Monday, May 13, 2013
Power Equipment Trade’s May issue reports on how the Missouri dealership Edgeller and Harper rebounded after a terrible 2012 season. Good employees need recognition and involvement as much as a raise. Also highlighted are dealer service departments, from keeping good employees to innovative technology.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Power Equipment Trade’s April issue discusses a strategic approach that sets dealers apart from the pack—neither the presence of other dealers nearby nor moves into the area by big-box stores have had a negative effect on Exit 122’s growth. Another article mentions how the best opportunities may be out back in the shop. Dealers offer…
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Power Equipment Trade’s March issue spotlights employee-owned Oregon Vineyard Supply, which goes the extra mile in serving a variety of specialized agriculture and power equipment markets. Severe weather sweeps the Northeastern United States, and plains are feeling the brunt. Also, finally making the tough decisions can be liberating for a small business.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Power Equipment Trade’s January/February issue mentions how some dealers regroup during the winter while others hope for snow and storms, and several winter products are featured in the issue as well. A Missouri dealership decided to change location, and another article reports how to develop a perception among customers that leaves them with no reasons…
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Power Equipment Trade’s December issue is the Trimmer Annual, featuring the latest in trimmer models and technology. The GIE+EXPO is highlighted, along with the Dealers Choice Awards winners. Also, an article suggests to take a dose of reality when looking ahead to the new year in order to boost dealerships.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Power Equipment Trade’s November issue features the 2013 PowerGuide, a complete dealer information source for top manufacturers, distributors, trade groups and events—and even old and obsolete parts sources. A Distributor Library is also included.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Power Equipment Trade’s October issue previews the GIE+EXPO in Louisville, including dealer-only details, features and the schedule. Potter Motor joins the ‘million dollar club’ with emphasis on premium equipment and customer satisfaction. Also, service departments prove to be the best opportunity to boos bottom line profits.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Power Equipment Trade’s September issue offers the 2013 Mowers and Accessories Preview. Industry outsiders bring fresh ideas to the power equipment market. Entry-level knowledge and skills are more important than abstract engine concepts, and it is recommended to turn lost opportunities into sales by capturing more service market share in the area.
Monday, July 2, 2012
Power Equipment Trade’s July/August issue spotlights the latest dealer data from the 2012 PET Dealer Survey. Also featured is the topic of limiting dealers’ liabilities with servicing safety systems. An article discusses how giving away whole good sales margins in pursuit of market share goals is self-defeating. Check out the latest summer sale products in…
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Power Equipment Trade’s June issue details some of the latest chain saw models, technologies and accessories. Bob William’s business, Oakhurst Sales, is also featured for rising above the decline of new equipment sales. An article discusses how veterans are providing potential new employees in a time of hard-to-find service technicians.
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