Dealernews - May 01, 2009

Speed Read
Guido Ebert
Fairchild bankruptcy Chapter 11 assets Intersport Fashions Fairchild Holding Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection, but officials mainta
Dennis Johnson
SEMA Section show addtion powersports SEMA will dedicate an area to the powersports and utility vehicle markets in 2009. Organizers of the Spec
TTXGP race Flex-Fuel Guinness Record Honda HONDA DEBUTS FLEX-FUEL BIKE IN BRAZIL Moto Honda da Amazonia Ltda. (HDA), Honda's Brazil
JAMA Grand Prix Martin Wimmer Fieldsheer Gore-Tex EX-RACERS TO REVIVE MZ? – Former Grand Prix racers Martin Wimmer and Ralf Waldm
Senate bill smog check DMV California CALIFORNIA State Sen. Fran Pavely (D) has introduced SB 435, which would require motorcycles from the 2
Management
Mike Vaughan
In remembrance of crowded beaches and great road races Daytona beach bike week annual I first went to daytona bike week in 1980
All Pro Motorsports sets a precedent in the sales and servicing of pre-owned product All Pro used bikes retail Wisconsin Independent
Joe Delmont
Happy times at Kendon after being Chromed out Kendon Global Motorsports Group Tucker Rocky Custom Chrome FRANK ESPOSITO IS RELA
Sales
Beth Dolgner
When it comes to apparel, are urban sportbikers buying what you sell? apparel sportbike urban Shift Alpinestars During a rece
Service
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Dave Koshollek
You sell everything a customer needs, but how about offering some things that customers want? Service seats custom money profit
Mary Slepicka
Service managers earn $48K or more a year, on average, nationwide Service salaries manager department compensation Service ma
Research
Don J. Brown
Don brown research state financials This report is based on analysis of available retail sales data through February. These state-by-state tota
Don J. Brown
Don Brown Harley-Davidson H-D CEO Editor's note: Economic conditions are affecting the powersports industry, as they are affecting many
Don J. Brown
Don brown research state financials This ATV/dirtbike report is based on analysis of available retail sales data through February. These state-
Marketing
Todd Shafer
What Twitter is, and how you can use it to grow your business Twitter business type tweet grow Unless you've been living under
Display
Eyewear company Wiley X has redesigned its countertop and tower displays to match its eyewear designs, the company says. Large and jumbo locking tower displays ho
InBox
PWC Yamaha Letter Editor InBox PWC DEALER SAYS YAMAHA HAS 'NO CLUE' We reported on our website that Yamaha Watercraft Grou