Octane Named Best Supplier and Top-Selling Elliptical By Specialty Fitness Retailers
July 16, 2007
Octane Fitness, a leading brand of multiple award-winning, premium elliptical cross trainers, was named the best supplier in the fitness industry and the top-selling brand of elliptical cross trainers by specialty fitness retailers in the fifth annual Specialty News® (SNEWS) 2007 Fitness Retailer Survey. This is the company’s third consecutive year winning leading elliptical and the first as best supplier.
“Naturally, we are thrilled that our passion, focus and innovation are continually recognized, and we’re grateful to partner with so many talented retailers that are committed to our company and products,” said Dennis Lee, president of Octane Fitness.
Regarding the best supplier award, surveyors noted, “Octane consistently earned mentions for great sales training, high-quality customer service and being just plain easy to deal with. Octane must be doing something right even as it has grown so strongly in the last couple of years.”
As for the particularly competitive elliptical trainer category, Octane completely dominated this year, with more than double the votes of any other retailer among the 28 listed by respondents (22.6% versus the second-place winner at 13.3%).
Surveyors described this category this way: “The big story here, just as last year, is Octane’s march to basically rule the elliptical category. The-little-company-that-could has made big jumps every year of our five surveys. Not willing to stop there, however, Octane increased the votes it earned for top-selling by almost 50 percent! What’s next? Octane for president?”
Octane Fitness products are available at 365 retail outlets in the United States and 100 more worldwide.
Each year, SNEWS, a weekly trade publication that covers the fitness and outdoor industries, surveys retailers nationwide, ranging from small, single shops to large chains, to capture the performance of the fitness industry from the perspective of salespeople on the front lines.
Octane Fitness Background
Together with more than 28 years of experience in the fitness industry, Dennis Lee and Tim Porth founded Octane Fitness in 2001. Fueled by a relentless passion to offer the best elliptical machines, the company is committed exclusively to delivering breakthrough, performance cross training—unlike any other fitness equipment manufacturer today. Low-impact cardiovascular machines are the sole focus of Octane Fitness’ extensive research, development, testing and manufacturing—all ultimately to benefit exercisers with superior quality products; innovative, effective workouts and unparalleled personalized service.
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