Last week, following NEMO CEO Cam Brensinger’s op-ed about what he calls “our industry’s trade show crisis” and just a few days before a new trade show, The Big Gear Show, was announced, we posted a survey about what our constituents want and need from our shows. The survey was ...read more
Next summer, the outdoor industry will have two trade shows to attend—or choose between: Outdoor Retailer and a brand new show. The Big Gear Show just announced that it's setting up a hardgoods-only event in Salt Lake City, Utah, featuring a consumer day and pre-show outdoor ...read more
If you were one of the few people who attended the 2018 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market when it debuted in the November time slot, you know it was pretty grim. “Ghost town” was how many people described it. What happened? Industry members didn’t find it relevant, so they didn’t ...read more
In the hustle and bustle of Brooklyn and Los Angeles, outdoor lovers take refuge in a naturally-lit, well-curated gear store, Hatchet Outdoor Supply Co., stocking only the most fashionable and functional products. KEEN, Mystery Ranch, Mammut, and Fjällräven blend tastefully ...read more
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