Month: April 1995

Gluskin Townley making bike-brand marketshare report available at discount

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (BRAIN) — Industry consultant group Gluskin Townley is making a bike brand marketshare report available at a significant discount this summer. The roughly 20-page report contains detailed market share information for 36 bike brands who sell into all distribution channels in the U.S. The report includes unit and dollar sales figures for the brands. …

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American Classic offers Interbike exhibitors special pricing for display bikes

TAMPA, Fla. (BRAIN) — American Classic is making its wheels available at a special price to Interbike exhibitors who need wheels for their displays at the show or at the OutDoor Demo. The company’s road and mountain bike wheels will be available, the company said. “We know how hard it can be to prepare for the …

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Distribution platform Rumbleship adds 10 new brands

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Rumbleship, a distribution platform, is now offering 10 new brands: Pacenti Cycle Design, Abbey Bike Tools, Urge Helmets, Formula Brakes, Orange Seal, Torch Apparel, Octto Components, Stem CAPtain, Slidepad and Natural Dynamix. Rumbleship was launched in November. The company does not inventory products but bundles dealer orders and facilitates drop shipments from …

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Correction: NPD Group to begin reporting integrated data

Editor’s note: A bicycleretailer.com story posted June 18 incorrectly stated that The NPD Group’s Sports and Leisure business would begin reporting expanded cycling sales data outside the specialty retail channel, including big-box and online retailers, starting in September. While such reporting is on NPD’s radar, the timing for that has not been set. We regret …

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Industry execs, PeopleForBikes lobby D.C. lawmakers

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) – Industry executives and representatives from the PeopleForBikes Coalition met with members of Congress in the nation’s capital on Wednesday as part of PeopleForBikes’ ongoing effort to educate lawmakers on the economic benefits of bicycling. It was the third such quarterly “Executive Fly-In” since the program was announced at Interbike 2013. Bob Burns, …

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Hawley hires Brandskout to monitor online pricing

LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — Hawley is now working with Brandskout to monitor online pricing for its exclusive brands, including Evo, Eclypse, Eleven81, EIS, and Northwave. Brandskout will make sure online pricing complies with the distributor’s minimum advertised pricing policy. “Partnering with Brandskout is a great way to support IBDs,” said Hawley president Steve Hawley. “We …

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Industry support helps NICA garner matching grant from Dick's

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The bike industry stepped up to contribute $75,000 to the National Interscholastic Cycling Association this spring, allowing NICA to bring in a matching grant from the Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation. The result is a $158,000 check from the foundation. With only five weeks to raise $75,000 and a track record of having …

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