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Ecco USA President Quel to Step Down

Dave Quel, president of Ecco USA, will retire at the end of July after 22 years at the company. A transition strategy is in place and beginning Aug. 1, Klaus Flock, CFO of Ecco USA will take over as interim president until a successor has been appointed.

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New products & initiatives in the spotlight; Turtle Fur, Dometic, Tifosi, Quiksilver, Gordini, CEP, and more.

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New Products & Initiatives in the Spotlight: Turtlefur, Timberland, Sanuk, CEP, Tecnica, Twisted X and more.

Lines We Like: In The Spotlight

New styles from Veja, AKU, Baffin and Indosole, each attention grabbing in their own way.

Obituary: Tom Adams

Tom Adams, the inventor and founder of Kaepa athletic shoes and a one-time Catholic priest died earlier this month in San Antonio after a brief illness. He was 89. An avid, lifelong tennis player and a flight instructor for the last two decades, one of his final projects in the shoe industry was...

Obituary: Vans Co-Founder Paul Van Doren

Paul Van Doren, who co-founded Vans in 1966 with his brother James, died May 6. He was 90 years old. His passing came only nine days after the publication of his book “Authentic: A Memoir by the Founder of Vans.” His younger brother James died a decade ago at 72.

Executive Appointments: Twisted X, New Balance, Saucony, Columbia

A round up of industry executive appointments at Twisted X, New Balance, Saucony and Columbia Sportswear.

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Style and sustainability lead the charge in the latest outdoor apparel offerings. Eco-minded apparel brand Picture’s Expedition Line for Fall 2021 is pretty sweet, in more ways than one. Technical and sustainable, using Bio-Sourced polyester throughout the entire range, the shell fabric used in...

New Products 2021

The best new gear for everything from the mountain to the trail and beyond.

What's Trending in 2021

Brand execs weigh in on the key outdoor and work boot trends to watch for in 2021. "Versatility in footwear continues to be extremely important to consumers. More shoes for the outdoors are being purchased than ever before, as consumers continue to spend significant time there...