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The Electric Bike Shop’s Iwan Jones: “Our customers are absolutely at the heart of our business processes”

While acceptance of e-bikes has been slower in the UK than the rest of Europe, businesses like The Electric Bike Shop have carved out a place as e-bike specialists. Commercial manager Iwan Jones explains how the chain hopes to continue its rise

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Cadence Performance taking control of Giant St Paul’s

Cadence Performance has announced it is taking control of Giant St Paul’s, based in the heart of London. Cadence said it looks forward to bringing the St Paul’s team into the Cadence family of four existing stores – Crystal Palace, Radlett, Twickenham and Shoreham-by-Sea. “Our relationship with the team at …

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Batribike’s demo scheme sees high uptake from dealers

Batribike has said it has seen a high uptake in its demo bikes scheme, following its launch to dealers in March. Dealers choose two bikes from band A and one from band B, giving a total of three bikes. The bikes are then invoiced to be paid at the end …

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Who needs women’s bikes?

It’s crucial for bike shops to stock a few female-specific bikes and women’s accessories, right? Wrong, argues Bicycleworks owner Jake Voelcker

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Evolving Sports Distribution offering dealers demo bikes for the shop floor on buy now pay October deal

Evolving Sports Distribution is now offering dealers demo bikes for the shop floor on a buy now pay October deal. Dealers can choose three bikes from the Dallingridge range they want to stock and pay later this year, reordering bikes off the back of sales. The range includes the Dallingridge …

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Durham bike shop Infinity Cycles joins Specialized team

Specialized UK has shared the next stage of investment in its ecosystem, announcing that Infinity Cycles has joined the Specialized team. Infinity Cycles, which opened its doors in July 2009 and serves the cycling community in and around Durham, is already a close partner of Specialized. Specialized’s investment in “secures and …

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Bira ‘underwhelmed’ with offerings for indie retailers in Spring Statement

The British Independent Retailers Association (Bira) has said it is ‘underwhelmed’ with the offerings for independent businesses following yesterday’s Spring Statement. In the announcement by Chancellor Riski Sunak in the House of Commons, he revealed the basic rate of income tax will be cut from 20p in the pound to …

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Bira offering support for high street with official public launch of online trading platform Neartoo

The British Independent Retailers Association (Bira) is calling on independent shops throughout the UK to get on board with its new online trading site Neartoo. The website, which launches today, 7th March, is designed to not only be the latest in online shopping trends but also help stores in hard-hit high …

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