Business

Partnerships, acquisitions and investment news throughout the cycling industry

Blue Ridge goes B2B

The ski-and-cycle products distributor has launched a consumer-facing website with a comprehensive trade-only back-end

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Theres no business like snow business

The Xscape snowslope-cum-mall in Milton Keynes is expected to attract 6 million visitors in its first year, more than the Dome at Greenwich. The Action Bikes store on site is trading at double its target. Can other IBDs get a slice of this experiential retailing?

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Tisos in line for award

The ice wall built inside Tisos Outdoor Experience store in Glasgow as featured in BicycleBusiness, June has been nominated for the innovation category of the Retail Interiors Awards 2000

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Muc-Off POP from X-lite

POPAI the international point-of-purchase trade association reckons that 75 percent of purchases are impulse buys. POP stands are therefore critical to get right. X-lite have gone to town on theirs...

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Show some interest

Here are details of two shows which dont major on cycling but which some suppliers may wish to exhibit at anyway. The National Countryside Show and Interchange both take place in London in the Spring

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Tons of bankrupt stock for sale

Got £25 000 to spare? Then bid for 75 000 front mechs. Or buy 10 aluminium MTB frames for just £250. Many more cracking bargains were uploaded to our auction site yesterday

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Getting to the hub of the matter

Never have internal hub gears been so much in the news! Around about the same time Lenark bought Sturmey, SRAM launched an anti-dumping complaint claiming Shimano was guilty of under-cutting its rivals in the European hub gear market. Shimano today issued a statement...

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MBI folds

Bike mags are dropping like flies. 'On Your Bike'. 'Cycling Today'. Now 'Mountain Biker International' has shuffled off this mortal coil.

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Motorworld & Charlie Browns up for sale

This is because their parent group, Finelist plc, went into administrative receivership last Friday. The stores are still open for business but their stocks of bikes wont be replenished

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