SIA Responds To Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Update

SIA Responds To Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Update

November 10, 2016

Topics: SIA Snow Show

Book Your Lodging For the 2017 Snow Show

We’re less than six months away from the 2017 SIA Snow Show, which means it’s time to start thinking about your travel plans for the Show!

Topics: SIA Snow Show

Revisiting the 2017 Trend Forecast

Adapted from Jessica Kaplan's Trend Report following the SIA Snow Show

Topics: SIA Snow Show, SnowSports Industries America

Is Women’s Leadership in the Snow Sports Industry on the Rise? And Why Does it Matter? Some Top Industry Leaders Weigh In

According to a new study released recently by the Peterson Institute for International Economics and audit firm EY, out of the 22,000 publicly traded companies that the study reviewed, almost 60 percent had no female board members, more than 50 percent had no female executives, and just under 5...

Topics: SIA Snow Show, OIWC

How Brands are Meeting Growing Demand for Women’s-Specific Designs

Stretch, soft-to-hand fabrics, heat-holding features and flattering form are all key design elements in women’s apparel for 2016-17. That recipe isn’t oh-so-simple—and the pressure is on: Last season, women’s outerwear sales rose 13 percent in dollars sold, jumping to $783 million, according to...

Topics: SIA Snow Show, Trends

Industry Retailers Rising Above and Beyond While Promoting Passion & Growth in Snow Sports

Each year, we honor outstanding retailers in the snow sports industry. These are the industry proponents who rise above and beyond to build relationships, engage customers and support brands, all while promoting passion and growth in snow sports. Retailers are voted on by suppliers and reps. The...

Topics: Retail, SIA Snow Show

Snowboard Rentals Balance Customers’ Diverse Needs & Shop Efficiency

Snowboard rental lineups are offering increasingly diverse and progressive products. Suppliers and resorts recognize the importance of the beginner rental market, but more and more experienced riders are renting, as well.

Topics: SIA Snow Show, Snowboard, Snow Show Daily

No Compromise: Backcountry Skis, Boots Shed Weight but Maintain Performance

The AT market continues to grow (5% last season across snow sports and outdoor channels) as more consumers claim first tracks before the first-chair crowd gets a crack at them. More resorts are allowing uphill travel and even setting up designated courses to mitigate risks involved with uphill...

Topics: SIA Snow Show, Snow Show Daily

Launching the Next Generation of Industry Professionals: SIA Certification Gets Careers Off to a Great Start

It’s no secret that the snow sports industry is changing at lightning speed these days. Online retailing has accelerated, big box stores are growing, and the climate is changing faster than anyone anticipated. Specialty retailers often feel caught in the middle between changing consumer behavior...

Topics: SIA Snow Show, Education

Athlete Designers: Brands Kick Collaborations With Pros Into Overdrive

Athlete-brand collaborations are nothing new, from Jack Nicklaus-designed golf clubs to Air Jordans. And they’re not new in snow sports, either, with everyone from Shaun White to Tom Wallisch lending their expertise to better apparel, accessories and hardgoods. But lately, it’s kicked into turbo...

Topics: SIA Snow Show, Collaboration, Design