DENVER (BRAIN) — Registria has hired Ben Lockett as vice president of sales. Lockett will co-lead sales efforts for Registeria's mobile warranty registration service, Photoregister.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — CatEye America has signed with MISO Partners for sales representation in the New England area.
Effective May 1st, MISO began representing CatEye along with its portfolio of existing brands.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Eco Brands Group, the parent of Green Guru Gear and Ecologic Designs, has acquired another recycled products manufacturer, Seattle-based Alchemy Goods.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Strava users recorded 79,879 bike commute trips on Tuesday, which the company declared its first Global Bike to Work Day.
MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. (BRAIN) — The National Sporting Goods Association found that consumer-reported sales of sporting goods equipment, athletic footwear and athletic apparel was up 4 percent in 2015. The NSGA published its 2016 edition of its Sporting Goods Market report this week.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — The Eastern Outdoor Reps Association said it has added 53 new members so far this year, and space at the group's upcoming trade shows is filling fast.
MEQUON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Hayes Performance Systems has hired Philip Ott for its Hayes Bicycle Group's marketing team. Ott, based in Crested Butte, Colorado, will serve as a mobile marketing specialist for Hayes, as part of the "Hayes Road Show."
FLETCHER, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components has hired T.R. Maloney as senior manager of OEM sales. The company also promoted Sam Anderson to be junior OEM sales manager.
Maloney has more than 20 years of experience in the cycling and outdoor industries.
CLEARFIELD, Utah (BRAIN) — The new owner of Bell, Giro, Blackburn and CamelBak reported a sales increase of 9 percent in its fiscal year, which ended March 31. The sales total of $2.27 billion includes new revenue from Vista's acquisitions.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Giant executives are forecasting a generally flat year of growth in Europe and caution that sales in the U.S. could be hampered by excess inventory.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Bike Fixtation is offering free, three-month's use of its public bike pump to small businesses and non-profits.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Better Bike Share Partnership has awarded grants to bike share programs in nine cities. The Partnership's goal is to increase the accessibility and use of bike share in underserved communities.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Nearly 500 U.S. bike shops have signed up with BikeExchange, a service launched in Australia in 2007 that creates an online marketplace for bicycle products and ties into sales through bike shops.
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SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Competitor Group Inc. has named John Bradley as its senior vice president of media, effective immediately.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — A new smart eyewear brand, Solos has signed an agreement with USA Cycling that will give USA Cycling athletes access to its smart eyewear, which integrates a heads-up display and audio technologies.
DENVER (BRAIN) — DirtTri Magazine, a publication focused on off-road triathlons, recently won a local version of the popular "Shark Tank" TV show. The magazine also hired its first advertising sales rep.
BOSTON (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries North America has announced that the Tsunami Sales Group will now represent Vittoria and its traded brands 3T and Selle Italia in the entire Southern California region.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Monday marks the first day of PeopleForBikes' National Protected Bike Lane Week. Protected bike lanes separate people on bikes from car and truck traffic with physical barriers such as planters or bollards.
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.