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NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Eddy Merckx Cycles USA has hired several new employees, including a new sales manager and director, as it transitions from consumer direct sales to IBD sales.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Spy Inc. reported this week that third-quarter sales rose 8.1 percent to $11 million, driven by strong sales of goggles and prescription frames. Income from operations increased by $100,000 to $600,000 in the quarter, compared with $500,000 a year earlier.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Supporters are planning an event with a silent auction this month to raise funds for Adelaide Perr, a Boulder-based race organizer and SmartEtailing employee who was seriously injured when she collided with a car while training for a triathlon.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles has hired industry veteran Robert Kahler as its new lifestyle brand manager and has promoted Scott Matsuda from dealer support to the brand's product development department.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (BRAIN) – Fewer shoppers are visiting bike shops, according to The Gluskin Townley Group, an industry research firm.
MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Dorel Industries posted yet another quarter of positive growth in its bike business.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — BikeFlights.com has brought on board Sue George to further develop and manage the bike shipping company's global communications and marketing.
The five-year-old company said it hired George to guide its communications and marketing initiatives worldwide.
LONDON (BRAIN) — Investcorp has agreed to buy Dainese, the Italian protective gear maker, from Lino Dainese for €130 million ($162 million). Mr. Dainese will retain a minority stake in the business alongside Investcorp.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Polar Bottle's parent company, Product Architects, Inc., has created and filled two new positions in its operations department.
Ken Austin joins the Boulder-based company as director of operations and Tracy Lindsey becomes the company's first purchasing agent.
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Advanced Sports International’s vice president of marketing Karen Bliss is chairing a newly created bicycling advocacy board in this city that will advise the mayor on public policies that affect cyclists, encourage private sector support of cycling, and promote national and international races in Philadelphia.