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Cycling to Work Reborn

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

Over 300 IBD's have now registered as WorkRiders Authorised Retailers

Recently announced to the cycle industry (see BikeBiz section), WorkRiders is a brand new programme designed to empower retailers to get their local communities cycling to work.

Feedback from retailers and suppliers has been positive and with over 300 registered WorkRiders Authorised Retailers the programme has got off to a flying start.

Although the WorkRiders programme launches to consumers late 2011 and employer engagement commences in October 2011, retailer registration is live NOW.

Click here to register as a WorkRiders Authorised Retailer.

If you have already registered as a WorkRiders Authorsied Retailer click here to check your listing. Listings can take up to 48 hours to show on The Cycling Experts. 


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Key features

You can read about the new ActSmart partnership with WorkRiders in more detail here but to summarise the key benefits are listed below:

  • NO COST to the retailer (ACT members)
  • Web based WorkRiders referral programme
  • WorkRiders payment card holders buy in store
  • Instant payment to retailer at point of sale
  • Standard transaction with no retail margin loss
  • Gain new customers with targeted promotions
  • What next?

    Click here for full details of the WorkRiders programme

    Click here to register as a WorkRiders Authorised Retailer

    Meet WorkRiders at the Cycle Show 29 Sept - 2 Oct 2011, Stand G23, Halls 9-11, NEC Birmingham

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