For some customers, a store credit card with a great promotional rate can mean the difference between jumping into a hobby with a simple monthly payment and spending every dollar of their spare cash. Still, other customers often approach financing with fear and uncertainty.
Many of the 300+ bike shops The Bike Cooperative works with across America have a consumer financing program. While many of them use our Freedom to Ride card, others use dealer programs. Regardless of the option chosen, consumer financing can be a powerful sales tool for independent bike dealers – but tools take a bit of training.
Could your sales team be utilizing your store financing more effectively?
In-store financing can be an incredible tool to get more customers on more bikes. But Is your team pitching it well?
In Financing Simplified: Your Guide to Talking With Customers About Consumer Financing, Snychrony walks you through the most effective ways to sell with consumer financing
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Have a question about membership? Consumer financing? Or what else we do for shops like yours? We welcome you to reach out, we love to talk.