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从直销���厂 (Factory direct): Are foreign manufacturers the new retail competition?

Shoppers on can buy an entire backpacking setup for less than a hundred bucks. You’ll find a 4-ounce canister stove for $5.60; a 50-degree-rated sleeping bag for $25.98; a two-person, 3.3-pound tent for $20.99; a 90-liter backpack for $39.90. Need hiking boots, too? more

Carve Designs expects to double in size

Carve Designs gets substantial investment from Black Diamond owner Warren Kanders

Kanders invests in Carve Designs, expecting to double growth Kanders & Company, owner of Black Diamond and other outdoor brands, has made a “significant” growth capital investment in women’s apparel brand Carve Designs, both companies confirmed in exclusive interviews with more


The North Face brings strength to performance apparel, footwear

It’s not just CrossFit that’s taking over the fitness scene — it’s functional training in general. Athletes are craving activities that make them stronger, faster and better at what they do, from climbing to trail running. Tucked away in Jackson Hole, Wyo. is a facility called more


SNEWS Qs: The North Face's Kevin Joyce talks yoga

While The North Face is focusing on getting its “trail cred” back — according to this story in Bloomberg, anyway — it’s also been branching out to activities like yoga. With yoga continuing to gain popularity, we’re seeing more yoga products from traditional outdoor companies, more

Martins Bike Shop Inc.

Martins Bike Shop the cycling and fitness people since 1959. Our goal is to provide top quality products at reasonable price. We service all the fitness equipment and bicycles products that we sell. We have large display of treadmills ellipticals and home gyms on display for our more


Multisport Journeys, LLC

Multisport Journeys is an active travel guidebook, apparel and gift company. We profile beautiful and interesting vacation spots along with specific vacation activities. Our emphasis is on active fun, scenery and variety – and to Live To Play Outdoors. Our apparel and gift more


Bova Creative

Bova Creative brings a fresh approach to design. We provide branding expertise, communication design & consumer environment design to retailers and manufacturers in the sporting and outdoor industries. We deliver solutions that people can relate to without the overhead, ego, or more


Jess Clayton Q&A: Former Patagonia PR manager sets out to help smaller sustainable brands

The most cheerful person in outdoor public relations ... that award could easily go to Jess Clayton. The former Patagonia PR manager — now leading her own public relations business, Wilder PR — always keeps her spirits high while delivering the information journalists need on more


In Memoriam: Lock Miller, founder of Marmot Mountain Works

Steve Christie, director of sales at Backcountry Access, reflects on the life of Lock Miller. Lock Miller passed away peacefully on Sept. 30, after a four-year bout with prostate cancer. For those not familiar with Lock, he can best be described as an outdoor industry business more