Category: Magazine

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…


December 2011

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Five innovative lawn and garden industry suppliers took home honors during the recent Green Industry & Equipment Exposition at Louisville, Ky. through the Power Equipment Trade magazine GIE+EXPO Dealers Choice Awards. The awards honor exceptional products in five categories, as voted on by lawn and garden power equipment dealers.


November 2011

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Power Equipment Trade’s November issue features PowerGuide 2012, the industry’s most comprehensive information source, offering dealers listings for suppliers and much more. Sections spotlight products, services, supplies, machinery manufacturers, and equipment and machinery distributors. Also highlighted are old parts sources, as well as associations and show information. Power Equipment Trade’s regular Show Room and Distributor…


October 2011

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Power Equipment Trade’s October issue spotlights the upcoming GIE+EXPO, the industry’s biggest event, providing a show preview and “Expo Elite” suppliers. At GIE+EXPO, dealers can see the latest in new products and services and learn ways to improve operations while networking with colleagues from around the country. Also featured is Kentucky’s Beards Outdoor Power Equipment,…


September 2011

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Power Equipment Trade’s September issue is the Lawn Mower Annual, with the latest in new mowers and mower engines, accessories and technology. The issue features a 2012 mower and accessories preview, a Showroom section of new products, and a Distributor Library. Also spotlighted is the topic of propane-fueled mower refueling, as propane cylinder exchange and…


July/August 2011

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Power Equipment Trade’s July/August issue spotlights dealers targeting pro customers, since commercial customers offer dealers high-volume accounts and potential long-term business relationships. The article offers ways that several dealers are working to boost their pro business. The issue also highlights the brand new Dealer Resource Pavilion, which will provide special services and education for dealers,…


June 2011

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Power Equipment Trade’s June issue includes the 2011 Chain Saw Annual, featuring the latest saws, parts, and accessories. The issue also focuses on the recent tornado damage and how dealers and suppliers are reacting to the disaster. Also spotlighted are Virginia’s Ernie Harris and David Harsh, who are preserving the chain saw industry’s early East…