OCC OUTDOOR - TOP NEWS

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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Rosker and GSI part after 30 plus years

Thursday, 30 July 2015 7:00

Rosker has resigned the distribution of the GSI range of canteen ware. The south coast distributor’s decision came after the US brand announced its plans to produce a range of LP gas stoves, resulting in a possible clash with another Rosker client, Primus. 

OutDoor show stutters

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 17:00

A final report from the organisers of the Friedrichshafen OutDoor show, which closed its doors last week, has revealed that for the first time in eight years visitors numbers fell.

The son rises in Scotland

Monday, 13 July 2015 7:00

Bahram Golzari, founder of camping brand, Highlander, has stepped down from his role as MD. Golzari announced his decision at an event held to celebrate the company’s 30th birthday.

Outdoor world on the way to Sheffield

Thursday, 2 July 2015 7:00

The Outdoor Summit, this year to be hosted in Sheffield by the OIA, may be on course to be the most successful yet. 

Two settle their differences

Monday, 29 June 2015 7:00

Performance fabric giant, Polartec, has settled its legal dispute with Italian rival Pontetorto. Polartec filed a suit in a German court last year in respect of claimed infringements of its patents.

Sealskinz to end UK production

Thursday, 25 June 2015 7:00

Waterproof accessory maker Sealskinz is to end production in the UK. Although moves are still in the early stages OCC Outdoor has received confirmation that the company, which has operated from Kings Lynn for more than a decade, is to go ahead and relocate production to Bulgaria.

Satmap comes home

Monday, 22 June 2015 11:00

Global positioning and mapping specialists, Satmap, is repatriating its manufacturing to the UK for future products. 

Australians make surprise move

Friday, 5 June 2015 7:00

The Australian owners of the Sea to Summit accessory brand have announced that from January next year distribution will be handled by The Mountain Boot Company. 

Cotswold owner buys Snow and Rock

Saturday, 30 May 2015 10:00

Following the decision of insurance company, Legal and General, to wind up its venture capital operation, LGV, retailer Snow and Rock has been sold to Cotswold Outdoor owners AS Adventure.

OIA leads on national strategy

Friday, 29 May 2015 8:00

Lead by the Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) and teamed with the Sport & Recreation Alliance (SRA) an online consultation has been launched with the aim of developing a national outdoor recreation strategy.