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ROI to combat 'Retail Darwinism' at 2014 Dealer Expo
ADP Lightspeed hires former Amex exec to lead learning program
Dealer Expo early registrations already top 2,000
Roadsmith to sponsor trike ride at Sturgis Buffalo Chip
Chicago Story: Where Route 66 begins
Dealernews - February 01, 2013
Vetesnik Power Sports draws online attention but needs to engage, says Dealer Scorecard
A WISCONSIN dealership excels in drawing consumer attention but could further improve by focusing on one area: customer engagement.
Dealer LAB: November gross profits up, but...
(Click on the chart for a larger view.) DO YOU REALIZE how important just one person is to the bottom line of your dealership?
Customers will still pay for three things — do you provide them?
WE ARE SPOILED. We won’t pay for what we already know. We won’t go two minutes out of our way to come see you. We’ve become a razor-edged crew o
We say 'thank you' to February and look forward to fall '14
IF YOU'RE READING this, then it means that the Mayan prediction of the end of the world on Dec. 21, 2012, didn’t take place and we’ve got at least
How to play the motorcycle business game, and win
DO YOU CONSIDER the recession over? During the last four years, our industry downsized from approximately 7,500 franchised dealers to just over 4,000. That’
Dealer Expo New Product Preview
Indy Update: Off-road goodies from Gates, Dirt Freak, Christini and many more
PRODUCTS FOR side-by-sides have been the hot sellers of late; however, now other off-road segments are showing signs of renewal.
Indy Update: New CRM, F&I, inventory management, e-commerce tools abound
Holly J. Wagner
THE WATCHWORD in the Business Services Marketplace is value.
Indy Update: Build your P&A sales by going back to the basics
THE ANNUAL Dealer Expo gives you the opportunity to grow your business with new products and services.
Indy Update: Distributors rev up new product intros, new displays, show specials
ANCHORING THE SHOW floor of Dealer Expo, the powersports distributors are the one-stop shops for many buyers.
Looking for an alternative vehicle brand? More than two dozen at Dealer Expo
TRIKES. ELECTRIC SCOOTERS. Go-karts. A stretched Ruckus-inspired scooter. Even two-wheelers for children — there will be a good variety at this year’s
Indy Update: Performance area revs up with Brock's, RaceTech, Avon and more
WHILE DEALER EXPO is an opportunity to get down to the serious business of stocking up for the upcoming season, it also can be a great opportunity to check out so
Dealer Expo New Product Preview: V-Twin Marketplace
AMERICAN V-TWIN goes front and center at the 2013 Dealer Expo, with more than 35 manufacturers, designers and distributors exhibiting in the American V-Twin Marke
Indy Update: Gear, helmet brands debut products, ordering incentives
THE BIG WORLD of motorcycling, ATVing and all other powersporting activities thrives on the apparel, gear and new helmet models released each year and season.
Treat customers like you treat co-workers, and vice versa
A PARTS PROFESSIONAL had told me about a situation he recently had with his service advisor.
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Do the math: premiums can spur interest and drive traffic
During this past winter I was contacted by a dealer who’d recently bought an underperforming store struggling to generate floor traffic.
Life goes on: From baggers to blessed events
DEAR GRANDMA AND GRANDPA, I hope y’all are fine up there in Heaven. We are fine down here in Dallas. The long stinkin’ winter is finally over and I am
Start your engines, er, entries!
The reason I love this gig is not because of the motorcycles, or the PG&A, or the racing, or the events. It’s because of the dealers. I get no bigger ki
DealerLAB: Bad weather, new location cause a stumble
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — Bill Shenk’s Destination Powersports finished the year ended Dec. 31 on a flat note, but overall the dealership posted a strong pe
Demand vs. model mix: striking a delicate balance
I HAD THE PLEASURE of attending a Triumph Motorcycles North America event earlier this year, and it reminded me that 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the brand&
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