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Channel Islands Surfboards Is Officially Under New Ownership

Burton Snowboards has completed the sale of Channel Islands Surfboards to employees of the surf brand. Britt Merrick has been named CEO, and longtime Channel Islands Surfboards General Manager Scott Anderson will assume the role of president.

Filson Taps Former CEO Of Woolrich As CEO

Filson, the outdoor outfitter and apparel manufacturer based in Seattle, announced that Paolo Corinaldesi has been named as chief executive officer. Corinaldesi is the sixth CEO in the brand’s 124-year history.

NRF Chief Economist Sees Latest Stimulus Helping Recovery

Economic challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic will continue in 2021, but stimulus legislation signed into law just after Christmas will help maintain and accelerate the nation’s ongoing recovery, believes National Retail Federation Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz.

Adidas Raises Commitment To Sustainable Products

Adidas AG said more than 60 percent of its products will be made with sustainable materials in 2021. From 2024 onward, Adidas is committed to using only recycled polyester.

Gap, Inc. Sees Potential In Athletic Wear Market

As many retailers have done, Gap Inc. plans to focus on its fitness and lifestyle brand, Athleta, which is on track to reach $1 billion in revenue within the next few years.

Fabric Technology: Dupont Intexar

DuPont Advanced Materials announced its newest generation of stretchable electronic inks and films for smart clothing at last week’s Outdoor Retailer Summer Market.

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market – Industry Buzz From The Floor

It’s a big world to explore out there, and likewise it was a big, wide-ranging industry under the roof of the Salt Palace yesterday at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. Here are a few snapshots of the vast collection of outdoor-minded conversations that were buzzing around.

HBO “Ballers” Pop-Up Shop

The HBO + Ballers 3 Capsule Collection features apparel and accessories from Buscemi, Cazal, Hall of Fame, ROc96 x MadeWorn and Pyer Moss.

Vuori Blends Yoga, Art And Surf

Vuori is a Finnish word meaning mountain – a brand name Chris Miller and Joe Kudla found appropriate for the feeling when one reaches the top of a mountain.