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Posted February 1, 2010
BY NICOLE FORMOSA

Posted in Retail News
Posted February 1, 2010
BY ALAN COTÉ

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 31, 2010
"He was kind of like, I'm taking this, showed me the gun, and (said), 'If you don't want to get hurt, let me go.'"

Posted in North America
Posted January 31, 2010
SPEEDWAY, IN (BRAIN)—EnergySport Norge AS of Roskilde, Denmark is now an authorized distributor of Zipp products in the Norwegian market.

Posted in North America
Posted January 31, 2010
GREENVILLE, SC (BRAIN)—Hincapie Sportswear has hired Will Mahler as retail sales representatives for the brand in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

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Posted January 31, 2010
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN)—The North American Handmade Bicycle Show has signed a one-year title sponsorship deal with Shimano American Corporation. The updated title of the event will now be called the Shimano North American Handmade Bicycle Show.

Posted in North America
Posted January 31, 2010
BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN)—A newly published economic study compiles hard data on the state of the bicycle industry in Europe for the first time.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted January 28, 2010
"If you want to read a real history book, read Howard Zinn's 'People History of the United States.' That book will knock you on your @ss."

Posted in North America
Posted January 28, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—A new report by the Alliance for Biking & Walking shows that lack of investment in biking and walking could be contributing to higher traffic fatalities and chronic disease rates in the U.S.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted January 28, 2010
LOUISVILLE, KY (BRAIN)—Huffy Corporation has sued Cafepress.com, maker of custom T-shirts and other items, over alleged trademark infringements.

Posted in North America
Posted January 28, 2010
MILAN, Italy (BRAIN)—Look has taken over sales and marketing of its brand in Italy with the opening of a wholly owned subsidiary located near Milan.

Posted in North America
Posted January 27, 2010
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN)—Zipp Speed Weaponry is moving into a new 70,000 square-foot manufacturing and customer service center on Indianapolis' northwest side this July.

Posted in North America
Posted January 27, 2010
BURLINGTON, NC (BRAIN)—Pro Feet has hired Matt Judge to handle sales, marketing and product development for the brand.

He brings a solid resume of brand experience to the company, having worked for Columbia Sportswear, Rockport footwear and Pearsox.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 27, 2010
MANCHESTER, NH (BRAIN)—The Bike Cooperative has added DK Bicycles as a new supplier partner, giving the cooperative a total of 17 supporting vendors to date. Effective immediately, members of the cooperative earn rebates on all purchases of DK products.

Posted in North America
Posted January 27, 2010
CLEVELAND, OH (BRAIN)—Fast Track Cycling, Inc., a Cleveland-based, non-profit 501(c) (3) organization, has entered into a real estate purchase option agreement with the city of Cleveland to acquire a nine-acre vacant site formerly occupied by St. Michaels Hospital in Slavic Village.

Posted in North America
Posted January 26, 2010
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—Smith Optics received top honors as REI’s Vendor Partner of the Year for 2009. The announcement was made at last week's Outdoor Retailer Winter Market trade show.

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Posted January 26, 2010
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN)—Lezyne has agreed to partner with The Bike Cooperative, allowing Lezyne to reach more dealers throughout the nation and in return let the dealers take advantage of The Bike Cooperative’s innovative programs and benefits.

Posted in North America
Posted January 26, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—QBP has selected Mike McMullen to manage its purchasing department.

In this new role, McMullen will develop and manage purchasing processes, in addition to training and directing purchasing staff.

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Posted January 26, 2010
SHANGHAI, China (BRAIN)—Rocket Science Sports has opened the doors to its first flagship store and showroom in the Chinese city of Shanghai.

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 26, 2010
SAN CARLOS, CA (BRAIN)—Ritchey Design has promoted Kendall Young to the newly created position of North American director of sales for both Ritchey and Syncros brands.

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