Tag Archives: retail

Sigma Sports opens new store in Oakham

Sigma Sports has today opened a new store on Oakham’s South Street. Occupying 4,000 sq ft spread across two floors, the store offers a range of premium brands from across the road cycling, MTB, triathlon and run categories, including Specialized S-Works, Pinarello, Cannondale, Trek, Castelli, Assos, Wahoo and On Running. …

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Local Bike Shop Day 2020 sees record number of bike shops and customers across UK

This year’s Local Bike Shop Day was the “most successful date yet”, with a record number of bike shops and customers celebrating across the UK, organisers have said. The number of bike shops registered on the Local Bike Shop Day website rose by 77%. During the day, the hashtag #supportyourlocalbikeshop had …

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Nominate now for Best Omnichannel Retailer

Following the commencement of the nominations process for the BikeBiz Awards earlier this week, 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 through to awards for …

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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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Bosch eBike Systems to begin 11th season of retailer training this year

Bosch eBike Systems is set to begin the 11th training season for retailers on 12th October. With more than 320 dates in 14 countries, and for the first time also in the Czech Republic, e-bike retailers will be able to expand their knowledge about the Bosch eBike Systems product range, …

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Oxford partners up with Citrus-Lime to support independent retailers

Oxford Products is partnering with Citrus-Lime through the Supplier Integration Module (SIM). SIM ensures that data is accurate and up-to-date on an ongoing basis, speeding up the processes that use supplier information. This means less time is spent in front of a computer screen on product admin, minimising the cost …

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Halfords sees electric bike and scooter sales up 230%

Halfords has released its trading update for the 20-week period to 21st August, with cycling like-for-like revenue up 59.1%. There was growth across all product categories, the retailer said, with an increase of 76% in Halfords’ performance cycling business, Tredz. Sales of new products were up 114% in the period, …

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How LBSD provides a chance to get people back to cycling

Researchers have long concluded that the start of a new school year triggers a powerful sense of renewal in adults as well as children. For parents and pupils, the rituals of buying new uniforms, rucksacks, and schoolbooks beckon in a very literal sense of change. Even for those of us …

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Evans Cycles opens new Newcastle branch

Evans Cycles has opened a new store in Newcastle. With over 6,500 square feet spread across two floors, the store will stock over 250 bikes as well as products from brands including Cannondale, Fox, Trek, Brompton, Pinnacle, Raleigh, Castelli, GORE and Endura. The store also comes complete with a fully …

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Cycle King reopens Bury St Edmunds store

Cycle King has reopened its Bury St Edmunds store. The store had been lost just under three years ago to a fire, with a temporary store being taken on outside the town centre. This was “incredibly successful”, said Darren Hunt, group retail managing director, but it has now moved to …

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