SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Outdoor supplier Black Diamond, Inc., which owns the POC brand, generated record sales in its second quarter, which ended June 30.
MIAMI (BRAIN) — J&B is now stocking parts from the U.K. brand AbsoluteBlack.
The distributor is carrying the brand's full range of narrow-wide chainrings as well as track cogs.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Timbuk2 has hired new specialty cycling sales representatives to serve the brand in Northern California, the Pacific Northwest, Rocky Mountain States, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma.
SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Lake Cycling International BV will distribute its products directly in North America, ending its relationship with Stage Race Distribution from Toronto, Lake announced Monday.
FERNDALE, Wash. (BRAIN) — Kona unveiled its expanded 2016 road and mountain line to a select group of retailers at its sixth annual Kona Ride product launch, held at its U.S. headquarters in northwestern Washington this week.
HAYWARD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bianchi USA has hired Rob Gaertner as territory manager for Colorado, Utah and New Mexico.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Framed Bicycles added several new hires to its outside sales force beginning Aug. 1.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike announced the final round of nominees for the 2015 Interbike Awards for Athlete designations.
Editors from Velo magazine selected the top athlete nominees in six different categories representing the majority of cycling disciplines.
MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Dorel Industries reported that second-quarter revenue for its bike business, Dorel Sports, was down $35.2 million or 12.3 percent compared to the same quarter last year. Revenue totaled $251.1 million compared to last year's $286.2 million for the segment.
VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) —New distributor Zeitbike has hired Dennis Ocondi as sales representative for the state of Washington.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Factory Holding Corp. said Wednesday that its sales in the first half of its fiscal year were up 15.8 percent, to $165 million.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (BRAIN) — Lynskey Performance Designs has hired Randy Finnell as the company's new director of sales.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer & Industry News' latest print issue, the Aug. 1 edition, takes the temperature of the industry after the first six months of the year. The verdict: It’s sluggish, say distributors.
WESTPORT, Conn. (BRAIN) — Compass Diversified Holdings has completed the sale of CamelBak Products to Vista Outdoor Inc. for $412.5 million plus an additional $14.1 million of estimated cash and working capital adjustments.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Accell North America has established a standalone business unit called Haibike USA to handle the sales and marketing of Haibike e-bikes in the United States.
LAFAYETTE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Blue Cycles is transitioning its operations to the West Coast and readying for an introduction of its 2016 line even as its CEO, Steven Harad, is no longer with the company.