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Anon Brand Manager Stephanie Kohn on growing the brand & women’s product innovation

Anon Brand Manager Stephanie Kohn on growing the brand & women’s product innovation

Anon Brand Manager Stephanie Kohn on growing the brand & women’s product innovation Founded in 2001 by Burton Snowboards, anon had a modest start, launching at retail with four goggle styles. Today the brand has evolved its collection to include a much larger selection, and seen the addition of 22 helmet styles. All in all, the brand has come into its own while sticking to its DNA of stylish and technically innovated product. For next season, anon is introducing its first Repeatable Im[...]

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OurCaste focuses on Outdoor Lifestyle market

OurCaste focuses on Outdoor Lifestyle market

With two years of business under their belt, OurCaste's Mike Quinones and Matt Davis discuss new directions in the outdoor lifestyle market, product refinements, and being friends with so-called competitive brands.

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Ask The Expert: Structuring Operations for the Canadian Market

Ask The Expert: Structuring Operations for the Canadian Market

Sean Miller weighs in on operations in the final topic of his series, What Model is Best For Canada? Distributor or Direct?.

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Vans’ Doug Palladini on the US Open of Surfing, 50-year anniversary, & giving back to retail

Vans’ Doug Palladini on the US Open of Surfing, 50-year anniversary, & giving back to retail

Vans VP and GM, North America, Doug Palladini weighs in on what it takes to bring the US Open of Surfing to life and what the future holds after this year.

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Chris Joslin & Nyjah Huston top the charts | July Skateboarding Exposure-Meter

Chris Joslin & Nyjah Huston top the charts | July Skateboarding Exposure-Meter

Chris Joslin & Nyjah Huston top the charts in skate for edit and social exposure meters standings for July 2015.

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RVCA Denim Revitalized

RVCA Denim Revitalized

RVCA's denim program re-designed. We checked in with the top VP's at the company to understand how's they're taking a modern shift to the heritage category.

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KnowShow Vancouver July 2015 | 10-year anniversary show

KnowShow Vancouver July 2015 | 10-year anniversary show

Skate contests, complimentary barber sessions, and 10-year anniversary boat cruise are all part of the festivities happening at this summer's KnowShow in Vancouver. Stay tuned for photos.

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2016 Sunglasses Trend Report

2016 Sunglasses Trend Report

Revamped Retail Strategies & Product Innovation Give Way To New Eyewear Landscape Driven By Outdoor Functionality

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Greg Selkoe speaks – The rise and steep fall of Karmaloop

Greg Selkoe speaks – The rise and steep fall of Karmaloop

Founder of Karmaloop speaks on the bankruptcy of the online retailer.

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State of Skate Consumer Insights | How often do you skate?

State of Skate Consumer Insights | How often do you skate?

For our 2015 State Of Skate report, we asked core skaters a few questions that qualified them for the role. Take a look at a couple quick stats that are telling of who our study's core consumer really is.

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Future Proofing: Surfboard Shaper & Mathematical Theorist Daniel ‘Tomo’ Thomson

Future Proofing: Surfboard Shaper & Mathematical Theorist Daniel ‘Tomo’ Thomson

Working from a creative place and taking board shaping cues from the Fibonacci Sequence and the Golden Ratio,

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Firewire & Finatic partner to build new Surf retail model

Firewire & Finatic partner to build new Surf retail model

Firewire CEO Mark Price & Finatic Founder Chris Hough partner to build new Surf retailer model for fin program.

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Gabriel Medina tops Social Exposure Meter – SURF social rankings YTD

Gabriel Medina tops Social Exposure Meter – SURF social rankings YTD

Gabriel Medina crowned top of the list for social engagement according to HookIt. Check out the YTD listings for professional surfers and rank.