• Dooley to drive Bramwell growth

    By SGB outdoor on 08/09/2011
    New sales manager to drive business growth at outdoor distributor Bramwell International has confirmed the appointment of Matt Dooley as sales and key account manager, in a move to drive business growth Dooley will maintain and grow key accounts for all brands across the company, as well as implement and manage a structure for the sales team. He joins Bramwell from Vale […]
  • Rosker makes developments

    By SGB outdoor on 07/09/2011
    Hayman promoted to national field sales manager; new showroom opened near Milton Keynes Outdoor distributor Rosker has promoted Andi Hayman to the role of national field sales manager, while at the same time opening its third UK showroom. Hayman is taking up a new role where he will lead Rosker’s sales team in the UK, working to develop sales opportunities. […]
  • Whitby to intro value Leatherman tools

    By SGB outdoor on 30/08/2011
    Two new Leatherman multitools to be offered to UK outdoor market by Whitby & Co; first Leatherman full-size tools to retail below £50 Whitby & Co is adding two new Leatherman multitools to its line up from October, in addition to the recently announced Ueli Steck climbing knife. The Leatherman Wingman and Sidekick (pictured) will retail for £39.95 and £49.95 respectively and […]
  • Wenger develops Ueli Steck knife

    By SGB outdoor on 26/08/2011
    Multitool manufacturer joins forces with Swiss mountaineer to design new climbing knife Swiss firm Wenger has joined forces with fellow countryman Ueli Steck to design a new knife for climbers, mountaineers and backcountry skiers. Steck, who has set world records for speed ascents of the north faces of the Eiger, Matterhorn and Grandes Jorasses, has worked closely with Wenger on […]
  • JanSport looking forward

    By SGB outdoor on 24/08/2011
    Bag brand says spring 2012 figures show signs of positivity JanSport said good brands with good products are faring better with retailers, at the same time that it is seeing a three-fold increase in its spring figures. Nathan Hill, recently promoted to the position of JanSport EMEA sales and marketing director from his role as UK and Ireland country manager, […]
  • Whitby adds kid’s headlamp

    By SGB outdoor on 16/08/2011
    Princeton Tec lighting product offers adult specification with child-friendly features Distributor Whitby & Co has started supplying Princeton Tec’s BOT children’s headlamps to the UK outdoor market. BOT headlamps come in four bright colours and have a large push button designed for small hands. The BOT operates using two bright LEDs offering three operating modes – high (15 lumens), low […]
  • Buff catches cartoon fever

    By SGB outdoor on 09/08/2011
    Headwear brand releases Cars themed range to coincide with Disney sequel Buff Headwear has released a range of special edition headwear to cash-in on consumer demand for Disney products resulting from the cinematic release of Cars 2. The Cars range has been released alongside a Dora the Explorer series, based on the popular Nickelodeon cartoon. The new licensed designs are available […]
  • Pure Hydration to lead Keeble growth

    By SGB outdoor on 09/08/2011
    Outdoor distributor expects to see sales grow 30 per cent after taking on water purification brand Distributor Keeble Agencies is expecting year-on-year sales growth of 30 per cent after taking on the distribution of Pure Hydration water purification products in the UK. Keeble Agencies, which already distributes Care Plus travel health products and the Incognito range of mosquito repellents, took […]
  • SealSkinz to supply MoD

    By SGB outdoor on 08/08/2011
    Sock manufacturer signs four-year deal to supply Ministry of Defence SealSkinz has signed a four-year, £1.6m deal to supply the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) with waterproof socks. The first batch of socks will be issued to troops serving in Afghanistan in October. SealSkinz said the knee length socks will help to keep troops’ feet dry when they are wading […]
  • Walkstool looks for UK growth

    By SGB outdoor on 02/08/2011
    Swedish firm looking for UK outdoor distributor for its seating system Portable seating specialist Walkstool is on the look-out for a specialist outdoor distributor in the UK to help it target large sections of the market it is currently missing out on. The Swedish firm has a number of distribution partners in the UK already, such as Alan Rhone, GMK […]