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Kawasaki to unveil Ninja H2 at Intermot show
Leading MAG brands to exhibit at Dealer Expo, IMS
RunAround is Mustang's lowest, leanest seat
Hornet racks, rails can double storage capacity
Spectro names Alex Josefson president as Miller retires
Dealernews - May 01, 2014
The card read 'WOMAN'
A COUPLE of months ago I finally renewed my membership in a particular organization. (Yes, I’d let it lapse, but due to some personal reasons I forgot and l
Partying with a purpose: Rev up your summer events
HOSTING EVENTS can be both a blessing and a curse, but one thing is certain: events are a necessity to stay viable and present in the minds of your customers and
Heralding the HER Project
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Five days of wrist-wrenching, tool torqueing, custom fabbing and bike painting in front of a live audience at Bruce Rossmeyer’s Desti
Women Who Roll 2014
Dealernews introduced Women Who Roll back in 2011 to celebrate some of the most influential women in the powersports industry. Our list has continued to grow, and
Dealer Expo Update
Dealer Expo welcomes the Retail Owners Institute
It’s pretty easy to put together a conference program that gives you some ideas to implement back at the shop; it just takes a few calls to industry veteran
What service departments need to know about electric motorcycles (part 1)
You’re a service manager or technician, attending your weekly department meeting.
Service generates profits beyond parts counter
A dealership’s reputation has a lot to do with how its service department performs.
Kate Ribar 'has it made' at Renegade H-D
Holly J. Wagner
IF MOVING TARGETS are harder to hit, Kate Ribar has nothing to worry about.
Do the math: premiums can spur interest and drive traffic
During this past winter I was contacted by a dealer who’d recently bought an underperforming store struggling to generate floor traffic.
Life goes on: From baggers to blessed events
DEAR GRANDMA AND GRANDPA, I hope y’all are fine up there in Heaven. We are fine down here in Dallas. The long stinkin’ winter is finally over and I am
DealerLAB: Modest profit in February, but turnover hurts
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — Bill Shenk’s Destination Powersports dealership was hit by a triple whammy early in 2014 but still managed to post a slight profit
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1985 threw up on the powersports industry
All right, maybe not. But 1985 has definitely regurgitated its neon hues and funky color blocking all over the industry’s gear and apparel. Neon never really w
The road to YES: Three skills you must master to succeed in sales
LET’S HOPE you’re not the average salesperson. Because, according to The Sales Board Inc.’s study of more than 16,000 customers and 300 salespeople in 25 in
You will grow old; you can grow rich
I feel rich. I met my wife, Theresa, while working at a Harley dealer show 16 years ago (she worked for The Motor Co. at the time) and she’s been the highlight
Don't hang up! Your phone skills can improve your closing ratio
I was recently attending a dealer 20 group meeting where the homework assignment had been to call the service and sales department for the dealer on the roster be
Dress codes at the golf course and bad restaurant seating give me the bell-bottom blues
Dear Grandma and Grandpa, I hope y’all are good up there in Heaven. We are burning up down here in Texas. Well, maybe not “burning up,” but it’s dang hot
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