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Fine food retailers in the running to be Best Small Shop 2019

14 Oct 2019

This year we are delighted to say that there has been a couple of fine food shops shortlisted, this includes a wine merchant and a cheesemonger.
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Registration now open for CHSI Stitches 2020

11 Oct 2019

Both retailer and visitor registration is now open for CHSI Stitches 2020
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Two bike shops in the running to be the Best Small Shop of 2019

10 Oct 2019

This year two bike shops have been shortlisted! Read about the wonderful ways in which they continously help their communities and why they stood out to the judges.
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The three best small bookshops!

8 Oct 2019

Over the next 4 weeks we will be introducing a few shops at a time and telling you about the fantastic ways in which they continue to help their communities and why they stood out to the... Read more…

Take part in CI.N's market data drive and earn rewards

8 Oct 2019

CyclingIndustry.News is seeking to compile a health report of the UK bike retail channel for the third year running.
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The 5 fastest growing indie retail categories

7 Oct 2019

Why barbers, beauty salons, vape stores, cafes and tearooms, along with restaurants and bars have been so succesful over the last 3 years

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Fraud alert! Protect your business

4 Oct 2019

Cifas UK, the UK's largest fraud prevention organisation has informed us about a fraud trend that could impact your business.
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The 25 Best Small Shops in the UK are announced!

3 Oct 2019

After hundreds of entrants, thousands of consumer votes and a panel of industry experts, the top 25 Best Small Shops in the UK are finally being announced!

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Three social media tips to boost sales and engagement

2 Oct 2019

Social media continues to grow in popularity and now plays an essential role within the marketing of many businesses.
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How did you celebrate #NationalFitnessDay?

25 Sep 2019

National Fitness Day sees thousands of events taking place across the UK bringing together people of all ages and backgrounds and encouraging them to try new activities!
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The ACT shortlisted in the BikeBiz Awards 2019!

Posted on in Business News, Cycles News, Outdoor News

 

The BikeBiz Awards is a key event within the cycling industry that honours the innovation and hard work that goes into the UK cycling industry by brands, retailers and individuals. The award categories within the scheme vary from honouring local independent retailers to brand giants. Most importantly, the BikeBiz awards bestows trust and gives power to consumers, professionals and enthusiasts who are able to vote for their favourite brands, retailers and individuals in each category.

Vote for the ACT

 

Why the ACT have been nominated


The Cycle Advocacy category includes any companies that advocate cycling throughout the UK to benefit the cycle industry members. The ACT is the largest cycle trade organisation in the UK and has been promoting cycling for over a hundred years. Here are just a few of the many ways in which the ACT has positively impacted the cycling industry over the last century:

  • The ACT has developed and owns Cytech, the bicycle industry's internationally recognised training and accreditation scheme for bicycle technicians.
  • The ACT helps to support retailers with the Ride it away retail finance scheme, which is the UK cycle sector's fastest growing sales tool.
  • The ACT helps retailers to fill their vacancies quickly with the jobs board.
  • The ACT also runs a consumer facing site- The Cycling Experts - which features the most comprehensive UK IBD directory.
  • The ACT regularly posts news stories and has up to date Facebook and Twitter pages to keep the cycling trade notified and aware of all the latest happenings and anything of interest.


To find out the many other ways in which the ACT supports the cycling industry visit the website here, to find out more about the BikeBiz Awards click here, and to vote for the ACT click here. Voting closes at 12:00pm on Friday 16 August 2019.

 

 

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