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RAMP Awarded Patent on Ski, Board Technology

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Ski and snowboard manufacturer RAMP Sports has been awarded a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on its ski and snowboard molding process. RAMP’s exclusive patented technology bypasses the cumbersome mold development process traditionally required for ski and snowboard manufacturing, says the company. With its newly patented molding process, RAMP designers can be […]

Timbuk2 Opens First Japan Store

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Timbuk2 announced the opening of its first official brick-and-mortar store in Japan. Nestled within The Lodge, a premier multi-brand store in Kyoto City, represents the first time Timbuk2’s Custom Bag Builder for made-in-San Francisco bags will be available in a language other than English. The 190 sq. ft. shop-in-shop is located at 220, Takamiya-cho, Takakuranishi-Iru, Oikedori, […]

Carhartt Appoints New SVP of Sales

Joe Monahan

Carhartt announced the hiring of its newest member of the Senior Management Team, Joe Monahan. Appointed Senior Vice President of Sales for Carhartt, Monahan will partner with the product, marketing and planning teams to ensure the brand experience translates across all aspects of Carhartt’s consumer and distributor channels. Monahan will report directly to Linda Hubbard, […]

Icebug Signs as Exclusive Sponsor of Obstacle Course Racing World Championships

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Icebug USA, Inc., a subsidiary of Icebug AB headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, announced today a renewed partnership with the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships (OCRWC) as the exclusive shoe partner for the October 2015 event. The partnership will allow Icebug to continue sharing its high-quality footwear lineup with some of the best athletes in the world, while also […]

Fleet Feet Sports Acquires GoRun Wichita

Fleet Feet

Running and fiteness specialty retailer Fleet Feet Sports announced the acquisition of GoRun Wichita, a leading running specialty store with two locations in Wichita, Kansas. The purchase marks Fleet Feet Sports’ entry into Kansas. Co-owners Kevin Swinicki and Randy Mijares opened GoRun Wichita in 2010 with the goal of developing a strong fitness, running-centric community. […]