Innovation, changes in manufacturing and price hikes were the hot topics at FN’s panel discussion at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City earlier this year.
James Curleigh of Keen Footwear
Jamie Lipman Abish from Tent & Trails
Timberland’s Brian Moore
REI’s Denise Friend
The barefoot category and further development of social media will both have long-term effects on the market, panelists agreed.