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Bristol-based bike parts manufacturer reports 250% growth in online sales to US

Tru Tension has reported a 250% growth in online sales in the last year to the US. The Bristol-based bike parts manufacturer, which was featured on Dragon’s Den in 2018, expects to generate sales of £20 million over the next five years. Tru Tension was established by Chris Frappell in 2015 …

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Figures show fall in bike exports from UK to EU

The Bicycle Association (BA) has provided early analysis to its member companies of the UK trade figures for January 2021, which were released by HMRC today. Bicycle exports from the UK to the EU fell by 60% in value and 32% in volume in January 2021 compared to January 2020, …

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Government launches ‘bounce-back’ plans for consumer and retail industry

Exports minister Graham Stuart MP has announced a series of new measures to support businesses in the consumer and retail industry to export overseas as part of efforts to help the sector recover from COVID-19. The new measures will offer immediate support to businesses by ensuring specialists provide advice on …

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E-bike imports into EU shrink

LEVA-EU has revealed the European import and export statistics for electric bicycles in 2019, with imports from outside the EU shrinking by around 30%. In 2018, there were still more than one million electric bicycles with pedal assistance up and a power of no more than 250W imported into the …

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Exports of UK cycling goods rise by 15%

Exports of UK bikes, parts and accessories grew by 15% in the year to March 2020. The latest figures show that bike exports have a total value of £173.2 million, with Europe, Australia and the US leading the way in demand. Stephen Loftus, chief commercial officer for Brompton Bicycle, said: …

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