Category: Magazine

September 1999

Thursday, September 9, 1999

Power Equipment Trade’s September issue honors Portland, Oregon’s Tom Jenne as its 1999 Dealer of the Year for tackling the warranty issue head-on. The Showroom Spotlight shines on a lineup of innovative hedge trimmers. Also, the most extensive EXPO 99 coverage is available in this issue for products, seminars, awards and more.


June 1999

Wednesday, June 9, 1999

Power Equipment Trade’s June issue completes a dozen popular editions with the 12th Chain Saw Annual. PET co-sponsors a great new Expo feature: the Trucks of Industry Giveaway. Stihl delivers value in the month’s product teardown. Also, part 2 of the OPEI EDI Committee’s executive summary report on its EDI recommendations is provided.


May 1999

Sunday, May 9, 1999

Power Equipment Trade’s May issue focuses on how to handle warranty and work efficiently without losing money. Industry seems more cohesive in dealer and OEM approach to warranty policies. The Showroom Spotlight shines on chipper/shredder manufacturers and their products. Also, the OPEO EDI Committee releases recommendations for implementing standardized EDI systems.


April 1999

Friday, April 9, 1999

Power Equipment Trade’s April issue spotlights dealer-supplier outlook for the business-filled month of April for many power equipment dealers. The spring fever of optimistic dealers is discussed as well. An article reports on how professionally-run dealerships develop detailed customer profiles for their major accounts. Also, Edger suppliers take center stage in PET’S power edger product…


March 1999

Tuesday, March 9, 1999

Power Equipment Trade’s March issue features profitable and efficient service department management articles. Tennessee’s Lawn & Garden Center succeeds with service. A technician gives his advice on pay practices, and an article discusses how landscape contractor buyouts across the U.S. are creating lawn care giants and national accounts. Finally, an in-depth look at Maruyama’s new…


January/February 1999

Saturday, January 9, 1999

Power Equipment Trade’s January/February issue takes an in-depth look at dealership computerization and includes a roundup of industry hardware/software suppliers. Economic trends and industry events are discussed for having more dealers looking into computerization. Also. Michigan’s H&D Power Equipment targets professional market for future events.


December 1998

Wednesday, December 9, 1998

Power Equipment Trade’s December issue is the trimmer and brush-cutter annual issue that features spec charts for every production trimmer on the market, as well as a 1999 trimmer technology, accessories, and services section, plus a new product teardown. Montgomery Lawn & Garden goes for the pros in Alabama with dual business set-up. This issue…