Aisle Talk Week of August 13

Top headlines from the active lifestyle industry you may have missed this week, including VF Corp.’s market-moving news that the company is spinning off its jeans division and relocating to Colorado along with The North Face, Smartwool and other brands.

SGB Executive Q&A: John Sears Of Gregory Mountain Products

John Sears, VP of design and development at Gregory Mountain Products, sat down with SGB at last month’s Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Denver, CO, to discuss the latest backpack trends and also how the brand has flourished in the past four years under new ownership.

Can RV Sales Help Camping World Overcome Investment Risks?

Camping World Holdings Inc.’s $1.8 billion in debt might seem like too much to bear, but the vision of CEO Marcus Lemonis and the strength of the U.S. RV market should provide the tailwinds the company needs to overcome exorbitant costs and position itself for accelerated growth in 2019.