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OIA lands conference

Thursday, 16 October 2014 14:00

Confirmation has come that the UK will host next year’s European Outdoor Summit (EOS) conference.  The Outdoor Industries Association made the announcement as the 2014 event was getting under way in Germany.

Craghoppers ties up with publisher

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 7:00

Outdoor clothing brand, Craghoppers, has secured a deal with publisher and broadcaster, National Geographic, under which it will supply its branded apparel for the US, Canadian, and Mexican markets at stand-alone retail and online stores.

Slide seems set for show success

Monday, 6 October 2014 12:00

The Slide trade show could be on its way to an early sell out. According to organisers, Rare Management, space at the 2015 event, which does not open its doors for another 4 months is more than 90% booked.

More money to share out

Monday, 29 September 2014 7:00

Following a hugely successful summer fundraising campaign, the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA), has been able to announce a second round of funding this year to support a number of conservation projects. 

Festival falls into step with outdoor footwear brand

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 7:00

Organisers of the Keswick Mountain Festival have secured a new headline name for 2015, as leading outdoor footwear brand, Hi-Tec, has signed up to become the main sponsor of the entire three day event. 

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OIA lands conference

Thursday, 16 October 2014 14:00

Confirmation has come that the UK will host next year’s European Outdoor Summit (EOS) conference.  The Outdoor Industries Association made the announcement as the 2014 event was getting under way in Germany.

Craghoppers ties up with publisher

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 7:00

Outdoor clothing brand, Craghoppers, has secured a deal with publisher and broadcaster, National Geographic, under which it will supply its branded apparel for the US, Canadian, and Mexican markets at stand-alone retail and online stores.

Slide seems set for show success

Monday, 6 October 2014 12:00

The Slide trade show could be on its way to an early sell out. According to organisers, Rare Management, space at the 2015 event, which does not open its doors for another 4 months is more than 90% booked.

More money to share out

Monday, 29 September 2014 7:00

Following a hugely successful summer fundraising campaign, the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA), has been able to announce a second round of funding this year to support a number of conservation projects. 

Festival falls into step with outdoor footwear brand

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 7:00

Organisers of the Keswick Mountain Festival have secured a new headline name for 2015, as leading outdoor footwear brand, Hi-Tec, has signed up to become the main sponsor of the entire three day event. 

North-west retailer closes

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 9:00

Liverpool retailer Outdoor Megastore has gone into administration. 

Millet tries again

Monday, 22 September 2014 8:00

Millet, the French premium climbing and outdoor brand, has appointed Kendal based creative agency Mountain Creative to spearhead a campaign aimed at growing its brand awareness in the UK.

OTS gets mixed response

Friday, 19 September 2014 7:00

Figures released by organisers of the 2014 Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) which closed last week, indicate that attendance was almost identical to 2013; however, analysis of the data drawn from the 1399 people recorded coming through the doors over the three days highlighted marked differences from a year earlier.

Ashley and JD in AS carve up?

Thursday, 18 September 2014 11:00

Strong rumours are circulating in Holland, suggesting  that the AS Group, which owns UK retailer Cotswold Outdoor, is to be split up in a deal that will see JD Sports acquire the Cotswold business

UK outdoor lands 2015 Summit?

Monday, 15 September 2014 12:00

The Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) is keeping tight lipped about whether or not it has landed the job of hosting the European Outdoor Summit for 2015.