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Commerce makes the world go round

Global Responsibility: Knotting Business & Humanity

February 26, 2013Jim Markel
Guatemala Fair Trade 2011 Update Finding something to focus on may be all it takes to have a sense of Global Responsibility. For Red Oxx it’s been about intertwining commercial and humanistic beliefs. Understanding or recognizing the opportunity for participating in Global Responsibility means asking why? This basic question is the foundation for our LEAN
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Progress can be seen on the face of this child

Red Oxx Economic Efforts in Guatemala Show Progress

February 26, 2013Jim Markel
Jim’s Monkey Fist Project Update 2010 It has been said that the human mind is like a restless monkey swinging from branch to branch, preventing the mind from finding peace. Jim can readily relate to that inner struggle to calm the beast. Should one try to talk the monkey down with meditation? Or maybe a
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Desert, Wind, Rain and more. Red Oxx Gear passes the Overland Travel Test.

Red Oxx Soft Sided Luggage Passes Overland Field Test

February 26, 2013Jim Markel
CEO Jim Markel Tests Red Oxx Gear Under Trying Outdoor Conditions. Taking Red Oxx gear on a new Overland Adventure, CEO Jim Markel knew not where he was going and that this was a new kind of test for Red Oxx Soft Sided Luggage. Would it endure the rigors of overland travel, assuredly much harsher
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Dave Lundin making a difference in Namibia

Red Oxx Joins Men on a Mossi Net Mission

February 26, 2013Jim Markel
Delivering Mosquito Nets in the Battle Against Malaria. "Thinking back on your own life, can you point to a critical influence or chance meeting that made a lasting impact? The catalyst may not have realized the effect they had upon the course of your life. Yet the seeds of hope and inspiration are very fertile,
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Maximize your carry-on. Red Oxx Carry-on Dimmensions and Requirements Explained

Carry-on Luggage Dimensions and Requirements Explained – Part 1

June 9, 2012Jim Markel
Selecting the Red Oxx carry-on luggage that’s right for you This first in a series of articles written by Red Oxx co-founder and CEO Jim Markel will address questions we often answer by phone, email, chat or face to face in regards to traveling with carry-on luggage. Red Oxx offers a lot of options to
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Red Oxx Featured in Microsoft Case Study

June 9, 2012Jim Markel
Microsoft highlighted Red Oxx’s Business Solutions Retail Management System in a client case study. Microsoft highlighted Red Oxx’s Business Solutions Retail Management System in a client case study. With help from Microsoft, Red Oxx can better track customers, shorten steps, contain costs, and hoist sales. Here is a brief overview of the Microsoft solution: Sustaining
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Carry-on Duffel Perfection - What is the best Duffel?

What Makes the Perfect Carry-on Duffel?

May 30, 2012Jim Markel
As airlines cut the weight limit on checked bags, your carry-on duffel bag has become even more important. < >The weight limit of 50 lbs on a checked bag means space must be used in the most efficient, convenient, roomy manner possible. So exactly what makes the perfect carry-on, well, perfect? Here CEO Jim Markel
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Highway warning signs in Africa

Packing for an Safari Adventure – Africa Part 1

May 29, 2012Jim Markel
Jim’s African Adventure: Part 1 Red Oxx Manufacturing co-owner Jim Markel traveled to Zambia in September 2003. Yes, he brought lots of Red Oxx gear! Jim tested his new Red Oxx Gear in the heart of Africa. Now it’s available for purchase. Here’s Jim’s story, part 1: “I started assembling my kit months in advance,
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Jim and Friends in Guatemala

Nurturing Entrepreneurship in Guatemala, Red Oxx Style

October 19, 2009Jim Markel
Project Molinillo – Creation of a Community Corn Grinder Moving forward with the Red Oxx Fair Trade adventure in Guatemala, CEO Jim Markel checks up on his Molinillo project: the building of a corn mill for the villagers who make the Monkey Fist Zip Knots. If you missed Jim’s previous trips to Guatemala, you can
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Cambridge University

Origins of the Red Oxx Rucksacks

May 8, 2009Jim Markel
The Hunt for the Perfect Rucksack… How do Red Oxx bags come to be born? Do they rise from the ashes of former designs, flinging themselves upon the design team like a rising phoenix. Improve us or we are ash. Or are they born from a perception of need, filling a niche in the luggage
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