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“We’re in a scale-up phase”: $80m of growth on the horizon for Eco Outdoor

Inside Retail

Australian lifestyle and furniture brand Eco Outdoor has undergone a multi-million-dollar revitalisation program off the back of its accelerated growth over the last few years. The business – which specialises in architectural surfaces and outdoor furniture – launched a $4.5

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Jaycar snaps up New Zealand outdoor chain Burnsco

Inside Retail

Australia’s Jaycar Electronics Group is set to acquire New Zealand-based outdoor equipment retailer Burnsco. The acquisition allows the Jaycar Group to extend its marine and outdoor expertise into New Zealand and operate the Burnsco business as a stand-alone enterprise.

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Adidas Opens First TERREX Outdoor-Lifestyle Store in Canada

Retail TouchPoints

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.

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Anaconda to open massive outdoor concept store in Sydney

Inside Retail

Outdoor retailer Anaconda is to launch its largest retail concept yet, dubbed the Anaconda Adventure HQ, within the next month. Customers will be able to purchase and register their outdoor vehicles at the same time they purchase clothing, tents, fishing gear and water sports equipment.”.

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Anaconda to open massive outdoor concept store in Sydney

Inside Retail

Outdoor retailer Anaconda is to launch its largest retail concept yet, dubbed the Anaconda Adventure HQ, within the next month. . Customers will be able to purchase and register their outdoor vehicles at the same time they purchase clothing, tents, fishing gear and water sports equipment.”.

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Barbeques Galore launching third-party outdoor marketplace

Inside Retail

Barbeques Galore is looking to expand its range to areas outside of its traditional lineup through an upcoming third-party marketplace offering, bringing tableware, outdoor products, rugs, lighting, toys and yard games to the table: while driving online sales by a predicted 300 per cent.

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SPARC Group Hires Outdoor Retail Veteran as Eddie Bauer CEO

Retail TouchPoints

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. Tim is a proven industry leader and an outdoor brand champion,” said Miller in a statement. “He

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Outdoor Seating for Restaurants

Small Biz Trends

One of the best ways to attract customers to a restaurant is to give them more dining options, whether it is indoors, outdoors, or to go. If they decide to dine in, having an outdoor option is always a great alternative for diners. Outdoor Seating for Restaurants.

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An outdoor park and walking track: Inside Aeon’s latest mall in Cambodia

Inside Retail

Sitting atop the food on the upper floor of the store is a wide range of department store general merchandise, featuring Aeon’s private label goods and third-party brands in apparel, home fashion, outdoors, kids, and other categories.

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Outdoor Wireless Connectivity: A Must Have in the New Normal

Cisco Retail

For many organizations, an expansion of operations to outdoor spaces is not only the natural and safer approach to protecting employees and customers but at times the only way to scale and thrive in profitable ways. Delivering Wi-Fi 6 in the great outdoors.

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Away expands into outdoor travel

Retail Dive

The new line, F.A.R — For All Routes, features a duffle bag, backpacks, a messenger bag and more

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Derbyshire outdoor clothing firm set for international growth with funding package from HSBC

Retail Times

A Derbyshire business that owns world-renowned outdoor clothing and equipment brands Rab and Lowe Alpine is set for significant international growth thanks to a multi-million funding package from HSBC UK. Retail News Retailer News Equip Outdoor Technologies UK

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More People Than Ever Are Exploring the Outdoors. Here’s the Opportunity for Brands and Retailers

Retail TouchPoints

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. This has created significant opportunity for outdoor and sporting goods brands alike. . “I

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Backcountry Bolsters Digital CX to Manage Outdoor Recreation Shopping Surge

Retail TouchPoints

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.

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Best Outdoor Restaurant Seating Options of 2022

Small Biz Trends

One of the best ways to attract customers to a restaurant is to give them more dining options, whether indoors, outdoors, or to go. And this means having quality outdoor seating for restaurants in place so they can sit comfortably and enjoy their meal. Best Outdoor Furniture Material.

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BCF goes big: The thinking behind the outdoor retailer’s new ‘superstore’

Inside Retail

Outdoor enthusiast retailer BCF has launched the first of its new breed of superstore, with customer experience and a wider range built into its Townsville store’s reopening. Making the outdoors greener.

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Best Outdoor Trash Can for Your Business

Small Biz Trends

You probably don’t think much about your outdoor trash can, at least not until you have to clean up the mess after a raccoon rampage. Keeping animals out of your outdoor trash cans is a small task, but an important one. Best Outdoor Trash Can. Keter Outdoor Trash Can.

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Eddie Bauer Aims to ‘Eliminate Barriers to the Outdoors’ with New Rental Program

Retail TouchPoints

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.

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How Melbourne clothing brand Elk is adapting to outdoor trading

Inside Retail

Melbourne clothing and accessories brand Elk is embracing ‘outdoor’ trading on the city’s first day out of lockdown by setting up clothing racks and marquees outside two of its stores, which it says will remain in place, come hail or shine.

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Meet Outer – the US outdoor furniture brand curing ‘wet butt syndrome’

Inside Retail

Direct-to-consumer furniture company Outer aims to disrupt the outdoor furniture market with its cleverly designed sofas, chairs, and coffee tables that are made to stand up to the elements without adding to the world’s growing waste problem.

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Extend your enterprise SDWAN to the new industrial outdoor routers

Cisco CSR

With the new Cisco SD-WAN capabilities that combine IoT features with enterprise networks it is now easier than ever to extend your carpeted space to the outdoors and rugged indoor environments, and make it one large, cohesive, and easy to manage network!

