“The Killer of a Skateboarding Legend Went Unnamed for Years. Could Deaths Have Been Prevented?” by David Sjostedt via The San Francisco Standard

“The Killer of a Skateboarding Legend Went Unnamed for Years. Could Deaths Have Been Prevented?” by David Sjostedt via The San Francisco Standard

Jake Phelps skates a halfpipe at the Hunters Point ramp in San Francisco in 1986. | Courtesy Thrasher Magazine When it was reported that San Francisco skateboarding legend Jake Phelps died peacefully in his Bayview home on March 19, 2019, the legions of global...
“Skate Shop Day happens in just one month plus 2022 recap, link to SSD graphics & letter from Chris Nieratko (SSD Founder and owner of NJ Skate Shop)” reposted by Board Retailers Association

“Skate Shop Day happens in just one month plus 2022 recap, link to SSD graphics & letter from Chris Nieratko (SSD Founder and owner of NJ Skate Shop)” reposted by Board Retailers Association

What is Skate Shop Day? Skate Shop Day is the day that the skateboard community celebrates our cultural hubs, the foundations of every skate scene, the places that bring skaters together and act as the glue for skateboarding as a whole. Skate Shop Day is meant to get...
“New Retail: How the “Store” Will Undergo Transformation” by Sanford Stein via The Robin Report

“New Retail: How the “Store” Will Undergo Transformation” by Sanford Stein via The Robin Report

For the vast majority of the 20th century, retailing had been largely transactional. The store was the place where the goods were seen, sold, and stored (hence the term). With the advent of ecommerce that definition became questioned, and the change-averse retail...