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Solving The Sustainable Packaging Dilemma

April 14, 202211:00am MT

Our oceans and landfills are filling up with plastic – so isn’t it about time that our industry re-imagines how we package and ship our goods? Responsible packaging should now be an industry standard – let’s move this forw...

SIA & GrowBig - Cross-border Growth Strategies: Tapping into New Markets

March 2, 202211:00am MT

57% of global online shoppers purchase from overseas retailers. Cross border sales have achieved a 220% gain (to US $627 billion) in just five years. Although cross border commerce is a logical expansion strategy, moving into new ...

SIA & GrowBig - The Omnichannel Imperative: Selling Across Channels

February 23, 202211:00am MT

What is Omnichannel? The ability for merchants to sell across multiple offline and online channels in a manner that creates a holistic brand experience for the shopper on any channel, from product discovery and purchase to post-ch...

SIA & GrowBig - Navigating the Supply Chain in 2022

February 18, 202211:00am MT

More than a year after the Covid-19 pandemic threw a wrench into the global supply chain, apparel and accessory brands are still feeling the impacts today. As you generate record e-commerce sales, the shipping container demand fur...

Advancing Sustainability in Ski Production

January 13, 202212:00pm MT

With over 3 million pairs of skis produced each year and consumer interest growing, as a category we need to start thinking – ‘How can we make skis in a more sustainable way?’. Sustainability for hard goods is a ...

Supply Chain Challenges and IP: How Your IP Strategies Can Deliver in the Current Global Trade Environment

August 5, 202112:00pm MT

As the U.S. outdoor industry enters a post-COVID world, disruptions in the global supply chain are among the many challenges Outdoor Brands have and continue to face. Outdoor Brands must consider various business strategies to pre...

SIA at Summer OR 2021 - The Intersection of Technology and Innovation

August 11, 20211:00pm MT

Over the past year we have all adopted new technologies and innovated our businesses at a rapid pace. Let’s look at what works and is here to stay for the long haul. We’ll also look at current trends, best practices and what...

The Impacts of COVID-19 on Snowsports Consumers

August 4, 202111:00am MT

Join us for a high-level overview of the latest SIA Consumer report. This session will broadly answer the following questions: What outdoor activities have snowsports consumers participated in over the last year? How did their exp...

Without A Plan It's Just A Wish, Presented In Collaboration With The Wealthy Retailer, Inc.

January 12, 202110:00am MT

Are you wondering what tools the most successful independent retailers are using to navigate these uncertain times? Dan Holman and Scott Smith, both veteran merchandise planners, will tour you through the tools used to plan your b...

Hot Topics in International Trade: China Tariffs and New Opportunities on The Horizon

December 15, 202012:00pm MT

SIA is proud to present Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. trade expert David Cohen for an update on critical trade issues to educate our members on important activity being discussed in the international trade arena and action...