• KEEN extends shoe range in Europe

    By SGB outdoor on 16/09/2015
    Establishing production sites in main markets has enabled  KEEN to produce high-quality shoes, manufacture top-of-the-line models closer to the consumers and also reduce the environmental impact of current production processes. Four years ago, KEEN opened its own factory at its headquarters in Portland, Oregon. In early 2015 the US brand partnered with an experienced production partner in Montebelluna, Italy, to […]
  • BOGS Expands UK Sales Team to Boost Growth in New Markets

    By SGB outdoor on 27/08/2015
    Footwear brand BOGS is pleased to announce the expansion of its UK sales force to accommodate business growth, as well as to continue the development of the brand in key markets. BOGS is pleased to introduce Rob Humphries, Kevin Buck and Paul Tobin, who will join current sales representative Lee Budworth. Headed up by UK Sales Manager Andrew Jackson, the […]
  • Guardiola becomes ambassador of GORE-TEX products

    By SGB outdoor on 25/08/2015
    W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) and Pep Guardiola announced today a four-year partnership where Guardiola will globally represent the GORE-TEX brand and Gore branded apparel and footwear. The coach of football club FC Bayern München, Guardiola, is a long-time fan of the functional outdoor ingredient brand. He frequently wears GORE-TEX jackets and shoes in his daily life, be it […]
  • Hi-Tec launch new European walking footwear in association with the National Trust

    By SGB outdoor on 13/08/2015
    Hi-Tec will be launching new waterproof walking style, the V-Lite Helvellyn in AW15. The walking footwear will be in association with the National Trust and will follow the success of the Walk-Lite collection, which launched earlier this year. The Walk-Lite collection is a range of stylish and specialist walking shoes, designed and created for outdoor enthusiasts using innovative technology. The […]
  • TKC sales goes hell for leather with new SS2016 range

    By SGB outdoor on 17/07/2015
    Attending both the OutDoor Show in Friedrichshafen and KORS (the Kendal Outdoor Retail Show), TKC Sales, distributor of Lowa footwear, is going hell for leather, selling in for Spring/Summer 2016 their many new models – all of them made in Europe. Being such a diverse collection, Lowa’s footwear is at home all over the world, whether it be climbing in […]
  • Shimano introduce Mountain Touring Footwear line

    By SGB outdoor on 16/07/2015
    For the all-conditions adventurer Shimano is introducing a new Mountain Touring footwear line featuring two new models, the XM9 and the XM7. Designed by and for serious explorers looking to push the limits of their endurance, these shoes are tailored to the dynamic, rugged terrain encountered in adventure cycling. Perfect for changing altitude and climate conditions without sacrificing mobility or […]
  • Altberg invests in UK factory

    By SGB outdoor on 14/07/2015
    Specialist British boot-maker Altberg is responding to increased demand by investing in its factory in Richmond, North Yorkshire. The company, which makes top-quality boots for the walking, motorcycling and military/police markets, has operated from its current location since owner Mike Sheehan set it up in 1989. Altberg presently makes all of its specialist boots in Richmond, and this development will […]
  • Helly Hansen lights up winter 2015 collection

    By SGB outdoor on 02/06/2015
    Global sportswear brand, Helly Hansen, is paying homage to its Norwegian heritage with its winter 2015 performance range – combining fashionable Scandinavian design influences with the ultimate in comfort, performance and safety. Helly Hansen’s tradition of innovation and style is extended in the brand’s winter 2015 collection, featuring fashionable skiwear, backcountry-specific outerwear, reflective training apparel, and Helly Hansen’s most advanced […]
  • Two new members for EOCA

    By SGB outdoor on 29/04/2015
    The European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) is celebrating the arrival of Spring by welcoming two new members to the organisation – Zamberlan and Kendal Mountain Festival. Top quality Italian footwear manufacturer Calzaturificio Zamberlan S.r.l. has been dedicated to mountain boot maufacturing for 85 years. Company owner Marco Zamberlan said: “The mountains are part of our DNA at Zamberlan.  We need […]
  • LOWA Release the new Nabucco GtX winter boot.

    By SGB outdoor on 03/11/2011
    Lowa are introducing a new cold weather boot to its range: the Nabucco GTX.  The Nabucco offers insulation to -15°C and a non-slip sole. This boot offers a warm, waterproof and breathable Gore-Tex Partelana lining guaranteeing a good foot climate and ensures feet stay dry, while the sturdy upper, a combination of suede and Cordura, makes the boot durable yet […]