E-Commerce, social media, online media
PORTSMOUTH, UK (BRAIN)—Wiggle.co.uk, a UK online bike retailer, has launched its own Facebook Store, featuring hundreds of Wiggle's most popular products.
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Felt Bicycles has launched a new business-to-business website. The new site will give Felt dealers and sales reps access to inventory, allow dealers to place orders online, enable dealers to view account information, and streamline the entire account management process.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Leisure Trends is holding a webinar today entitled "Pre Bicycle Leadership Conference Presentation."
The webinar will discuss cycling retail sales trends with a special emphasis on components, parts and accessories.
COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN)—All NBDA members are invited to attend a free webinar entitled "Staffing For Summer," featuring industry consultant Dan Mann of The Mann Group.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has launched a SaferProducts.gov database mandated by Congress, as part of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—Pedalr is a new Ecommerce website that brings both buyers and sellers of bicycles and cycling related products together in a safe and trusted venue.
COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN)—All NBDA members are invited to attend a free webinar entitled "Making Your Store The Brand" today at 11 a.m. (PST). The presenter will be Jay Townley (pictured). The webinar will be 60-minutes long, and it will include a Q&A session.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Selling Cycling, the industry standard in retail sales training since 1996, has been revitalized with all-new dealer-driven content and partnerships with the NBDA, 3point5, Sparc Retail and Shimano.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Are you wanting to engage your local bike shop in Safe Routes to School programs? Or, as a local bike shop, have you been looking for ways to get involved in the Safe Routes to School movement but haven't quite figured out how you fit?
LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN)—After the official announcement of a company-wide rebranding effort and debut of their new logo, Hawley now introduces an updated 2011 website.
MILL VALLEY, CA (BRAIN)—Alienation has just launched a new online store for its dealers (click on title and then "visit link").
COON VALLEY, WI (BRAIN)—Mt. Borah Custom has updated its Web site, www.mtborah.com (click on title and "visit link").
NUMANSDORP, The Netherlands (BRAIN)—Van Nicholas has updated its Web site for 2011.
SAN JOSE, CA (BRAIN)—MerchantOS recently updated its point of sale system to include integration with Specialized and The Bicycle Group. These integrations should help retailers reduce time spent on data entry and delivery/receipt of data.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN)—Shopatron has released its first “social stores” on Facebook, allowing fans of its client brands to browse products on the popular social network.
VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Masi Bicycles has launched its revamped Web site with all 2011 information, including a new video feature for each model or category in the line.
COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN)—The next session (Salesmanship for Bicycle Retailers) in the online Webinar series hosted by retail expert Dan Mann of The Mann Group will talk about the ins and outs of good salesmanship in bicycle retailing from 11 a.m. - noon on December 7.
SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—Avenir has launched its new Web site.
The entire offering of waterproof bags, gloves, bike lights, bike components, pumps and more for every type of riding is available for perusing and purchase on Avenir’s first-ever Web site launched this month.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—Primal Wear have relaunched primalwear.com (click on above link), which provides access to extensive content of the companies branded and custom clothing lines.