Trade Network Service
Giving retailers an advocacy voice, market insights and business support
The 'Retailer Advocacy Fund' (formerly the Bike Hub levy) provides a framework for retailers to support the BA's advocacy programme, giving the retailer sector a real voice. Recognising this support and the key role retailers play in delivering cycling, the BA's Trade Network provides participating retailers with exclusive access to detailed market data, cutting edge retail finance and more, on terms normally only available to big business.
The Bicycle Association Trade Network is supported by:
How does it work?
Both brand suppliers and retailers have a vital interest in the cycle market growing for us all, and the Trade Network enables all sides of the industry to add their distinct voices to lobbying Government to make this happen. Watch the videos below to see how leading suppliers and retailers can leverage the Trade Network to both support cycling and to boost their business profitability.
A Brand Member's View
A Retail Advocacy Fund Member's View
What services are available to trade network members?
Three core services are available to Trade Network members, all designed to strengthen your business and put value back into your operation, in recognition of your advocacy support through the Retailer Advocacy Fund.
New sales, at a higher value and a better margin
Klarna are a leader in flexible payments. With an unbeatable user experience and compelling rates, they can help you to grow your sales and improve your margin.
A free telephone advice service for you, your business and your employees
The Bicycle Association are working with Law Express to provide a free advice line for UK cycle retailers AND employees. Law Express have experienced advisors covering all aspects of UK Law.
Online access to Award Winning HR and Health & Safety content
The Bicycle Association is working with Avensure to provide a free HR and Health & Safety service for UK cycle retailers. If you have any questions about HR or Health and Safety, you can talk to a dedicated provider for free and impartial advice. You can also access forms and templates to help free up time and improve your business performance.
How to access the Trade Network Benefits
You can access the Trade Network benefits immediately, in exchange for a small contribution to support our advocacy programme to get more people cycling. Please call us on 0203 857 4411 and we will be able to add you to our Trade Network or answer any questions you may have.
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