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5 Things To Know About Guide And Outfitter Insurance

5 Things To Know About Guide And Outfitter Insurance

Can guide and outfitter insurance protect your outdoor business? Any outdoor industry business brings its own set of unique risks, and guide and outfitters are no exception. Whether you’re a guide taking customers hunting, fishing, hiking, snowmobiling, kayaking, or rafting, you need insurance protection designed for your specific outdoor business. Here are 5 things you should know about guide and outfitter insurance. Guide and Outfitter Insurance is Designed for Your Business There’s a reason you chose to ...
What Outdoor Sports Businesses Need To Succeed In 2018

What Outdoor Sports Businesses Need To Succeed In 2018

When you’re in the outdoor industry, “business as usual” is anything but. Ski shop owners, bike repair shops, outdoor equipment retailers, guides and outfitters… every day is different in the great outdoors. The outdoor industry is risky - but for most, the rewards far outweigh the risks. Here are three things that can help your outdoor business thrive in today’s modern world, whether you’ve got your sights set on the peak of the tallest mountain, ...
Is Outdoor Sports Insurance Right For Your Business?

Is Outdoor Sports Insurance Right For Your Business?

The outdoor recreation industry is thriving with profitable business models including manufacturing and sales of gear, apparel, and accessories, rentals and lessons, guided tours, and equipment repair, to name a few. The variety of business models in the outdoor recreation industry means there’s many ways to turn a profit, but there’s one thing that most businesses have in common -- the right outdoor sports insurance. Here’s what you need to know about outdoor sports insurance ...
How To Risk Proof Your Bike Shop During The Summer

How To Risk Proof Your Bike Shop During The Summer

Summer season is when bike shops thrive. Longer days and warmer weather bring increased traffic and sales to your shop, but it can bring increased risks, as well. Here’s how to risk proof your bike shop this summer. Beat the Heat Summer temperatures can soar up to triple digits and that means a greater chance for heat-related illnesses and heat stroke. Your employees are outside leading skill shops, giving lessons, and hosting bike camps which means ...
Outdoor Recreation Brings Big Opportunities For Outdoor Brands And Businesses

Outdoor Recreation Brings Big Opportunities For Outdoor Brands And Businesses

Whether you’re a seasoned pro in the outdoor industry or exploring the idea of creating an outdoor recreation brand or business, you couldn’t pick a better industry. The Outdoor Industry Association has reported that outdoor recreation is a driving force in the economy, bringing jobs, consumer spending, and tax revenue to all parts of the US. Outdoor Recreation is Driving America’s Economy Outdoor recreation is among our nation's largest economic sectors, representing the lifeblood of thousands ...
6 Unbeatable Benefits Of Ski Shop Insurance

6 Unbeatable Benefits Of Ski Shop Insurance

Snow business is good business. According to Snowsports Industries America (SIA), more than $4.6 billion in snow sports products was purchased last year. And $2.5 billion of those sales of equipment, outerwear, apparel and accessories went to snow sports specialty stores. Ask anyone who owns a ski shop, however, and they’ll tell you: running a ski or snowboard shop takes a lot more than just a love for fresh powder and an enthusiasm for snow ...
Location Red Flags When Choosing A Home For Your Ski Rental Shop

Location Red Flags When Choosing A Home For Your Ski Rental Shop

Are you searching for the perfect location to open your ski rental shop? When you have a retail or rental shop your location can make or break your business. There are a lot of things to consider when deciding where to open up your shop, and choosing a “bad” space can end up costing your business in many ways. Before you sign a lease agreement for that beautiful space in the trendiest retail shopping plaza ...
Sole Proprietor VS. LLC: What Business Structure Is Right For Your Bike Shop?

Sole Proprietor VS. LLC: What Business Structure Is Right For Your Bike Shop?

There are a lot of decisions to make when starting a bike shop or other outdoor industry business, and your business structure is one that deserves careful consideration. Because the way you structure your business can have major implications for your taxes, liability, and even your personal assets. Let’s take a look at some of the most commonly used business structures business owners choose to help you decide how to structure your bike shop. How to ...
7 Personality Traits You Need To Succeed In The Outdoor Industry

7 Personality Traits You Need To Succeed In The Outdoor Industry

What does it take to succeed as a business owner in the outdoor industry? Every business owner is different, but there are some key personality traits that most successful business owners and entrepreneurs have in common. If you’ve been dreaming of an outdoor sports-related business, here’s what you’ll need to get there. Plus some words of inspiration to help you along the way from some of the greatest achievers in history and today’s most ...
5 Unexpected Ways Adventure Sports Insurance Protects Your Shop

5 Unexpected Ways Adventure Sports Insurance Protects Your Shop

If you’re paddling out to the biggest waves, you want the right board. And if you’re hiking a rugged trail, you want the right shoes. Protecting your outdoor industry business with the right insurance is as important as selecting the right gear for mountain climbing, surfing, hiking, or snowboarding. When you operate an adventure sports business, ordinary insurance just won’t do. Consider the differences between your shop and the business next door; be it a coffee ...

 

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