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27 Jan 2021 | 1 comment

As part of our involvement with the IRC, the ACT and a number of other trade organisations with the retailsector co-ordinate feedback amongst our members to influence Government policy.

26 Jan 2021 | 2 comments

TAITRA will host Online Sourcing Meetings with Taipei Cycle and TaiSPO Exhibitors on Thursday 4th of March

22 Jan 2021

Refocused assets for shops to display in-store for the safety of both customers and colleagues.

21 Jan 2021

The following quick and easy guide to Click and Collect can be used by all retailers, even if those that don't have an ecommerce platform

21 Jan 2021

The call to regulate BNPL firms like Klarna, Laybuy and Clearpay is now supported by 70 MPs, with many arguing that the FCA review is too lengthy and could leave consumers drowning in debt

21 Jan 2021

November's 2020 vs 2019 retail finance sales showed the highest growth since May 2020, when the UK was in the very midst of the cycling boom. This positive trend is showing no signs of abating

19 Jan 2021

The Greeting Card Association (GCA) have created a 2021 Valentines Day Toolkit, with the aim of helping retailers promote Valentine's Day in their stores and online.

18 Jan 2021

The Welsh Government has published a white paper setting out its plans for a Clean Air (Wales) Bill, to protect the health of the nation and ecosystems from pollutants in the atmosphere. ...

15 Jan 2021

Following today's Supreme Court ruling tens of thousands of small businesses will receive insurance payouts covering losses from the first national lockdown.

14 Jan 2021

The aim of Hubtiger is to help bike shops do better business by improving workshop efficiency, increasing revenue and enhancing the customer experience.

IBDs see an increase in both new & returning customers in Dec 2020 vs 2019

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

2Winter bike020 was a challenging year for the retail sector as whole, but for bike retailers in particular it meant a rise in demand never seen before, leading to surging sales and stock shortages.

As part of our involvement with the Independent Retailers Confederation (IRC), the ACT and a number of other trade organisations with the retail sector co-ordinate feedback amongst our members to influence Government policy.

The most recent survey determined how the cycling industry fared throughout Christmas 2020 in comparison to Christmas 2019. The findings shows an increase in both new and returning customers in December 2020 in comparison to 2019. Full results of the survey can be viewed below.

The data was confidentially and anonymously shared with members of the IRC may be used for future government lobbying activity.

You can read more about how retail finance has positively impacted cycling industry sales here.

 

ACT Christmas survey 2020 

 

ACT Christmas survey 2020 

 

ACT Christmas survey 2020 

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