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Fin Feather Fur Outfitters Becomes Newest Whitetails Unlimited National Sponsor
Posted 3/30/2018: Congratulations to our Member on this sponsorship opportunity! “Fin Feather Fur Outfitters started more than 30 years ago in a small building, and through outstanding service and hard work has grown to be the place in Ohio that hunters, fishers, and anyone who loves the outdoors buys their gear,” said Whitetails Unlimited President Jeff Schinkten. See more >
YETI Ends Plans to Go Public
Posted 3/28/2018: After nearly two years of pushing to go public, Yeti Holdings Inc. has decided against it. A legal filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reveals that CEO Matthew Reintjes made the decision as a result of “market conditions” and asked that materials provided to the government for the initial public offering (IPO) be returned to the company. See more >
Update: Remington Files for Bankruptcy Protection
Posted 3/26/2018: Remington is moving forward with their prepackaged restructuring plans through bankruptcy court. Records from the bankruptcy court of the district of Delaware show that the company filed for bankruptcy protection on March 25, 2018. Remington reached a deal with lenders in February to reduce its debt by about $700 million and add about $145 million in new capital, but that only bought time for it to seek Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. See more >
Is REI's Stance on Vista Outdoor Hypocritical?
Posted 3/26/2018: REI sells outdoor gear, so let’s take a look at something directly in their wheelhouse. Since 1976 REI has donated $77 million to conservation. Last year they donated $9.3 million to the outdoors. Those may sound like big numbers until held up against annual sales of $2.56 billion. This means that REI donated just one-third of 1% of sales to support the wild places from which it garners mountains of money. See more >
Google Introduces "Shopping Actions" to Help Retailers in Their Battle with Amazon
Posted 3/23/2018: Google recently announced a new plan to help retailers take on Amazon - and give Google a cut of their sales in the process. The search giant will allow retailers to list their products across Google Search, in its Google Express shopping service, and in the Google Assistant app for smartphones and on smart speakers, like the Google Home. See more >
YouTube Announces New Firearms Content Policy
Posted 3/22/2018: YouTube announced this week that it is imposing a new Firearms Content Policy that will go into effect in April. These new policies include prohibiting content that has the intent to sell firearms and accessories through direct sales and content that provides instructions on manufacturing firearms, ammunition, high capacity magazines, etc. See more >
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