BigCommerce Hikes to Denver for Outdoor Retailer 2022
JUNE 15, 2022
Summertime is here, and what better way to kick off the season than by celebrating the great outdoors? Each year,…
JUNE 18, 2019
In almost any spin, yoga, or zumba class you go to, you’re sure spot someone sporting one of Outdoor Voices ’ signature athleisure looks. Want your own Outdoor Voices shirt? Before we settled on the shirt, we browsed Outdoor Voice’s site for a while, added one of the “kits” they sell to our cart, then abandoned it. Retargeting.
OCTOBER 4, 2023
The outdoor gear and apparel retailer has named the former chief product officer at Athleta its new SVP of product. Learn who is jumping into the role.
APRIL 11, 2023
Between Zoom calls and Netflix binging, many people looked out their windows at an outdoor world just waiting to be explored. As a result, people flocked to the great outdoors like never before and outdoor brands with DTC channels saw revenues skyrocket. Outdoor activity increased by 6.9% That’s a jump of 7.1
DECEMBER 30, 2022
Adidas has brought its TERREX outdoor brand to Vancouver, British Columbia’s Kitsilano neighborhood with a new brick-and-mortar store. As TERREX expands its brick-and-mortar presence, location scouting for the label has been focused on areas that are known to attract outdoor enthusiasts. according to Hypebeast.
JUNE 20, 2017
Sports and outdoors shoppers aren’t just shoppers –– they are fans. Those are all great things for sports and outdoor brands –– but it also means their sites need to cater to personalization and treat customers like the individual fans they are. Beyond that, sports and outdoors brands need to convey a sense of “cool.”
SEPTEMBER 29, 2022
SPARC Group , the retail venture owned by Simon Property Group and Authentic Brands Group (ABG), has hired outdoor industry veteran Tim Bantle to lead Eddie Bauer as CEO. During a career that has spanned more than 20 years , Bantle has worked with a number of outdoor companies in leadership roles.
JUNE 22, 2023
The Home Depot is aiming for 85% of outdoor power equipment sales to be generated by items that run on rechargeable battery technology instead of gas by the end of 2028. The retailer will work to offer cordless outdoor power tools from brands such as Ryobi , Milwaukee , Makita and DeWalt in order to reach this goal.
FEBRUARY 22, 2023
Dick’s Sporting Goods has agreed to acquire outdoor retailer Moosejaw from Walmart for an undisclosed amount. The deal is expected to close in March 2023. Moosejaw, which was founded in Michigan in 1992, operates an ecommerce platform as well as brick-and-mortar locations in Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan and Missouri.
SEPTEMBER 1, 2023
Meanwhile, Academy Sports and Outdoors struck two deals this week, with Fanatics and L.L. Fall-scented flushable wipes are here.
JULY 18, 2023
Academy Sports + Outdoors will extend its use of Revionics’ pricing intelligence software. Pricing is core to this merchandising strategy—and Revionics’ Base Price solution empowers the retailer to offer prices that present the most value to local communities.
OCTOBER 12, 2023
This story continues at Inch’s Cider helps Nisa retailers make the most of outdoor space Or just read more coverage at Talking Retail Each store has had their very own exterior plant makeover to surprise and delight the local communities with a brand-new look and green space.
JULY 15, 2021
In the outdoor category, Eddie Bauer is a bit late to the game — REI Co-op has rented its gear for decades and expanded its offerings in 2019; that same year, DTC Coozie Outdoors (which has since been renamed as Arrive Outdoors )launched its own gear rental program.
NOVEMBER 13, 2020
Fueled by consumers’ desire for safer, socially-distant-friendly entertainment during the pandemic, the increased interest in outdoor recreation has driven growth for outdoor gear and apparel retailer Backcountry.com.
NOVEMBER 10, 2022
The team at Cordova Outdoors specializes in creating tools for outdoor-minded people to use in enjoying their trips outside. As a result, this outdoor retailer challenged Groove Commerce to optimize their existing accounts and to maximize ROAS. Understanding Cordova Outdoors. Visit The Cordova Outdoors Website.
SEPTEMBER 20, 2021
While COVID-19 has accelerated the adoption of many new shopping behaviors and expectations, there is another trend that the pandemic has pushed forward: interest in the outdoors. Participation in outdoor activities increased by nearly 25 million people over the past decade, and nearly half that number visited the U.S.’s
SEPTEMBER 7, 2021
The 50,000-square-foot store will carry an assortment of outdoor and lifestyle apparel, footwear and equipment brands. Associates who are passionate about the outdoors will elevate the experience by sharing their enthusiasm for outdoor activities and conservation. and Knoxville, Tenn. that emphasize experience.
JULY 28, 2020
Corona is aiming to inspire the nation to rediscover the outdoors and reconnect with the natural world. The brand has unveiled an online travel hub, as part of its global Rediscover Paradise initiative, to provide inspiration and guidance to discover off the-beaten track locations across the UK in partnership with Culture Trip.
MAY 2, 2022
Blending Petco Health and Wellness Company ’s expertise in animal care and Backcountry ’s trusted position in outdoor specialty goods, the retailers have partnered on a new line of gear to help consumers travel and explore safely with their dogs.
FEBRUARY 16, 2022
A host of outdoor retailers said they would not attend the event if it was moved to Utah so long as the state "continues its assault on public lands."
