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Why every dealer should enter the Top 100 competition
Here's the plan for Dealer Expo 2014
Formula for success: Measure twice, cut once
Time and money: Are we using them wisely?
A special meet-and-greet in Chicago
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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You call it 'fly-over country,' but I call it home
In the last six months I have heard people refer to the geographical area between New York and California collectively as “the fly-over states.” Now,
DealerLAB: 2013 earnings up 76 percent but ...
... December move takes time away from sales PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — Bill Shenk’s Destination Powersports dealership finished the year ended Dec. 31, 201
Dyno discipline: 10 tips for consistent results
Obtaining consistent dynamometer test results requires disciplined actions when setting up the vehicle and performing the tests themselves.
How to grow your herd (and keep the fence intact)
MANY FACTORS contribute to a dealership’s ability to achieve continual growth year after year, but one of the biggest and most influential components is the
A love letter to the custom bike industry
Dear Custom Motorcycle Industry, I’m writing you today out of much love and respect.
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