MAG moves to fold Motorcycle-superstore in to J&P Cycles
As if any further evidence of a market under pressure were needed, the Motorsport Aftermarket Group’s retail operations division is set for further consolidation. Their Motorcycle-Superstore.com operation is to be folded in to into J&P Cycles in 2017.
The move and other related cutbacks are expected to result in anywhere from 20 to 60 layoffs as the present Motorcycle-Superstore.com configuration is combined into a J&P Cycles footprint that itself saw radical surgery less than two years ago.
At that point the J&P Cycles inventory held at its traditional Anamosa, Iowa warehouse was consolidated into the former K-Mart warehouse complex that MAG/TR owned at Louisville, Kentucky, with the customer service jobs moving to Texas.
It is now thought that the staff at the Motorcycle-superstore.com customer service and fulfilment centers at Florida, California, Kentucky and Pennsylvania will lose their jobs with sales center functions consolidated in Texas.