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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.

IGOT gathers momentum

Thursday, 1 June 2017 0:00

The It’s Great Out There coalition has now closed the window for Founding Members to join.

Addnature takes Isbjörn chunk

Monday, 1 May 2017 0:00

Swedish outdoor retailer Addnature, has taken a significant stake in Isbjörn of Sweden.

Fenix makes Korean investment

Monday, 1 May 2017 0:00

Rosker owner Fenix Outdoor International has taken a 75 per cent stake in its South Korean distributor, Alpen International.

Fisher films fells

Monday, 1 May 2017 0:00

As part of its 60th anniversary celebrations, Keswick-based retailer, George Fisher is expanding its webcam coverage further by locating semi-permanent cameras on the fells. 

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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.

IGOT gathers momentum

Thursday, 1 June 2017 0:00

The It’s Great Out There coalition has now closed the window for Founding Members to join.

Addnature takes Isbjörn chunk

Monday, 1 May 2017 0:00

Swedish outdoor retailer Addnature, has taken a significant stake in Isbjörn of Sweden.

Fenix makes Korean investment

Monday, 1 May 2017 0:00

Rosker owner Fenix Outdoor International has taken a 75 per cent stake in its South Korean distributor, Alpen International.

Fisher films fells

Monday, 1 May 2017 0:00

As part of its 60th anniversary celebrations, Keswick-based retailer, George Fisher is expanding its webcam coverage further by locating semi-permanent cameras on the fells. 

Image: David Cheskin

Rhinos reliant on thick-skinned old fundraiser

Tuesday, 7 February 2017 0:00

Did you know that at the turn of the 19th century, there were approximately one million rhinos, but by 1970s there were only around 70,000 and in 2017, there are only around 28,000 surviving in the wild? Numbers have dropped dramatically owing to poaching for their horn (utterly useless but valued for its fabled aphrodisiacal properties). Three of the five species are critically endangered.

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.