Travis Zarins takes over role of GOPC Merchandise Manager

Tom Valone, President and founder of Great Outdoor Provision Co. has announced that Travis Zarins will replace him as the Merchandise Manager for the company. Amy Quinn will assume Zarins' role in buying sportswear, outerwear & lifestyle footwear.

Tom Valone, President and founder of Great Outdoor Provision Co. has announced that Travis Zarins will replace him as the Merchandise Manager for the company. As such, Zarins will work with all Product Managers on the metrics of their buys and merchandise plans, triage vendors, and coordinate the marketing and merchandising needs identified by the Product Managers with Marketing and the General Retail Manager respectively.

Amy Quinn, will assume Zarins' role in buying and managing Men's / Women' s sportswear, outerwear and lifestyle footwear. The transition will be complete for the Fall '12 buying season. Quinn has outdoor retail and merchandising experience, and a Masters in Fashion Design and Textiles from NC State University. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of NC State.


Great Outdoor Provision Co. Sold to Local Employees

Great Outdoor Provision Co., the southeast's largest independent specialty outdoor retailer since 1972 has been acquired by local management. Raleigh, NC native and founder Tom Valone announced that four longtime employees have taken a major equity investment in the company. The more

Great Outdoor Provision Co. Announces New Buyer

Raleigh, NC (6 April 2009) –Great Outdoor Provision Co. is proud to announce the addition of Travis Zarins to their team of professional buyers. An exceptional manager for the company over the past 14 years, Travis now takes on buying responsibilities for the North Carolina more

Woolrich Promotes Bergey to Merchandise Manager

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Did you hear?... Concept III to take over merchandising, sales and marketing of Travis Textiles

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SGMA Takes Over Operation of SGMA Spring Market

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 21, 2007 – The Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (SGMA) is assuming the day-to-day responsibilities of its trade show by bringing management of the SGMA Spring Market in-house, starting immediately. Plans are now underway for the 2nd Annual more

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Enabling Confidence to Win Out Over Fear: Bellyak Takes on Therapeutic Role with Team River Runner

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Woolrich® Hires Egers as Merchandise Manager for Catalog & Internet

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Nathan Hires Former City Sports Category Manager Michael Lewis

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Vaude takes over Edelrid

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