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How Howards Cycles has fared in a year like no other

It’s fair to say that none of us saw this one coming, and for many businesses, it’s been the most challenging of times. However, the bicycle industry has fared better than most. Ray Howard from Howards Cycles shares his thoughts on how it’s been for his bike shop looking back …

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Retail finance plays key role in strong sales for bike retailers

The Association of Cycle Traders (ACT) has reported an increase in both new and returning customers in December 2020 among IBDs, in comparison to 2019. The survey was part of an IRC initiative, where retail feedback is collected by a number of trade organisations for Government lobbying to the benefit …

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Top five jobs of the week – 22nd January

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Senior mechanic – South Coast Bikes You’ll need previous experience on the spanners in a busy shop or workshop, a can-do attitude and the ability to learn fast. …

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Brompton’s Wheels for Heroes campaign donates 59 bikes to Community Cycle Clubs

Cycling UK has received a donation of 59 folding bikes from the Brompton Wheels for Heroes campaign. The cycles will be used at 12 Community Cycle Clubs (CCCs) in locations including Manchester, Liverpool, London, Bradford, Essex and Norfolk. Cycling UK supports more than 150 CCCs across the country. “This donation …

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Bern Helmets appoints Spring PR to expand UK business

Bern Helmets has appointed outdoor boutique agency Spring PR to handle its UK PR work. Bern is a private helmet company with a 15-year legacy of “pioneering street-inspired gear that sets the tone for style, comfort, and safety on the streets, trails, slopes, and on the water”. The company is …

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