Industry News


    By SGB outdoor on 30/06/2017
      HIMALAYAN STOVE PROJECT TAOS, NM (June 26, 2017) – Osprey Packs, the leading pack manufacturer based in Cortez, Colo., has become the latest outdoor gear manufacturer to support the Himalayan Stove Project (HSP), a seven-year effort to deliver clean-burning, fuel-efficient cookstoves to the people of Nepal. The announcement was made jointly on June 26, prior to the 2017 Outdoor Retailer […]
  • 5 days and counting! OIA UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2018 Deadline 28th June 2017 – ENTER NOW

    By SGB outdoor on 23/06/2017
        The Awards offer a great opportunity for promotion to trade and consumers –  here are five reasons why you should enter. 1. All products entered will be on display in a feature area at OTS (11th – 13th July 2017) in front of over 1000 retail visitors. Visitors to the show will be able to vote for their preferred product […]

    By SGB outdoor on 16/06/2017
    Signing a 5-year partnership with the National Parks forms a vital part in helping Columbia become meaningful to UK outdoor consumers considering 88% of the 49 million yearly visitors come from the UK and 90% believe the Parks are important or extremely important to their lives.  7,000 staff and volunteers across all 15 National Parks will help build advocacy whilst […]
  • Sherpa Adventure Gear announces five new brand ambassadors for 2017

    By SGB outdoor on 09/05/2017
    With an enthusiasm and affinity with the outdoors, the new Sherpa Ambassadors have a proven track record for seeking adventure and putting the best products to the test. MATT COOPER  An outdoor professional who runs his own guiding and mountain skills business. Matt also tests his skills ice climbing in Italy and running a 22-mile mountain race in Northern Ireland. […]
  • GP Batteries UK Appoints MCS to Shine Light on its Award-Winning Torch Range

    By SGB outdoor on 09/05/2017
    World leading manufacturer of primary and rechargeable batteries, GP Batteries has appointed leading outdoor specialist PR, Marketing & Event Management agency, MCS to launch and promote its award-winning range of professional grade torches to the UK outdoor trade and consumer markets. Launching under its premium brand GPDesign, GP Batteries’ ‘Beam’ collection of flashlights has been designed for the serious outdoor consumer, with torches in the […]
  • Black Diamond Europe well on track – Hagenbusch takes over leading position

    By SGB outdoor on 10/03/2017
    After successfully moving the company from Basel (CH) to Innsbruck (AT) and other fundamental structural changes, Black Diamond Europe has been able to end the 2016 year in positive territory. Tim Bantle, who was Managing Director of Black Diamond Europe left Black Diamond at the end of February and moved back to the United States. Stephan Hagenbusch takes over full […]
  • Berghaus takes on 2017

    By SGB outdoor on 02/02/2017
    Berghaus has big plans for autumn/winter 2017, building on momentum generated during the last two years.  Industry leading consumer insights have inspired the latest innovations, helping the brand to unleash major developments in technical layering, insulation and waterproofs. You will be able to get a glimpse of what Berghaus has on offer at ISPO Munich on stand A1 412. Technical […]
  • Beat Blue Monday with Helly Hansen

    By SGB outdoor on 17/01/2017
    It’s back again, quicker than anyone thought. Yesterday was Blue Monday, which is meant to be the most depressing day of the year due to factors such as the weather, debt and low motivation, all contributing to feelings of sadness and hopelessness. Global technical outdoor brand, Helly Hansen asked 2,000 people when they last truly felt alive and coincidentally, one […]
  • Model Laura Bingham takes on South America

    By SGB outdoor on 11/01/2016
    SGB Outdoor editor James Mercer recently caught up with traveller Laura Bingham aka ‘Hunger Girl’ ahead of her ambitious South American expedition… Travelling across South America with limited resources is a tough challenge for anyone, but to do it with no money or food is an even bigger task. Laura Bingham is more commonly known for her modelling skills as […]
  • IWA Outdoor Classics 2016 Preview

    By SGB outdoor on 05/01/2016
    Over the last 40 years the IWA Outdoor Classics exhibition has developed into one of the key shows for highlighting new products and innovations across hunting, shooting and outdoor activities. This year, the show returns to the Exhibition Centre in Nuremberg and will take place from the 4th to the 7th March 2016. Featuring almost 1,400 exhibitors the show will represent […]