Product News

  • Extending the lifespan of functional textiles and outdoor equipment sustainably with natural care

    By SGB outdoor on 10/02/2020
     The protection and care products from ATSKO are based in beeswax und coconut.   Ravensburg/Munich, February 2020 – Everyone who likes to be out in nature, obviously wants to preserve it. Functional textiles, shoes and outdoor equipment are not only supposed to protect against weather influences but should also have as little impact on the environment as possible. That is why […]
  • HDry, a sustainable choice for waterproof footwear based on the “more efficient use of less material” approach

    By SGB outdoor on 10/02/2020
     Waterproof/Breathable function in footwear requires the use of different kinds of materials (membranes), chemical substances and cement.   Busto Arsizio/Munich, February 2020 – The standard system in the industry is currently based on a sock-shaped waterproof lining (also known as ‘bootie’) which is completely separated from the external shoe layer (upper), leaving room for water to penetrate the shoe. As a […]

    By SGB outdoor on 24/01/2020
    THE OUTDOOR BRAND RECEIVES TWO GOLD AWARDS FOR THE HALO OUTFIT AND THE TAISS PRO HIGH GTX Mammut achieves four awards at the ISPO 2020 in Munich for product innovation in the category “Outdoor”. The Eiger X Halo Outfit, as well as the Taiss Pro High GTX® mountaineering boot, were rewarded with the Gold Award by the international jury of […]

    By SGB outdoor on 17/01/2020
    Kidunk, a brand that has quickly earned a reputation for producing long-lasting, tough clothing with their ‘buy once’ philosophy is now launching their first sustainably sourced, eco-friendly collection at the Playtime Paris trade show this January. Working with fibre manufacturer Unifi®, a leading global textile solutions company, Kidunk have developed their latest collection using Unifi’s® Repreve® fibre. Repreve® is a […]
  • HOKA ONE ONE Announces New Capsule Collection with Opening Ceremony

    By SGB outdoor on 10/01/2020
    The premium footwear producer teams up with the global fashion brand and retailer to offer a new lifestyle take on classic HOKA silhouettes HOKA ONE ONE®, a division of Deckers Brands (NYSE: DECK) announces a new collaboration with a fashion brand and retailer Opening Ceremony. The new capsule collection will feature three re-releases of classic HOKA product with designs inspired by Opening Ceremony and […]
  • Polartec launches lightweight Power Air in Houdini’s Mono Air Houdi: A sustainable, recyclable and 73% recycled PCR lightweight fabric

    By SGB outdoor on 10/01/2020
    Last year Polartec Eco-Engineering set a goal for sustainable textiles that included the creation of the world’s first fully recycled and biodegradable fleece, other knits, insulation fills and breathable waterproof fabrics. In a step closer to their ultimate goal Polartec will launch lightweight Power Air at this year’s Winter ISPO.   Polartec, the premium provider of innovative and sustainable textile […]
  • Survey reveals boom in dog sports across Europe

    By SGB outdoor on 10/01/2020
    The growth in the outdoor adventure sector coupled with a desire to spend more time with our pets is stimulating a boom in dog sports across Europe. As the exclusive European distributor of dog brand Ruffwear, Accapi Group started to dig deeper into the trend. Accapi Group’s Director of Marketing Sam Collier said, “Ruffwear customers love to get outdoors with […]
  • Outdoor Retailer Countryside Ski & Climb Switches to STORM’s Easily-Recyclable Aluminium Range to Reduce Single Use Plastics in Store

    By SGB outdoor on 10/01/2020
    “We have tested Storm’s products ourselves and we believe these products are best in class compared to other options on the market”  Leading outdoor clothing and equipment retailer Countryside Ski & Climb has introduced STORM‘s new easily-recyclable and eco-friendly aluminium bottle product range in-store with the aim of reducing the amount of single-use plastics sold in store. The retailer is […]

    By SGB outdoor on 13/12/2019
    inov-8 has used graphene – the world’s strongest material – to add revolutionary new running shoes to its legendary X-TALON range. First launched in 2008, the X-TALON has been the brand’s best-selling off-road footwear franchise for more than a decade. Now, with 11 years of worldwide X-TALON success under its belt, inov-8 is bringing evolution to the range with the […]
  • Grow Your Sales this Christmas with GP Batteries

    By SGB outdoor on 22/11/2019
    Batteries are an all-year-round commodity, however with sales of battery-operated electronics including toys, handheld gaming devices, high-tech gadgets and decorations going up around the festive period, Christmas is a very important time for batteries and offers the perfect opportunity to maximise battery sales! One of the top four battery manufacturers worldwide, GP Batteries is a supplier of primary and rechargeable […]