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Rickard becomes Regatta chief

Sunday, 20 July 2014 18:00

In a surprise announcement, Graham Rickard (pictured) has been appointed as the new Managing Director for outdoor clothing giant, Regatta. 

Calange sells Bushbaby

Thursday, 17 July 2014 7:00

Kid’s carrier and clothing brand, Bushbaby, has been acquired by the Ark Group. Bushbaby, which was set-up in 1984, began manufacturing climbing and skiwear, but under current owner, Calange, switched to concentrating on the children’s market 20 years ago.

We’ve heard nothing, say Italians

Monday, 14 July 2014 12:00

Pontetorto, the Italian manufacturers of Technostretch, has responded angrily to stories published last week claiming that it was the subject of legal action in Germany by fabric giant, Polartec.

Show opens for visitors

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 18:00

The organisers of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) have announced that the online visitor registration service is open for business. 

Polartec gets tough with competitor

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 10:00

Fabric and fleece giant, Polartec LLC , has launched a legal action against Italian manufacturer, Pontetorto S.P.A., alleging that the latter’s Technostretch product infringes Polartec’s patents. 

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Rickard becomes Regatta chief

Sunday, 20 July 2014 18:00

In a surprise announcement, Graham Rickard (pictured) has been appointed as the new Managing Director for outdoor clothing giant, Regatta. 

Calange sells Bushbaby

Thursday, 17 July 2014 7:00

Kid’s carrier and clothing brand, Bushbaby, has been acquired by the Ark Group. Bushbaby, which was set-up in 1984, began manufacturing climbing and skiwear, but under current owner, Calange, switched to concentrating on the children’s market 20 years ago.

We’ve heard nothing, say Italians

Monday, 14 July 2014 12:00

Pontetorto, the Italian manufacturers of Technostretch, has responded angrily to stories published last week claiming that it was the subject of legal action in Germany by fabric giant, Polartec.

Show opens for visitors

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 18:00

The organisers of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) have announced that the online visitor registration service is open for business. 

Polartec gets tough with competitor

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 10:00

Fabric and fleece giant, Polartec LLC , has launched a legal action against Italian manufacturer, Pontetorto S.P.A., alleging that the latter’s Technostretch product infringes Polartec’s patents. 

Traynor quits Outdoor Review

Friday, 4 July 2014 9:00

Following hard on the heels of a move into Europe, Newcastle based outdoor PR agency, Karol Marketing, has announced that it has secured the services of long time industry journalist and personality, John Traynor.

Wintersports on the up

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 7:00

Participation levels in snowsports in England grew by 10% in the year ending March 2014, when compared to the same period in 2013. This news has been revealed following publication of data sourced by Snowsports England.

Berghaus’ owners on upward trend

Monday, 23 June 2014 10:00

The Pentland Group which owns, among a list of blue chip brands, Berghaus and JD Sports has reported a 10% increase in turnover in the year ended December 31st 2013.

Outdoor is small player in market for down

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 9:00

The results of research released by the European Outdoor Group (EOG) has shed new light on down production and usage. The research, which involved contributions from industry users both in Europe and North America, suggested that outdoor brands from these areas account for between 1400-1600 tons of down annually. 

Britain on Foot up for award

Thursday, 12 June 2014 7:00

The OIA’s Britain on Foot (BoF) campaign has been shortlisted as a finalist in this year's ukactive and Matrix Flame Awards, which is according to organsers “the most highly coveted accolade of the health and fitness sector”.