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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.
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.
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.
OLNEY, Ill. (BRAIN) — SKS USA will now act as the exclusive North American brand manager and distributor of SQlab saddles.
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.
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.
HELSINKI (BRAIN) — Amer Sports' cycling segment grew 20 percent in the second quarter this year thanks to the addition of Enve sales, which joined Mavic in the segment.
SANTEE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Ciclista America, the U.S. distributor for Sidi shoes, is introducing the Italian bike helmet line, Suomy, to the U.S. market this fall.