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Dealernews now owned, operated by Dealers

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A group of powersports Dealers has acquired Dealernews from its former publisher, UBM, with a commitment to launch new information and collaboration services “to make Dealers better Dealers.” Principal partners in the venture, Columbus-based DN 2.0 LLC, are: Bob Althoff, dealer principal at A.D. Farrow Co. Harley-Davidson, who is president of Dealernews;

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Become a Dealernews INSIDER – here’s how

THE DEALERNEWS INSIDER program has been created to primarily serve the business needs of powersports franchised Dealers, non-franchised vehicle retailers, and service/performance/custom businesses in the United States and Canada (“qualifying retailers”). There are two ways to subscribe to Dealernews information services: through the INSIDER and INSIDER Premium programs. The program you select depends on your type

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Leading retailers join Dealernews Advisory Board

LEADING POWERSPORTS RETAILERS across North America, along with tenured Dealer and industry consultants, are advising the new Dealernews as members of its inaugural Advisory Board. Advisers represent nearly 20 vehicle brands, including BMW, BRP/Can-Am, Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Kawasaki, KTM/Husqvarna, Polaris, Suzuki and Yamaha. The DN Advisory Board is a working board. Advisers regularly contribute feedback on

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Althoff, Simpson lead Dealernews executive team

BOB ALTHOFF Founder and President Bob Althoff is the Dealer principal and self-proclaimed “World’s Luckiest Man” at A.D. Farrow Co. Harley-Davidson, a group of three dealerships in Columbus, OH. Althoff, along with his wife, Valerie, acquired A.D. Farrow in 2003. Under Althoff’s leadership, A.D. Farrow expanded from its single, historic downtown store to three thriving dealerships in

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Information, collaboration at heart of new Dealernews

DEALERNEWS “2.0” launches with a new vision and a stronger mission, to truly help powersports retailers balance their support for the sport with their pursuit of profit. Dealernews is now owned and governed by a board of powersports retailers, making Dealernews truly OF the Dealer, BY the Dealer and FOR the Dealer –  franchised new vehicle

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Mary Green: Welcome to the beginning

By Mary Green, Vice President & General Manager WHAT WE HAVE CREATED… IS A START. The new Dealernews has new owners, a new business model and a new mission. Actually, the mission hasn’t changed: Dealernews is the Voice of Powersports Retailers, helping them balance their passion for the sport with their pursuit of profit. It’s just

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