Cyclone Bicycle restructures staff, focuses on exclusive brand partnerships

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Portland-based distributor Cyclone Bicycle has restructured its sales and management staff as the company said it is expanding its focus on exclusive brand partnerships. Founder and CEO Erik Deeter is now acting as sales manager.

Hawley-Lambert lays off 13 in restructuring

LEXINGTON, S.C. and LÉVIS, Quebec (BRAIN) — Hawley-Lambert has laid off 13 staff from its Lexington offices as it continues to integrate both companies and finalizes the transition of back-end functions to Lévis, Quebec

Hawley adds resources to its western distribution center

LEXINGTON, S.C.?(BRAIN) — Hawley has completed the restructuring of its western distribution center in Sparks, Nevada, and added additional resources. As of Jan.

Restructing shakes up Accell North America

SEATTLE, Wash. (BRAIN) — A major shakeup in staffing at Accell North America has resulted in a variety of layoffs, new hires and promotions that affects the company’s key bicycle brands as well as Seattle Bike Supply, a long-time distributor of bicycles, parts and accessories. The changes are part of an ongoing shift as ANA streamlines its sales by integrating SBS’s bicycle brands, Redline and Torker, with Raleigh

Restructuring shakes up Accell North America


Accell forecasts revenue growth for 2013

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) — Accell Group expects revenue for full-year 2013 to be up compared with 2012 despite lower preseason sales and rampant product discounting at the end of the season.  The Dutch company, parent of Raleigh, Currie Technologies, Seattle Bike Supply and an array of European bike brands, said in a statement that it expects overall margins to be lower but operating profit to match 2012 levels.

Mad Fiber plans Taiwan OE production, continuing in Seattle

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Carbon wheel maker Mad Fiber is planning to set up wheel production in Taiwan to serve the OEM market. The company has laid off seven employees at its Seattle, Washington, facility, but is continuing to manufacture wheels there for aftermarket sales, spokesman Jasen Thorpe said

Raleigh Restructures Sales Department

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—Raleigh America has restructured its IBD sales team to better respond to the regional needs of its dealers. At Raleigh America’s dealer meeting in July, president Steve Meineke said, “Raleigh will help facilitate the connection between the local rider, the local dealer, and local events. This is our mission heading into 2012 and beyond.” To deepen it connections on a regional and local level, the sales team was restructured this month as Raleigh East and Raleigh West.