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Top 10 Features & News Items on RLD.com from August 2014

Propane Council Appoints New Director of Agriculture Business Development

AGCO Announces Lay Offs at Its Hesston Plant

Deere Announces Waterloo Layoffs

Toro's 3Q Profit Rose 25%

Off-Road Utility Vehicles from Polaris Powered by Kohler Engines

GEM Extends Offerings for Dealers with New Gas and LSV Models

Summer RLD Digital Edition Now Available

John Deere Announces Changes to 5M Utility Tractors

Mahindra Launches New Ad Campaign

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2014RLD_digital_edition_homepage_button.pngAlso check out our Dealership of the Year compilation digital edition featuring insights from past Dealership of the Year award winners.

PRODUCT ROUNDUPS
Snow Removal
IN THIS ISSUE                                    Summer 2014
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Click here to go directly to the Digital Edition of this issue

Season to Season
Balancing Inventory, Revenue, Staff
Sales projections, multiple distribution channels and training help Rigg’s Outdoor Power Equipment meet summer’s challenges.

Dealer Profile: Browns Tractor & Turf
Reinventing a Dealership
Steve Brown bought a dealership and within 3 years added 3 new lines and changed the dealership’s market strategy and identity.

How to Sell
Service a Must for Pressure Washer Sales
Carrying high-end pressure washers could boost sales — if you’ve got the service to back it up.

And more ... click here to view the full contents: Summer 2014 Issue of Rural Lifestyle Dealer

 LATEST VIDEOS

Networking with a Dealer Group

Jeremy Ostrander, general manager of AgriVision (Formerly A&M Green Power Group), shares what he gains by being part of a Spader 20 Group. The group is facilitated by Spader Business Management and is made up of similar sized dealerships, who are willing to share financial information and strategies.

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ONLINE FEATURES

How to Choose the
Most Effective Spring Ad Mix

The turning of the seasons provides a perfect advertising and marketing opportunity for rural lifestyle equipment dealers. This time of year is an optimal time to encourage people to think about outdoor activities. But what’s the best way to reach new — and existing — customers?

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Not What You Say, But What
You Do: Strengthen Your
Dealership with Community Giving

How many times each month do you get asked for a donation of money, products or services? Plenty, I’m sure. And, I’m also sure you give gladly. What if that donation could do more? What if the steer you bought at the 4-H auction could lead to increased revenues or smarter, happier employees? One expert says it can — and should.

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Best Practices: Dealerships Team Up on Expo

Hiawatha Implement and Horizon Equipment teamed up on a New Product Expo at the Civic Arena in St. Joseph, Mo. Dozens of pieces of equipment were on display, including lawn and garden, small ag, production ag and precision ag technology.

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RURAL LIFESTYLE DEALERSHIP OF THE YEAR
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For the 8th consecutive year, RURAL LIFESTYLE DEALER is sponsoring its "Dealership of the Year" awards program to recognize North America's best rural equipment dealers. The nomination period for this year has passed, however we are always interested in hearing about the work of successful dealerships.



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