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Giant Bicycles UK introduces new digital asset management software to support retail partners

Giant Bicycles has introduced new technology into its UK operations to simplify how retailers access imagery and product information. The brand’s UK team now stores the information in a Canto digital asset management (DAM) library, providing a simple workflow for Giant’s retailers to access centralised images, videos and technical PDFs …

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Concept Cycles opens new pop-up showroom in Hamburg

Concept Cycles has opened a new pop-up showroom in Hamburg, dedicated exclusively to showcasing the latest bikes and accessories from Specialized. PPDS’ suite of Philips professional displays has been selected and installed inside, transforming the space into a COVID-compliant, interactive haven in just three weeks. Founded in 2013, Concept Cycles …

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NearSt partners with Cybertill to boost footfall on local high streets

Google-backed retail technology firm NearSt has partnered with cloud-based EPOS platform Cybertill in a bid to boost footfall on local high streets. Founded in 2015 by Max Kreijn and Nick Brackenbury, NearSt’s software brings customers into bricks and mortar stores by showing the products stocked in local shops to people …

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Gloucestershire e-bike retailer opens new site in Bristol

Property consultants Alder King has let a studio unit on the Paintworks scheme in Bristol to an expanding Gloucestershire e-bike retailer. Edemo Electric Bikes is a specialist Riese and Muller e-bike dealer based in Nailsworth. Following growth in sales over the past year, the company decided the time was right …

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BRC reports 8% sales increase in March with ‘historic’ online growth

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has reported an 8.3% increase in total sales this March compared to the same period in 2019. The data covers the five weeks from 28th February-3rd April, with the BRC’s 2021 figures now year-on-two-years (Yo2Y), rather than year-on-year (YoY). This is to reflect 2020 being …

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Rapha expands flagship London Clubhouse

Rapha’s first UK Clubhouse, located in London’s Soho district, has reopened its doors following a complete refurbishment. The flagship destination has relaunched at almost twice the size, offering a premium shopping experience for men and women, with a bigger product range, personal shopping and upgraded fitting rooms. It will also …

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Velorution partners with Fenwick for new store openings

Velorution has partnered with Fenwick in a deal that will see the retailer, which already has stores in four locations across London, further its growth. Velorution X Fenwick of Bond Street and Velorution X Fenwick in Bentalls Kingston are set to open on 12th April, the first date non-essential retailers …

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Fox Racing supporting BIEA in three-year commitment

Fox Racing has announced a three-year commitment to support the Bicycle Industry Employers Association (BIEA) with its aims to grow, diversify and create a pathway to professional bike education certification. Kelly Carioti, general manager NA, said: “We believe in all the great work BIEA is doing for the bicycle industry …

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Recycles teams up with Butterfield Design to open new Ilford store

Recycles is set to open its latest store in Ilford, Essex, following the success of a successful Salvation Army project in Swindon. The social enterprise project, whereby the Salvation Army supports and runs a commercial business to educate and trained homeless residents to provide them with new skills and a …

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Edinburgh’s Electric Cycle Company opens ‘UK’s largest’ specialist e-bike shop

The Electric Cycle Company (ECC), Edinburgh, has just opened its new 4,000 square foot electric bike store and workshop on Crewe Road North, making it the ‘largest specialist e-bike shop in the UK’. Over four times the size of its previous shop, ECC said it has created a safe and …

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