June 20, 2019
The June 25 scheduled testimony strongly backs President Trump’s goal of improving China’s respect for intellectual property but sees tariffs as the wrong method for improving compliance while causing considerable harm to sporting goods companies’ supply chains and ultimately raising prices to consumers that will have the unintended consequence of depressing sports activity and raising health care costs.
The Amer-owned brand is launching a “recommerce” program that will buy back products in good condition, recondition them and then re-sell them at lower prices.
The outdoor cooperative will discontinue its mail-order catalog in favor of Uncommon Path, a print magazine that will be published by Hearst Magazines with content and editorial by REI’s own journalists and editors.
National Park recreational visits turned downward last month to 30,183,718 from 32,211,085 following a one month uptick in April.