Category: Magazine

December 2012

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.


November 2012

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.


October 2012

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.


September 2012

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.


July/August 2012

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…


June 2012

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.


May 2012

Monday, May 21, 2012

Power Equipment Trade’s May issue reports on dealer survey service department results from the 2012 Power Equipment Trade Dealer Survey. Dealers sound off on issues surrounding service department management. Other topics include tips for lowering health care costs and looking at service techs and training as an investment. Discover new products in the ShowRoom section.


April 2012

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Power Equipment Trade’s April issue looks at dealer challenges in selling green equipment along with the latest green products. An article discusses how dealers must overcome customer inertia, but fuel prices provide a strong incentive for change. Another article highlights how service is ever more important in a time of falling whole good profit margins….


March 2012

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Power Equipment Trade’s March issue highlights the first of several reports on results from PET’s 2012 Dealer Survey. It takes a look at dealer use of web sites and social media, as many dealers are embracing this new technology, and it showcases top dealer software suppliers in a 2012 Dealership Technology Preview. Also featured is…


January/February 2012

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Power Equipment Trade’s January/February issue highlights budgeting for store improvements, cutting costs and winter sales equipment. An article mentions that when remodeling or laying out store displays, it’s not what you spend but how you spend it—all budgets can create positive changes. 10 cost-saving business ideas are also provided. A regular ShowRoom section features new…