Industry News

  • Craghoppers win at UK Ecommerce Awards 2019

    By SGB outdoor on 15/03/2019
    Last week, Craghoppers walked away with the UK E-commerce Award for 2019 for Fashion Apparel or Footwear E-commerce Website of the Year. The award recognises and rewards an exceptional fashion, clothing or shoes retail website that offers an excellent user experience and shows creativity, functionality, and conversion of the website. At a prestigious awards event held at Montcalm Marble Arch […]
  • STORM Appoints New Sales Manager to Support Customers & Drive Growth

    By SGB outdoor on 01/03/2019
    UK leading cleaning, waterproofing, and after-care specialist, STORM CARE SOLUTIONS,is pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren Kirk as Export Sales Manager. Lauren will support and manage all the company’s export customers, as well as drive new business. With key account management and sales experience gained at previous roles including; Terra Nova, Stratstone Land Rover, and Bonnington Plastics, Lauren will […]

    By SGB outdoor on 08/02/2019
    The Obstacle Course Racing World Championships are returning to the UK – and inov-8will once again be the official footwear brand. The 2019 OCRWC will be held just outside London on October 10-13 and will see more than 5,000of the world’s best obstacle course racers battle it out over muddy terrain and the sport’s finest obstacles. In addition to the […]

    By SGB outdoor on 25/01/2019
    Working in partnership with EcoLogic®, Dakine has developed a new technology for all EVA surf traction that accelerates biodegradation of the material. This provides a more eco-conscious approach to manufacturing and disposal when retiring the use of products. Known as “Friendly Foam”, by adding EcoOne® additives to the EVA foam, the materials will degrade only after entering biologically active landfills. […]
  • Slide Award Winners Announced

    By SGB outdoor on 25/01/2019
    The Slide tradeshow, which is organised by the Snowsport Industries of Great Britain (SIGB), is currently taking place (22-24 Jan) at the International Centre in Telford showcasing next season’s snowsport products. Exhibiting brands are eligible to enter their top products into the Slide Awards that celebrate the very best new products for the following season. There are 4 categories: hardware, […]
  • La Sportiva and WL Gore combine to equip Scottish avalanche teams

    By SGB outdoor on 25/01/2019
    Scottish Avalanche Information Service (SAIS) forecasters are staying dry and comfortable this winter, through a collaboration between La Sportiva and WL Gore. SAIS is the main source of avalanche information for people venturing onto the Scottish hills, compiling daily hazard forecasts for the most popular areas throughout the winter season, and generating over 3,000 website visits on a busy winter’s […]

    By SGB outdoor on 25/01/2019
    Columbia Sportswear, a global innovator in active outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment, today announces that it will open its flagship European store in early 2019, located on London’s iconic Carnaby Street. The store will offer 2,465 sq. ft. (230 sq. m) of premium retail space, over two levels, showcasing the very best of Columbia’s range – from innovative, technical […]
  • NCC Events Appoints MCS to Promote Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Shows

    By SGB outdoor on 07/12/2018
    Leading outdoor specialist PR agency Media Contact Services (MCS) has been appointed by NCC Events to handle the public relations activity for the 2019 Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show in February and the Motorhome & Caravan Show in October. Both consumer shows, which are owned and organised by NCC Events, are held annually at the NEC in Birmingham and provide […]
  • ISKO is back at Performance Days with ISKO Arquas™ 5.0, the latest generation of its innovative fabric collection for performance and outdoor apparel.

    By SGB outdoor on 07/12/2018
      Stretching the limits of sport and fashion – once again. ISKO Arquas™, the ultimate fabric collection combining ISKO’s expertise in woven technologies with sportswear and activewear innovation, is ready to inspire brands and designers around the world with its version 5.0. From its very creation, the ISKO Arquas™ platform has been bending the rules of fashion, activewear and outdoor with […]
  • Oboz Footwear celebrates 2 million tree plantings with Trees for the Future

    By SGB outdoor on 08/11/2018
    In celebration the Bozeman based footwear company will plant 2 trees for every pair sold for the months of November and December. In 2008, Oboz Footwear, the True to the Trail® outdoor footwear company headquartered in Bozeman, Montana, partnered with Trees for the Future to create the One More Tree program which plants a tree for every pair of Oboz […]