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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...

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New Products 2020: Gear (Hiking / Camping / Travel)

Spotlighting the coolest gear, footwear, apparel & accessories for Fall ’20 and Spring ’21.

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New Products 2020: Apparel & Accessories (Tech / Style / Versatility)

Spotlighting the coolest gear, footwear, apparel & accessories for Fall ’20 and Spring ’21.

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New Products 2020: Footwear (Performance / Comfort / Trail Aesthetic)

Spotlighting the coolest gear, footwear, apparel & accessories for Fall ’20 and Spring ’21.

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Bike Sales Surge in Spring

The industry saw an unprecedented growth trend for U.S. cycling sales in March and April, according to The NPD Group. April sales for traditional bikes, indoor bikes, parts, helmets, and other...

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Outdoor Trade Shows Go Virtual

As many in the industry navigate virtual and digital trade shows for the first time this summer, the learnings from the experience will surely impact what in-person trade shows look like in the future.

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AntiViral Textiles Take Off

Innovation in anti-viral textiles in response to the COVID-19 crisis is taking off with ingredient suppliers around the world contributing new treatments to help protect from coronavirus. It will be a technology to watch in performance products in the upcoming seasons.

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Summer Gear Guide 2020

In this summer like no other, one thing has remained constant — consumers want to get outside and be active. And head-to-toe performance is a top priority in outdoor gear. The following pages highlight standout products designed to help consumers enjoy their time outside.

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The Path Forward

Outdoor specialty retailers share insight on the current climate and the path forward. We spoke with 8 (+1) retailers: Appalachian Outfitters, Eagle Eye Outfitters, Next Adventure, Outdoor Gear Exchange, Pack Rat Outdoor Center, River Sports Outfitters, Rutabaga Paddlesports, and The Trail Head.

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8 Great Ideas for Retailers to Lean On

After months of nesting and staying at home due to COVID-19 in the Lost Spring of 2020, Americans’ have a growing appetite for getting outside and “doing something.” Anything. After all, there are only so many banana breads that can be baked.

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One Day at a Time

Every individual and company has been challenged by the COVID-19 crisis in different ways. And clearly the past several weeks have been beyond challenging for outdoor retailers and brands from a business perspective.

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Rebooting 2020

After months indoors, consumers are eager to get outside. At the same time, outdoor companies are operating in a new normal. What do consumers want from brands and how are brands strategizing for 2020 and beyond?

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The Buzz: Trade Show News

Three regional sales rep shows scheduled to be held this summer by 360 Adventure Collective (formerly EORA / NESR) have been canceled, but three other 360 AC Shows are still slated to take place.

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Consumer Surveys, Charts and Quotes

Trend Insight Consumer is a feature of Formula4 Media Publications that delivers research conducted on the MESH01 Platform. MESH01 collects data from a select panel of enthusiasts providing insight on all things sports, apparel and footwear related. Including shopping experiences and what influences consumer purchasing decisions.

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