Category: Magazine

June 2020

Monday, June 8, 2020

COVER – Oregon Dealer Remains True To Saw Shop Roots – MCMINNVILLE, Oregon – Riding a wave of community growth and customer demand to significantly increase revenues in the 20+ years since he bought the dealership, Northwest Logging Supply owner Alex Botten has maintained the business’ saw shop roots while expanding into wheeled products and…

April 2020

Friday, April 3, 2020

COVER STORY- It Should Be The Industry’s Biggest Time Of…But Will It Be? – Across the country, the lawn and garden industry and power equipment dealers are adapting to drastically different operating conditions in a spring season unlike any other as the coronavirus pandemic works its way throughout North America. Plans have changed, and different…

February 2020

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

COVER STORY- J.R.’s Lawnmower Shop: Diverse Product Line Works – OPP, Alabama – By taking advantage of opportunities and keeping an eye toward diversification, Joe Richburg has developed a powerhouse dealership that draws sales from all over, and Richburg reports he’s about to meet his longest-distance customer yet: a Canadian coming through who’s buying a…

December 2019

Monday, December 9, 2019

COVER STORY – Service, Rechargeables Boost Camas Power – CAMAS, Washington – Running a small dealership in a large metro market presents several challenges, and longtime dealer Ted Rivas and his son, Ted Jr., are working to serve local homeowner customers with solid service and products that fit their smaller lot needs. Camas Power Equipment…

October 2019

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

COVER STORY – Coastal North Carolina Shop Focuses On Quality – Jason Herring is the third generation of Herrings to run the John Deere tractor dealership on Wilmington’s main drag. Started by his grandparents in 1974, Wilmington Lawn & Leisure has stayed with John Deere as times, and the town, have changed. Alongside his aunt…

August 2019

Thursday, August 1, 2019

COVER STORY – Service Keeps Dealer Moving – Dan Robinson first got into small engine repair 30 years ago, working on-site service calls; he never dreamed his business would grow into what it is today. Robinson first fell in love with the mobile service aspect of small engine repair while working in Las Vegas, Nevada…

June 2019

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

COVER STORY – Sedgefield Outdoor Has Staying Power First opened in the 1970s, North Carolina’s Sedgefield Outdoor has weathered ownership changes, product changes and more to thrive under current owners Keith Carmack and Dylan Kiger. Carmack says when he arrived the dealership had a slew of products, but he worked diligently to lean out the…

April 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

COVER STORY – All Seasons Focuses On Residential Side The family behind Pineville, Louisiana’s All Seasons Sales & Services treats everyone like family. “They’re a really good family,” Mayor Fields says. “Their service is excellent.” Justin Squyres grew up in the business; his father had a different All Seasons store in Pineville’s largest sister city, Alexandria,…

February 2019

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

COVER STORY Sea Breeze Steps Up For Panama City In May 2018, the Chaillou family’s dealership Sea Breeze Small Engine opened for business. Just six months later Hurricane Michael rips through Panama City. Two days later the dealership reopened to help supply equipment to those in devastated areas. “It’s been a whirlwind,” Crystal Chaillou says….

December 2018

Friday, December 7, 2018

Power Equipment Trade magazine’s December 2018 issue features Lebanon, Oregon’s Cascade Outdoor Power Equipment and their growth into new markets. A full report highlights the 2018 GIE+EXPO, held October 17-19 in Louisville, Kentucky. A special section showcases the latest in trimmers and brushcutters coming in 2019. The Dealer Spotlight features Cayce, South Carolina’s Carolina Power Equipment….