Industry News

  • PrimaLoft to reveal Gold Insulation Active at ISPO

    By SGB outdoor on 16/12/2015
    PrimaLoft Inc. recently announced the expansion of their active platform with the introduction of PrimaLoft Gold Insulation Active, which provides breathable four-way stretch performance and warmth designed specifically for high-output adventures. The new platforms proprietary construction enables excess heat and moisture to escape, keeping users comfortable and dry. In addition, product designers may use a wider variety of stretch shell, […]
  • EOS announce location and dates of 2016 summit

    By SGB outdoor on 11/12/2015
    The European Outdoor Group (EOG) has announced that the fourth annual European Outdoor Summit (EOS) will be taking place from 29 – 30 September 2016 in Barcelona, Spain.  EOS was founded by the EOG in 2013 and each year brings together around 300 senior executives from the European outdoor industry to explore the major issues facing the sector.  The summit […]
  • Bradshaw Taylor win KEEN European Agent of the year award

    By SGB outdoor on 10/12/2015
    Bradshaw Taylor were delighted to have picked up the much coveted ‘KEEN European Agent of the year award’ at KEEN’s recent European Sales Meeting hosted in Kraków , Poland. Presented in recognition of the valued partnership that has been built with the brand during the last seven years, the award also recognises the continuous growth Bradshaw Taylor have delivered for KEEN in the UK and their support […]
  • Berghaus completes refurbishment of global HQ

    By SGB outdoor on 10/12/2015
    Berghaus recently announced the completion of a full refurbishment to its global headquarters.  The project, which began in early 2014, has involved major upgrades to both floors of the building, which was constructed for the company back in 1999.  The Berghaus office refurbishment project was led by the company’s HR director, Sarah Middleton, with regular input from representatives of departments […]
  • Osprey Europe set for new Head Quarters

    By SGB outdoor on 30/11/2015
     Osprey Europe completed its 2014/15 financial year, increasing like-for-like sales by 26% and breaking £20m (€27m) in revenue for the first time.  In order to support this continued rapid growth, Osprey is moving into a bespoke new office to facilitate further expansion. Rob Wylie, Managing Director of Osprey Europe states: “In November 2015, Osprey is moving into a new HQ in Poole, […]
  • SEALSKINZ #IAmEndurance to show at Kendal Mountain Film Festival

    By SGB outdoor on 16/11/2015
    Sealskinz, the British Endurance Accessories manufacturer, will be asking visitors to this year’s Kendal Mountain Film Festival, what does endurance mean to you? And to provide inspiration, they will be showing the first in the series of #IAmEndurance films which tells the remarkable story of Sealskinz Ambassador Sandy Plenty. Sandy’s story, which has received over 100,000 views in the week […]
  • OIA add Joanne Black to board

    By SGB outdoor on 11/11/2015
    The Outdoor Industries Association recently announced their newest board member.   Joanne Black, Craghoppers Buying Director and MD for Retail, has become the OIA’s newest board member. Joanne joined Regatta, the family business, in 1990, having earned her stripes through her career as graduate trainee buyer and merchandiser with Burton Retail before moving to Hobbs Ltd in the late 1980’s […]
  • Hi-Tec supports Essex Wildlife Trust

    By SGB outdoor on 02/11/2015
     Hi-Tec have joined forces with The Essex Wildlife Trust to support the protection and restoration of local wildlife in their surrounding environments. As a Gold Member, Hi-Tec plans to get involved with the Trusts volunteers to help preserve and protect the wildlife community around the Southend area, including the stunning Belfair’s Woods. Essex Wildlife Trust has more than 33,000 members […]
  • Superfeet Expands Team to Accommodate Growing Customer Base

    By SGB outdoor on 26/10/2015
    Superfeet is pleased to announce the appointment of Gordon Rae as UK Sales Representative for the western UK to accommodate the company’s growing customer base and further drive sales. Gordon will focus on sales and business development in market segments including; general and specialty sports, comfort and orthopedic retail, medical, including podiatry, physio therapy and pharmacy and other related specialties […]
  • Sunwise unveils the latest brand images from the public

    By SGB outdoor on 21/10/2015
    The Great British eyewear brand, Sunwise loves to hear from their customers and is excited to have recently unveiled the latest brand images from their quarterly customer questionnaires. The award winning brand has shared a selection of the brand images from the public. Speaking of the functional benefits of the quality designed eyewear the public said Sunwise was innovative, great quality, versatile, […]