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The State Of Surf: How often do you buy a new surfboard?

The State Of Surf: How often do you buy a new surfboard?

Download the STATE OF SURF report The State Of Surf: How often do you buy a new surfboard? Presented by Surf Expo One of the main areas of interest we honed in on for The State of Surf 2015 report is surfboards. Last week we shared with you what type of surfboards our readers say they already own and which they are most likely to purchase. But another question topping our our list was how frequently a surfer buys a new board. From a sample size of more than 2,200 individuals from Surfer and Su[...]

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Heritage Surf & Sport, New Jersey

Heritage Surf & Sport, New Jersey

Heritage Surf & Sport, New Jersey Editors Note: On the tail end of back-to-school and heading straight into Fall/Holiday, we thought it was a solid time to check in with the backbone of our industry: core specialty retailers. If you haven’t already heard, each year we talk to 30 different shops over the course of a month, as a way to gauge the overall health of the marketplace and hear what new initiatives, brands, and products are moving the needle. Stay tuned this September for a comple[...]

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Caravan Beach Shop, Tofino, B.C.

Caravan Beach Shop, Tofino, B.C.

We caught up with Thorpe to find out more about bringing emerging brands to Tofino, and the temperature of the Canadian marketplace.

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Future Proofing | John Branch, Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist

Future Proofing | John Branch, Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for The New York Times, was featured as one of the visionaries and influencers in our Future Proofing section of the Summer Issue of Transworld Business.

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Managing An Employee’s Public Conduct in the Social Media Age

Managing An Employee’s Public Conduct in the Social Media Age

As our private lives become increasingly public and the potential for a viral outbreak looms with every share, how does a business protect itself from damaging social media posts by employees?

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Dragon’s Mike Tobia On The Sessions @ SIA

Dragon’s Mike Tobia On The Sessions @ SIA

Dragon's Mike Tobia on the NFX2 Goggle, XP Collection, and maintaining the brand heritage Founder Will Howard created.

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The State Of Surf: Surfboard Purchasing Habits

The State Of Surf: Surfboard Purchasing Habits

We asked surfers which type of board they purchased last and what type they'd most likely purchase in the future.

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The Outdoor Consumer | Three Experts Weigh-In

The Outdoor Consumer | Three Experts Weigh-In

Who is the outdoor consumer? Three experts weigh in, including Mike Lewis from Zeal Optics.

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Dragon unveils new XP Collection

Dragon unveils new XP Collection

We caught up with Mike Tobia to hear more about what this collection, which recently hit retail, is all about.

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Future Proofing | Bell Helmets

Future Proofing | Bell Helmets

The Bell R&D team discusses the story behind how the new Flex technology came to be, and the future of helmets, which lies with custom sizing, according to Bell.

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ICYMI: Top Stories This Week

ICYMI: Top Stories This Week

ICYMI is a weekly recap featuring the top stories from within the action sports industry.

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The Future of Denim

The Future of Denim

The future of denim. Where is the category headed, and what are the consumer insights driving the category? Avery Dennison RBIS hosts an expert panel to discuss just that...

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Spy Optics’ Travis Tomczak and Michael Marckx Talk Happiness

Spy Optics’ Travis Tomczak and Michael Marckx Talk Happiness

Then CEO, Michael Marckx & current Snow Cat. Manager Travis Tomczak on Happy lens technology in their latest Ace goggle for The Sessions @ SIA.