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Birkey's Mike Hedge to Present Financial Metrics Session at 2015 Dealership Minds Summit

Video: Cub Cadet Aims to Help Support Dealer Network

Able Equipment Rental Named Authorized Kubota Dealer for NYC Area

Boettcher Supply, Conniff Sales Honored as Country Clipper Distributors of the Year

Speaker Announcement: 2015 Dealership Minds Summit

Cub Cadet Unveils New XT Enduro Series Lawn Tractors

Yamaha Announces 2015 Viking SxS UTV

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Rural Lifestyle Dealer E-Brief


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

Cub Cadet Aims to Help
Support Dealer Network

Mike Thuecks, vice president of specialty retail with Cub Cadet, gives an overview of how they are aiming to help the dealer by bringing products to the market with good margins and quality support. We spoke with Thuecks at Cub Cadet's recent dealer meeting in Nashville.

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OTHER NEW VIDEOS GO TO VIDEO ARCHIVE >>
 
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RHINO Introduces RH Series Economy Cutter

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Designing and Developing a New Rural Lifestyle-Focused Store

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Networking with a Dealer Group

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ONLINE FEATURES

Innovations in Technology
Drive Manufacturer
Investments in 'Green' Equipment

With increasingly efficient technology and demand driving introductions, major manufacturers like STIHL, Kohler and CORE Outdoor Power have begun manufacturing innovative environmentally friendly or “green” outdoor power equipment. Some manufacturers are making gasoline engines more fuel-efficient and offering propane-fueled versions, while others are creating battery-powered outdoor power equipment with comparable performance to gasoline models.

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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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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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