Featured Retailer: Duluth Pack

May 30, 2012

If you’ve never heard of Duluth Pack, it’s okay. You’ve probably just never been outside. If you’re not the type to venture beyond the wilds of your own backyard, it’s all right. The Duluth Pack Store can outfit you with every bit of gear you need to take on places like the Boundary Waters. Or, […]

Featured Retailer: Yoder Department Store

April 27, 2012

If you can’t find it at Yoder’s, there’s a pretty good chance you don’t need it. The U.S. Census Bureau lists the population of Shipshewana, Indiana, at 658, which is roughly the same number of people who’ll be in line in front of you, waiting to get into the Yoder Department Store parking lot. Yep. […]

A Stormy Kromer Send-Off

April 20, 2012

Last fall, we were contacted by the Detroit Skating Club. We were somewhat ashamed that we didn’t realize such an illustrious group was here in the fine state of Michigan, and we sure are glad they reached out to us. You see, the Detroit Skating Club in Bloomfield Hills is the training home to some […]

How Does a Guy Say No To This?

April 12, 2012

Even though the wedding date’s not set yet, you can tell that Linnea Rivard and Michael Balda’s upcoming nuptials aren’t necessarily all that traditional. For starters, the happy couple met at an online matchmaking site. They didn’t even get to go out alone on their first date (she brought a friend along, just to be […]

The Living Legend Tattoo

March 30, 2012

If you’ve been following our posts about 2012 Living Legend Jim Dehlin, you may remember that in the story titled “A Visit From a Legend“, Jim mentioned the possibility of getting a Living Legend tattoo. Well, in legendary fashion, he was true to his word. This fabulous bit of art was done by Jim’s niece, […]

Featured Retailer: Getz’s Department Store

March 23, 2012

Unless you’re reading this from someplace like Singapore, you’re gonna want to get to Getz’s. We like Getz’s. A lot. A little too much, maybe. But when you’ve got three stacked floors of department store goodness packed with people who remember how things used to be done, well, it feels to us like the kind […]

A Visit From A Legend

February 20, 2012

This past Friday, the employees at Stormy Kromer were proud to welcome a legend into their factory. A Living Legend, actually. Jim Dehlin and family, with Bob Jacquart Our inaugural Living Legend winner, Jim Dehlin (along with six family members, including his wife, son and daughter) spent a good part of Friday afternoon with us. […]

Saturdays with Bob: One Customer at a Time

February 13, 2012

By Bob Jacquart, CEO As I look back on my life’s journey, little did I know that the skills that I learned in my first part-time job would come full circle. Back in the 7th grade, I put together bicycles, strollers and wagons at my Uncle King’s five-and-dime store. My uncle encouraged me to meet […]

Behind the Scenes: Stormy Kromer Staff on the Road

January 23, 2012

It’s the time of year when fall/winter brands, like ourselves, hit the road and begin showing off what’s new for Fall 2012. We just got back from our first national trade show of the year, the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. We met with over 80 retailers, current and new, over the course of the 4-day […]

Stormy Kromer in Outside Magazine

January 11, 2012

Have you seen the February issue of Outside Magazine? One of the cover stories this month is “63 Perfect Things.” We’re very proud to say that the Original Stormy Kromer Cap rounds out the list at number 63. We’d like to send our thanks to the folks over at Outside Magazine for including us in […]

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