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HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) — Accell Group NV posted a 19 percent increase in profit in the first half of 2013 compared to last year despite challenging weather conditions in Europe and the United States.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Suppliers sold fewer bikes in June compared to last year, suggesting it is unlikely that the industry will recover from weak sales early in the year.
HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN) — Mavic sales slumped 5 percent in the second quarter, a decline parent company Amer Sports attributed to a late start to the cycling season in the U.S. and Central Europe.
SAUSALITO, CA (BRAIN) – Tate Labs recently brought Craig Dennis onboard to head up engineering and to speed up its product development and design. Dennis has more than 20 years of engineering and design experience. Before joining he was co-founder of an engineering software company.
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) — MerchantOS, a popular retail POS software brand among bike shops, has been acquired by LightSpeed, a Montreal-based software company.
MerchantOS said its product line and team will continue with a new name: LightSpeed Cloud.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN) — LeMond Revolution is becoming a supplier and co-title sponsor of the Australia-based anti-doping organization Bike Pure and its road racing team.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Cycling rain gear maker Showers Pass is now offering a line of waterproof cases for tablets and smartphones.
The cases were created for year-round all-weather use for cyclists and other outdoor activities.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — Bonk Breaker has reached an agreement with USA Cycling to become the official energy, protein and nutritional bar of USA Cycling and the USA Cycling Team, the organization announced this week.
SNOW BASIN, UT (BRAIN) — Jagwire is launching two new high-end cable and housing product lines at QBP's SaddleDrive event here this week. The new products are a result of a year-long effort to update the brand with a new logo, new packaging and product names.
ANAHEIM, CA (BRAIN) — Cycle Group, Inc. has hired Anthony Thomas as its new mountain bike brand manager. CGI is a Southern Californian-based supplier of aftermarket bicycle components and accessories.