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AFT Sends Letter to House Ways & Means Leadership Ahead of Hearing on Competitiveness with China

December 1, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C., (December 1, 2021) — Today, Americans for Free Trade (AFT), a broad coalition of American businesses, trade organizations, and workers united against tariffs sent a letter to House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA-1) and Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX-8), as well as House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Trade Chairman […]

ThirtyTwo Global Brand Director on New Products, Shipping and More

November 11, 2021

In partnership with Shop-Eat-Surf By Tiffany Montgomery | Originally Published November 11, 2021 Brian Cook gives us an update on how ThirtyTwo has evolved its snowboard boot line this year, the fluid shipping situation given the supply chain challenges and the kind of order growth the brand saw after last season. Snowboard brand ThirtyTwo has […]

SIA’s President Nick Sargent talks about the manufacturing and supply chain issues that are affecting the ski industry and the holiday season.

November 1, 2021

Leslie Thatcher of KPCW radio interviews Nick and they discuss a variety of topics in regards to supply chain issues from factory closures to material shortages (epoxy, cotton) to tariffs to shipping problems and container shortages which all can lead to price increases at retail. Find out what impact will this have on businesses and […]

Outdoor Biz Podcast Episode #299 – How to Future-Proof Your Business in the Digital Age with SIA President Nick Sargent

October 26, 2021

Rick Saez’s Outdoor Biz Podcast Episode #299 – How To Future-Proof Your Outdoor Business In The Digital Age With SIA President Nick Sargent October 26, 2021 The unexpected pandemic impacted a large number of businesses, most especially in the outdoor industry. So the question everyone now asks is, how can you future-proof your business with […]

Wave Rave Owner On New Los Angeles Store

October 25, 2021

In partnership with Shop-Eat-Surf By Tiffany Montgomery | Originally Published October 25, 2021 SES talked with Wave Rave Owner Steve Klassen about the new store, which is located in a building owned by the Dakine equipment licensee, current business trends and how supply chain challenges are impacting his shops.  Wave Rave, the Mammoth snowboard retailer […]

Christy Sports CEO on Snow Sales Trends, Supply Chain and More

October 21, 2021

In partnership with Shop-Eat-Surf By Tiffany Montgomery | Originally Published October 21, 2021 Christy’s is a major snow player with 65 stores in four states. We spoke with CEO Matt Gold about early reads on the snow season, how last year turned out, how the company handled orders for this season, and how the supply […]

SkiEssentials.com Owner on Early Snow Sales Trends

October 19, 2021

In partnership with Shop-Eat-Surf By Tiffany Montgomery | Originally Published October 19, 2021 Josh Wolfang shares interesting insights into what is selling so far, including how the Vail Resorts season pass price cut is impacting business. Also, how supply chain challenges are affecting his deliveries, and just how much he raised orders by this season […]