Barbeques Galore launching third-party outdoor marketplace

Inside Retail

Barbeques Galore is looking to expand its range to areas outside of its traditional lineup through an upcoming third-party marketplace offering, bringing tableware, outdoor products, rugs, lighting, toys and yard games to the table: while driving online sales by a predicted 300 per cent.

Meet Outer – the US outdoor furniture brand curing ‘wet butt syndrome’

Inside Retail

Direct-to-consumer furniture company Outer aims to disrupt the outdoor furniture market with its cleverly designed sofas, chairs, and coffee tables that are made to stand up to the elements without adding to the world’s growing waste problem.

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How Melbourne clothing brand Elk is adapting to outdoor trading

Inside Retail

Melbourne clothing and accessories brand Elk is embracing ‘outdoor’ trading on the city’s first day out of lockdown by setting up clothing racks and marquees outside two of its stores, which it says will remain in place, come hail or shine.

Fun and Trendy Outdoor Restaurant Furniture for Summer

Mindful Design

With summer in full force, you may want to spruce up your restaurant’s outdoor area and get it ready for customers in search of fun and fresh air. The post Fun and Trendy Outdoor Restaurant Furniture for Summer appeared first on Mindful Design Consulting.

How Kathmandu plans to become the world’s most loved outdoor brand

Inside Retail

From switching its focus on hardcore sporting adventures to inspiring joy in the great outdoors, Kathmandu is changing things up as it primes itself for global ambitions. We’re about being more inclusive and making the outdoors more accessible to everybody.

Outdoor Furniture Brand Outer Creates Neighborhood Showrooms

Chute Gerdeman

The post Outdoor Furniture Brand Outer Creates Neighborhood Showrooms appeared first on Chute Gerdeman. Articles Direct-to-Consumer Experience Retail

Outdoor Events & Activations

Trade Group

So what I do is I’m an event strategist and mostly focused on the outdoor recreation industries. I’m a consultant in the outdoor industry. Kevin: Got it and in your view, how has the outdoor events landscape shifted after COVID-19?

Bear encourage outdoor adventures with Go Ape promotion

Talking Retail

The adventure kits contain a branded backpack, water bottle, This story continues at Bear encourage outdoor adventures with Go Ape promotion. Fruit snacking brand Bear is running an on-pack promotion with Go Ape.

Parcel Pending by Quadient Unveils Enhanced Features for its Outdoor Locker Solutions

Parcel Pending

Featuring superior durability, improved weather and UV-resistance and integrated temperature controls, Parcel Pending’s outdoor lockers keep packages protected from extreme weather. This is where our high-tech, high-performing outdoor locker solutions come into play.

Fil Doux Textiles Debuts Collection of Premium, Sustainably-Minded Outdoor Fabrics

VMS

Kismet in its timing, the new product category aligns with a renewed interest in outdoor leisure and lounge spaces as the hospitality and cruise market reopens and ushers in a new and exciting chapter. The essence of the new outdoor fabrics fell in line with who we are as a brand.”.

Latest outdoor game YOU.FO – have you already identified these flying objects?

Retail Times

It is fun, dynamic and elegant: This summer sees the launch of YOU.FO throughout Europe. YOU.FO is an innovative sports and leisure game based on throwing and catching an aerodynamic ring with specially designed sticks. You can play freestyle, in pairs or in teams of three or four people.

Sales of sports and outdoor equipment predicted to soar this summer, Profitero reports

Retail Times

Searches on Amazon UK for sports and outdoor equipment are up significantly this summer compared to a year ago, suggesting Britons are embracing the heatwave and gearing up for a season of ‘staycation’ activities like camping, hiking, trips to the beach and fun in the back garden.

How is an outdoor kitchen designed? Interview with Nicola De Pellegrini on the Tikal Collection

Design Wanted

We have been served up with an outdoor kitchen line, completely made in Italy. DesignWanted talked to Nicola De Pellegrini about the Tikal collection he created for Talenti, an Italian company that specializes in outdoor furniture design. The post How is an outdoor kitchen designed?

“Forget the fairy lights!”: what makes for good outdoor hospitality design?

