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May 8, 2013
Father and son Ron (right) and Paul Kozy

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — If there was one common thread among the four shops visited during the first day of the Chicago Dealer Tour, it’s that the retail business here is a family affair.

Posted in North America
Many of Chicagoland's shops are passed down from generation to generation.
May 7, 2013

BEACONSFIELD, Quebec (BRAIN) — Gordon Campbell-Kelly brings years of industry and retail experience to his new family-oriented shop on the Island of Montreal, Golden Sports.

Posted in Retail News
May 7, 2013

MANCHESTER, NH (BRAIN) — The Bike Cooperative added 16 new members in the off season, bringing total membership to 311 locations for the retailer-owned co-op.

Posted in Retail News
May 7, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Comparable to an IV drip in the treatment of mild to moderate dehydration, SOS Rehydration Drink is the only product to use the World Health Organization's oral rehydration standards.

Posted in New Products
May 7, 2013

LAGUNA BEACH, CA (BRAIN) —After a four-month search, Crankbrothers has named outdoor and action sports industries veteran Andy Palmer as its new general manager. 

Posted in Industry News
May 7, 2013

DEWITT, MI (BRAIN) — When the winter weather finally relented in this town north of Lansing, retailer Jon Vandercar looked forward to selling some of his inventory of 2013 model road bikes, which he received just before his region’s long cold season began last fall.

Posted in Retail News
"The perfect storm of bad weather and high inventory and 'What the hell were you thinking?'"
May 7, 2013

KENT, WA (BRAIN) — Raleigh has hired 30-year bicycling and outdoor industry veteran Alan Rowland as director of sales for the West territory.

Posted in North America
May 7, 2013

MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Voting is open for Saris Cycling Group's third National Poster Contest.

The company has selected first-place posters from each of the states that participated in the contest. Each state winner received a bike, light and helmet.

Posted in North America
May 7, 2013

ROCKY RIVER, OH (BRAIN) — Some 1,183 students biked to school on Monday in Northeast Ohio. That set a daily record in the 6-year-old Bike to School Challenge. Monday's numbers were a third higher than on the first day of the weeklong challenge last year.

Posted in Retail News
May 6, 2013
Downtown Chicago as seen from the 18-mile-long Lakefront Trail

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer & Industry News editors and sponsors roll out Tuesday morning on a three-day tour of bicycle stores in Chicago.

Posted in North America

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