30 Shops in 30 Days

’30 Shops in 30 Days’ Presents: Surf N Sea

’30 Shops in 30 Days’ Presents: Surf N Sea

  Surf N Sea Location(s): Haleiwa Hawaii Owner/Mgr.: Joe and Naoko Green # of storefronts: 1 Square footage: 2350 Sq.ft. (2 floors) Located in The Aloha State, Surf N Sea is Hawaii’s Ocean Sports Headquarters. Opening in 1965, the shop is recognized by SIMA as Hawaii’s oldest surf and dive shop. No longer a small surf town, Haleiwa has become a year-round destination for locals and tourists. The winter season brings excellent surf conditions and summertime offers amazing dive/snorke[...]

30 Shops in 30 Days

Aspect Board & Brews, Bend, Oregon

Aspect Board & Brews, Bend, Oregon

Katie Sayers, owner and manager of Aspect Board & Brews in Bend, OR shares what's new with the shop in our '30 Shops in 30 Days' retail profile series.

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Ask The Expert: Building A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Ask The Expert: Building A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Fresh off a Kickstarter campaign that raised over $500,000 in 1 month, Will Africano - GNARBOX CMO shares how to launch a successful crowdfunding campaign.

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Agenda’s Aaron Levant On Moving East Coast Show To Miami

Agenda’s Aaron Levant On Moving East Coast Show To Miami

We caught up with the Agenda Show founder to hear the details behind how the Miami show came together, what the new venue Mana Wynwood brings to the table, and what's in store for this winter at the show.

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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.