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NearSt partners with Cybertill to boost footfall on local high streets

Google-backed retail technology firm NearSt has partnered with cloud-based EPOS platform Cybertill in a bid to boost footfall on local high streets. Founded in 2015 by Max Kreijn and Nick Brackenbury, NearSt’s software brings customers into bricks and mortar stores by showing the products stocked in local shops to people …

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Kids Bike Trailers launches in UK to ‘shake up’ family cycling scene

Kids Bike Trailers has officially launched in the UK following the success of its pilot scheme last summer. The new online sports equipment hire platform, created by parent company Pursue Boundaries, is an online website for kids’ bike trailers and seat hire. Starting from just £10 for a mounted child …

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Wildside Cycles recruiting for various roles in Tunbridge Wells store

Wildside Cycles is currently recruiting for various roles in its Tunbridge Wells store. The roles include assistant manager – sales, mechanic, experienced bike fitter-sales/mechanic, and workshop manager. More details on each can be found below. Assistant manager – sales We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic salesperson with a passion …

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digiBike* 2021 sees 1,184 dealers signed up

1,184 dealers signed up to the Madison and Sportline’s digiBike* trade show, which took place from Monday 29th March to Thursday 1st April. There were 304 live chats, with the most chatty departments being customer care, sales, product promoters and brand, and Monday saw 420 dealers live on the site. …

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Garmin returns as official technology sponsor of Sea Otter Europe 2021

Garmin has returned as the official technology sponsor of Sea Otter Europe Costa Brava Girona by Continental 2021. The brand will also be the official watch of the ‘most important’ time trials of the Sea Otter Europe sports programme, such as the Scott Marathon Cup by Continental and the Continental …

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DMT becomes official supplier to 2021 Giro d’Italia, releases new KR1 shoe

DMT Cycling has been awarded the position of official supplier to the 2021 Giro d’Italia. To celebrate this, DMT has released a new KR1 road shoe in the Maglia Rosa colourway. It will be arriving in limited numbers in May with more stock arriving later in the season. The KR1 …

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Selle Italia extends partnership with Ironman, launches co-branded Watt saddle

Selle Italia has extended its partnership with Ironman, becoming the official bicycle saddle and supplier partner of the Ironman Global Series from this year. The brand has also collaborated with Ironman to expand its digital footprint by becoming the official platform partner of Ironman Virtual Club, and the agreement includes …

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Alé renews partnership with Giro d’Italia Under 23

Alé has renewed its partnership with Giro d’Italia Under 23. The six jerseys made available for the Giro Under 23 are hi-tech garments that are part of the PR-S collection by Alé, designed for professional teams. Special attention has been paid to the Racing Fit, the brand said, the result being a garment that aims …

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Vittoria Group welcomes Vanessa ten Hoff as chief innovation officer

Vittoria Group has welcomed Vanessa ten Hoff as chief innovation officer. Ten Hoff joins with more than 18 years of experience in the household appliances industry in various international senior leadership roles, covering product innovation and development, brand and digital marketing. “We are delighted to have Vanessa on board as …

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Top five jobs of the week – 23rd April

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Claims handler – Laka As a claims handler/bike guru you will: – Help Laka members to file their claims and guide them through the process of replacing or …

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