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Dealer Doing it Right in Ohio
Vast is a word usually reserved for expanses of windswept plains, collections of great artwork or that panoramic view of the Yosemite Valley from the Wawona tunne
From the Editors
If you're an enthusiast whose passion led you into the retailing end of this business, here's a question for you: Was your first bike new or used?
101 Road Tales
Clement Salvadori has been riding motorcycles in some interesting locales for longer than most dealers have been alive. And he's been writing about his exper
When Sales Drops the Ball
Dealer personnel ask for the sale less than half the time, say secret shoppers dispatched by research firm Motorcycle dealer salespeople ask
Around the States
COLORADO House Bill 1050, set to take effect July 1, requires the state's DMV to establish a specialized motorcycle driver's license endorsement progra
D&D Leaves Custom Chrome
Custom Chrome dealers with a penchant for D&D pipes need to begin ordering directly from the manufacturer. D&D has stopped selling product to CCI, previou
What's Your Management Style?
By learning and tweaking your strategic management approach, you can improve your dealership's bottom line. Sometimes we forget that
Changing the Sales Process
Changes in the industry and overall economy are potentially affecting the purchasing ability of your customers. Do you think it's time to change the sales pr
The Perfect Getaway
THE HEADLINE IN THIS MORNING'S Los Angeles Times read, "Summer airfare deals are taking a vacation." The article went on about increased airfares,
Looking Good, Going Fast
THERE'S BEEN NO OFFICIAL announcement, but it's pretty clear that pop culture has found a new two-wheel darling. World, say hello to your new motorcycle
Our Most Precious Metal
Few Accessories are more commonly found on customized motorcycles, ATVs and UTVs than those made out of billet aluminum. That said, few people working in parts or
I'VE BEEN WRITING ABOUT SOCIAL networking for a while now. This month I continue the subject with blogging and the benefits of a dealership blog. But first
Display Plays A Role In Preventing Theft
Sure, your store display looks nice, but can it deter shoplifters? According to Jack L. Hayes International, a consulting firm that specializes in retail theft su
Adding perks and details like vending machines, flat-screen televisions and leather couches to a store can make the shopping experience a pleasant one for custome
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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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