The Daily Pre Show issue is live: The Outdoor Trend Report

The all-new digital Pre Show edition of The Daily at Outdoor Retailer takes a deep look at the trends and trend-makers that are driving the industry forward.
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The all new digital Pre Show issue is here, chock-full of must-know information about the upcoming Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, plus a comprehensive report on outdoor industry trends.

For the first time, Outdoor Retailer Winter Market is happening in November and reflects the show's commitment to innovating and adapting to the needs of the industry.

Along the same lines, The Daily has adapted.

This all new version of the Pre Show issue not only reflects our industry's cohesive desire to save resources—like reams of paper, gallons of ink, and carbon emissions from shipping thousands of issues across the continent—we've also updated the format.

You'll get your fix of gear in our Daily issues during the show, but this issue is jam-packed with technological breakthroughs, visionary ideas, and insights on the ever-shifting retail marketplace that keeps business always moving forward. 

Our exclusive guide goes deep into to the forces driving the outdoor market of today and tomorrow: We consulted 57 industry experts to help you keep your eyes on the future of this vibrant, tumultuous, challenging, and ever-changing industry. 

Aside from an invaluable show planner which will help you maximize your time in Denver, we've got meaty features on all the trends that you need to know, broken up into five areas: Retail, Consumers, Marketing, Apparel, and Issues.

So kick back and dive into this special issue.

See you in Denver.

Check out the full resolution and download the issue here.


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In this edition, you'll find stories about: The inaugural Innovation Awards How will the midterm elections impact the outdoor industry?  Fires in California...again Gear trends: winter camping, eyewear and headwear, travel bags, and tools And of course, the best of booth! Check more

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In this edition, you'll find stories about: The future of specialty outdoor retail Kilian Jornet's new film and book Snowsports Industries America's climate change call to action Gear trends: footwear, lifestyle footwear, insulation, and gloves And of course, the best of booth! more

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Read The Daily, Day 1

In this edition, you'll find stories about: PrimaLoft Bio, a new biodegradable synthetic insulation  Western Colorado University's new outdoor-focused MB Brands using average people as ambassadors Gear trends: ski and snowboard apparel, alpine shells, and midlayers And of course, more

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And, we're off! Stories in this edition include: Interviews with Joe Prebich, new CEO and general manager of Mammut North America; Timothy Egan, author and New York Times columnist who's speaking at The Conservational Alliance breakfast; Garrett Mariano, Big Agnes' new marketing more