BRAIN Staff

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August 1, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) – PeopleForBikes has announced its latest round of community grants. Two of the grants were done in conjunction with the International Mountain Bicycling Association.

Posted in North America
August 1, 2016

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Whether it's speed or gravel roads, Felt tackles both with dedicated new road models: the FR and VR.

Posted in New Products
July 29, 2016

FLOWER MOUND, Texas (BRAIN) — Longtime Texas retailer Chad Plumlee has opened his third store, called Giant Lakeside. The new location will serve the market around the Dallas-Fort Worth area, including the communities of Flower Mound, Grapevine, and Coppell.

Posted in Retail News
July 29, 2016

The apparel department can be a profit center - it just needs the right mix of product, merchandising and placement to do its job.

Posted in Opinion/Analysis
July 28, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — According to the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association June report, supplier shipments over the first six months of this year fell 6 percent to 1.2 million units from 1.3 million last year. Sales fell to $551.5 million from $581.3 million over the first half of 2015.

Posted in Studies/Reports
July 28, 2016

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Connex has reduced the U.S. wholesale and suggested retail prices of its chains by about 10 percent due to the continued weakness of the euro against the U.S. dollar, the company announced this weel. The company also announced a new minimum advertised price policy in the U.S.

Posted in North America
July 28, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — BikeFlights.com is now selling its cardboard bike shipping box, which it first showed at last year's Interbike show. The box was desiogned to make it easier to ship bikes with wider tires and longer suspension travel.

Posted in New Products
July 28, 2016

OLNEY, Ill. (BRAIN) — SKS USA will now act as the exclusive North American brand manager and distributor of SQlab saddles.

Posted in North America
July 28, 2016

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Garmin stocks hit a 52-week high on Wednesday after earnings and revenue far exceeded analyst expectations for the first half. The company also raised its guidance for the second half.

Posted in North America
Company doesn't mention cycling products in quarterly presentations.
July 28, 2016

SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — GoPro announced a second quarter sales decline of 47 percent this week, along with a loss of nearly $92 million, after reporting a profit last year in the same period.

Posted in North America
Company exceeds Wall Street expectations, points to improved sell-thru rates and continued marketshare dominance.

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