Hattrup to head up sales at Chums

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Ketchum, Idaho — Mike Hattrup, will step into the role of national sales manager at Chums and Beyond Coastal sunscreen. Hattrup will manage all national sales accounts out of the brand’s Sun Valley offices.

Sam's Outdoor Outfitters on Why Grassroots Outdoor Alliance and Independent Specialty Retailers Matter

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Grassroots Outdoor Alliance recently welcomed Sam’s Outdoor Outfitters, Brattleboro, Vt., as the newest member of the organization’s nationwide group of independent outdoor retailers, who operate more than 120 independent specialty outdoor stores throughout North America. Outdoor Magazine had the opportunity to sit down with co-owner Brad Borofsky to talk about Sam’s new partnership with Grassroots, about Grassroots’ importance to the industry, and about the relevance of independent outdoor specialty retailers.

The Conservation Alliance Announces Seven New Members

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Bend, Ore. — The Conservation Alliance has announced seven outdoor industry companies have joined its ranks since August 2015. New members include Garmont, Hipcamp, Nuun, Seaview Outfitters, Shift Advantage, Ursack, and Cascade Designs (parent company of MSR, Therm-a-Rest, Platypus, SealLine, and PackTowl).