Cotswold Outdoor

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Cotswold Outdoor
Private limited company
Industry Retailer
Founded 1974
Headquarters Malmesbury, United Kingdom
Area served
UK
Key people
Greg Nieuwenhuys (CEO)
Products Outdoor clothing and equipment
Number of employees
circa 1200
Parent AS Adventure Group (owned by PAI Partners)
Website http://www.cotswoldoutdoor.com
Cotswold Outdoor, Southside Wandsworth, London

Cotswold Outdoor is a trading brand of AS Adventure Group, who also own the Snow and Rock, Cycle Surgery and Runners Need chains of shops.[1] An outdoor recreation retailer in the United Kingdom.

Founded in 1974, the company originated in the Cotswolds, and was based out of a garage next to the Cotswold Water Park, from which the founders sold basic camping accessories. Cotswold Outdoor is the recommended retailer for the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme, the National Trust and the Ramblers, amongst other outdoor groups. Cotswold Outdoor has 69 stores[2] across the United Kingdom, an e-commerce website and a mail order service selling outdoor clothing, camping & climbing equipment, travel & active clothing, hiking boots and adventure racing gear.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilmore, James (1 June 2015). "Snow & Rock Group sold to Cotswold Outdoor owner AS Adventure Group". Retail Weekly. EMAP Publishing Limited. Retrieved 28 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Wilmore, James (1 June 2015). "Snow & Rock Group sold to Cotswold Outdoor owner AS Adventure Group". Retail Weekly. EMAP Publishing Limited. Retrieved 28 March 2016. 

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