BRAIN Staff

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May 9, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Retail services company SmartEtailing is merging with Harvest Retail Marketing, a company that provides marketing, direct-mail and web services for bike retailers.

Posted in North America
May 6, 2016

LIVERMORE, Calif. (BRAIN) — New retailers Chris Beratlis and Chris Bourguet recently celebrated the opening of My Buddy's Bike Shop in Livermore.

Posted in Retail News
May 6, 2016

NOVATO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marin Mountain Bikes Inc. and The Bike Cooperative have announced that the co-op's retailer members can earn rebates on their purchases of Marin's line of road, mountain, pavement and kids' bikes.

Posted in North America
May 6, 2016

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Planet Bike has hired Jereme Noffke to join the company's sales and marketing team. Noffke joins Planet Bike from Saris Cycling Group where he most recently managed sales in the commercial parking division.

Posted in North America
May 6, 2016

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Vision has opened a new carbon wheel factory in Taichung that the aero component maker expects to double its production capacity while also improving quality.

Posted in International
May 6, 2016

MONTRÉAL (BRAIN) — Dorel Sports reported that revenue dipped $12.4 million or 5.4 percent in the first quarter, to $216.5 million compared to $228.9 million last year. Organic revenue was down about 3 percent, accounting for the impact of foreign exchange rates.

Posted in North America
Despite slow start, bike division expects to exceed 2015's performance.
May 6, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — All proceeds from the sale of a special edition Giro DND mountain bike glove will benefit Jim Brown, the director of the Rad Racing NW junior cycling team. A year ago, Brown was diagnosed with lung cancer.

Posted in New Products
May 6, 2016

SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Experts from some major non-bike brands will speak about e-commerce, brand advocacy and other topics at the upcoming Whistler Bike 2016 conference, being held May 29-June 1.

Posted in North America
May 6, 2016

DETROIT (BRAIN) — Detroit Bikes will assemble 3,000 bikes at its Detroit factory for the bike share operator Motivate, the companies announced this week.

Posted in North America
May 6, 2016
Guettler (left) and DiStefano.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — River City Bicycles has hired industry veteran Chris DiStefano to handle marketing and public affairs. DiStefano has more than 20 years of experience in the bike industry, most recently as communications director for Rapha North America.

Posted in Retail News

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