SNEWS® Live: SNEWS® Founder Bob Woodward looks back on outdoor industry history and makes predictions for the future

To close out our Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2006 interview series, SNEWS® Live spoke to industry journalist and commentator, Bob Woodward, about his memories of and predictions for the industry.

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SNEWS® Live: To close out our Summer Market 2006 coverage, SNEWS® Live sat down with Bob Woodward, industry journalist and commentator, as well as the founder of SNEWS®. Starting his career in 1970, Woodward has observed firsthand the history of Outdoor Retailer since its inception. Woodward, SNEWS®’s editor emeritus, shares his memories of the industry's beginning and predicts what we have to look forward to in the future.


Bob Woodward Bio

Along with writing and photography work for numerous outdoor and sports publications, Bob started SNEWS® (Specialty NEWS) in 1983 with former National Outdoors Outfitters News (NOON) editor Ted Eugenis. After a very successful run, Bob sold SNEWS® to its current owners -- more

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