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Two settle their differences

Monday, 29 June 2015 7:00

Performance fabric giant, Polartec, has settled its legal dispute with Italian rival Pontetorto. Polartec filed a suit in a German court last year in respect of claimed infringements of its patents.

Sealskinz to end UK production

Thursday, 25 June 2015 7:00

Waterproof accessory maker Sealskinz is to end production in the UK. Although moves are still in the early stages OCC Outdoor has received confirmation that the company, which has operated from Kings Lynn for more than a decade, is to go ahead and relocate production to Bulgaria.

Satmap comes home

Monday, 22 June 2015 11:00

Global positioning and mapping specialists, Satmap, is repatriating its manufacturing to the UK for future products. 

Australians make surprise move

Friday, 5 June 2015 7:00

The Australian owners of the Sea to Summit accessory brand have announced that from January next year distribution will be handled by The Mountain Boot Company. 

Cotswold owner buys Snow and Rock

Saturday, 30 May 2015 10:00

Following the decision of insurance company, Legal and General, to wind up its venture capital operation, LGV, retailer Snow and Rock has been sold to Cotswold Outdoor owners AS Adventure.

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Two settle their differences

Monday, 29 June 2015 7:00

Performance fabric giant, Polartec, has settled its legal dispute with Italian rival Pontetorto. Polartec filed a suit in a German court last year in respect of claimed infringements of its patents.

Sealskinz to end UK production

Thursday, 25 June 2015 7:00

Waterproof accessory maker Sealskinz is to end production in the UK. Although moves are still in the early stages OCC Outdoor has received confirmation that the company, which has operated from Kings Lynn for more than a decade, is to go ahead and relocate production to Bulgaria.

Satmap comes home

Monday, 22 June 2015 11:00

Global positioning and mapping specialists, Satmap, is repatriating its manufacturing to the UK for future products. 

Australians make surprise move

Friday, 5 June 2015 7:00

The Australian owners of the Sea to Summit accessory brand have announced that from January next year distribution will be handled by The Mountain Boot Company. 

Cotswold owner buys Snow and Rock

Saturday, 30 May 2015 10:00

Following the decision of insurance company, Legal and General, to wind up its venture capital operation, LGV, retailer Snow and Rock has been sold to Cotswold Outdoor owners AS Adventure.

OIA leads on national strategy

Friday, 29 May 2015 8:00

Lead by the Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) and teamed with the Sport & Recreation Alliance (SRA) an online consultation has been launched with the aim of developing a national outdoor recreation strategy. 

National Trust to benefit

Thursday, 28 May 2015 7:00

Footwear specialists, Hi-Tec, has launched a six week long promotion in the Millets chain of 95 stores, promoting its Walk.Lite shoe.

KORS starts talking

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 12:00

The Kendal Outdoor Retail Show (KORS) has announced that for the first time visitors to this year’s event will be offered the opportunity to attend a seminar during the course of the show.

Oase’s Jennings passes away

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 12:00

Mark Jennings, UK sales Director for Oase, has died after a short illness. Jennings, who was 51 was a highly regarded and popular individual among the UK's camping trade and made a major contribution to the emergence of Oase as a leading camping brand in the UK.

Election run-up had no impact, say retailers

Friday, 15 May 2015 7:00

Two thirds of outdoor retailers felt that the run-up to the election had no discernible impact on their business.