Inside Outdoor Spring 2018

The digital issue of Inside Outdoor Spring 2018 is now available for online viewing and download…


IO Spring 2018 Reports:

(14) AI and Exoskeletons – By Gerald Baldino
A look at the ski industry’s newest tech trends.

(18) Making Waves – By Gerald Baldino
Ultra-light packrafts change the game for backpackers.

(24) Blowing Up
The latest in Packrafts.

(26) Outdoor Melting Pot – By Martin Vilaboy
Getting to know the new North American camper.

(34) CORDURA Curated
Spring ’18: Out of Japan

IO Regulars:

Data Points
(34) Numbers worth Noting

Bike shifts, Olympic recall; outdoor elite and dabblers; social Boomers; and more.

Back Office
(26) Slow Delivery
– By Martin Vilaboy
The subscription box market’s mixed outlook.

(26) Survival Story
– By Gerald Baldino
Camp kits with real vision.

(42) Manage the Bottom 30%
– By Ritchie Sayner
Culling inventory for better GMROI.

(44) Special Deliveries – By Gerald Baldino
Electronic parcel lockers improve deliveries, boost sales.

(6) Letter from the Editor

(12) Rep News & Notes

(13) 3 Questions

(46) Advertiser Index

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