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Save a third on all stationery and POS!

Posted on in Cycles News

An early Merry Christmas to all our paying subscribers!

From Monday 10th of December until 31st of January 2019 all paying ActSmart subscribers can save a third on all in-store workshop stationery and POS materials.

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With the most popular resolution in the New Year being ‘to get healthy', now is the perfect time to start promoting Ride it away or Take it outdoors retail finance in-store.

It's also a great time to get your business ready for the new season and stock up on workshop and cycle hire forms.

Order stationery and POS now by logging in to My ActSmart and look for the ‘Stationery & POS' box. Discounts are automatically applied to the price when you login.


To see the retail finance POS avaliable click on the links below, all prices are listed exclude the 33% discount:

Don't forget there are also a range of web banners and a calculator to download for free to boost your online sales or drive more customers in-store, see the downloads box in My ActSmart.

Not yet a Ride it away or Take it outdoors retailer?

There are currently over 900 retailers offering finance through ActSmart's Ride it away and Take it outdoors retail finance scheme, accounting for £100m of sales last year.

If you aren't currently offering finance, you are missing out!

Ride it away and Take it outdoors is available to any cycles or outdoor recreation business who will benefit from:

  • Free V12 set-up worth £495
  • Personal support throughout the application and FCA authorisation process
  • No minimum finance turnover requirement
  • Payment issued by V12 same day and in your bank within 4 days
  • National promotion on the Ride it away and Take it outdoors consumer websites
  • Access to FCA compliant POS material
  • Access to web banners for use on your own website

What next?

Click here to find out more and request your free application pack, or contact us on 01273 427 700.

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