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Product Searches Reflect Indoor-Outdoor Split: Headphones, Stationary Bikes and Lipstick Pique Shoppers’ Interest

Retail TouchPoints

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.

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Kathmandu’s BioDown jacket boosts outdoor wear brand’s sustainability cred

Inside Retail

Outdoor fashion brand Kathmandu is taking a significant step on its sustainability path by launching a new innovation – a biodegradable jacket made from a material it calls BioDown.

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Meet the outdoor start-up that hit its crowdfunding goal in four hours

Inside Retail

When most people think of outdoor brands, you’d forgive them for thinking of a sherpa climbing inaccessible peaks, or thrill junkies leaping out of helicopters to propel themselves down a snow-banked mountain. We’re an outdoor brand, and people are getting locked inside,” Greenwood said. “It

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Adorn Gardens & Yards with These Outdoor Products

Independent Retailer

Mosquitoes and other insects are uninvited guests at any outdoor gathering, but keeping them away is easy with these functional and trendy flower pots. The post Adorn Gardens & Yards with These Outdoor Products appeared first on Independent Retailer.

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Dick's launches resale program for outdoor gear

Retail Dive

The pilot, in partnership with Out&Back, will be available in two markets at both Dick's and Public Lands stores

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Haribo announces outdoor activation Hide ‘N’ Seekers

Talking Retail

Sweet brand Haribo has launched Haribo Hide ‘N’ Seekers, an interactive outdoor activation designed to bring people of all ages together to celebrate classic family fun. This story continues at Haribo announces outdoor activation Hide ‘N’ Seekers.

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DICK’S Sporting Goods Enters the Outdoors Space With Emphasis on Conservation

Retail TouchPoints

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.

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Today in Global Small Business: Unique Outdoor Stays to Find Yourself

The Global Small Business Blog

©iStock/Alexlukin What's affecting me, my clients, my colleagues and other global small business owners: A comprehensive resource for unique outdoor stays (timely during a pandemic) – Hipcamp.

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Karl’s Fishing & Outdoors Opens First Brick-and-Mortar Store

VMS

A NGLERS OF ALL AGES, both novice and seasoned, have long turned to digitally native Karl’s Fishing & Outdoors (Chicago) for all things related to fishing. Karl’s Fishing & Outdoors, Catch Co.,

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Nordic Outdoor set to open Covent Garden flagship in August

A1 Retail

Outdoor retail specialist Nordic Outdoor is set to further solidify its real space stamp by opening a new flagship store in the heart of London’s thriving Covent Garden this August.

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Outdoor Furniture Brand Outer Creates Neighborhood Showrooms

Chute Gerdeman

The post Outdoor Furniture Brand Outer Creates Neighborhood Showrooms appeared first on Chute Gerdeman. Articles Direct-to-Consumer Experience Retail

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How outdoor furniture brand Outer grew its unique showroom model

Retail Dive

The DTC company last month opened its 1,000th Neighborhood Showroom, which helps connect potential customers with existing ones

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How REI is building an outdoor ecosystem around its customers

Retail Dive

At REI, you can buy hiking gear, schedule a one-on-one appointment about how to use it and sign up for a 6-day trip to Yellowstone. Here's why that works

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Rainier Industries Acquires Outdoor America Images Corporation

VMS

(PRESS RELEASE) TUKWILA, WA — Rainier Industries announces the acquisition of Outdoor America Images (OAI) Corporation, located in Tampa, Fla. Outdoor America Images is a full-service supplier of Visual Branding solutions that enhance brand identity.

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Hugo Boss COO leaves to head Swiss outdoor brand

Retail Dive

Heiko Schäfer joined in March 2020, just as COVID-19 began to upend the apparel industry

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How Kathmandu plans to become the world’s most loved outdoor brand

Inside Retail

From switching its focus on hardcore sporting adventures to inspiring joy in the great outdoors, Kathmandu is changing things up as it primes itself for global ambitions. We’re about being more inclusive and making the outdoors more accessible to everybody.

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Eddie Bauer Acquisition Gives Authentic Brands a Foothold in Growing Outdoor Category

Retail TouchPoints

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.

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Patagonia, REI, Public Lands threaten to boycott Outdoor Retailer trade show

Retail Dive

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

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JD Outdoors open succession of new stores as Britain spends more time outside

A1 Retail

JD Outdoors , the name behind iconic brands such as GO Outdoors, Blacks and Millets, is bucking the gloomy trend seen elsewhere in retail, with the opening of over a dozen new stores by the end of the summer. It comes amid a huge spike in demand for outdoor products, as Britain spends more time outside in the UK and Europe. Traffic on the GO Outdoors website for “camping” so far this year is up +44% vs 2019, alongside “walking” (+69%), “cycling” (+21%) and “fishing” (+72%).

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Women’s outdoor wear brand, ACAI, closes £3 million in investment

Retail Times

ACAI Outdoorwear, the UK’s first and only outdoorwear brand for women, has completed an investment of £3 million. The investment comes from consumer-focused investment firm, Growth Partner, which is backed by HomeServe plc Founder and CEO Richard Harpin. Growth Partner has taken a minority stake to help accelerate ACAI’s growth plans in the UK and internationally. ACAI’s previous investors, DSW Ventures, will be stepping away, having supported the business since October 2019.

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Emerald Acquires Outdoor and Sporting Goods-Focused B2B Purchasing Platform

Retail TouchPoints

PlumRiver’s experience with outdoor and sporting goods companies will complement Emerald’s portfolio of show brands including Outdoor Retailer and Surf Expo.

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Taking Your Pooch on an Outdoor Trek? Petco and Backcountry Debut Gear Line for Dogs

Retail TouchPoints

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.

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