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  1. Beloved industry figure Howie Cohen, 74, dies

    thing that everyone in the industry knows about Howie is that he was never without smile,” said Jay Townley, industry consultant and former Schwinn executive. The well-traveled Cohen had friends throughout the global industry, all of whom he was happy to help at a moment’s notice, added Townley, who ...

    Posted July 12, 2013 in North America

  2. Wishful Thinking: Bike Sales Up in Recessions

    and a lot of people went out of business,” Cohen said. This is exactly what motivated Townley to pull ...

    Posted January 5, 2009 in North America

  3. VendorLink-Cycling, MerchantOS Team Up

    solutions to benefit their businesses, which is where we are targeting our efforts”, commented Jay Townley ...

    Posted June 23, 2011 in North America

  4. Hess Leaves Giant for Family and Travel

    if we don’t see him come back at some point,” Townley said. One of Hess’s contributions lie in fostering retailer relationships, Townley said. “Skip’s always been very aware of the need for manufacturers ...

    Posted October 16, 2007 in North America

  5. Hero looks to rescue IBDs

    in the bike business, Townley said. Indian-made bikes are subject to the same U.S. import tariff ...

    Posted April 18, 2012 in North America

  6. Dorel Focuses On IBDs With Cannondale

    will be analyzed.” Townley said it’s too early to tell what strategy Frehner might pursue, but added ...

    Posted February 29, 2008 in North America

  7. Report: Used bikes are a $2 billion business

    Gluskin, managing partner of the Gluskin Townley Group. "The findings from this report detail two ...

    Posted March 31, 2014 in Studies/Reports

  8. NSGA: Retailers Improving Performance

    years," Townley said. Sporting good retailers and bike shops specifically did well for themselves from ...

    Posted November 20, 2008 in Studies/Reports

  9. BPSA to Unveil Research at Upcoming BLC

    the lens of the industry not what we do wrong at retail,” Nedeau said. Elliot Gluskin and Jay Townley ...

    Posted October 16, 2007 in Studies/Reports

  10. Comic Alonzo Bodden to host awards gala at Interbike

    Alonzo Bodden

    SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Alonzo Bodden, winner of “Last Comic Standing,” will host the 2014 Interbike Awards gala. Bodden has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Conan O’Brian show, The Keenan Ivory Wayans show among other TV appearances. “We’re ...

    Posted August 26, 2014 in North America