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DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Panda Bicycles has opened a new boutique shop in Denver dedicated to the bamboo bike brand that could be the first step in establishing a network of concept stores.
"It’s a kind of an exploratory exercise for both of us,” Panda co-founder Jacob Castillo said in reference to both his company and Panda Concept Store proprietor Angel Cruz.
Up until now, Panda’s handmade steel-lugged bamboo bikes have been sold predominantly consumer direct on the company’s website and through its own boutique shop at its headquarters in Fort Collins. Early this year, however, framebuilder Castillo brought on two new staff members so he could focus more of his attention on sales and growth initiatives.
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