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29 Jan 2020

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29 Jan 2020

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Calling all bike shops to enter the Best Small Shops Competition!

Posted on in Business News, Cycles News

The Best Small Shops Competition provides you with the opportunity to represent the cycle sector and celebrate local bike shops across the nation. The Competition recognises the innovative spirit and level of commitment that is required among those that take the initiative to run their own independent business.

Last year's finalist: Arragon's Cycle Centre

Arragon's Cycle Centre did a great job at representing the cycle sector as one of last year's finalists, they attended the awards reception at the Houses of Parliament last November.

Arragon's Cycle Centre has stood on the high street for over 50 years as a true independent family shop that have remained at the heart of their community by supporting events and entertaining local clubs.

You can read more about the competition here.



Best Small ShopsBest Small Shops 2019

This year's Competition will challenge entrants to justify how they promote their businesses to both current and new consumers, as well as evaluating any future plans for business development.

Applicants are advised to enter as soon as possible to ensure that their consumers have plenty of time to vote for the shop and thus improving their chance of being in the final 25 attending the reception.

Do the cycle sector proud and enter your business into the Best Small Shops Competition now!


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