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Search For Britain's Best Small Shop of 2019 Gets Underway

4 Jul 2019

The annual search to find Britain’s Best Small Shop, a competition managed by the Independent Retailers Confederation (IRC), begins today with a focus on consumer engagement and how... Read more…

Rising costs halt plans for walking and cycling crossing

25 Jun 2019

The plans for a new Thames walking and cycling crossing from Canary Wharf to Rotherhithe in London have been halted due to the rising costs
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Get involved in Local Bike Shop Day

24 Jun 2019

Local Bike Shop Day celebrates independent bike shops all around the UK
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Huge increase in e-bike sales expected

12 Jun 2019

The e-bike market is forecasted to grow further across the UK competing with the car for short distances.
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How retailers are responding to online growth

12 Jun 2019

The growth of the online market space within retail is having a wider effect on the high street.
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Effective email marketing campaigns

12 Jun 2019

Newsletters are an incredibly popular means to engaging with consumers but on any given day our inboxes are flooded with a plethora of automated email newsletters, so how do you stand out?
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Report on violence in your store

12 Jun 2019

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) and the Home Office have been campaigning to raise awareness of violence and abuse towards retailers to encourage action and change.
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Love to Ride & The ACT

5 Jun 2019

Getting more people on bikes and using their local bike shops is a shared goal of Love to Ride and the ACT so we are doing it together.
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A guide to building a landing page

30 May 2019

15 key things to check when building a landing page Read more…

The UK high street retail sector

29 May 2019

A new survey focusing on small retail businesses has revealed a few surprising findings.
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Your thoughts on Local Bike Shop Day

Posted on in Business News, Cycles News

The second ever Local Bike Shop Day was a huge success with over 150 bike shops taking part across the UK!

LBSD 2019 Over the course of the day, the hashtag #supportyourlocalbikeshop had a reach of 365,872 and 883,083 total impressions on Twitter.

But now we want to hear from you.

How do you think Local Bike Shop Day went for you? What did you do during the day? What was your favourite thing about Local Bike Shop Day? What feedback do you have for us and for next year's event?

Please let us know by emailing

Reader Comments (4)

Supported local bike shop day and had a pop up shop with us from showcasing cycling tees

Sandra Corcoran, 9 May 2019

Local Bike shop day? Hopeless. Generated no interest. Not a single customer.

Chris Brewerton, 13 May 2019

Sandra, that is great to hear! Thank you for the feedback.

Hannah | ACT, 14 May 2019

Sorry to hear that Chris, most retailers we have heard from have reported a big boost in footfall as a result of the event. Can we find out more about what activity you did to generate awareness in your local area? What more can we do? Please email with further comments.

Hannah | ACT, 14 May 2019

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