Tag Archives: ACT

LBSD 2021 celebrated by 370 bike shops across UK

Local Bike Shop Day 2021 was celebrated by 370 bike shops across the UK, an increase of 37% from the previous year, with some IBDs offering their customers discounted products, free bike services or guided bike rides. Local Bike Shop Day – organised for the industry, by the industry – is …

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LBSD 2021 digital Retailer Promo Pack now available to download

There is now just over two weeks to prepare for this year’s Local Bike Shop Day, taking place on Saturday 28th August. To make preparations as easy as possible for IBDs during this busy time, the ACT has created a digital Retailer Promotional Pack that is available to download here, …

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IRC seeking views on rule changes for businesses selling products to consumers in EU countries

The Independent Retail Confederation (IRC) is seeking urgent input from its members impacted by recent rule changes for businesses selling products to consumers in EU countries. The IRC, a group of industry associations representing over 100,000 indie retail UK businesses, is looking for valuable information it can present to Government. …

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BikeBiz August edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz August is now available online. This month we examine the UK MTB market, catch up with Mondraker and Rockstop, and hear about this year's Local Bike Shop Day. This month's sector guides are MTB and accessories and winter and protective clothing

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Hubtiger offering exclusive webinar to ACT members

Web and mobile platform Hubtiger is offering an exclusive webinar to ACT members to demonstrate how cycle shops can manage all workshop operations in one app. Hubtiger aims to help bike shops do better business by reducing phone calls to the shop, improving workshop efficiency, increasing revenue and enhancing the …

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ACT, Cyclescheme joining forces to champion IBDs on Local Bike Shop Day

The ACT and Cyclescheme are joining forces to make this year’s Local Bike Shop Day, on Saturday 28th August, a ‘great success across the nation’, focusing on championing IBDs and all that they have done to support the nation over the last year. Local Bike Shop Day celebrates independent cycle …

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IBDs offering retail finance set to save time and money with new ACT initiative

ACT members will be able to save time and money when offering retail finance with the new Retail Finance Appointed Representative initiative, meaning they get the benefits of offering regulated finance with no Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) involvement. Over the past year, retail finance has played a key role in …

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BikeBiz May edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz May is now available online. This month, we catch up with Raleigh UK’s Lee Kidger, hear more about the Women of Colour Cycling Collective and Little Rider’s Mike Douglass talks inspiring the pros of the future. This month’s sector guides are kids’ bikes and accessories and …

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