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May 7, 2014

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Optical brand Spy Inc. on Tuesday reported its 12th consecutive quarter of revenue growth as sales ticked up 2 percent in the first quarter of 2014.

Posted in North America
May 6, 2014
Counterfeit (left) and real Squirt Lube.

DENVER (BRAIN) — A U.S. District Court in Colorado has issued a temporary restraining order against the former U.S. distributor of Squirt chain lube.

Posted in International
Updated
May 6, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — For the first time in 2014, IBDs posted growth in sales dollars and units in March.

Posted in Retail News
May 6, 2014

MACON, Ga. (BRAIN) — As of May 1, Thomson Bike Products is requiring retailers to have signed its minimum advertised price and online sales policies before they can order products from the company's distributors.

Posted in North America
May 6, 2014

PHOENIX (BRAIN) — Serfas has promoted Ben Luster, formerly a regional sales manager, to the newly created role of brand manager.

Posted in North America
May 6, 2014

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Bluff Works, which got rolling via a Kickstarter.com campaign last year, offers made-in-the-U.S. men's pants that are suitable for office work, travel and bike commuting.

Posted in New Products
May 6, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Outdoor supplier Black Diamond Inc., which owns the protective brand POC, is reporting that its first-quarter 2014 sales were up 7 percent, to $54.5 million, while gross margins were up 70 basis points to 38.4 percent.

Posted in North America
May 5, 2014

MONROVIA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Charles "Chuck" Stephens, the founder of the BMX brand ACS, died Friday at his home.

Posted in North America
May 5, 2014

COSTA MESA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association is extending the deadline for retailers to participate in its Supplier Scorecard program to May 16.

Posted in Retail News
May 5, 2014
Ketterer on Team DBR in 1992.

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Industry veteran Keith "KK" Ketterer, who has been an inside sales rep at Giant USA for more than a dozen years, is hitting the road as a Giant account executive, the company said Monday.

Posted in North America

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