Industry News

  • Cotswold Outdoor announced as exclusive retail brand partner of the Kendal Mountain Festival

    By SGB outdoor on 06/10/2017
    Cotswold Outdoor is delighted to announce that they are now the exclusive retail brand partner for the Kendal Mountain Festival. The deal will see Cotswold Outdoor enter a three-year partnership with Kendal Mountain Festival, developing the event’s retail offering and providing an engaging retail experience in the Festival’s Shackleton Tent. “We can’t wait to come along to Kendal Mountain Festival […]
  • Share your greatest kit stories with Cotswold Outdoor

    By SGB outdoor on 29/09/2017
    Cotswold Outdoor, the multi-award winning retailer, has today launched their new social media campaign: #TheKitMuseum. The campaign encourages everyone to share the great stories behind their favourite piece of kit on Instagram or Facebook and explain why it deserves to be honoured. The best entries will win a piece of brand new kit from Cotswold Outdoor’s Autumn/Winter range and feature […]
  • Lyon Equipment to distribute RESTUBE products

    By SGB outdoor on 29/09/2017
    Cumbria-based outdoor distributor Lyon Equipment has announced that it is taking on the exclusive UK and Ireland distribution of RESTUBE products. RESTUBE is a compact, reusable safety flotation device for watersports users that inflates when triggered, giving buoyancy and rescue visibility. Packed into a small waist-mounted package, RESTUBE devices inflate within seconds from an integrated, replaceable CO2 cartridge, or can […]
  • Craghoppers and Discovery Adventures make their mark at Debenhams

    By SGB outdoor on 29/09/2017
    A fantastic new Craghoppers and Discovery Adventures space will be bringing adventure to Debenhams’ customers in its flagship Oxford Street, London store from Friday 29th September. Design and build agency, Equinox created the exclusive space which will showcase the new range of Discovery Adventures graphic tees and hoodies. The range has been jointly designed by leading travel brand, Craghoppers and household […]

    By SGB outdoor on 15/09/2017
    LATHAM, N.Y. (US), Xiamen (China), Munich (Germany), (September 11th, 2017) – PrimaLoft, Inc. (, the world leader in providing comfort solutions with high-performance insulations, fabrics and yarns, has announced the addition of a new member to the Asia-Pacific team. Clark Jin (Jin Lukai) took over the new role of Sales & Marketing Manager for the APAC region, effective 11th September […]
  • Viva Espana for Craghoppers and Moonfleet

    By SGB outdoor on 15/09/2017
    Craghoppers is delighted to be working with Moonfeet, leading Spanish distributors, to launch the brand into Spain. Moonfleet has an impressive portfolio of brands, currently working with Abk Climbing, Eagle Creek, Gloryfy, Nordisk, Yeti, 4Fun Sports and HanWag. Based in Barcelona and with over 20 years experience in sports distribution, Moonfleet chooses to work with brands that illustrate a commitment […]

    By SGB outdoor on 15/09/2017
    Haglöfs AB, a subsidiary of ASICS, today announces the appointment of Carsten Unbehaun as the company’s new CEO, effective as of January 1, 2018. Carsten Unbehaun will succeed Peter Fabrin. After more than three years as CEO of Haglöfs AB, Peter Fabrin has decided to pursue new career opportunities in his home country of Denmark, alongside his family. He will […]
  • Lyon Equipment to distribute Steripen

    By SGB outdoor on 08/09/2017
    Lyon Equipment has confirmed that, due to the Katadyn Group acquisition of Steripen, it will take up the future UK distribution of Steripen branded products. Katadyn Group acquired the assets of Steripen, and its makers Hydrophoton, on 31 July 2017. Katadyn Group already owns many well-known brands including Katadyn, Optimus and Trek’n Eat. Roger Walch, Head of Sales at Katadyn […]
  • PrimaLoft updates industry benchmark insulation to include 55% recycled content

    By SGB outdoor on 08/09/2017
    PrimaLoft, Inc. (, the world leader in providing comfort solutions with high-performance insulations, fabrics and yarns, has updated its existing industry benchmark, PrimaLoft® Gold Insulation, to include 55% post-consumer recycled content.  The update is a continuation of the PrimaLoft brand’s commitment to providing sustainable, high performance products.  The company has a five-year sustainability goal to have at least 90% of […]
  • Introducing the BMC’s new recommended retail partners: Cotswold Outdoor and Snow+Rock

    By SGB outdoor on 01/09/2017
    British climbers and hill walkers will soon benefit from an exclusive range of benefits, thanks to an exciting new partnership between the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) and leading outdoor retailers Cotswold Outdoor and Snow+Rock. This September, Cotswold Outdoor and Snow+Rock will become the BMC’s recommended retail partner, supporting the BMC’s vital access, conservation, safety and youth work on behalf of […]