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February 8, 2011

Performance Bicycle, the nation’s largest specialty bike retailer, announced that in April it will open six new stores in four states nationwide.

Chapel Hill, N.C. -- Performance Bicycle, the nation’s largest specialty bike retailer, announced that in April it will open six new stores in four states nationwide.

The expansion includes stores in Sacramento and Berkeley, Calif.; Dallas/Fort Worth and Austin, Texas; Atlanta, and the company’s first ever store in Idaho, in Boise.

These six locations join Performance Bicycle’s 94 existing stores.

December 1, 2010

A Sears store in Glen Burnie, Md., and a J.C. Penney store in Orange, Calif., took second and third place, respectively, in the Environmental Protection Agency’s first-ever National Building Competition.

A Sears store in Glen Burnie, Md., and a J.C. Penney store in Orange, Calif., took second and third place, respectively, in the Environmental Protection Agency’s first-ever National Building Competition. Top finisher: a dorm at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


The competition challenged teams from buildings across the country to see which commercial building could trim its energy use the most during a 24-month performance period. The EPA required utility-bill statements for verification of the energy loss.


October 26, 2010

A Sears store in Glen Burnie, Md., and a J.C. Penney store in Orange, Calif.,...

September 30, 2010

Call it the Phoenix syndrome: Out of the ashes of the Great Recession, dynamic...