Shimano American announces price increases on some parts

By Stephen Frothingham

Increases are mostly confined to higher-end, Japan-made parts. Some parts see a price decrease.

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN)—In a letter sent to retailers Monday, Shimano American announced that it is raising its wholesale prices between 9 and 14 percent on parts produced primarily at its Japanese factories.

“Due to changes in market conditions, with increased costs, we will be making some pricing changes to our higher end products,” the announcement said.

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