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Ribble Cycles on its ‘brand new’ bicycle retail proposition

Ribble Cycles recently opened its new landmark flagship showroom in Lancashire, providing a ‘brand new bicycle retail proposition’. Rebecca Morley finds out more Having a strong digital presence is vital for businesses, but that doesn’t mean it has to be completely separate from a retailer’s physical offering. Ribble Cycles’ new …

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Bikes worth more than £40,000 stolen from JE James Cycles

Officers are investigating reports of a burglary at JE James Cycles during the early hours of Friday 16th July and is appealing to the public for help. Four offenders arrived at the store just after 3.30am in Brimington Road North and broke in through the shutters. It is believed they stole …

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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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Laka launches new bike shop membership programme

Laka has launched a new bike shop membership programme, designed to provide retailers with the means, via plug-and-play online technology, to create their own customer membership programme. Laka’s Bike Shop Membership Programme is free to participating retailers who can register their interest via a dedicated page on the Laka website. …

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New bike hire and cycle shop established in Llandudno

Cycle retailer We Cycle and mountain bike hire shop Beics Betws have joined forces to establish a bike hire and cycle shop in Llandudno. The new shop is a collaboration with a local café Providero and is located in Upper Mostyn Street. Together with a new exercise studio, the new …

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RideWrap ‘has people going to shops to measure bikes’

RideWrap has released a statement saying its staff has been working with shops and brands by appointment to measure bikes. It is advising shops to be wary of anyone that claims they are from a bike protection brand other than RideWrap, as they may be an imposter, following reports of …

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invisiFRAME ‘does not have people visiting bike shops to take measurements’

BikeBiz has been advised by invisiFRAME that a person/s is going into bike shops, claiming to be from invisiFRAME and asking to take measurements/dimensions of bikes. Vicky Regan from invisiFRAME said: “We just want to make it clear we do not have people visiting shops to take measurements and as …

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Edinburgh’s Electric Cycle Company opens ‘UK’s largest’ specialist e-bike shop

The Electric Cycle Company (ECC), Edinburgh, has just opened its new 4,000 square foot electric bike store and workshop on Crewe Road North, making it the ‘largest specialist e-bike shop in the UK’. Over four times the size of its previous shop, ECC said it has created a safe and …

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Communicating COVID-secure measures in store

In the Home Secretary’s statement on 12th January, it was explained that a minority of people are putting the health of the nation at risk by not following the rules. In response, the Government is talking to local councils about the role that they should be playing in enforcing the …

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