Pay your passion forward for the betterment of the planet
A gear maker and a nonprofit have teamed up to help get more young people outside
Congress Passed the Largest Climate Investment in U.S. History. Here’s What It Means to Four of the World’s Top Outdoor Athletes.
Jessie Diggins, Conrad Anker, Tommy Caldwell, and Phil Henderson talk legislation and climate
Lise Aangeenbrug, who announced her departure from Outdoor Industry Association last week, will join the National Park Foundation as chief program officer
The official announcement and more details to come next week
The nonprofit’s former CDO takes the helm to help bring diversity, equality, and inclusion into outdoor industry workspaces
And the apparel manufacturer joins a growing number of companies that have pledged to cover travel costs for employees who must go to a different state to seek abortion care
The nonprofit's current co-CEOs are stepping down in April. The group is seeing a leader with a "forward-thinking strategy" to replace them
After five years leading the retailer buying group, Hill is handing over the reins
The project collected, counted, and recycled almost 75,000 polybags in just three months from 11 outdoor storefronts. Extrapolated across the outdoor industry, the numbers are staggering. Will your company take action?
The program invites everyone to donate used gear for a new nonprofit centered around planet, inclusion, and adventure
Member stores in Grassroots Outdoor Alliance continued to expand, despite ongoing pandemic and supply-chain challenges
Conor Hall will aim for sustainable economic growth and conservation of public land when he takes over the position in February
The findings highlight some surprising sales trends at specialty retail
Indie Outdoor, launched this week, aims to harness the collective power of independent retailers
Planning to Attend Grassroots Connect? You’ll Need Your Vaccination Status Verified by a Third Party.
The retailer-focused trade show scheduled for November has released new vaccine and mask requirements
The invite-only trade show set to stage this November in Kansas City will bar unvaccinated registrants, according to event leadership
13,000 Pornographic Videos Found: Former Colorado Mountain Club HR Director Charged with Felony Stalking and Voyeurism
Eight past CMC employees have filed a formal civil complaint against the club, alleging that leadership didn’t do enough to protect them from sexual exploitation
We spoke with two of the people running the newly created Vista Outdoor Corporate Foundation to find out what prompted the formation of the charity and what causes it will support
In its 2020 annual report, Outdoor Industry Association outlined the ways it worked to help member companies deal with an unprecedented year
Aimed at inspiring kids to build a lifelong relationship with the outdoors, Thrive Outside programs will launch in Missouri, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and Maine
Outdoor Industry Association's latest report indicates shifting participation demographics as a direct result of COVID
This week, OBJ editor Andrew Weaver took a hike with Aangeenbrug to talk about the future of OIA and how the industry has adapted to the pandemic
The nonprofit HBCUs Outside wants to create a more diverse pipeline of talent in the outdoor industry by introducing students at historically Black colleges and universities to the joys of getting outside
A healthy trade organization is key to a healthy industry. How has the pandemic affected Outdoor Industry Association, and how will OIA fare in the future?
A partnership with the platform NuORDER will make buying and managing inventory much easier
The group released a new digital tool called Make a Plan to Vote this week
The addition of 10 new members brings the organization to a count of 83 retailers in 45 states
The Adventure Travel Trade Association has collaborated with the Cleveland Clinic and dozens of outdoor experts to produce the most comprehensive set of travel safety guidelines the industry has seen yet
Grassroots Outdoor Alliance has released a free platform called Connect Hub to make the upcoming buying cycle a little less chaotic
In 128 years, the organization has never elected a Latinx person as its leader—until now
Three industry nonprofits—Camber Outdoors, Protect Our Winters, and Access Fund—discuss adjusting to the new normal
Lise Aangeenbrug will transition from ED of Outdoor Foundation to Outdoor Industry Association
Where do we go from here on the journey toward DEI in the outdoor industry?
When customers expect sales, it hurts the outdoor industry
Even outdoor gear shops can benefit from working with travel bloggers and influencers. Rachael Herrscher of Today's Mama and Social Boost explains how
Grassroots remains united with Outdoor Retailer and Outdoor Industry Association and withdraws its 2018 Connect show from Sandy, Utah