MAY 6, 2022
Best Buy is adding beauty gadgets and outdoor furniture to its list of products for sale. The retailer is looking to move into categories including fitness/wellness and furniture to continue building on its growth achieved during the pandemic.
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JULY 22, 2020
American outdoor clothing brand Woolrich has chosen Fluent Commerce, the global distributed?order order management platform to boost its capability in Europe to fulfil itsecommerce orders in the most convenient way for the customer and most efficient for Woolrich.
NOVEMBER 10, 2020
Standing out on the digital shelf for sports and outdoor brands starts with telling your product story. Sports and outdoor products are technical — and are often seasonal or lifetime investments.
AUGUST 6, 2021
So even though shoppers spent plenty of time outdoors, their overall habits still reflect the way they spent most of 2020. The intersection of at-home and outdoors is impacting electronics sales as well, with headphones particularly popular. Stationary Bikes and Robotic Vacuums Benefit From Lingering Pandemic Habits.
JANUARY 6, 2021
PlumRiver’s experience with outdoor and sporting goods companies will complement Emerald’s portfolio of show brands including Outdoor Retailer and Surf Expo. Key client brands include Patagonia , The North Face , Timberland , Vans and Puma.
APRIL 3, 2023
SheerID and Thule Partner to Honor Students, Military, and First Responders With 30% Off Outdoor and Travel Gear for the Whole Family
MAY 5, 2021
The adventure kits contain a branded backpack, water bottle, This story continues at Bear encourage outdoor adventures with Go Ape promotion. The partnership sees shoppers in with the chance of winning tickets to a Go Ape activity or a Bear and Go Ape adventure kit with every purchase of Bear yoyos multi-packs and singles respectively.
DECEMBER 1, 2020
Whisky brand The Famous Grouse has launched a global campaign focusing on “occasions and the outdoors”. The “Spend Time in Grouse Country” campaign is running across TV, social media, and merchandising assets for retailers, and aims to “enjoy their preferred moments and special occasions” either by the fire, outdoors, or with friends.
AUGUST 4, 2020
Fruit snacking brand Bear is running an outdoor campaign to support its Yoyos variant. The campaign consists of outdoor advertising running until 9 August and is set to reach six million consumers, “at a time when any parents will be on the lookout for fun snacks that are also one of their five a day”.
SEPTEMBER 14, 2022
Select Burton , GANNI , Outdoor Voices and Vince locations have rolled out the new Tap to Pay on iPhone feature from NewStore , a modular, mobile-first omnichannel cloud platform for retailers. customers.
MAY 10, 2021
Outdoor brand Eddie Bauer is the latest retailer to be snapped up by brand management firm Authentic Brands Group (ABG) and SPARC Group , a joint venture between ABG and mall operator Simon Property Group. The outdoor brand will remain headquartered in the Seattle area, under the leadership of current President Damien Huang.
FEBRUARY 23, 2021
Outdoor companies faced their share of ups and downs during the pandemic, but a tidal wave of new customers could prime the space for future growth.
SEPTEMBER 12, 2023
LVMH’s eyewear subsidiary, Thélios, has made its first proprietary acquisition by purchasing the iconic French outdoor eyewear brand, Vuarnet, from NEO Investment Partners. Founded in 1957, Vuarnet is known for producing its own mineral lenses, offering a sustainable and durable alternative to plastic.
MAY 29, 2020
REI and West Elm have introduced the co-branded REI x West Elm collection of outdoor lifestyle products, which will be merchandised in the stores of both retailers and on their respective e-Commerce sites at REI.com/westelm and Westelm.com/REI. The partnership marks the first time that REI Co-op is selling gear through another retailer.
DECEMBER 13, 2021
Academy Sports & Outdoors posted a same-store sales increase of 17.9 percent in the third quarter. The company raised its sales and earnings forecasts for the year based on its recent results. The company, which operates 259 stores, expects to open between eight and 10 new locations in 2022.
OCTOBER 4, 2021
to have outdoor dining structures zoned for permanent use. Restaurant owners are making a push in communities across the U.S. Some oppose the measure, taken in response to indoor restrictions connected to the COVID-19 heath threat, because it reduces available parking spaces and disrupts some non-restaurant businesses.
SEPTEMBER 27, 2021
Market traders have found a thriving niche in the UK economy, thanks to the pandemic’s newfound popularity of food stalls and outdoor dining. The post Covid-19 doubles the number of outdoor market stall traders across the UK appeared first on 365 RETAIL | Retail News.
MAY 5, 2022
AV technology pioneer Peerless-AV® will present the latest generation Outdoor Displays and Indoor/Outdoor Kiosk solutions together with a new Motorised Trolley and a host of dvLED mounting systems on stand 3F700 at ISE 2022 , 10-13 May, Fira de Barcelona. www.peerless-av.com.
SEPTEMBER 24, 2020
Academy Sports and Outdoors is looking to raise up to $250 million as part of an initial public offering with shares priced between $15 and $17. The retailer, which was founded in 1938, operates 259 stores across 16 states.
JULY 9, 2018
For such a massive sporting and outdoor retailer, REI’s flagship store is in an interesting place. And yet, REI still manages to get customers in an outdoor state of mind immediately, foreshadowing an exceptional in-store experience. Unlike the typical apparel retailer, sporting and outdoor retailers are lifestyle brands.
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