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Posted August 3, 2012

SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN) Friday August 3 2012—For the past five years Outside Magazine has annually compiled a list of the Best Places to Work, first naming 30, then 50 and now 100 companies that encourage employees to pursue and achieve a healthy work-life balance.

Tagged Awards
Posted August 3, 2012

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) Giant retailers will soon be able to offer their consumers much of Giant USA's inventory online via SmartEtailing's Supplier Sync program.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted August 3, 2012

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN) Friday August 3 2012 10:06 AM MT—Jocelyn Da Silva points out that last year some 4 million babies were born and their parents are prime targets for trailers, strollers and baby joggers.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 3, 2012

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano’s sales through the first half of the year hit $1.58 billion (123.56 billion Yen), a 15 percent increase over the same period last year.

Posted in International Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 2, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Friday August 3 2012—Castelli is introducing a cyclocross-specific speedsuit based on the brand's SanRemo Speedsuit used by pro road teams.

Posted August 2, 2012

Shimano gives birthday group to shop employee • Hydrapak hires Tracey Brown and works with True North • Yakima makes Whispbar separate brand • OR show offers live web show

Posted in Industry News
Posted August 2, 2012

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)— Yakima Products has expanded the territory covered by one of its sales rep groups, Rocky Mountain Rep Group. Effective Wednesday, Rocky Mountain will represent Yakima in Colorado and New Mexico, as well as Utah and Wyoming.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 2, 2012

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—Organizers of the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market are considering a one-day date shift for the 2013 show, they announced Tuesday.

Posted in North America
Posted August 2, 2012

CRESTED BUTTE, CO (BRAIN) Thursday August 2 2012 2:20 PM MT—The Mountain Bike Hall of Fame has announced the Inductee Class of 2012.

Tagged Awards
Posted August 2, 2012

HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN) Thursday August 2 2012 2:17 PM MT—Mavic sales inched up 2 percent in the second quarter of the year according to an earnings report released Thursday by its parent company, Amer Sports.

Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 2, 2012

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) — Specialized has sent amended dealer agreements to select retailers asking they stop selling certain competing brands.

Posted in North America
Posted August 2, 2012

CLOPPENBURG, Germany (BRAIN) Thursday August 2 2012 8:25 AM MT—Derby Cycle opens its doors to 5,000 retailers and guests from around the world Thursday as it kicks off its annual house show at its headquarters in the northern German town of Cloppenburg.

Posted August 2, 2012

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN) Thursday August 2 2012 7:12 AM MT—Outdoor Retailer, one of the sports industry’s biggest shows, opened its doors Thursday with more than 20,000 retailers, media and visitors expected here over the next four days.

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 1, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—While the average retail price of bikes was up 3 percent, unit sales dipped 4 percent in June, according to RetailTRAK data from Leisure Trends Group.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted August 1, 2012

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland (BRAIN)—Sales in the outdoor and fitness markets helped lead Garmin, Ltd. to a 7 percent increase in total revenue in its second quarter, to $718 million.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 1, 2012

SAN PIETRO di STABIO, Switzerland (BRAIN)Assos is restructuring its global online retailers to form a new network called AID, short for Assos Internet Dealer.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted July 31, 2012

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)It was just a matter of time.

After organizers of the Interbike Expo hired former pro downhill champion Leigh Donovan as an account executive, a downhill race during the show's annual OutDoor Demo was a no-brainer.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike

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