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EP 159: Is Your Jacket Really Unique?

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The outdoor industry is good at its craft. Maybe a little too good. Every brand is producing products that are tougher, lighter, and more effective than ever before. Our industry has done such a great job of pushing each other to constantly improve that it’s all starting to look, feel, and perform the same.

This is a good problem to have because it brings out the best in everyone. But in a sea of sameness, how do companies stand out if their product alone isn’t discernible? Price point certainly is a factor as are availability, sizing, and colorways but at the end of the day, the only thing that separates a company from its competition is its brand.


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