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Print shop adds apparel line

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A Denver-based print shop known for wrapping tour buses and buildings is ready to wrap customers in its first apparel line.

Eyewear brand debuts sun-ready ski goggles

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Combining protections against bright light, glare and fog, a local sports eyewear brand has rolled out a new model of ski goggles that changes hue based on sunlight.

Shut-down clothing shop revived in Five Points

A local clothing brand is reopening a full-time shop on Welton Street and eyeing an international expansion after being evicted from its Larimer location last summer.

A look at this year’s SIA Snow Show

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The Snowsports Industry America’s Snow Show kicked off its annual convention yesterday in Denver, with 336,710 square feet with 550 exhibitors — including 174 new arrivals — showcasing over 1,000 brands in 3,000 booths.

Winter gear maker warms up to summer line

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An outdoor apparel maker that’s known for its winter gear is branching out into warmer seasons with the launch of a new summer line.

Shifting focus, beef company raises $2.3M

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As it narrows its focus mainly to hot dogs and sausages, a grass-fed beef company is raising funds and is planning to move its office to Union Station.

Diet company sets $2M New Year’s resolution

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More than halfway to its goal already, a manufacturer of diet supplements and snack lines known for its celebrity endorsements has a $2 million capital raise in the works.

Beefed-up bike tires gain traction

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Bike shops and frame makers are keeping an eye on a new trend in the cycling world, mountain bike-sized wheels with plus-sized tires for added traction.

Backpack brand scores Kickstarter hat trick

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A backpack startup has now raised a total of $58,000 over three crowdfunding campaigns, using online fundraising platforms not just to get off the ground, but to fuel each big step in the business.