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Business Booming In Ketchum

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By Andrew Reed

Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV/ KTWT-TV ) Two international businesses in the Wood River Valley are seeing an increase in sales during a recovering economy.

When it comes to goggles, ski gear, bikes, and even clothing, Scott sport has you covered.

The company has called Ketchum home for more than fifty years.

"I think a lot is going on when it comes to the marketing alliance, we have a really young group of people who are spreading the word about Sun Valley and Ketchum, and we were born here in Ketchum in 1958” said Adrian Montgomery, Scott Sports.

Scott sports is excited business is booming, and is actively releasing new product.

"Certain aspects of our business are doing very well and we are a multisport brand, we're involved in bicycling, running, winter sport, motorsport, and outdoors” said Montgomery.

Just like the multisport company, a popular worldwide clothing business Scottevest moved to Ketchum 9-years ago.

"Our sales have been just going gangbusters here, every since we moved here we have been doubling year over year” said CEO Scott Jordan, Scottevest.

Scottevest sells jackets that carry all of your electronics.

"We have a really unique business model; we're direct to consumer on the internet. We were actually the very first appeal brand that formed on the internet,” said Jordan.

An economy that continues to improve in the gem state.


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