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IBD numbers steady while bike shop chains grow

The number of independent cycle shops opening and closing in the UK have remained static, with equal numbers (approximately 126) opening and closing in 2015, according to statistics from the ...

Jonathon Harker
Which are the top 20 IBDs of 2016?

Which are the top 20 IBDs of 2016?

It's time once again to celebrate the independent bicycle dealers of the nation in our annual 'Top 20 IBDs' search. 

Jonathon Harker
Lightspeed to run St Patrick's Day event for bike shops

Lightspeed to run St Patrick's Day event for bike shops

"How to make it as an independent bicycle retailer" is the topic of a brand new exclusive St Patrick's Day event being run by Lightspeed.

Jonathon Harker
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Manchester

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Myagi releases free training videos for bike shops

Myagi releases free training videos for bike shops

Myagi has launched a new cycle training series of free videos to support retailers already using the service and to encourage new sign ups.

Jonathon Harker

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Bike shops ask for fairer pricing and better communication

Bike shops ask for fairer pricing and better communication

At the start of the year BikeBiz polled 100 retailers on one of the key relationships in the bicycle trade supply line - between bike shops and distributors.

Jonathon Harker
Independents feeling the squeeze, warns British Retail Consortium

Independents feeling the squeeze, warns British Retail Consortium

The retail sector is facing the loss of up to 900,000 jobs and the closure of thousands of shops in the next decade,   warns a new report from the British ...

Carlton Reid
Cube's shop-in-shop concept being offered to bike dealers

Cube's shop-in-shop concept being offered to bike dealers

Cube's shop in shop concept - comprising bike, wall and clothing displays with branded decoration and more - is being offered out to more bike shops.

Jonathon Harker
Rutland Cycling on its new stores in Cambridge and Peterborough

Rutland Cycling on its new stores in Cambridge and Peterborough

Think Rutland Cycling and you will likely conjure up images of families riding bikes around a body of water in the sunshine and while that’s not wholly inaccurate, the retailer ...

Jonathon Harker
INTERVIEW: Alex Dowsett on his new Cyclism project

INTERVIEW: Alex Dowsett on his new Cyclism project

There’s no shortage of accolades accumulated by Movistar Team rider Alex Dowsett.

Jonathon Harker
Cheddar Cycle Store takes us around their new shop

Cheddar Cycle Store takes us around their new shop

With retirement approaching for Cheddar Cycle Store owner Paul Baker, there were a number of options available to him, including lining up a potential sale of the shop and planning ...

Jonathon Harker

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