The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC) is excited to announce the launch of The Workshop’s Pitchfest; an exciting initiative to provide a dedicated channel for creativity and entrepreneurism among women with a passion and love for the outdoors. Applications are now being accepted at oiwc.org/TheWorkshop. The Workshop’s Pitchfest showcases OIWC’s commitment to building an industry […]
Women Stoked on the Outdoors, Innovation Pitches for New Products, Ideas, Now Being Taken for Funding
Southern California Businesses and Organizations Can Now Apply for the 4th Annual Sustainable Business Council Industry Achievement Awards, Plus The Honest Company and Participant Media Among Recipients for 2015
The timeframe is now open for businesses of any size in Southern California to enter the Sustainable Business Council (SBC) Achievement Awards and be recognized as leaders in the region for making an impact. The SBC is a non-profit organization which provides a professional networking and education forum for Southern California businesses and individuals working […]
Shepard Fairey for MOCATV Talks Logos, Art X Business, Getting Lost Down YouTube Rabbit Hole
MOCAtv from the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, continues to pump-out creative video vignettes featuring unique angles on topics discussed among leading-edge artists for the some time now. Their latest features Shepard Fairey as he discusses in less than 2 and a half minutes, how he was inspired by an old-school Bell Logo marketing […]
Action Sports Size of Market–Surf, Skate, Snowboarding, BMX, Wakeboarding, FreeSkiing, Motocross–Plus Preferred Sports Programming Show Shifts in Youth Preferences, Participation, Opportunities, and Decline
To accurately quantify size of market requires data of youth that participate vs. those that don’t vs. those interested. Label Networks’ Fall Youth Culture Study includes fresh results for all action sports, plus shifts in programming preferences, viewing patterns, and crossover potential.
Action Sports Round-up 2: Group Y X TWS Biz; X Games New-KIA Asian Games and Skate Video Competition; Retail: Zumiez, Collective Brands
DNR Fold-Men’s Fashion Trade Magazine Calls It Quits
Yet another print publication bites the dust, and this one doesn’t even try to attempt “moving online” as an excuse.
Direct-to-Consumer Continues to Be the Hot Ticket in New-School Retail as Gap Buys-up Athleta
Athleta, one of the more popular women’s activewear lines in North America, was purchased for $150 million in cash by The Gap.