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Early closing for OIA

Friday, 20 February 2015 7:00

The Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) has put up the house full shutters following an announcement that with a month still to go until the event takes place, its AGM and Conference is now sold out. 

TKC in MBO

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:00

Distributor, TKC Sales, has been the subject of a management buyout, which sees current Managing Director, Matt Woodruffe and Finance Director Paul Wearmouth  take over the business. 

KORS and ROKS working together?

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 13:00

The organisers of the Kendal Outdoor Retail Show (KORS) and the Real Outdoor Kit Show (ROKS)  may be moving closer to some sort of  tie up,

Burtons take a bow

Friday, 13 February 2015 15:00

Outdoor and ski business, Man ‘O’ Leisure has been sold to new owners.  Owned and operated for the past 30 years by husband and wife team Geoff and Sally Burton, the west country based business has been acquired by property investor, John Whitfield.

Craigdon sells two shops?

Tuesday, 3 February 2015 12:00

OCC Outdoor has received an unconfirmed report that Scottish retailer, Craigdon Mountain Sports, has sold two of its branches. 

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Early closing for OIA

Friday, 20 February 2015 7:00

The Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) has put up the house full shutters following an announcement that with a month still to go until the event takes place, its AGM and Conference is now sold out. 

TKC in MBO

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:00

Distributor, TKC Sales, has been the subject of a management buyout, which sees current Managing Director, Matt Woodruffe and Finance Director Paul Wearmouth  take over the business. 

KORS and ROKS working together?

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 13:00

The organisers of the Kendal Outdoor Retail Show (KORS) and the Real Outdoor Kit Show (ROKS)  may be moving closer to some sort of  tie up,

Burtons take a bow

Friday, 13 February 2015 15:00

Outdoor and ski business, Man ‘O’ Leisure has been sold to new owners.  Owned and operated for the past 30 years by husband and wife team Geoff and Sally Burton, the west country based business has been acquired by property investor, John Whitfield.

Craigdon sells two shops?

Tuesday, 3 February 2015 12:00

OCC Outdoor has received an unconfirmed report that Scottish retailer, Craigdon Mountain Sports, has sold two of its branches. 

Cotswold signs up National Trust

Monday, 19 January 2015 9:00

The National Trust has become the latest organisation to appoint Cotswold Outdoor as its official outdoor retailer. 

Shows are looking up

Thursday, 8 January 2015 9:00

The 2015 show season looks set for a blistering start with organisers reporting a big take up in space bookings.

Christmas brings patchy results for Indies

Monday, 5 January 2015 15:00

Outdoor independent retailers have reported a flat Christmas with only a handful appearing to see any improvement in trade compared to the same period in 2013. 

24 hours and counting

Thursday, 18 December 2014 18:00

The OIA is reminding those planning to attend the 2015 Conference and AGM scheduled for March 16th-17th that tomorrow is the deadline for taking advantage of the early bird discount of 5%.

Highlander gets double top

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 7:00

Camping equipment supplier, Highlander, has won two prestigious awards. The company, which this year has celebrated 30 years in business, was nominated as both Family Business of the Year and in the International Growth category in the award series which is run by Scotland’s Herald newspaper.