Month: April 1996

Market growth is focus of this year's Bicycle Leadership Conference

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association has finalized the program for next month’s Bicycle Leadership Conference in Monterey. The theme for this year’s BLC is “Growing Our Market,” which organizers said underscores the cycling industry’s efforts to increase sales and participation. Education sessions, speakers and presentations are being planned around the theme. The …

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US Senators introduce new online sales tax legislation

NBDA, National Retail Federation and the Outdoor Industry Association applaud the latest attempt. WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has introduced a new version of the Marketplace Fairness Act, legislation that would allow states to collect sales taxes from e-commerce dealers who sell into their state, even if the retailer did …

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Reform Commission report blasts UCI management

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The 227-page report issued late Sunday by the Cycling Independent Reform Commission to the UCI offers a probing and insightful look into how UCI officials were more concerned with racing’s worldwide growth and how to protect the sport’s reputation rather than aggressively work to cleanup the sport.   Download the entire report (pdf). CIRC …

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