The Dirty Little Secret of Pro Deals

Don’t get Todd Frank started on pro deals. The veteran retailer owns The Trail Head and Trail Head River Sports in Missoula, Montana, where seemingly everyone in town has a pro deal or a hookup. You already know what he’s going to say. “There's not a...

What To Do When There’s Nothing to Sell

This pandemic has turned the retail game on its head. Used to be, you waited for customers in a store...

Inside North America’s Instruction Crisis

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic 18 months ago, Kelly McDowell told Paddling Business that he’d decided to...

Tim Niemier’s Quest To Put A Billion Butts In...

Tim Niemier sees no end to the growth of paddlesports, and after a few minutes soaking in the legendary...
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The Canadian Canoe Museum Invites The Community To Help...

T he Canadian Canoe Museum (CCM) is launching the public phase of their Inspiring Canada by Canoe Campaign and asking...
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The Big Gear Show 2022 Details Released

T he Big Gear Show (BGS), the trade show for Bike, Paddle and Outdoor Gear, will host the second annual...

Hobie Sheds Longest-Serving Executives As New Ownership Restructures

Eight months after being acquired by private equity investors, the Hobie Cat Company has parted ways with two of...
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