ALLENTOWN, PA (BRAIN) — Owners of bikes they bought used ride more, buy more, and visit bike shops more often than owners of bikes they bought new, according to a new study.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Outdoor retailers enjoyed a much-needed uptick in sales in February according to preliminary Outdoor RetailTRAK data from Leisure Trends Group.
The following story appeared in the March 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News
BPSA reports $50 million sales gain for 29ers in 2011
By Matt Wiebe
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—A record 226 million shoppers visited stores and websites over Black Friday weekend, up from 212 million last year, according to a National Retail Federation survey.
James Moore sees it most starkly after the holidays, when parents bring the big-box bikes they bought for their children to his bike shop.