WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — The Senate unanimously confirmed Anthony Foxx, 42, as the next Secretary of Transportation on Thursday with a vote of 100 to 0. Foxx, the former Democratic mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, will replace outgoing Secretary Ray LaHood.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Starting with Saturday's stage 1, SmartEtailing's retail clients can include automatic Tour de France updates on their shops' websites. The company is providing complete race coverage with professional photos and commentary immediately after each stage.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Now that Onex Corporation has completed its purchase of Nielsen Expositions, including
BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) – Quality Bicycle Products has hired Amber Schult as western regional sales manager. She will manage outside sales reps and account managers.
PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) — Adrian Montgomery, who announced last week that he was leaving Scott Sports, will join online retailer Backcountry.com as director of brand marketing, the company announced Thursday.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Boa Technology is deepening its support of triathlons with the sponsorship of nine events in 2013, including Boulder, Colorado’s Ironman 70.3 in August and the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii, in October.
ENCINITAS, CA (BRAIN) — Skins Compression has brought its Northwest brand rep Alex Moore in house. Moore is relocating to Southern California as part of the compression brand’s plan to grow its business in this market. He will be an exclusive territory manager for the compression sportswear company.
BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association has announced an honorary board of directors, made up of prominent figures in the cycling industry who are actively contributing to NICA’s efforts.
HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO (BRAIN) -- Donnelly Sports has appointed Live to Play Sports Group Inc. to distribute Clement tires in Canada, effective July 1. Colorado-based Donnelly Sports is the licensee and manufacturer of Clement tires worldwide.
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA (BRAIN) — For the first time in Serfas’ 20-year history the company is running a television commercial. The brand will run two 30-second ads during the Tour de France, which starts Saturday.
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN) — Cannondale has launched the second issue of the Cannondale Gazette for the 100th anniversary of the Tour de France. The free digital magazine is created by Cannondale in partnership with Peloton magazine.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Interbike is adding an outdoor exhibit space to its September show in Las Vegas, with a bike test track, a stage, a jumbo LED screen and a beer vendor.
CANTON, MA (BRAIN) — Industry veteran Stewart Goldsmith is returning to Kryptonite as national sales manager after more than 10 years with Todson Inc. Goldsmith was previously Kryptonite's director of specialty and retail sales.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industry Association has hired Rich Harper as trade policy adviser. Harper comes to OIA from the office of Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California.
CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN) — Zoic has scooted up the Southern California coast from its longtime headquarters in San Diego to new, larger digs in the North San Diego County beach town of Carlsbad.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Looking to expand its North American business, Spain’s Rotor Bike Components has opened a U.S. brand management office and will launch a new multichannel distribution model stateside.
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN) — Jeff McGuane, president of Dorel’s Cycling Sports Group Global, has resigned.
PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) — The fifth edition of Lifeboat Events’ PressCamp wrapped up last week as a total of 30 editors, representing 37 media titles, sat down for their final meetings with more than 60 brand representatives serving 26 companies and 31 brands.