• 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 […]
  • OutDoor 2011 – shots from the floor

    By SGB outdoor on 18/07/2011
    Check out SGB Outdoor’s exclusive photos from this year’s OutDoor in Friedrichshafen here Click here to see exclusive photos from editor David Pittman’s trip to OutDoor, held July 14-17 in Friedrichshafen, Germany. Also, make sure to read the August issue of SGB Outdoor for exclusive comment and insight from key exhibitors at the show. You can also follow SGB Outdoor […]
  • Rosker clarifies SteriPEN situation

    By SGB outdoor on 05/07/2011
    Outdoor distributor clarifies SteriPEN situation with regard to availability and supply to an online discount retailer Rosker has moved to advise its customers that SteriPEN water purification products will now be available direct from Hydro-Photon’s SteriPEN Europe operation, and that Hydro-Photon has not reached an agreement to sell products through a discount internet retailer. Last month, Rosker said it would […]
  • Happy ‘Independents’ Day’

    By SGB outdoor on 04/07/2011
    As well as Americans, independent retailers given reason to celebrate July 4 Today is ‘Independents’ Day 2011’, when consumers are being called upon to make the most of their local independent retailers and support diversity on the high street. Consumers are encouraged to buy at least one item from an independent retailer today (July 4) in order to ‘celebrate diversity […]
  • MBC to intro Goal Zero to UK

    By SGB outdoor on 30/06/2011
    Outdoor distributor to intro US portable solar power systems to UK market Mountain Boot Company (MBC) is to start distributing the Goal Zero range of portable solar power systems into the UK with immediate effect. MBC said Goal Zero is an innovator of portable solar power systems that power a variety of USB, AC and DC devices, ‘anywhere and at […]
  • Rosker drops SteriPEN

    By SGB outdoor on 16/06/2011
    ‘Disagreement’ over decision to supply web-based discount retailer leads to ‘deterioration of relationship’ Specialist outdoor supplier Rosker has stopped distribution of the SteriPEN portable water purification line in the UK after a disagreement over the latter’s decision to supply the UK division of a discount internet retailer. Rosker said it advised SteriPEN against any move to supply the unnamed online retailer, […]
  • Primus names new CEO

    By SGB outdoor on 13/06/2011
    Andreas Jakabffy to replace Joakim Grönvik after next month’s OutDoor show Andreas Jakabffy is to take up the reigns of Swedish outdoor accessories brand Primus after the OutDoor show in Germany next month. Jakabffy is replacing Joakim Grönvik after the tradeshow, who is leaving to ‘pursue other endeavours after the OutDoor show’. Primus said Jakabffy is a business expert with […]
  • Swarovski Optik unveils new binocular

    By SGB outdoor on 13/06/2011
    CL Companion described as lightweight, durable companion ‘wherever you go’; designed with travel and leisure pursuits in mind Swarovski Optik as launched its latest binoculars, the CL Companion which are described as ‘the perfect companion wherever you go’. The binoculars weigh 500g, the lightest in Swarovski Optik’s premium class, and are available in 8x or 10x magnification as either green, […]
  • 1000 Mile intros new accessories range

    By SGB outdoor on 10/06/2011
    Sock name launches new accessories range through second own-brand name 1000 Mile Sportswear has launched a new range of accessories onto the market through the Ultimate Performance brand. The Ultimate Performance line-up will launch with hydration bottles and belts, music carriers, hats, gloves, spikes, laces and head torches. The Ultimate Performance range is 1000 Mile Sportswear’s second own-brand range following […]