Trends in Outdoor Retail Webinar: Thursday, October 22

Trends in Outdoor Retail Webinar: Thursday, October 22

Outdoor Industry Association
Outdoor Industry Association

BOULDER, CO –-( On Wednesday, October 22 at 2:00 p.m. (MDT) Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) and the Leisure Trends Group (LTG) will present Trends in Outdoor Retail, an in-depth look at both summer and Back-to-School sales trends in this fifth in a series of Webinars in 2009.

Scott Jaeger, LTG’s senior retail analyst, will use the OIA Topline Outdoor Sales data and the online data mining tool to examine sales in three channels (outdoor specialty, outdoor chain and outdoor internet), identify key trends and look forward to fall and the holiday selling season. Topics covered in Trends in Outdoor Retail, will include:

  • Hot categories and subcategories in Summer 2009
  • Back-to-School sale results for August and September
  • A full recap of year-to-date paddlesports sales
  • An in-depth look at recreation and family camping sales
  • How to easily mine valuable and actionable data from the OIA Topline Dynamic Reports

Trends in Outdoor Retail is free for OIA members and non-members. To register, visit:

About Outdoor Industry Association
Outdoor Industry Association® (OIA) is a national trade association whose mission is to ensure the growth and success of the outdoor industry. OIA provides trade services for over 4000 manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, sales representatives and retailers in the outdoor industry. OIA programs include representation in government/legislative affairs, market and social research, business-to-business services and youth outreach initiatives. Educational events include the annual Rendezvous®, Outdoor University®, and the Capitol Summit. Outdoor Industry Association is based in Boulder, Colorado, and is the title sponsor of the Outdoor Retailer tradeshows. For more information go to or call 303.444.3353.