OCC OUTDOOR - TOP NEWS

OTS goes to the movies

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 21:00

The Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) has appointed an official film crew to cover the three day event. AWOL Adventure, has been tasked by OTS’ organisers to produce a short documentary about the show and the awards ceremony, in addition to which the Preston based company will run a working studio from its stand at Stoneleigh where exhibitors will be able to have filmed an item about any aspect of their brand, product or service. 

Collaborate for success

Friday, 22 August 2014 11:00

A leading campaigner in support of the independent retail sector, Clare Rayner, is urging shop owners to work in collaboration to improve sales.

Italians weighing up response

Friday, 22 August 2014 11:00

Pontetorto, the Italian sports fabric manufacturer, has confirmed that it has now heard from membrane and fleece giant, Polartec LLC, which has launched a legal action against it alleging that the latter’s Technostretch product infringes Polartec’s patents.

Outdoor Summary 2014

Friday, 22 August 2014 11:00

Zamberlan moves to stage two; Varta powers up rescue teams; Hi-Tec gains trust; Ellis Brigham raises money for CAC

Retailers dispute Lowe claim

Friday, 22 August 2014 11:00

OCC Outdoor has been contacted by retailers disputing a statement made in this magazine last month by Lowe Alpine owner, Matt Gowar, to the effect that in the wake of his company’s  decision to discontinue its clothing range, no stock clearance would take place before Christmas of this year. 

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OTS goes to the movies

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 21:00

The Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) has appointed an official film crew to cover the three day event. AWOL Adventure, has been tasked by OTS’ organisers to produce a short documentary about the show and the awards ceremony, in addition to which the Preston based company will run a working studio from its stand at Stoneleigh where exhibitors will be able to have filmed an item about any aspect of their brand, product or service. 

Collaborate for success

Friday, 22 August 2014 11:00

A leading campaigner in support of the independent retail sector, Clare Rayner, is urging shop owners to work in collaboration to improve sales.

Italians weighing up response

Friday, 22 August 2014 11:00

Pontetorto, the Italian sports fabric manufacturer, has confirmed that it has now heard from membrane and fleece giant, Polartec LLC, which has launched a legal action against it alleging that the latter’s Technostretch product infringes Polartec’s patents.

Outdoor Summary 2014

Friday, 22 August 2014 11:00

Zamberlan moves to stage two; Varta powers up rescue teams; Hi-Tec gains trust; Ellis Brigham raises money for CAC

Retailers dispute Lowe claim

Friday, 22 August 2014 11:00

OCC Outdoor has been contacted by retailers disputing a statement made in this magazine last month by Lowe Alpine owner, Matt Gowar, to the effect that in the wake of his company’s  decision to discontinue its clothing range, no stock clearance would take place before Christmas of this year. 

Review may have prompted Regatta change

Friday, 22 August 2014 11:00

Following the news that Graham Rickard has been appointed as the new Managing Director for outdoor clothing giant, Regatta, there has been speculation that the decision was prompted in part by last year’s root and branch review of the company’s operations.

Williams spells out future for new baby

Friday, 22 August 2014 11:00

Kid’s carrier and clothing brand, Bushbaby, has been acquired by the Ark Group. Bushbaby, which was setup in 1984 by Caroline Croft, began manufacturing climbing and skiwear, but switched to concentrating on the children’s market 20 years ago. 

Taking it in our strides

Friday, 22 August 2014 11:00

It is no laughing matter that Amazon has now opened an online store dedicated to what it calls wearable technology, which to you and me is smart watches, wearable cameras…that sort of thing and some of it gear which the outdoor sector does a bit of trade in.

The times they are a-changin’

Friday, 22 August 2014 11:00

The news that John Traynor, the eminence gris of the outdoor press corps, has crossed to the dark side and accepted the PR shilling from Karol Marketing is a shock to be compared with that astounding moment in 1965 when Bob Dylan first appeared on stage playing an electric, as opposed to acoustic, guitar. 

When the choice is made

Friday, 22 August 2014 11:00

What a coup it would be for the UK to land the 2015 OutDoor Summit. The decision will be known after this year’s event in Germany. Playing host to something like 300 industry delegates from around the world has all kinds of benefits, not the least in boosting the outdoor industry’s profile yet further with central Government.