(Steamboat Springs, Colo.) - Big Agnes, manufacturer of award-winning sleeping bags, pads and tents, enters its seventh year of business reporting record sales growth. Additionally, brand recognition is stronger than ever, as Big Agnes has earned several of the outdoor industry’s most coveted awards for new product in 2007.
Gamber, President/Co-Founder of Big Agnes, remarks, "Overall sales to
date are up 67% over last year. We are seeing this growth in sales not
only with the new Emerald Mountain and Big House tent series, but also
with our sleeping bags and pads as well. The growth we've seen in tents
rounds out the entire Big Agnes brand and positions us as a leader in
the camping category."
In Outside Magazine’s 2007 Buyer’s
Guide, Big Agnes’ Emerald Mountain SL2 tent is honored with a Gear of
the Year award. The Emerald Mountain SL3 tent won Best All-Around and
Editors’ Choice from Backpacker in its respective March 2007 Gear Guide
and April issues. These tents combine the benefits of their lightest
free-standing tents with roomy interiors and two opposing doors and
vestibules. In February, the SeedHouse SL2 tent was awarded an Editors’
Choice from Blue Ridge Outdoors.
Also featured as a recipient
of Green Gear of the Year in Outside Magazine’s Buyer’s Guide is the
Big Agnes Battle Mountain -15° sleeping bag. The Battle Mountain
features Bamboo Charcoal Synthetic Insulation, an Eco-friendly,
synthetic insulation derived from bamboo. Big Agnes is also one of the
first tent manufacturers to develop tents with DAC Featherlite NSL
Poles, which are anodized using the most environmentally friendly
process available. These poles are used in the acclaimed Emerald
Mountain SL and Seedhouse SL tent series.
implemented many key initiatives this year which have enabled us to
ramp up our production capacities," says Gamber. "Our focus will be on
continuing to grow while still offering excellent customer service and
delivering product on time to our growing network of dealers."
for a peak in the nearby Mt. Zirkel Wilderness, Big Agnes®, Inc. is
located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and produces award-winning
sleeping bags, pads and tents. For more information, visit
www.bigagnes.com or call 877-554-8975.
Big Agnes Poised for Record GrowthFriday, 27 April 2007
Big Agnes, manufacturer of award-winning sleeping bags, pads and tents, enters its seventh year of business reporting record sales growth. Additionally, brand recognition is stronger than ever, as Big Agnes has earned several of the outdoor industry’s most coveted awards for new product in 2007.
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