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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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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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