Did you hear?... Company changes at ROI - SNEWS

Did you hear?... Company changes at ROI

ROI Recreation Outfitters Inc. of Canada has made some company changes.

ROI Recreation Outfitters Inc. of Canada has made some company changes. Alex Briglio, vice president, has left ROI to pursue other career options. Jayson Faulkner joins the company as vice president of sales and marketing -- the same position he recently held at Arc'Teryx. Jon Davis has been promoted to vice president of product development. JD was ROI's director of sales and marketing. ROI distributes Scarpa, E3, Cloudveil, Sportif, Deuter, and Swany throughout Canada and other worldwide locations.


Blurr names ROI Recreation Outfitters as distributor

Blurr, a Canadian manufacturer of climbing and athletic-adventure apparel that first introduced itself to the U.S. market in August 2002, has named ROI Recreation Outfitters as the company's exclusive distributor in the United States and, eventually, Europe. As part of the ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?…

For Dec. 21 to Jan. 3 >> The outdoor specialty retail buying group, Retailers of the Outdoor Industry (ROI), has added three new members to the group as of the first of the year. Casual Adventure in Arlington, Va., Elephant's Perch in Ketchum, Idaho, and Pack Rat Outdoor Center ...read more

Did you hear?... ROI adds two new retailers, boosting membership to 31

David Matz, president of Retailers of the Outdoor Industry, a specialty outdoor buying group headquartered in Asheville, N.C., told SNEWS® that ROI has added two new members. Northern Lights Trading Company in Bozeman, Mont., has decided to rejoin the buying group after taking a ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?…

For the week of Jan. 18-24 >> Numerous U.S. and European companies answered the call for entries for women's-specific product designs in the inaugural Volvo SportsDesign Awards. Volvo was looking for submissions in six women's product categories, including outdoor equipment, ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> The Polartec Challenge has announced the winners of the Polartec Challenge for 2004. Winners for the coming year are Amy Bullard, leader of the Southern Patagonia Icecap Ski Traverse and climbs in the Cerro Moreno Group, and Dave Anderson, leader of the Long Walk Expedition. ...read more

Did you hear?... Horizon Communications changes its name

Horizon Communications has changed its name to On the Horizon Communications, Inc. In typical PR fashion, it's being billed as simply a new name, updated logo design and new website, all marking change and growth for the company. While partly true as the website reflects more ...read more


Did you hear?...Retail division management changes at Life Fitness

Another change at the helm of the consumer retail division at Life Fitness has brought in somebody with expertise in store merchandising, training and business development. Brent Hutton has replaced Tim Wild, who in August 2008 had replaced Dan Wille, who moved to England to ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> According to the U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce, online sales for the first quarter of 2004 reached $15.5 billion, a 28.1 percent increase over 2003 first-quarter sales, which were reported at $12.1 billion. Naturally, all is not glowing news, as the report ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?…

For the week of Oct. 12-18 >> Jim Clark, WaterMark's CEO, confirmed with SNEWS® on Oct. 18 that the company would be relocating some of its business functions to a new facility in Portland, Ore., in early 2005. He also confirmed that despite rumors to the contrary, WaterMark ...read more