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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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Local Bike Shop Day 2021 taking place in August

Local Bike Shop Day 2021 is set to take place on Saturday 28th August, following a survey completed by IBDs and key members of the cycling industry. Local Bike Shop Day is a day for the industry coordinated by the industry. Previous years, 2020 in particular, have seen huge successes …

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Apidura helping IBDs compete through in-store services

Apidura is helping IBDs compete with online discount retailers through in-store services. By providing a service that encourages customers to interact with their local store twice, the In-store Repairs Programme provides an opportunity for retailers to engage with existing and new customers, while simultaneously providing value through free repairs. By …

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Local Bike Shop Day 2021 survey extended

The ACT has extended the Local Bike Shop Day 2021 survey. When do you want Local Bike Shop Day 2021? Despite last year’s unprecedented hardships, Local Bike Shop Day 2020 proved to be a huge success for the industry, with more people talking about the day online than ever before. …

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Cyclorise launches B2B site for independent bike dealers

Cyclorise has launched its first B2B website, aimed at making it easier for independent bike dealers to purchase from its range. Whilst 2020 has seen a boom in the cycling industry, it also proved to be a difficult year for distributors to keep in touch with their IBDs due to …

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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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