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2020 SNEWS Retailer Survey results, part 10: Snowsports gear

This is part ten of a multi-part series. The next installments will be published in the coming weeks. You can read the entire series here. As we approach the end of our 2020 SNEWS Retailer Survey results, we have just a couple key categories left to report on. This week, we're more

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Backcountry to open two brick-and-mortar locations in May

In an effort to grow further into the brick-and-mortar retail market, Backcountry, the outdoor gear brand and digital marketplace, announced plans this week to open two new storefronts in Park City, Utah, and Boulder, Colorado. Both will open in May, company leaders say. The idea more

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Op-Ed: Stacy Bare’s parting thoughts to the outdoor industry

Ten years ago, I found a home in the outdoor industry and our shared world of puffy jackets, breathable shells, and epic adventures. My early mentors in the industry were not the straight white men you might expect. As an openly sober, vocal military veteran without a strong more

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Dick's Sporting Goods will launch two new experiential stores this year

Last month, Dick’s Sporting Goods (DSG) announced plans to launch two new outdoor-centric stores under a new brand name, Public Lands, and placed outdoor industry veteran Todd Spaletto at the helm.  This week, DSG made another big launch announcement: The sporting goods giant more

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