Updated: Teton Sports, Goodr, TikTok Shop, Liberty Mountain, GCI Outdoors, and More Exhibiting at OR This Year

Some new and notable brands that have already signed up to exhibit include Canyon Coolers, COAL Headwear, GCI Outdoors, Goodr, Klymt, Liberty Mountain, Maine Outdoor Brands, Stansport, Westfield Outdoors, and many more. 

Updated: River Sports Outfitters, Bass Pro Shops, Vail Resorts Retail, L.L. Bean, Zappos, More Coming to OR Summer 

Retailers say they are on the hunt for new brands as Outdoor Retailer ramps up its new hosted buyer program. Over 500 buyers have already registered to attend the June show.

Outdoor Retailer Launches Expansive Hosted Buyer Program

OR has listened to its exhibitors and is making a substantial investment to bring more buyers to Outdoor Retailer Summer and future shows.

Top Outdoor Industry News Headlines

Hoka’s Growth Accelerates On Robust Full-Price Selling

Hoka's winning ways continue with strong double-digit growth for Q4 and the year. Details about what is working for the brand, and about Hoka's growth strategy.

Arc’teryx Drives Amer Sports to Robust Q1 Performance

Amer Sports said the brand "overdelivered" across every region, channel, and category. Plus, how Salomon, Atomic, and Armada performed in Q1.

Sendero Provisions Charts Growth Plans in Outdoor and Beyond

The Waco, Texas-based brand's founder and CEO Hunter Harlow on growth, women's expansion, a new store, and momentum across retail.

Fireside Chat: Balancing DTC and Wholesale with Matt Powell & ENDVR

Join us to delve into effective strategies for balancing direct-to-consumer (DTC) sales and wholesale channels to maximize brand revenue.

Yeti Discloses Mystery Ranch Acquisition Price

Plus, details about Yeti's strong first-quarter results that included growth in every product category and sales channel.

New Survey Reveals Consumers Demand Genuine Product Guidance

Top 3 ways outdoor brands can leverage experts to build trust and accelerate sales.

Outdoor Design + Innovation Sourcing Show Attracts Notable Buyers and Exhibitors

Lots of top product executives at key industry brands have registered to attend the new ODI show, which will be co-located with Outdoor Retailer Summer in Salt Lake City, June 17-19.

Is Bike Retail on the Road to Recovery?

Encouraging quarterly results from Fox Factory, Shimano, MIPS, and Thule as well a favorable reports from Circana and PeopleForBikes offer some optimism that the bike industry may be finally moving past its crippling destocking phase.

Bell, Giro See “Positive Momentum” in Market Share

New partners and new product remain the focus as parent Vista Outdoor’s board keeps the door open on sale talks with MNC Capital.

Black Diamond Turnaround Continues Amid North America Rebound

President Neil Fiske said the climbing brand remains focused on simplifying the business following 2023’s “reset year.”

Is Affiliate Marketing Right for Your Brand?

Affiliate marketing: is this a strategy you want to consider, and if so, what network is best for outdoor and active-based brands?

Independently-Owned KUHL Focuses on Continued Growth

Staying true to its core values is working out for the privately-owned company, which says it doesn't have to make short-term quarterly decisions that would hurt brand equity to satisfy shareholders.

Yeti Discloses Mystery Ranch Acquisition Price

Plus, details about Yeti's strong first-quarter results that included growth in every product category and sales channel.

New Survey Reveals Consumers Demand Genuine Product Guidance

Top 3 ways outdoor brands can leverage experts to build trust and accelerate sales.

Outdoor Design + Innovation Sourcing Show Attracts Notable Buyers and Exhibitors

Lots of top product executives at key industry brands have registered to attend the new ODI show, which will be co-located with Outdoor Retailer Summer in Salt Lake City, June 17-19.

Is Bike Retail on the Road to Recovery?

Encouraging quarterly results from Fox Factory, Shimano, MIPS, and Thule as well a favorable reports from Circana and PeopleForBikes offer some optimism that the bike industry may be finally moving past its crippling destocking phase.

Bell, Giro See “Positive Momentum” in Market Share

New partners and new product remain the focus as parent Vista Outdoor’s board keeps the door open on sale talks with MNC Capital.

