Motorcycle Industry Council hosting 'Data-Driven Dealer' program at Dealer Expo
CHICAGO, Ill. - The Motorcycle Industry Council will host a half-day program, "The Data-Driven Dealership," on Wednesday, Dec. 3, as the opening session of the 2014 Dealer Expo and National Retail Conference presented by Dealernews.
Freedom Cycles' Mike Stanfield to receive Top 100 Lifetime Achievement honors
CHICAGO, Ill. – Dealernews announces that the late Michael Stanfield, owner of Freedom Cycles and Freedom Rally Racing in Missouri, will posthumously receive the 2014 Don J. Brown Lifetime Achievement Award during the Top 100 Dealer Awards Gala taking place Dec. 4 in Ch...
American Heritage Motorcycles demonstrates power in numbers
Everyone likes the idea of the historic, multigenerational motorcycle shop. You know the type: born out of pure passion, persisting through ups and downs for decades, and run by the original owner’s descendants several generations on. It’s a story that resonates with authenticity and commitment, and customers feel a kinship with those stores.
Dealer Expo partners with Chicagoland Toys for Tots motorcycle parade
CHICAGO, Ill. – Grab a toy, your bike and some heated gear: Dealer Expo is partnering with the largest motorcycle charity ride in the nation, The Chicagoland Toys for Tots Motorcycle Parade, which will be Sunday, Dec. 7.
Succession, insurance, taxes on tap during Dealer Expo 'Dream Team' forum
CHICAGO, Ill. and SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Every powersports business makes use of an attorney, an insurance agent, an accountant, a real estate agent, a financial planner and other experts from time to time. These advisers may work for different firms, perhaps in different towns.
Arctic Cat dealers struggle with price competition in Q3 Dealer Sentiment Index survey
ARCTIC CAT dealers reported decreasing demand for their vehicles in the latest Baird/Dealernews Dealer Sentiment Index survey, but their outlook actually seems to be getting better.
Still, dealers reported difficulties in shedding inventory, and cited challenges in overcoming price competition and discounts by other brands.
13.0Arctic Cat Dealer Sentiment I...