Tag Archives: IBD

BikeBiz Awards: Nominate now for the retailer awards

Following the commencement of the nominations process for the BikeBiz Awards 2021 in association with Tannus Tyres, we’ll be highlighting each and every category from our list of expertly-curated accolades, designed to reflect the varied and vibrant nature of the sector: from prizes that honour local independents and distribution giants …

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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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Cyclescheme, Citrus-Lime partner to offer new ‘groundbreaking’ e-commerce feature

Cyclescheme has partnered with Citrus-Lime to offer a new ‘groundbreaking’ e-commerce feature to independent bike shops across the UK. Previously, Cyclecheme certificates could only be redeemed and processed in-store. The integration between Cyclescheme and Citrus-Lime will now enable independent bike dealers to deliver the ‘simplest and cleanest’ customer experience. “This fantastic new feature means …

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Do you know your real net profit?

Many small business owners don’t realise they are making a loss with every sale of some types of goods, writes Jake Voelcker, owner, Bicycleworks

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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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Technology is key to success for IBDs, says Citrus-Lime

Citrus-Lime director James Steel has voiced his concerns for independent bike dealers that are yet to adopt extended payment and fulfilment options for customers. “The UK retail sector was undergoing a structural shift before the pandemic,” he said, “but the rapid uptake of digital services means retailers need to have …

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Local Rewards begins search for UK’s High Street Champions

The search has begun to find 3,600 people around the UK interested in becoming the ‘champions’ of their local high streets. The team behind Local Rewards, a new free to access service that aims to help retailers in towns around the UK recover from the impact of successive lockdowns and …

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Giving IBDs a competitive edge

Apidura co-founder Tori Fahey tells Rebecca Morley how the bikepacking brand’s In-store Repairs Programme is helping IBDs compete with online retailers

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