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SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Cycling and running route tracking app Strava is now licensing some of its data to advocacy groups and government agencies looking for insights into road and trail use.
LONDON (BRAIN) — Wiggle Ltd., the online sports retailer, has appointed Giles David as chief financial officer, effective June 1.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Gladys Bikes, a women's-focused shop in Portland, Oregon, moved into a larger space two miles away from its original home with the help of about 70 locals who rode or carried the store's inventory and store displays and belongings on bike trailers and cargo bikes last Saturday.
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.
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.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — For the first time in 2014, IBDs posted growth in sales dollars and units in March.
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.
PHOENIX (BRAIN) — Serfas has promoted Ben Luster, formerly a regional sales manager, to the newly created role of brand manager.
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.
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.