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Spectro names Alex Josefson president as Miller retires
Kawasaki pavilion at Dealer Expo will be a special training oasis for all dealers
ADP Dealer Services to become CDK Global after spinoff
MMI brings diagnostics training program to 2014 Dealer Expo
Sta-Bil additive protects above, below fuel line
Dealernews - June 01, 2013
Worth Harley-Davidson is high on HOGS
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
Dealer LAB: Destination Powersports boosts Q1 earnings
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
Drowning in a sea of 'sameness'
IS IT JUST ME, or are all motorcycle shops starting to look the same?
BIG news, from the industry — and us
WITH APOLOGIES to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Dealernews presents its first “super-sized” issue. Our June issue is available online and should be in your
Attention, dealer principals: This lesson is for you
DOES YOUR DEALERSHIP have an owner marketing plan for the fast approaching third and fourth quarters of this year?
Big-biker friendly: Premium outerwear for larger riders
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
Rich Leather: Small store, big apparel sizes
RICH LEATHER in Jefferson City, Tenn., is known widely for carrying big and tall sizes.
Tips for outfitting larger customers
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.
Vehicle add-ons maximize comfort, ergonomics for larger riders
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.
Spring-Summer 2013 tire spotter’s guide
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.
Don’t let W-Time turn into ‘WTF?!’ time
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.
Online vehicle sales cheat everyone
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
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Catching up with Ben Spies
Former MotoGP racer Ben Spies was at a recent Helmet House event, representing long-time sponsor, HJC helmets. I was interested in asking him if he planned a retu
Tucker Rocky reflects the aftermarket's upbeat mood
What a difference a year makes. We knew last weekend would be an interesting one, as it was the first coming-out party for Tucker Rocky since it had merged with
Do your homework so you know enough for your customers
‘Tis the season for new motorcycle releases and the accessories that accompany them. In that regard it doesn’t hurt to ask ourselves, “What do my customers
F&I can be the most profitable square footage in a dealership, if you get out of your own way
When we first started Dealership University in 2004, before the creation of Powersports Marketing, we focused exclusively on training dealers in all aspects of op
More women -- and more younger women -- are riding
When I started riding 50 years ago I never thought much, if at all, about the gender of other motorcyclists. I just assumed they were men. In the 1980s, when I be
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