DesignWeek

“Covid-19 has produced an outdoor renaissance. Our views on hospitality have evolved rapidly, and having outdoor space is of increasing importance to venues. Cautious diners will reward venues who use clever solutions to design safe outdoor space with on-going patronage.

Potocco, the new art direction by Chiara Andreatti and the Outdoor novelties

Design Wanted

The Italian brand, international reference point in the production of indoor and outdoor furniture, entrusts Chiara Andreatti as its new art director. Tibes seats , designed by Gregorio Facco, are the protagonists of the launch of the new Outdoor collection.

Black Tower’s limited-edition bottles: the perfect tipples for a Summer outdoors

Retail Times

As lockdown restrictions ease and we look forward to spending more time with friends and family in the sunshine, look to Black Tower’s limited-edition bottles to provide the perfect addition to any garden party or BBQ this summer. Alcoholic drinks Product Time Wine Black Tower

Aldi launches nationwide competition – ‘Aldi-Fresco’- in search of most impressive outdoor area upgrades

Retail Times

Aldi has launched ‘Aldi-Fresco’ - a nationwide search for the UK’s best alfresco area, and a couple whose amazing garden transformation became a social media sensation, have been asked to judge. Retail News Retailer News Aldi

Kathmandu unveils global rebrand ahead of overseas expansion

Inside Retail

New Zealand outdoor and lifestyle retailer Kathmandu has taken the wraps off its major global rebrand today, shifting its focus to become more accessible, inclusive and fun, as it prepares for international expansion into Europe. The world’s most loved outdoor brand.

Simon, Authentic Brands snap up adventure wear company Eddie Bauer

Inside Retail

Century-old American outdoor apparel brand Eddie Bauer has been bought by Sparc Group, the latest in a long line of high-profile brands to be hoovered up by the investment vehicle, a joint venture between Simon Property and Authentic Brands Group.

Arc’teryx opens new London store in Covent Garden

Retail Focus

London is the perfect location for Europe’s first Arc’type store thanks to the city’s strong outdoor culture and pioneering design and fashion scene,” says Sven Radtke, General Manager EMEA, Arc’teryx.

Kathmandu cuts expectations short as lockdowns bite

Inside Retail

Outdoor retail group Kathmandu has warned of continued stress in its retail stores caused by the spate of lockdowns around the country, with 40 stores shuttered in NSW and a further 26 closed in Western Australia.

JD Sports launches star-studded Christmas campaign ‘King of the Streets’

Retail Times

JD Sports Fashion plc, the leading retailer of sports, fashion and outdoor brand, unveils its first fully integrated global Christmas campaign – ‘King of the Streets’.

British pubs see 317% sales boost since re-opening, data shows

Retail Times

Wholesale data analysis company, SalesOut, has revealed that since re-opening for outdoor custom on 12 April 2021, pub sales in Britain have been boosted by 317%.

Polo launches on-pack competition for convenience shoppers

Talking Retail

Mint brand Polo is launching an on-pack competition offering shoppers the chance to win outdoor experiences, as part of a wider brand campaign.

SPARC Group Completes Eddie Bauer Acquisition

VMS

have completed their acquisition of outdoor retailer Eddie Bauer, according to Fashion United. We are thrilled to welcome this iconic American outdoor brand into our portfolio,” said ABG founder and chair Jamie Salter in a release.

Kathmandu’s sales, supply chain hurt in first quarter

Inside Retail

Following a difficult, but relatively strong annual result for last year , outdoor group Kathmandu has suffering a weak start to FY22, with first quarter sales down for both its Kathmandu and Rip Curl brands.

Gousto partners with award-winning brand, The Jolly Hog, bringing premium pork to boxes

Retail Times

Bristol-based premium pork brand, The Jolly Hog, is to supply British Outdoor Bred Great Taste Award-Winning pork products to recipe box Gousto. Retail News Retailer News Gousto The Jolly Hog

First Public Lands Concept to Open

VMS

Carrying a premium assortment of outdoor and lifestyle apparel, footwear and equipment, the store will be staffed with associates who are passionate about their love of the outdoors and their belief in protecting our public lands. Dick’s Sporting Goods (Coraopolis, Penn.)

