New Summit Sparks Greater Focus on Crucial Running Segment
Reporting Back from the Inaugural RIA KICK Show in Denver.
In a no-frills, get-down-to-business event that some attendees said had similarities to the Grassroots Outdoor Alliance Connect Show for outdoor specialty retailers, 24 key running brands and 65 to 70 key U.S. running shop owners and staff convened in Denver last week... (Read More)
Top Tech in the Spotlight.
A look at new footwear tech and innovation to watch in the running market. Brands are focusing on upper materials, midsole technologies, energy return and more in the latest offerings. (Read More)
Top Textile Trends
What’s Next in the Active/Outdoor/Sports Textile Scene
When it comes to textiles today it’s all about creating product that is best for the athlete and best for the planet, too. In the past these factors ran on two separate and distinct tracks of textile development — one steered toward elevating functionality in textiles, while the other progressed by focusing on organic materials. (Read More)
Previewing the SFIA Industry Leaders Summit
SFIA VP of Business Development John Peters answers our questions about the 7th Annual SFIA Industry Leaders Summit, which is set to take place in Baltimore, September 25-26, 2019. (Read More)