SAUSALITO, Calif. (BRAIN) — U.S. cyclists itching to swing a leg over a Canyon bike will need to wait a little longer. The German consumer-direct brand is now aiming for a third-quarter launch into the U.S. market.
SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Mobile bike shop franchiser Beeline Bikes has announced a new Retail Partner Program, enabling brick-and-mortar retailers to add a mobile component to their business with Beeline's full support infrastructure.
MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Online consumers who buy an Eddy Merckx bike through the company's new e-commerce site can choose whether to pick up the bike at a Merckx dealership or have it delivered by a Velofix van, if there is one in their area, the company said.
SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Beeline Bikes and Competitive Cyclist announced Wednesday that Beeline’s mobile bike shops are now available as an on-site assembly option for bikes purchased on Competitive Cyclist and Backcountry.com in select markets.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Velofix has signed an agreement with Eddy Merckx Cycles to assemble and deliver bikes ordered through EMC's website.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Giant Manufacturing announced some historic management changes following a board of directors meeting Friday. Company founder King Liu is retiring as the company's chairman and Tony Lo is retiring as CEO.
NORTHVALE, N.J. (BRAIN) — G. Joannou Cycles, the owner of Nirve Bicycles, has announced a new online sales program for the brand called All-Access. The Nirve line will now be available direct to consumers online with final delivery and fulfillment taking place at a local bicycle shop of the buyer's choice.
KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Raleigh bikes are now sold on Amazon as part of Accell North America's growing omnichannel strategy. ANA recently began selling on Amazon with a few select models and has gradually increased the SKU count.
NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Knolly Bikes is launching an online sales program for its bikes that includes its IBD clients.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Borealis Fat Bikes has launched a new online selling program that the company said will protect its current dealers.
PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Yuba Bikes, maker of cargo bikes, is working with ShipEarly to deliver online bike sales through its network of dealers. Bikes purchased online now can be shipped to a Yuba dealer chosen by the consumer for build and pickup. It can be the closest or preferred shop the consumer selects.
HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) — Sales of performance e-bikes continue to drive sales increases for Accell Group, the parent company of Raleigh, Diamondback, Haibike and other bike brands.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Colnago has launched an online sales platform in the U.S. Through the program, consumers are able to browse and purchase previous model year products, which will be assembled and delivered through local retailers.
KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Accell North America is now working with mobile bike shop franchisee operator Beeline Bikes to fulfill consumer orders made on its website.
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Advanced Sports International has bought the nation’s largest bicycle retailer, Performance Bicycle, including its 106 stores, private-label brands Forte, Spin Doctor, Transit and Scattante, and online businesses Performancebike.com and Nashbar.com.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Retailer Stuart Hunter, owner of four Roll: Bicycle Company locations, is making the move to online retail with his new custom bike program. The bike model is called the 1:Bike, and was recently launched on Kickstarter.
SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Kona Bicycles will roll out its online sales program in select U.S. states later this year.
HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) — Accell Group is reporting record revenues and profits in the first half of the year, despite a sales slump in North America.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The PeopleForBikes Coalition and the National Bicycle Dealers Association were joined by independent bicycle retailer representatives last week on the second PeopleForBikes Executive Fly-In in partnership with the NBDA.
DENVER (BRAIN) — Seattle-based action sports and outdoor retailer Evo has acquired two Denver businesses owned by Matt Hupperts: the Edgeworks ski shop and The Bicycle Doctor bike shop.