FETCH – revamped app that effortlessly tackles alfresco dining surge

Retail Times

With Brits heading outdoors for their dining and drinking, the hospitality industry has faced an overwhelming surge in customers since lockdown lifted last month. Retail News Retail Technology Retailer News fetch

How Large-Scale Art Can Amplify Your Brand And Build Connection

All Work

They are the elevators, the parking garages, the outdoor patios, the front vestibule. The rise of outdoor spaces is a swiftly growing trend in art. Workspaces who want to utilize large-scale art installations should consider outdoor areas as blank canvases.

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Selfridges launch Garden Centre

Retail Focus

Today, 21 June, Selfridges launches its Garden Centre, a playful response to a boom in outdoor appreciation, as part of Good Nature, Selfridges’ creative theme for 2021.

Selfridges is ready to reopen as it unveils its new windows four days early

Retail Focus

Nature and escapism are at the creative heart of this new window series which playfully integrates concepts of horticulture, the great outdoors and the spirituality of nature ‘in season’.

Al fresco boost for Sydney’s hospitality businesses

Inside Retail

million will go towards the extension of fee-free outdoor dining until June 2022 and an additional $2.2 Lord Mayor Clover Moore said that 2690 square metres of outdoor space on roads and pavements has been reallocated for dining under the al fresco program to date.

Teamwork is Key in Retail Innovation

Rose

Featuring an indoor rock-climbing wall, interactive batting cage and “Golfer’s Paradise” pro shop, as well as a new Health & Wellness center and a multi-sport outdoor field, the first Dick’s House of Sport opened in March 2021 in Victor, New York. Dick’s Sporting Goods Case Study.

St James Quarter adds flurry of fashion, jewellery and cosmetics brands to line-up

Retail Times

million sq ft city centre development in Edinburgh, has added The Kooples, Aeronautica Militare and Nordic Outdoor to its fashion line-up as it prepares to welcome visitors to the opening of its first phase. St James Quarter, the 1.7

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Whitley Neill hits TV screens with first-ever TV advert

Talking Retail

The advert will debut today and run until mid-December, supported by outdoor print advertising and social media content. Gin brand Whitley Neill is launching its first ever TV advert as part of a wider £5m campaign.

Drytac announces global availability of Polar Premium Clear print media and Weathershield overlamination films

Drytac

The printable film – compatible with Solvent, Eco-Solvent, UV and Latex technologies – is ideal for both long-term indoor and outdoor applications such as general signage, window graphics, exhibition and event graphics, and POS displays.

Super Retail suffers lockdown sales slump

Inside Retail

The continued impact of lockdowns seems to be to blame, with the group’s stable of brands (Supercheap Auto, Rebel, BCF, and Macpac) focusing on outdoor activities made unavailable by the movement restrictions enforced throughout many parts of the country over the last few months.

Selfridges reopens its doors and invites customers to discover the Joy of experience

Retail Focus

finding new and earth-conscious ways to shop, through to outdoor spinning classes – Selfridges is looking on the bright side. SoulCycle Outdoors at Selfridges London . Today, Selfridges reopens its four stores in London, Manchester and Birmingham.

Macpac chief executive steps down, Priceline GM to take over

Inside Retail

Outdoor brand Macpac’s long-time leader Alex Brandon has signaled his exit from the business, with Priceline general manager of retail operations Cathy Seaholme to take his place in October.

Homebase opens new store in Abingdon

Retail Focus

ft garden centre* has everything customers need to tidy and refresh their outdoor spaces this autumn with plenty of plants, pots, outdoor storage and garden care. Located on Marcham Road, the new 23,830 sq.

Andrew Peace wine sales set to sizzle this summer with Skye Gyngell and DJ BBQ campaign

Retail Times

Kingsland Drinks and Australian winery, Andrew Peace Wines, have teamed up to launch a bold new summer communications campaign, encouraging UK consumers to find the good times in the little things, while reinforcing the wine brand’s connection to outdoor family dining occasions.

Mobile marketplace Shpock sees 157% rise in home and garden sales

Retail Times

Today, customs clearance platform KlearNow has announced a supply shortage of summer products – with garden toys, games, picnic baskets and other outdoor equipment being delayed due to shipping delays – caused by a combination of Covid-19 restrictions and a backlog following the Suez Canal blockage.