Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web

Taking a stand: Sunlight Sports in Cody, Wyoming, posted an admirable and unequivocal message on Facebook this week. Customers who exhibit intolerant, hateful behavior will no longer be welcome in the store, the owners wrote.

Everest guide faces lawsuit: A tech CEO is suing his Everest guide for breach of contract after a cancelled trip. [Outside Online]

Close encounter: A man was stalked by a mountain lion for more than six minutes on a trail in Utah this week. He captured it all on film.

The value of reps: An in-depth look at what reps bring to the table in these uncertain times. [BRAIN]

Zappos and L.L.Bean team up: The two companies have partnered on a new wholesale agreement.

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OR goes virtual—again: This January, the 2021 Snow Show will be replaced by another virtual substitute, Outdoor Retailer Winter Online.

TNF's new president: Steve Murray has been named global brand president of The North Face.

BLM leader refuses to step down: The Bureau of Land Management's illegitimate acting director has refused to comply with a judge's order to vacate his post.

MEC sale will proceed: A judge cleared the way for an American investment firm to acquire the struggling Canadian co-op.

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