“this guy comes out and he’s wearing a fringed buckskin jacket with a Bolo tie and pressed white shirt, jeans, and cowboy boots. He’s got long hair and a foo man choo mustache. He kind of stood out you know? And it was Skip Yowell.”
Follow your bliss. I mean, that’s how basically all of us got in here.
“I think the thing that’s most inspiring is just the really good outdoor industry retailers, the really good brands and the really good factories are all linking arms and realizing that we all need each other.”
“The current sales model is broken. It really hasn’t adapted. And small outdoor retail brands are always last out of the bag if even mentioned at all. So many traditional sales reps are based on schedule and ROI and that’s why a lot of these brands just really never get a chance”
“the most critical thing that you should be doing right now is conserving cash and make sure you save that cash”
“They want to be able to tell a story that local Outdoor Retail customers will relate to. That’s the whole concept behind the Argo Agency”
“The fact that we’ve succeeded in this is more than luck”