Posts tagged as berghaus

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    Friday, October 23rd 2015

    EOCA announces public vote results

    by Markus Huber

    The European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) organized a public ballot to decide which environmental projects should be funded next year. Altogether, 32,716 people took part in the online voting. The three winning projects are: From Logging and Poaching to Adventure and Tourism, West Sumatra, nominated by Exped, Protecting Old-Growth Forests in Sweden, nominated by NORR […]

  • They all came here for inspiration and exchange of thoughts: the City Hall of Sheffield, the venue of this year's European Outdoor Summit.

    Wednesday, October 21st 2015

    Sheffield: Third EOS successful

    by Markus Huber

    No less than 300 industry professionals came together in Sheffield (#TheOutdoorCity), England, from Oct. 14-15, to attend the third edition of the European Outdoor Summit, this time hosted by the British Outdoor Industries Association (OIA). Main sponsors of the event were Berghaus, ISPO and W.L. Gore & Associates. The summit was attended by industry representatives […]

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    Monday, June 29th 2015

    Pentland improves by 14 percent over 2013

    by Markus Huber

    In its financial 2014, Pentland Group, owner of brands such as Speedo, Ellesse, Berghaus, Canterbury as well as shareholder of Britain’s big retailer JD Sports Fashion, increased its sales compared with 2013 by 14 percent to £2.2 billion (€3.12 billion). The brands division improved by 5 percent to £618 million (€873.7 million). This was primarily […]

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    Friday, May 8th 2015

    Berghaus joins bluesign standard – as first U.K. brand

    by Markus Huber

    Berghaus, the Pentland-owned brand of outdoor equipment, has agreed to join the bluesign standard, the Swiss concept of defining eco-responsible supply chains. The U.K. company says that the move is part of its sustainability program, which involves eliminating harmful ingredients within the supply chain and intensifying cooperation with ecologically responsible suppliers. According to Berghaus’ own information, the […]

  • Monday, April 13th 2015

    Sebastian Coe to speak at European Outdoor Summit

    by Markus Huber

    This year’s European Outdoor Summit (EOS), to be held in Sheffield, England, from Oct. 13-15 and organized by the Outdoor Industries Association, is to welcome a top keynote speaker at the event. Lord Sebastian Coe, Britain’s legendary runner and head of the organizing team for the London Olympic Games in 2012, will give a speech to the European […]

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    Tuesday, October 7th 2014

    Pentland puts Leedham at top of Berghaus

    by Markus Huber

    Pentland Group, which runs brands like Speedo, Ellesse and Lacoste Footwear, has named Richard Leedham new brand president of Berghaus and its recently integrated footwear label, Brasher. Leedham has been with the U.K. outdoor company for nearly two decades in various positions in marketing and sales. Since early 2014, he steered Berghaus on an interim […]


    Wednesday, July 16th 2014

    Successful ski mountaineering expedition, including twelve first descents

    by Andi Spies

    At the beginning of June Berghaus athletes Michelle Blaydon and Ross Hewitt successfully returned from their ski mountaineering expedition to the Canadian Baffin Island. The goal of this joint expedition, with UK ski mountaineer Tom Grant and Marcus Waring from Canada, was to draw first lines on the steep and pristine walls of the glacial […]

  • Tuesday, June 10th 2014

    Berghaus merges with Brasher and goes direct in Benelux

    by Markus Huber

    The Brasher brand of outdoor footwear will be fully integrated into sister label, Berghaus, from the next spring/summer season. Brasher as a label will not be obliterated, but is set to continue with dual branding elements on products, packaging and point of sale materials. Berghaus’ and Brasher’s parent company, the Pentland group, is considering various options for how to […]

  • Tuesday, November 26th 2013

    Berghaus hikes into the U.S. outdoor market

    by Markus Huber

    Berghaus, the British marketer of outdoor gear, has decided to come to terms in the U.S. market. A trial period of some two years with a very selective distribution to a few specialty stores has encouraged the Pentland subsidiary to establish its own company there. Berghaus USA will be based in Portland, Oregon, and will […]

  • Tuesday, July 23rd 2013

    Richard Cotter to leave Berghaus in August

    by Markus Huber

    By the end of August, Richard Cotter will step down as president of the Berghaus brand, leaving the Pentland group to take up another career opportunity. He will become chief executive of the Snow + Rock Group, which describes itself as Britain’s largest specialty retailer for snow sports apparel and equipment. Snow + Rock says […]