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What the Ski Industry Should Know About Two New Rules Regulating Long-Chain PFAS

By SIA | July 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

By: Tracy Heinzman, Wiley-Rein LLP Martha Marrapese, Wiley-Rein LLP This month will see two significant regulations by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the Federal Register to tighten controls on long chain perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). These rules affect the ability of companies to continue to make or use certain long chain PFAS […]

Channel Mastery + SIA Weekly Consumer Behavior Pulse – May 28, 2020

By SIA | May 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Stores are re-opening, people are starting to daydream about their future, and summer is upon us. We’re also seeing stronger than predicted retail sales. Here’s SIA’s Consumer Behavior Pulse for May 28, 2020. NPR had a great piece posted on May 18, 2020, titled: Businesses May be Reopening but Customers may not be Ready to […]

SIA Premium Members Save The Most At Outdoor Retailer Snow Show 2020

By SIA | April 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Outdoor Retailer announced booth space pricing for exhibitors at January’s Outdoor Retailer Snow Show, taking place in Denver on January 29-31, 2020.  With the announcement, SIA announced that SIA Premium Members will have the best possible square footage rate found anywhere, while their membership dues stay the same as last year. “Since the last trade […]

Elan Alpine Skiing Museum Opens Doors in Slovenia

By SIA | June 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Begunje naGorenjskem, SLOVENIA  (June 26, 2018) – Elan Skis, the Slovenian-based legacy supplier of handcrafted skis, announced the opening of the Elan Alpine Skiing Museum at the brand’s headquarters in Slovenia. The museum opened doors on June 21 by one of the best skiers of all times and legendary Elan athlete, Ingemar Stenmark. As one […]

Cascade Mountain Ski Team Member Grace Winkelmann Awarded LEKI Full Ride Scholarship to Ligety-Weibrecht Ski Camp

By SIA | June 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

BUFFALO, NY – June 11, 2018 – LEKI is proud to announce U14 Grace Winklemann from Wisconsin as the winner of the 2018 LEKI Full Ride Scholarship to the Ligety-Weibrecht Ski Camp. Winklemann grew up skiing in Winter Park, CO and just recently moved to Wisconsin to be closer to family. Fortunately, she found the […]

DPS Hires Jamie Starr as VP of Global Marketing

By SIA | June 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – June 12, 2018 DPS Skis recently named Jamie Starr vice president of global marketing. Dan Benshoff, who has served as the brand’s marketing director and executive producer of DPS Cinematic for the past two and a half years, will pivot into the newly created role of digital director. “Jamie brings […]

Outdoor Retailer Announces New Dates For Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show

By SIA | April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

New Dates Confirmed from 2019 through 2022.

Trump Orders Stiff Tariffs On China

By SIA | March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

On March 22, 2018, President Trump announced stiff new tariffs on certain goods imported from China. As of now, we understand that the tariffs could target as many as 1,500 tariff lines representing $50 – $60 billion worth of imports in the aerospace, machinery, and information- communication technology sectors. However, a proposed list of affected products […]

Winners for New England Winter Regional Retailer of the Year/New England Winter Regional Rep of the Year Announced

By SIA | February 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Top Honors Awarded in New England

Nick’s Notes: Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show Final Wrap

By Nick Sargent | February 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

In case you missed the email, here are Nick’s Notes from February 2, 2018.