BRAIN Staff

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February 15, 2016

STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — Thule Group notched a 5.1 percent sales increase in 2015 in currency-neutral figures. The Stockholm-based company recorded sales of 5.3 million Swedish Kronas ($623 million) for the year, capped by a 3 percent sales increase in the final quarter.

Posted in International
Thule outdoor bags category continues to grow.
February 15, 2016

BIG FLATS, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Stan's NoTubes is introducing a new tire sealant formula called Race Sealant. The company also announced a new in-house R&D division and a new logo as it celebrates 15 years in business.

Posted in New Products
February 12, 2016

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The Union Cycliste Internationale said it conducted an unannounced check for bike motos at the La Méditerranéenne stage race on Friday. The UCI said no technological fraud was detected.

Posted in International
February 12, 2016

LONDON (BRAIN) — U.K. e-commerce businesses Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycle confirmed Friday that they will merge, pending regulatory approvals. The combined businesses will have annual revenues of more than 300 million pounds ($434 million).

Posted in Retail News
February 12, 2016

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike will work with the North Carolina Cyclo-Cross organization to produce a 'cross race at this October's Fall CycloFest in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Posted in North America
February 11, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Zipp is bringing its NSW (Nest Speed Weaponry) technology to its 404 wheelsets, creating a premium model that retails for $3,100 a pair.

Posted in New Products
February 11, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The International Mountain Bicycling Association is developing a mobile app for its volunteers and volunteer coordinators, working with unself, a company that develops similar apps for a variety of community organizations.

Posted in North America
February 11, 2016

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries North America is now the exclusive U.S. and Canadian distributor of Selle Italia products. The company, the North American division of the Vittoria tire brand, had previously been the exclusive U.S. distributor of Selle Italia and shared Canadian distribution with OGC.

Posted in North America
February 11, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) —  ShowersPass has added SmartEtailing's Buy Local Now service to its website. The brand said the program supports dealers by providing an option for consumers to locally buy through their website, with the end goal of increasing traffic in brick-and-mortar locations.

Posted in North America
February 10, 2016

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Dispatch Communications has added Doug Barnett to its Southern California-based team.

Barnett joins the agency as an account executive for Dispatch's bicycle industry clients including Bell Helmets, Dainese, Giant Bicycles, Liv, Michelin and Shimano.

Posted in North America

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