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Z SUPPLY Launches Z SUPPLY GIRLS

07/10/2020

The new line launches July 13.

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Challenging Times in Hawaii for Those that Cater to Tourists

07/10/2020

We check in with several industry retailers and brands to see how they are faring with no tourists on the islands. The state, which now has the second highest unemployment rate in the nation, is currently considering pushing back the Aug. 1 return of visitors.

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Rhode Island Brings Back Free Sunscreen From Raw Elements to Beaches and Parks

07/09/2020

The state remains the first and only in the nation to offer this amenity statewide, now touch-free and COVID-compliant.

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Sanuk Launches Eco-Friendly SustainaSole Collection

07/09/2020

The new line of “comfy rubbish, reincarnated” vegan footwear is available now. 

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Surfline Partners with Garmin

07/09/2020

Surfline and Garmin enable surfers to watch their rides on video.

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The Buckle Joins the Specialty Surge

07/09/2020

Something very interesting appears to be afoot with how some specialty retailers are performing post reopening compared to other channels.

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Brand Founders Share Inspirational Stories in New Video Series

07/09/2020

686 Technical Apparel Founder Mike West is launching a video series called “In My Eyes” which showcases the stories of brand founders who have spoken to Mike’s students at USC.

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Northwest Sales Agency Adds RVCA to Portfolio

07/08/2020

Northwest Road Reps aims to implement their experience in the region to expand RVCA’s categories, business channels, and reach.

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SIA?s Town Hall series on Inclusion, hosted by Selema Masekela

07/08/2020

Beginning July 14th, join us for a series of conversations to help the winter outdoor industry better understand diversity, equity and inclusion issues and the role and responsibility our industry plays in creating positive change.

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Retail Imports Improving Slightly, But Still Far Below Last Year

07/08/2020

Imports at major U.S. retail container ports are expected to remain significantly below last year’s levels into this fall.

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