OIA Insider: Making the most out of the Christmas selling season

The Outdoor Industry Association offers some helpful tips on how to make the most of this holiday season.


OIA Insider: It's a numbers game

In August, the Bush administration and Forest Service officials dramatically reduced the government's assessment of how much recreation on national forest land contributes to the American economy, from nearly $111 billion to $11 billion. In almost every struggle between ...read more

OIA Insider: What's the real story with women?

According to Outdoor Industry Association's recent Topline Retail Sales Report, women are buying outdoor apparel and footwear at an unprecedented rate. In outdoor chain stores, women's sportswear tops have shot up 155 percent over the last two years from $22 million in 2003 to ...read more

OIA Insider: Topline reports being released

This week, Outdoor Industry Association will release its semi-annual Topline Retail Sales Report. The report focuses on point of sale data for five outdoor product categories (Equipment, Equipment Accessories, Apparel, Footwear, and Paddle) over a six-month period through the ...read more