JULY 2018
The Great 8
Our annual list of great outdoor retailers focuses on “The Specialists.”

Grassroots Perspective
In this new series, we share stories from Grassroots Outdoor Alliance retailers. In this issue: Maura Kistler, Water Stone Outdoors, and Emily White, Roads Rivers and Trails.


ISSUE ARCHIVES
Outdoor Insight offers a fresh perspective on the outdoor market. We cover the big picture issues in this category, and is edited for our retail circulation of outdoor specialty including snowsports, running specialty and select sporting goods stores.
2018
January 2018
Talking Trends
Discussing design influence and product faves with trendsetters in the outdoor apparel and footwear world.

HOT! New Products
glimpse at what’s new for 2018 from outdoor gear, apparel and footwear brands.
FEBRUARY 2018
Top Tech & Trends
We highlight 10 key stories to watch for at the OR+Snow Show and in the year ahead.

New Products
Highlighting gear picks from across the industry that are making a mark in 2018.
JULY 2018
The Great 8
Our annual list of great outdoor retailers focuses on “The Specialists.”

Grassroots Perspective

In this new series, we share stories from Grassroots Outdoor Alliance retailers.
2017
January 2017
Living the Life
Competition and consumer demand are bringing lifestyle apparel to a new level in the outdoor market.

Trend Insight
Our consumer panel offers up insight on what outdoor enthusiasts seek in product
and at retail.
July 2017
The Great 8
Outdoor Insight profiles eight retailers who all
put a unique spin on retail success

Footwear Trends
Five key footwear trends to watch for in
Spring 2018.
AUGUST 2017
Retail Reality
Leading specialty retailers give us the scoop on the state of their businesses.

Boot Book
Spring 2018 looks to be the season of the uber-boot.
The Great Eight Issues
JULY 2018
2018 Includes:
• Outdoor Gear Exchange
• Pack & Paddle
• Wayward Collective
• Next Adventure
• The Mountaineer
• The Trailhead
• Townsend Bertram & Co.
• Wild Iris Mountain Sports
JULY 2017
2017 Includes:
• Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s
• Great Outdoor Provision
• Gear Coop
• REI
• Ll Bean
• Kittery Trading Post
• Scheels All Sports
• Rutabaga Paddlesports


July 2016
2016 Includes:
• Back Country Outfitters
• Feathered Friends
• Great Outdoor Provision Co.
• Huckberry
• Massey’s Outfitters
• REI
• Scheels
• Trailblazer


JULY 2015
2015 Includes:
• Black Creek Outfitters 
• Casual Adventure
• The Elephant’s Perch 
• Kittery Trading Post 
• Pine Needle Mountaineering
• Rutabaga Paddlesports
• Skinny Skis 
• Ute Mountaineer
JULY 2014
2014 Includes:
• Massey’s Professional Outfitters  
• Great Outdoor Provision Company  
• Moosejaw Mountaineering
• Backcountry.com
• Eastern Mountain Sports  
• REI  
• Nantahala Outdoor Center
• Rock/Creek


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