Keynote & Tactical Sessions Announced for the KNOWSHOW in Vancouver

on 07/10/2017 - 10:44 am

The KNOWSHOW kicks off in Vancouver this week and they have lined up a keynote by Shauna Olsten. Shauna, formerly of Quiksilver, Roxy, DC Shoes, Native Footwear and Kit + Ace will discuss the ever changing retail landscape and uncovering retails new equity. Read more here. 
 
Yours truly (Brian Jenkinson) will be hosting a Tactical Session with a few local Vancouver retailers discussing eCommerce and some of the hurdles & successes of moving from traditional bricks & mortar to the digital space.
I’ll be chatting with Adele Tetangco from Garmentory along with Brendan Bennett from Still Life.  Read more here.
 

The North Face Canada Announces New Brand, Communications and Sports Marketing Coordinator

on 07/10/2017 - 10:20 am

MONTREAL, QUEBEC  – June 29th , 2017 –
 
The North Face Canada is proud to announce the transition of Maxim Turcotte into the  “Brand, Communications and Sports Marketing Coordinator” role, here in Montreal, QC. 
 
“Max has now been with the Marketing department here at The North Face for the past 2 years in the role of Account Marketing Coordinator. During this time, through his demonstrated and applied brand vision, Max was able to sophisticate and expand the national account marketing program. His organizational skills, as well as his great creativity, will be tremendous assets for for the brand as he’ll be able to increase ...

Smartwool Announces New Canadian Sales and Marketing Team

on 06/07/2017 - 02:46 pm

Steamboat Springs, Colo. (June 05, 2017) — Today, Smartwool announced two new hires to the brand’s Canadian team.
 
“The growth of our team is indicative of our recent growth in the marketplace, as the brand has been gaining momentum for two years,” said Smartwool Canada Sales and Marketing Director, Corey Stecker. “Our new team will help us achieve our goal of becoming Canada’s leader in versatile, premium apparel and accessories for outdoor adventures. Our team is one investment among many as we strive to support and boost our specialty retail partners.”
 
In May, Marie-Élizabeth Lajoie joined the team as Marketing Coordinator ...

Timebomb Trading to Distribute Obey, Loser Machine and Dark Seas for Canada

on 05/31/2017 - 09:47 am

Press Release - May 30, 2017 - TIMEBOMB Trading Inc is excited to announce that they are the exclusive Canadian distributor for Obey, Loser Machine & Dark Seas starting Spring 2018.
  
OBEY Clothing President Don Juncal remarks, “I have known Garret Louie for over 15 years, and have admired the businesses he and his partners have built. It’s wonderful that after all these years, the OBEY Clothing brand and Timebomb Trading are finally working together.”
 
Garret Louie, Director/Co-Owner at Timebomb – “I’ve always been a big fan of OBEY as their culture aligns exactly with what we’re about. I really respect how they have been ab ...