PrAna Eyes European Growth

prana Goes EU

PrAna says it’s accelerating its growth in Europe with an enhanced distribution network and new international sales team. The company says it has had a following in Europe for 20 years but has set goals on expansion in the market. Part of the portfolio of brands owned by Columbia Sportswear Company, prAna says it is […]

Fleet Feet Sports Hosts Record Event

Fleet feet

Running dealer Fleet Feet Sports held its annual National Franchise Conference in Pittsburgh, Pa. June 22-25. The conference culminated in the brand’s awards banquet, where a record number 12 stores received grants to support ongoing charitable efforts in their respective communities. The brand also awarded a record number of Scholarships of Achievement, a recognition that has […]

REI to Add Ohio, Pennsylvania Locations


REI announced plans to open locations in Cleveland, Ohio and King of Prussia, Pa. in fall 2016. The retail cooperative already serves 9,500 active members in Cleveland and 78,000 in the greater Philadelphia area. “Our continued growth in Ohio and Pennsylvania speaks to the active outdoor lifestyle of both communities,” said Greg Medlyn, divisional vice […]

TSG Acquires

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TSG Consumer Partners LLC has acquired, LLC from Liberty Interactive Corporation for an undisclosed sum. TSG says it plans to expand the online retailer into adjacent categories and international markets, as well as enhance marketing and brand building efforts. “As the outdoor market continues to expand, TSG is looking forward to working with the Backcountry […]

PrimaLoft Opens Asian Headquarter


PrimaLoft, Inc. announces a continuation of its growth geographically with the opening of its new Asian headquarter, effective June 2015. The new office, a wholly owned subsidiary of PrimaLoft, is located in Xiamen, China, and includes customer service and technical support departments, as well as a quality control lab. Located between the important key destinations […]

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