Inside Outdoor Fall 2012 Features:
(22) Down Time – by Martin Vilaboy
While its introduction certainly was not immune to orators of overhype, water-resistant down is set to have significant impacts on insulated gear and apparel, both in the design room and on the retail sales floor.
(28) ePTE 2.0 – by Ernest Shiwanov
As the industry has finally come to learn, the most prevalent waterproof breathable technology has its limitations, but innovations motivated by competition have raised the level of performance and helped mitigate some of the issues haunting PTFEs.
(35) Annual Holiday Outlook & Gift Guide
A mixed bag of economic indicators, consumer sentiment and calendar advantages make the upcoming holiday sales season particularly tricky to forecast. But you can be sure these outdoor gifts ideas will ring Christmas cheer both under the tree and at the register.
Inside Outdoor Magazine Departments:
(8) Numbers Worth Noting
Mobile investments; showrooming behavior; pickup gains; reviews under review; and more…
Component News and New Products
(14) Merino momentum
(15) DNA fights counterfeiters
(16) ‘Reshoring’ cuts costs
(18) Impact App
(19) ‘One Way’ eco tool
(20) CORDURA goes soft
(21) Burlington & Bentex
(42) Stepping Over Dollars
(44) Join the Crowd
(45) Supplier Credit
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