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What were the Top 10 Posts on Skipedia in 2014?

What were the Top 10 Posts on Skipedia in 2014?

During 2014, we published 60 posts on Skipedia, covering brands as diverse as Lidl and HSBC, destinations from Flaine to Denmark and tour operators from Crystal to AliKats. But which were our most read blog posts?  Here’s our top ten – in reverse order – from 2014: 10. Mountain Base hit a PR goldmine We reported...
Mammut win by combining humour with passion

Mammut win by combining humour with passion

The company that began in a small ropeworks in Dintikon, Switzerland has recently been celebrating its 150th anniversary through a unique advertising campaign. The campaign has been built around outstanding photos that entertain, amuse, impress – but always retain the core brand messages at their heart: this is a brand that loves the mountains. By...
Red Bull win Sochi Olympics awareness over official sponsors

Red Bull win Sochi Olympics awareness over official sponsors

Research has shown that Red Bull came out of the Sochi Games with a higher association with the event than any of the official sponsors. P&G best of the rest Media tracking company Global Language Monitor calculated the figures. Second in the list were P&G, who were recognised to have run one of the most...
New Branding for Méribel to 'Méribel Vallée'

New Branding for Méribel to ‘Méribel Vallée’

This winter’s press pack for Méribel landed in our inbox today and the first thing we noticed was the resort has a brand new logo. New logo for Méribel Out goes ‘Coeur des 3 vallées’ and in comes a new focus on ‘Méribel Vallée’. [In case you missed it, the new logo integrates the ‘M’ of Méribel and...
The North Face build strong marketing platform for launch of Steep Series range

The North Face build strong marketing platform for launch of Steep Series range

While out in Chamonix last week at the Freeride World Tour, Skipedia took the opportunity to interview Anders Ollgaard, Brand Manager Action Sports EMEA from The North Face. The company’s long term mission is “to become the global leader in snowsport apparel”.  With that in mind, 98% of their winter collection has changed for 2013/14...
Chamonix introduces new brand identity, Facebook page and Twitter competition

Chamonix introduces new brand identity, Facebook page and Twitter competition

Close observers of the industry will have noticed that the French resort of Chamonix has rebranded since last season. When we met Anne-Laure Du Chattel at Grand Ski 2012, she had just started in her role as head of marketing for the resort. Du Chattel came to snowsports from outside the industry (her previous employer...