The Voice: Read the Winter 2021 digital edition

Welcome to our special Sustainability Issue

In this issue of our award-winning magazine, we zero in on some of the major sustainability issues, challenges, and solutions facing the outdoor industry:

  • Does the industry make too much product, and if so, how can we stop?
  • The dirty banks undercutting outdoor companies' environmental goals
  • Chasing the dream of endless recyclability
  • Bringing gear into the sharing economy through lending libraries
  • The small snowboard brands leading the way on green hardgoods design

We also dive into a range of other juicy subjects, including:

Cover of The Voice, Winter 2021

The winter issue of The Voice features beautiful original cover art by Eduardo Denniz.

  • After decades of expansion, is REI about to face a reckoning?
  • 29 ways to make workplaces happier and more productive
  • The new outdoor retail concept from Dick's Sporting Goods
  • The outdoor industry's relationship with race
  • Behind the scenes in the nation's OREC offices
  • Lessons from a year without trade shows
  • How to pull off a successful brand makeover
  • Does sponsored content payoff?
  • Should independent sales reps unionize?
  • OIA vs. SIA: Does the industry need two climate programs? 

Last but not least, the issue also includes The Voice 50, our list of the most exciting new products of the season, as selected by industry pros.

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Read the digital issue of The Voice

“The best outdoor trade magazine…ever.” “Must-read for anyone in the outdoor industry.” “The Voice fearlessly tackles all of the outdoor industry’s biggest, most complicated topics.” These are just some of the comments that have rolled in about issue #1 and issue #2 of The more

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Read the digital issue of The Voice, No. 2

The issues you hear in the hallways of trade shows and in conversations at your store or business? We explored those on paper. Our new trade journal, The Voice, dives into the big questions facing our industry. Read our latest issue online or subscribe to receive a hard copy. more

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Read the digital issue of The Voice, Issue No. 1

In the debut of our new trade journal, and in the following issues, you'll find stories that dig deep into important issues the outdoor industry faces.  Not displaying properly? Read directly on ISSUU here Features The End of Elite: When Walmart marketed Black Diamond last more

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Read the summer issue of The Voice

Deep coverage of the coronavirus pandemic and how it has impacted the outdoor industry. A look into the future of trade shows. A special investigation into pro deal abuse A passionate case for why we all need to elevate diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts to the same level more

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A sneak peek of The Voice, Issue 5

It's almost here. The next issue of The Voice is currently being printed, and copies will start hitting mailboxes early next month. To get your hands on a copy, you must subscribe by December 30. Any subscription payments that come in after the 30th will be rolled over and more

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Poll: What are you most excited to read in the summer issue of The Voice?

Today is a very special day for us here at SNEWS. Our print publication, The Voice, heads to the presses this evening despite major pandemic-related disruptions to the production process. We're very proud of everyone on the team for getting the issue across the finish line more

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Get your best new products featured in The Voice

We know you've got amazing new products coming down the line for Fall/Winter 2021 that you can't wait to get in front of retailers and the rest of the outdoor industry. Here's your chance. "The Voice 50" is our highly coveted, semiannual selection of the best products the more

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Land a spot in The Voice 50

Got a hot new product for Fall/Winter 2020 that you want to get it in front of retailers and the rest of the outdoor industry? Give us all the details and you could earn a coveted spot in our highly-curated, crème de la crème product pick section, The Voice 50. Alert: You do not more

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The Voice needs your voice

After a successful launch of the first issue at Outdoor Retailer Snow Show, we’re already busy planning the June issue of The Voice. The second edition will drop on June 18, 2019, day 1 of Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. While putting together all future issues, we want to more