179-Are equipment manufacturers missing the mark?

Show notes

Being a relatively small country on the world stage Australia often punches above its own weight in so many areas. One area where we under perform is the product range available in retail stores and this includes hiking gear. Is this because the product doesn’t exist or are manufacturers and importers missing the mark? In this episode we discuss possible reasons.

Podcast Overview

  • Podcast Introduction
  • Episode Introduction (time index 0:01:48)
  • Whats missing?
    • Range (time index 0:02:38)
    • Colours (time index 0:04:11)
      • You must be Australian?
      • Shrink it and pink it?
    • Style (time index 0:08:20)
    • Design (time index 0:12:38)
      • Just the basics – be happy
      • Isn’t everyone the same size and shape?
    • Size (time index 0:16:09)
      • Size
      • Length
  • What’s the problem? (time index 0:19:39)
    • Is the gear we want being made?
    • Is the gear we want being imported?
  • Gill and Tim final thoughts (time index 0:29:24)

Close (time index 0:31:15)

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