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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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

Retail Touch

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Retail Touch

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.

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

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

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

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

Retail Touch

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.

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

Retail Touch

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.

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.

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

Retail Touch

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.

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

Best Buy moves into new categories including outdoor furniture

Retail Wire

Best Buy is adding beauty gadgets and outdoor furniture to its list of products for sale. The retailer is looking to move into categories including fitness/wellness and furniture to continue building on its growth achieved during the pandemic. in-article

L.L. Bean Cites Interest in “Outdoor Lifestyle” for 14% Net Revenue Growth

VMS

The retailer cited “increased consumer interest in the outdoor lifestyle.”. Bean Cites Interest in “Outdoor Lifestyle” for 14% Net Revenue Growth appeared first on Visual Merchandising and Store Design.

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

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.

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

Retail Touch

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.

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

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

Arper Introduces Sustainable, Indoor/Outdoor Chair

VMS

Envisioned for both indoor and outdoor uses, Juno Eco is designed with a stackable feature for easy storage and to accommodate quick layout changes. The post Arper Introduces Sustainable, Indoor/Outdoor Chair appeared first on Visual Merchandising and Store Design.

Emerald Acquires Outdoor and Sporting Goods-Focused B2B Purchasing Platform

Retail Touch

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

Bear encourage outdoor adventures with Go Ape promotion

Talking Retail

The adventure kits contain a branded backpack, water bottle, This story continues at Bear encourage outdoor adventures with Go Ape promotion. Fruit snacking brand Bear is running an on-pack promotion with Go Ape.

Outdoor Retailer moves back to Utah, but Patagonia, REI and The North Face won't be there

Retail Dive

The retailers reiterated that they wouldn't attend the trade show without a change in Utah's stance on protecting national monuments

Outdoor brand, OLPRO, expands with move into new headquarter space

Retail Times

OLPRO has moved into a new 10,000sq ft office and warehouse space in Worcester following a record year for sales. Retail News Retailer News OLPRO

Peerless-AV Exhibits Latest Outdoor Displays and AV Support Solutions for LFDs and dvLED Video Walls at ISE 2022

365 Retail

AV technology pioneer Peerless-AV® will present the latest generation Outdoor Displays and Indoor/Outdoor Kiosk solutions together with a new Motorised Trolley and a host of dvLED mounting systems on stand 3F700 at ISE 2022 , 10-13 May, Fira de Barcelona.

L.L. Bean sales spiked 14% last year as more consumers played outdoors

Retail Dive

Sales at the privately held retailer hit $1.8 billion thanks in part to heightened demand, omnichannel investment, and international and wholesale expansions

Academy Sports & Outdoors reports record quarter

Retail Wire

Academy Sports & Outdoors posted a same-store sales increase of 17.9 percent in the third quarter. The company raised its sales and earnings forecasts for the year based on its recent results. The company, which operates 259 stores, expects to open between eight and 10 new locations in 2022. The retailer also plans to expand its private label presence to help boost margins. in-article

DICK’S Enters the Resale Market With In-Store Buy-Back Program

Retail Touch

Resale has a new player with the launch of DICK’S Sporting Goods ’ in-store buy-back program, available in select markets through a partnership with outdoor and adventure gear resale platform Out&Back.

Restaurants want to stay outdoors permanently

Retail Wire

to have outdoor dining structures zoned for permanent use. Restaurant owners are making a push in communities across the U.S. Some oppose the measure, taken in response to indoor restrictions connected to the COVID-19 heath threat, because it reduces available parking spaces and disrupts some non-restaurant businesses. in-article

REI And West Elm Debut Co-Curated Outdoors Collection

Retail Touch

REI and West Elm have introduced the co-branded REI x West Elm collection of outdoor lifestyle products, which will be merchandised in the stores of both retailers and on their respective e-Commerce sites at REI.com/westelm and Westelm.com/REI.

Covid-19 doubles the number of outdoor market stall traders across the UK

365 Retail

Market traders have found a thriving niche in the UK economy, thanks to the pandemic’s newfound popularity of food stalls and outdoor dining. The post Covid-19 doubles the number of outdoor market stall traders across the UK appeared first on 365 RETAIL | Retail News.

Best Buy Expands Beyond Electronics Into New Categories Including Skincare

Retail Touch

Following a March 2022 announcement that it planned to expand beyond its roots in electronics, Best Buy is entering new categories including health and wellness, outdoor living and transportation. In November 2021, Best Buy acquired outdoor furniture brand Yardbird.

Fil Doux Textiles Debuts Collection of Premium, Sustainably-Minded Outdoor Fabrics

VMS

Kismet in its timing, the new product category aligns with a renewed interest in outdoor leisure and lounge spaces as the hospitality and cruise market reopens and ushers in a new and exciting chapter. The essence of the new outdoor fabrics fell in line with who we are as a brand.”.

Ocean Outdoor carries action from Tokyo Olympics and builds official Team GB fan zone

A1 Retail

Premium digital out of home (DOOH) media owner Ocean Outdoor will carry highlights of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics across its UK portfolio as part of its official partnership with Team GB. Sarah Koppens, marketing director at Birds Eye , said: “We can’t wait to bring Green Cuisine’s official support of Team GB to life at Westfield and to help visitors celebrate the Olympic spirit through Ocean Outdoor’s fantastic experiential activity.

Sales of sports and outdoor equipment predicted to soar this summer, Profitero reports

Retail Times

Searches on Amazon UK for sports and outdoor equipment are up significantly this summer compared to a year ago, suggesting Britons are embracing the heatwave and gearing up for a season of ‘staycation’ activities like camping, hiking, trips to the beach and fun in the back garden.

Latest outdoor game YOU.FO – have you already identified these flying objects?

Retail Times

It is fun, dynamic and elegant: This summer sees the launch of YOU.FO throughout Europe. YOU.FO is an innovative sports and leisure game based on throwing and catching an aerodynamic ring with specially designed sticks. You can play freestyle, in pairs or in teams of three or four people.

New Report: The State of the Outdoor Retailer Industry 2018

Wiser

How can you better position your brand for success in the outdoor retail industry? To help achieve these goals, Wiser has put together a new report on the state of the outdoor retailer industry in 2018. Leading outdoor brands. Wiser’s shoppers visited 100 of the top independent outdoor retailers nationwide. To see the rest of our findings, download your free copy of The State of the Outdoor Retailer Industry in 2018 today!