Bike Sales in Belgium Grows 8 Percent
In 2014 a total of 436,549 new bicycles were sold in Belgium through independent bicycle dealers. It was 7.5 percent more than the total in 2013, according to a study of Belgian bike dealers.
The survey was conducted by the organizer of the Velofollies bike show. A total of 1,552 bicycle dealers were surveyed.
The sales figure was follows:70% of all bikes sold in Belgium are distributed through independent bicycle dealers and rest 30% sold are distributed through mass merchandisers. The study revealed that overall 2014 Belgian bike market would take up a volume of 567,000 units. Original story by Jack Oortwijn for Bike Europe. Read full story here.by