From the foot of the crag to Himalayan summits, it’s the same thing that unites and inspires the people over at RAB - a pure, untamed love of the mountains.

The RAB mission is to awaken the climber in everyone and equip them for the ascent.

Originating from Sheffield in 1980 out of a professional climber’s spare bedroom, RAB has grown to have the third largest revenues of any of the outdoor brands in the UK market today.


What are RAB’s unique selling points?

  • One of the top selling outdoor brands in the UK.
  • Very well-known outdoor focused apparel and equipment brand in the UK.
  • All Rab® products come with a guarantee that covers the original owner, with proof of purchase, for the usable lifetime of the product.*
  • Good range and steady stock levels all year round for insulated products
  • The company’s HQ is still based in the Derbyshire, UK.
  • Their current season products hold the RRP price.


Who’ll be interested in RAB?

RAB is a very recognisable brand for many because of its presence on the high street in their own boutique stores, department stores and leading sports-fashion retailers.

Known for the high performance, quality and design of their products, RAB is another easy brand to sell to end-user companies.

And, also being a British brand, RAB is a popular choice for companies who like the brand association with a British brand.

RAB is becoming increasingly popular in the following sectors:

  • British companies – any business that prides itself on being a British company like the brand association with a quality British brand like RAB
  • Any company wanting insulated products - RAB has a good range and stock levels all year round, particularly in the core product range. There is opportunity to sell a lot more of this type of product between the months of September and April.


Core product range

  • Waterproof shell jackets
  • Down insulated jackets
  • Down insulated gillets/vests
  • Synthetic insulated jacket
  • Synthetic insulated gillets/vests 

These products all sell really well in the promotional merchandise industry and are available all year round to ensure continuity of supply.

All products in this core range have a guarantee of supply for the next 5 years.

Wholesale buying prices for core product lines start from £54.10 ex VAT.

Other products such as trousers, softshell jackets, micro (light-weight) fleeces (full zip and half zip), mid-weight fleeces (full zip), t-shirts (polyester and cotton), headwear and gloves, waterproof over-trousers, base layers, shirts, hoodies and sweatshirts all sell really well across the promotional merchandise industry , too.

However, they may be subject to change every 6 months so stock is subject to availability. If a requested product is ever out of stock, future dates on stock availability can be provided and alternative products will be offered.



For more information on the range of outdoor clothing and equipment from RAB we can supply you, call us on 01270  757890 or drop us an email at sales@theoutdoorscompany.co.uk.


* All Rab® products come with a guarantee that covers the original owner, with proof of purchase, for the usable lifetime of the product. Should a product fail due to defects in workmanship and/or materials, RAB will repair the item free of charge or replace at their discretion. 

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VAT number: 927 9157 85
Registered address: The Outdoors Company,
Unit 1, Greenfield Farm Industrial Estate
Congleton, CW12 4TR
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