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L.L.Bean joins craft beer scene

L.L.Bean knows how to party. The Maine-based outdoor retailer is celebrating the launch of its Small Batch Bean Boots by partnering with five craft brewers in the state. L.L.Bean brings the Bean boots. Fogtown Brewing Co., Rising Tide, Orono Brewing Co., Threshers Brewing Co. and ...read more

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Poll | Which adventure film are you most stoked for?

If you saw every one of these films each week, you'd get your movie fix for the rest of the year. From gripping climbs to drool-worthy pow footage, the outdoor industry's film crews have you covered. Whether or not you've already seen the film, we want to know which movies you're ...read more

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8 reasons to offer used gear and rentals

When Christine Iksic's lifelong friend expressed an interest in wanting to accompany her on an overnight backpacking trip, it dawned on Iksic. She had assumed her friend wasn't interested in doing "outdoorsy" things, but really, she just didn't have the equipment or knowledge to ...read more

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How to sell more footwear in your shop

Welcome to SNEWS’ Boost Your Sales: Footwear course, which is part of our new Retail College series aimed at educating retail employees on the latest gear tech and most proven sales techniques. Whether you’re a seasoned vet looking to bone up on the newest materials and features ...read more

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