New CEO for Haglöfs

Friday, 15 September 2017 10:50

Haglöfs will have a new CEO in the new year, with Carsten Unbehaun succeeding Peter Fabrin

Brits prepare for Bank Holiday escape

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 15:40

Travel Association, ABTA, is estimating that 2.1 million Brits are set to head abroad this bank holiday weekend (25th -28th August), while the Norfolk Broads, the West Country and Cotswolds are the UK favourites.

OIA cans Outdoors Future Camp

Monday, 14 August 2017 11:05

The Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) has cancelled its Outdoors Future Camp (OFC) in partnership with ISPO Academy due to take place on 5th and 6th September in Eccleshall, Sheffield.

Climb goes digital

Climb closing print edition

Monday, 14 August 2017 11:00

Climb magazine has closed its print edition and will become a free online and digital-only product from October. 

Columbia stalwart departs

Thursday, 1 June 2017 0:00

Columbia’s long-serving Bryan Timm is stepping down from his role as President and Chief Operating Officer after 20 years with the firm.


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Dismay as JD tightens grip on outdoor retail

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 21:55

JD Sports’ acquisition of Go Outdoors has been greeted as unwelcome news by suppliers spoken to by OCC Outdoor. 

Dungan takes reins at OCC Outdoor

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 21:12

Alibi Publishing, owner of OCC Outdoor, has appointed a new editor for the magazine. Ronnie Dungan took over from editor and founder Simon Baseley at the beginning of December.


Hi-Tec sells to Cherokee

Friday, 2 December 2016 7:00

UK footwear brand has been sold to US licencing business, Cherokee.

JD Sports has acquired retailer Go Outdoors for £112m from its private equity owners

Monday, 28 November 2016 17:00

Under the deal, JD Sports will buy the 58-store chain from YFM Equity Partners and 3i Group. 

Millet’s founder dies

Thursday, 17 November 2016 0:00

Alan Millett, founder and chairman of the chain of outdoor stores that bore his name has died.

Fowler steps away

Tuesday, 8 November 2016 0:00

Steve Fowler, MD of market leading sock brand Bridgedale, is to leave his full time role at the end of December. 

Retailer backs away from listing

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 8:00

Outdoor retailer Mountain Warehouse has postponed its plan for a £200 million stock market flotation.

Datateam quits outdoor

Friday, 7 October 2016 0:00

Datateam Business Media has sold its sports trade magazines, which include the industry publication, SGB Outdoor

Roberts goes from Mammut

Monday, 3 October 2016 17:00

Chris Roberts, Managing Director at Mammut UK Ltd, has left the company he helped set up. 

Lowe Alpine to move south?

Thursday, 8 September 2016 0:00

Equip Outdoor Technologies UK has announced that it plans to relocate the creative and design functions of its Lowe Alpine operation in Kendal, to the company’s HQ in Derbyshire.