Industry News 7/27/2015

B$Z: The Bike Cooperative Announces Pro Patch As Custom Accessories Partner

The Bike Cooperative has announced a new partnership with Pro Patch to be the custom accessories provider for the retailer-owned co-op.  With Pro Patch joining The Bike Cooperative’s network of supplier partners, the co-op’s member retailers will earn rebates on all of their Pro Patch purchases effective immediately.  

“Shops recognize the importance of promoting their brand at a grassroots level, and custom accessories and apparel are great vehicles for that,” said Bike Cooperative vice president of marketing Tim Leaver. “Our new partnership with Pro Patch gives our members a great resource to feature their brand on custom water bottles and cages, shirts, hats, patch kits, tire levers and more, plus earn rebate in the process.”

Pro Patch president Ken Hassen added, “We’re very excited to partner with The Bike Cooperative and their growing network of quality independent bike retailers. We are a strong supporter of the IBD and look forward to helping Bike Co-op members grow their business and convert more shoppers into loyal customers with our wide assortment of custom-imprinted products that will increase their brand’s exposure.”