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How to set yourself apart from the rest

In 2019, Backyard Bike Shop was awarded the BikeBiz Award for Best Independent Bike Dealer, sponsored by Citrus-Lime. Owner Nic Vieri shares his shop’s story along with some best practice...

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How have bike shops responded to COVID-19? Pennine Cycles, Balfe’s Bikes

The current retail environment and the struggling high street has been well reported for a long time – with many figures pointing to a bleak picture for bricks and mortar stores in the UK. 2019 was described as the “worst year on record for retail” by the BRC, with total …

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Moore Large offering discount on online accessory orders

Moore Large is offering all its IBD customers a 5% saving off all accessories ordered online via its B2B. This initiative is in conjunction with the increased credit limits, half-price carriage threshold and home delivery service the distributor is currently offering. Its goal remains, it says, to provide “as much …

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How have bike shops responded to COVID-19? Dave Mellor Cycles

The current retail environment and the struggling high street has been well reported for a long time – with many figures pointing to a bleak picture for bricks and mortar stores in the UK. 2019 was described as the “worst year on record for retail” by the BRC, with total …

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How have bike shops responded to COVID-19? Arragon’s Cycle Centre

The current retail environment and the struggling high street has been well reported for a long time – with many figures pointing to a bleak picture for bricks and mortar stores in the UK. 2019 was described as the “worst year on record for retail” by the BRC, with total …

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How have bike shops responded to COVID-19? Beyond Bikes

The current retail environment and the struggling high street has been well reported for a long time – with many figures pointing to a bleak picture for bricks and mortar stores in the UK. 2019 was described as the “worst year on record for retail” by the BRC, with total …

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How IBDs can remain opportunistic throughout COVID-19

For many years the majority of IBDs have relied upon bricks-and-mortar sales. For retailers to adapt during these strange and unfamiliar times, many will have to acknowledge that there is likely to be a significant shift towards online shopping during the lockdown. Now is the time to consider creating and/or …

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Keeping Insync with IBDs

Insync’s sales director Wayne Clarke tells Rebecca Morley about a new range of Coyote bikes that are exclusive to IBDs In an era of rising online sales, it is vital that IBDs are supported in any way possible. The service offered by independent bike shops simply cannot be offered on …

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Local Bike Shop Day 2020 postponed following retailer vote

Local Bike Shop Day 2020 has been postponed. The decision was not taken lightly, the ACT said, with the final judgement given to the bike shops that had signed up to take part. The ACT surveyed all participating shops last week. Out of all the respondents, over 90% voted in …

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Insync Bikes throws weight behind Local Bike Shop Day

Manchester-based bicycle maker Insync Bikes is throwing its weight behind Local Bike Shop Day in celebration of independent stores – using cycling to strengthen health during the coronavirus outbreak. Insync is an official supporting company of the national day – coordinated by the ACT – this year takes place on 2nd …

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