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Trends in Outdoor Relaxation for 2018

December 27, 2017

In sharp contrast to the stress and tension happening in the world, many consumers are looking for ways to relax and enjoy time with family and friends. One growing trend reflecting this is hygge, the Scandinavian concept of comfort and coziness....

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3 Trends in Outdoor Categories for 2017

May 9, 2017

Outdoor recreation is a strong economic driver in the U.S, generating up to $887 billion in consumer spending per year and boosting economies in small rural communities and densely populated cities, according to the Outdoor Industry Association. Due...

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5 Tips for Creating an Outdoor Recreation Niche

September 13, 2016

More people are enjoying the great outdoors, whether it’s in their own backyard or in one of the many public parks or green spaces available across the country. And, according to the Outdoor Industry Association, Americans spend $120.7 billion on...

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Ease of Use Products for Outdoor Enthusiasts

August 30, 2016

Consumers are always on the lookout for products that will fit their needs and be easy to use. Products with uncomplicated procedures, or with mechanics that assist the user in its operation, are a big plus, especially among Baby Boomers who may...

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Making Outdoor Spaces More Like Indoor Spaces

August 10, 2016

The trend of bringing the comfort of indoor spaces outside when it comes to entertaining is still going strong. Not only are outdoor kitchens popular, but outdoor lounge and seating areas also continue to trend toward a living room aesthetic. One...

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2 Tips for Boosting Outdoor Power Equipment Sales

August 3, 2016

Summer is nearing an end, and some retailers may be looking back at their outdoor power equipment sales with some disappointment. If you are one of the home improvement owners or operators looking to improve or even jump-start an outdoor power...

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