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JD Group acquires majority stake in Wheelbase

JD Group has acquired a majority stake in bicycle retailer Wheelbase. Founded in 1993, Wheelbase has 45 employees and three stores across the North of England. It also has a large online presence selling premium bikes to customers all over the UK. It offers a comprehensive and diverse range of …

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BikeBiz Awards: Nominate now for the retailer awards

Following the commencement of the nominations process for the BikeBiz Awards 2021 in association with Tannus Tyres, we’ll be highlighting each and every category from our list of expertly-curated accolades, designed to reflect the varied and vibrant nature of the sector: from prizes that honour local independents and distribution giants …

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LBSD 2021 celebrated by 370 bike shops across UK

Local Bike Shop Day 2021 was celebrated by 370 bike shops across the UK, an increase of 37% from the previous year, with some IBDs offering their customers discounted products, free bike services or guided bike rides. Local Bike Shop Day – organised for the industry, by the industry – is …

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The Electric Bike Shop opens new store in Brentwood

The Electric Bike Shop has opened a new store on Brentwood High Street. Stocked with an extensive range of e-bikes, the new Brentwood store features a fully equipped workshop with a team of experienced mechanics and knowledgeable sales staff. It is situated only a short walk from Brentwood Rail Station. …

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Cycle King & Hawk Cycles launches new Spend and Save Loyalty Scheme

Cycle King & Hawk Cycles has launched its new Spend and Save Loyalty Scheme to help customers earn points and save money. The scheme is available to customers both in-store and online with points redeemed for purchases made at any Cycle King and Hawk Cycles store and, as an introductory …

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IRC seeking views on rule changes for businesses selling products to consumers in EU countries

The Independent Retail Confederation (IRC) is seeking urgent input from its members impacted by recent rule changes for businesses selling products to consumers in EU countries. The IRC, a group of industry associations representing over 100,000 indie retail UK businesses, is looking for valuable information it can present to Government. …

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Brompton launches new flagship store in Covent Garden

Brompton has launched its new flagship store in London’s Covent Garden. Located a short distance from the original Brompton Junction in London, the store is set across two floors and was formally opened earlier this week. The new junction will house an increased retail space for the full range of …

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Citrus-Lime breaks £1 billion barrier

Citrus-Lime is celebrating a ‘huge’ landmark in its history, with client revenue processed through its End-to-End Retail Solution breaking through the £1 billion mark. More than half of this figure has been processed through the platform in the last 12 months alone, it said. “This is an amazing achievement for us …

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enviolo expands Retail Training Series to UK

enviolo will now offer its Retail Training Series (RTS) in the UK, educating retailers on how to build, service and sell enviolo equipped bikes. The RTS will be hosted together with enviolo’s long-term partner Gates Carbon Drive and registration is now open. “At enviolo, we are proud and excited about …

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