Black Diamond Turnaround Continues Amid North America Rebound

President Neil Fiske said the climbing brand remains focused on simplifying the business following 2023’s “reset year.”

Is Affiliate Marketing Right for Your Brand?

Affiliate marketing: is this a strategy you want to consider, and if so, what network is best for outdoor and active-based brands?

Independently-Owned KUHL Focuses on Continued Growth

Staying true to its core values is working out for the privately-owned company, which says it doesn't have to make short-term quarterly decisions that would hurt brand equity to satisfy shareholders.

Burton and SPY’s Winning Moves in the Wholesale Game — Part 2

How your brand can effectively utilize digital tools to make strategic moves in the evolving wholesale landscape.

Outdoor Retailer and Collective Shows Collaborate For November 2024 Event

Collective Shows will expand activewear, swimwear, and wellness offerings at Outdoor Retailer Winter this November in Salt Lake City.

Michael Minter Joins Sorel as Brand VP

Minter’s appointment was effective Monday as he joins the footwear brand from Reef.

Wolverine Worldwide Announces New Licensing Agreements

The company announced licensing partnerships for Merrell and Saucony kids’ footwear and Merrell apparel and accessories.

Burton and SPY’s Winning Moves in the Wholesale Game — Part 2

How your brand can effectively utilize digital tools to make strategic moves in the evolving wholesale landscape.

Outdoor Retailer and Collective Shows Collaborate For November 2024 Event

Collective Shows will expand activewear, swimwear, and wellness offerings at Outdoor Retailer Winter this November in Salt Lake City.

Michael Minter Joins Sorel as Brand VP

Minter’s appointment was effective Monday as he joins the footwear brand from Reef.

Wolverine Worldwide Announces New Licensing Agreements

The company announced licensing partnerships for Merrell and Saucony kids’ footwear and Merrell apparel and accessories.

REI Reports Revenue Decline, Net Loss in 2023 Review

It's the second consecutive annual net loss for the outdoor retailer.

Amer Sports Sells ENVE Composites to PV3 Investments

The sale returns ownership of Utah-based ENVE Composites to the state after eight years under Amer Sports.

Columbia Sportswear Co. Q1 Meets Expectations

Mountain Hardwear reported a particularly strong quarter. Columbia Sportswear Company slightly raised its guidance for the year.

Retailers, Brands, and Resorts Review Snow Season

Late snow and persistent inventory overstock issues made the winter of 2023–2024 a challenge. How did brands and retailers make it through and what did they learn that could help them find stability next season?

Dovetail Workwear for Women Makes Inroads in Outdoor Specialty

We spoke with co-founder and Head of Product Sara DeLuca about the workwear brand's mission and growth strategy.

National Nonprofit One Warm Coat Offers Sustainable Solutions for Outerwear Brands

As concern about textile waste and sustainable practices continues to grow, One Warm Coat is proud to be part of the solution, offering a nationwide option for fashion circularity with programs that reduce waste and maximize outerwear's lifespan.

Bell, Giro Parent Will Entertain MNC Offer if Price Boosted Beyond $3B

Vista Outdoor said it’s opening some of its books to MNC in hopes of a higher offer than its $37.50-per-share proposal made in March.

Independently-Owned 686 Focuses on Slow, Consistent, and Profitable Growth

Outerwear and apparel brand 686 made Circana’s Top 10 list of fastest growing brands in outdoor. We spoke with founder and CEO Mike West to learn about the strategies that have helped 686 survive for more than 30 years.

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The Top 10 Fastest Growing Brands in Outdoor Specialty Channel

Details about the brands that are working for retailers - even in a challenging market.

Outdoor Industry Press Releases

U.S. Ski Industry Reports Data from 2023-24 Season

The season ranks fifth best overall despite weather challenges.

VF Corporation Appoints Paul Vogel Chief Financial Officer

The experienced finance executive will succeed Matt Puckett, who will be stepping down.

Outdoor Vitals Releases New Trail Joggers for Backpackers 

The joggers have less than half the weight of other hiking pants, with much more ventilation and mobility. 

June 17-19, 2024

Outdoor Retailer Summer is the national business-to-business commerce event at the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center at the front of the summer buying season.

November 6-8, 2024

Outdoor Retailer Winter takes place at the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City at the start of the seasonal sales cycle.