Launches at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market
State of the Market for Footwear
Friday, January 22, 2010 12:00 – 1:00 pm Salt Lake City Marriott, Salons A-C
State of the Market for Apparel
Saturday, January 23, 2010 12:00 – 1:00 pm Salt Lake City Marriott, Salons A-C
RSVP requested. To register, click here.
BOULDER, CO, January 19, 2010 – In today’s chaotic retail environment, it is vital to have timely, point-of-sale information to stay on top of market and product trends in order to make critical business decisions.Utilizing the new OIA VantagePoint™ retail point-of-sales platform, Jim Hartford, CEO of SportsOneSource, will provide analysis of the footwear and apparel industries from a retail sales perspective.
Topics covered include:
- Overall U.S. Footwear and Apparel market trends
- Comparison of Outdoor versus Overall sales
- Key Outdoor Footwear and Apparel category trends
- Short and long term market share trends
- Category and product leaders
Participants will learn about the new data tracking service offered by Outdoor Industry Association and how to monitor their sales in today’s chaotic retail environment.
For more information, visit www.oiavantagepoint.com
Media Registration for Show Access Credentials:
Maura Lansford, SOAR Communications, cell 817.929.8123
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 trade shows. For more information go to www.outdoorindustry.org or call 303.444.3353.