Accessories

  • 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 […]
  • Go Travel pushes on with rebrand

    By SGB outdoor on 02/08/2011
    Accessories brand continues to evolve after rebrand Accessories brand Go Travel is continuing to reposition the brand after changing its name and introducing a series of new products. Go Travel was formerly known as Design Go, but rebranded to go ‘back to basics’, a spokesperson said during OutDoor 2011. This was intended to grow brand recognition as although the products […]
  • Craftsman mimics Wenger in oak

    By SGB outdoor on 28/07/2011
    Cumbrian craftsman carves working replica of Wenger Classic 13 Swiss Army knife entirely from oak Joiner Andy Levy has lovingly carved a unique working replica of a Wenger Classic 13 Swiss Army knife made entirely from oak. The knife is exactly five times as big as the original and comes complete with all 10 of the Wenger knife’s suite of […]