Decathlon To Close Its Two US Stores This Year, Focus On Online Sales

Decathlon says it will focus on its online business in the U.S., as well as sales through retail partners, after closing its two trial retail locations in the Bay Area.

Based in France, Decathlon claims to be the world’s largest sporting goods retailer, and offers its house brand products in most categories, including bikes. I opened a trial “lab” retail location in San Francisco in 2018 and a full-sized store in Emeryville and another in Potrero the following year. Read more at Bicycle Retailer.