The Outdoor Industry Could Soon be Saving Big on Apparel and Footwear Duties

The U.S. apparel and footwear industry has calling for swift enactment of the Outdoor Act, which would lower or eliminate import duties on outdoor clothing and support research programs for the industry.

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Fjällräven Announces New Standard for Down Production

Fjällräven is setting a new standard for down production in the apparel industry. The Swedish heritage company, known for its durable outdoor apparel and accessories, unveiled the Fjällräven Down Promise on Tuesday, a guarantee backed by 40 years of research that ensures all of its down products are built with only ethically produced down from the highest quality.

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5 Macro Shifts That Will Affect the Future of Outdoor Apparel

The outdoor consumer of 2014 may not be as hardcore or traditional as many industry leaders assume; and the economic, demographic, and political shifts of the next few years will present outdoor brands and retailers with a number of new challenges and opportunities, according to a survey by consultancy Egg Strategy in partnership with the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA).

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