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It's the End of Outdoor Retailer as We Know It

It’s the End of Outdoor Retailer as We Know It

Since the 90’s Salt Lake has been home to the OR Show and it is the tour de force of the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA). Well known as a venue for unveiling new products and innovation, pre-season orders, and the biggest gathering of the Outdoor Industry in the US, OR is now gaining political clout […]

Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Breaking Up is Hard to Do

The Outdoor Retailer Show Prepares to Leave Utah On February 16th leaders from Outdoor Retailer, the Outdoor Industry Association, Patagonia, The North Face and REI met via teleconference with Utah Governor Herbert and later delivered a double blow to Utah, not only will the $45 million in direct spending Outdoor Retailer not include the state […]

Is Outdoor Retailer Bad for Utah Public Lands?

Is Outdoor Retailer Bad for Utah Public Lands?

Is Outdoor Retailer Bad for Utah Public Lands? By Amanda Ashley Twice a year the Outdoor Retailer show descends on Salt Lake City and is the largest gathering of the Outdoor Industry in the United States. The opportunity to meet with suppliers, retailers, manufacturers, athletes, demo products and learn about new materials makes OR a truly unique […]