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Belhaven Bikes named in Small Business Saturday UK's 全mall Biz 100' for 2017

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

Belhaven Bikes has been named among the 100 small businesses in the UK to be celebrated by Small Business Saturday.

Belhaven BikesThe Small Business Saturday campaign culminates in one big day for the UK's 5.5 million small businesses on December 2nd 2017.

Belhaven Bikes will be among those featured one per day for the 100 days leading up to Small Business Saturday itself.

Belhaven Bikes, ‘Small Biz 100' day is Tuesday 10 October. To celebrate this special day, they will have complimentary cupcakes in-store and will be offering free cycle hire for one day, including electric bike hire, on any day between Tuesday 10th October and Saturday 14th October 2017.

Belhaven Bikes was started in Dunbar in 2005 and since then has been serving its town and beyond with bicycles, skateboards and scooters for all generations to have fun on. Its honest, professional service helps customers choose the right bike or product for them. The business sells new and recycled bikes and can cater for all budgets with a range for road riding, mountain biking, leisure or commuting suits all tastes. Parts, accessories and clothing are available too, including their own branded cycling kit that has proved a big hit with customers.

Mandy Cairns Ford, owner, says, "Having taken part in Small Business Saturday from its inception, we value the contribution it makes in highlighting the diverse and valuable role small businesses play in the economy and communities. We have been involved with promoting our own and other local businesses during Small Business Saturday every year, last year attending one of the bus tour stops. It is great to be part of a national campaign where everyone pulls together, celebrates small businesses and delivers inspiration in abundance."

Small Business Saturday is the UK's most successful small business campaign and is this year celebrating its 5th birthday year. Last year saw £717m spent with small businesses across the UK on Small Business Saturday, up 15% on the previous year. The campaign trended at number one in the UK on Twitter on the day with more than 130,000 campaign-related tweets being sent, reaching over 140 million people globally. Over 80% of local councils supported the campaign, meaning wherever you were on Small Business Saturday, there was something going on nearby.

"Small Business Saturday has gone from strength to strength in the five years since it launched in the UK. British businesses and customers have taken it to their hearts and now not only make a special effort once a year for Small Business Saturday, but appreciate the value small businesses bring to their communities year round," explains Campaign Director Michelle Ovens.

"Small Business Saturday is open to everyone. Businesses on the high street or online, trading with other businesses or selling direct to consumers. It is open to every individual who can take this moment to support their local businesses, and it is open to public sector to both support and reflect on the huge value small businesses generate."


 

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