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IBD Confident This Holiday Season

Published December 3, 2009

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—A vast majority of bicycle retailers feel that the 2009 holiday season will treat them better than last year.

According to a recent Leisure Trends Group on-line survey, 61 percent of bicycle retailers surveyed felt that sales would increase this holiday season as opposed to last.

A healthy majority of retailers polled also said that Black Friday sales were either up or flat this year compared with last, with 24 percent reporting that sales were down.

Sixty-three percent of retailers said Thanksgiving weekend traffic was as expected, with only 19 percent reporting traffic being down.

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