Has interest in outdoor sector peaked, or is it set to climb even higher?
The trade show Outdoor Retailer, which starts its four-day run today at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, has expanded along with the category that has grown dramatically over the last few years, but whether the sector can duplicate that growth going forward is an open question. The trick for retailers and exhibitors at OR is to keep innovating and broadening the audience for outdoor merchandise, while maintaining core consumers who help validate the importance of the sector.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)