Dealernews - June 01, 2013

Management
Joe Delmont
IN 2012, Worth Harley-Davidson sold 1,055 new motorcycles and 378 used bikes, making it the top-selling Harley dealer in the United States. And Rick Worth’s
Joe Delmont
MODERATELY COOL weather in Florida can hurt motorcycle and boat sales dramatically because riders know that there are plenty of better days right around the corne
Eric Anderson
IS IT JUST ME, or are all motorcycle shops starting to look the same?
Mary Slepicka
WITH APOLOGIES to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Dealernews presents its first “super-sized” issue. Our June issue is available online and should be in your
Marketing
Rod Stuckey
DOES YOUR DEALERSHIP have an owner marketing plan for the fast approaching third and fourth quarters of this year?
Sales
Dennis Johnson
IF PLUS-SIZED CONSUMERS find it difficult to search for regular clothes that offer the elusive duo of comfort and style, just think about what they have to go thr
Dennis Johnson
RICH LEATHER in Jefferson City, Tenn., is known widely for carrying big and tall sizes.
Dennis Johnson
HOW THE GARMENT FITS and hangs from the body, the materials used and how the armor is placed are key when designing protective gear for larger riders.
Service
Tracy Martin
YOUR CUSTOMERS come in all sizes. That’s one reason your apparel inventory is so “large." It has to accommodate sizes from XXXS to XXXL.
Bruce Steever
IT CAN BE HARD to keep track of all the new products that launch in the off-season, especially once spring finally rolls around after a long winter.
Dave Koshollek
BY NOW, YOU'RE smack-dab in the middle of the busy season. Now is when the service department should be knocking down the highest revenue of the year.
Mike Vaughan
Mike Vaughan
A COUPLE OF MONTHS AGO I received an email from a dealer on the West Coast complaining about the continued lack of federal and state enforcement of laws governing