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  • Bridgedale Steps in to help Gateshead Charity WinG

    By SGB outdoor on 04/08/2017
    Technical outdoor socks and accessories specialist, Bridgedale, has donated 500 pairs of its walking socks to a Gateshead charity, who provides a variety of educational programmes through outdoor activities for disadvantaged people of all ages and community groups in the area. WinG (Wayout in Gateshead) offers a wide selection of outdoor learning opportunities, through outdoor adventures such as rock climbing, […]
  • NALGENE LAUNCHES SEVEN BRIGHTER & EARTHY COLOURWAYS INSPIRED BY NATURE

    By SGB outdoor on 04/08/2017
    Nalgene are launching 7 new bright and earthy colours for Autumn 17 all inspired by nature – Clementine, Pomegranate, Woodsman, Aubergine, Cerulean, Melon Ball & Olive. The design of the Nalgene has hardly changed in 50 years – there is a reason! It works – extremely well! Keeping hydrated is one of the most essential considerations in any healthy active […]
  • NEW DAKINE STREET PACKS FOR FW17/18

    By SGB outdoor on 04/08/2017
    Annecy, France (July, 2.017) – DAKINE’s backpacks are built to withstand serious abuse. Whether on the mountain, ocean, skate park or on the way to it, you need to rely on your gear. Dakine applies the same standards to street packs, offering styles that will carry all your essentials in a stylish and functional way. This winter, DAKINE steps it […]
  • Lyon Equipment wins major Mountain Rescue training contract

    By SGB outdoor on 04/08/2017
    Cumbria-based outdoor business Lyon Equipment is celebrating a major success in securing a high-profile training contract with Mountain Rescue England and Wales (MREW). Earlier this year, MREW invited tenders to train a group of MREW members to become technical rope rescue instructors in their regions.  Lyon Equipment was delighted to learn that its tender was successful, and training will commence […]
  • Sprayway Launches New Logo

    By SGB outdoor on 04/08/2017
    Sprayway has unveiled its new brand and logo for Autumn Winter 2017. The rebranding is a celebration of the company’s incredible heritage, with a return to one of the most iconic emblems of the UK outdoor industry – the Orange Arête. Subtly tweaked and updated for the modern Sprayway, the Arête represents the technical excellence and authenticity for which the […]
  • Quality visitor attendance at OTS following new July dates

    By SGB outdoor on 04/08/2017
    OTS 2017 was host to over 500 new and existing brands who signed up to showcase their product ranges to retailers in July. The show was revamped for this summer’s exhibition, with new July dates, new brands, new joint partner (OIA), a new layout inside the exhibition halls and more, with an increase of exhibitor numbers. Although the show was […]
  • Teva Updates the Arrowood for AW17

    By SGB outdoor on 14/07/2017
    Teva Updates the Arrowood for AW17  Built on the premises that being outside should be all about having fun, the Arrowood family is an adventure-­‐seeking boot with style. The Arrowood range is light, comfortable and versatile – stylish enough to take on whatever. So get outside on your own terms, with the Arrowood family. The WP and Mid styles are […]
  • Finalists announced at OTS 2017

    By SGB outdoor on 14/07/2017
    The finalists for the 2018 UK Outdoor Industry Awards were announced in a presentation at the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) Party on 12th July 2017. All 101 products entered were on display at OTS, the UK’s largest outdoor trade exhibition, giving the trade an opportunity to see and vote for their favourite outdoor products, brand new to the outdoor market. The […]
  • Investor Blackstone Hands Over Jack Wolfskin to a Group of Lenders

    By SGB outdoor on 14/07/2017
    Private equity company Blackstone has reached an agreement to hand over Jack Wolfskin to senior debt holders in a debt for equity swap. The outdoor apparel brand found a solution in its financial restructuring process: “By reducing liabilities to its lenders, the company will obtain a debt cut of 255m euros, thereby reducing its liabilities from 365m euros to 110m euros, with […]
  • Outdoor Trade Show Preview!

    By SGB outdoor on 07/07/2017
    The UK’s largest outdoor industry exhibition, OTS 2017, is all set to host over 500 new and existing brands that have signed up to showcase their product ranges to retailers. Visitors can save time by registering online in advance at: www.outdoortradeshow.com/visitor-registration. The show has been revamped for this summer’s exhibition, with new dates, new brands, new joint partner (OIA), new […]