The recent snowfall has active Alaskans considering new winter sporting gear; Better Business Bureau encourages consumers to enjoy the white and watch their green.
"Seasonal changes are a great excuse to get into a new outdoor activity," says Robert W.G. Andrew, CEO of BBB serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington. "But it’s important to spend wisely and responsibly."
Before heading out to splurge on new gear, consider the following tips:
To find reliable sporting goods stores, visit bbb.org.
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