Pedego hosts more than 200 retailers at annual dealer meeting

By Stephen Frothingham

The company also reported a 40 percent sales growth and has added 24 new stores in 2017.

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — With a store count that continues to tick upward at a swift pace, Pedego’s dealer event gets bigger every year. About 200 retailers are attending this year’s event here Monday and Tuesday, including owners of the majority of its 113 Pedego-branded stores, as well as 10 prospective owners, other Pedego dealers and international distributors.

To kick off the event, Pedego co-owner and CEO Don DiCostanzo introduced and showed a photo of every store, ranging from the company’s first in Huntington Beach, California, to its newest in Leeds, England, which opened in November. Several retailers took a moment to share their story, including Pedego Boulder, which opened 32 days ago and has sold 31 Pedegos, and Nicole Zinn, owner of Austin’s Rocket Electrics, who is set to open Pedego Austin early next year. Zinn attended the second Pedego dealer meeting in 2012 and was one of the company’s first retailers, using its bikes for its hefty tour business.

“When we attended the second meeting, we could all fit at about three tables. It’s great to see how much …read more

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