been deemed ‘a rite of passage’ for multisport athletes from around the world and with over 20,000 people having completed the event in the 37 years to date, only the world’s best athletes succeed. The top athletes cover the entire course in […]