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When I hear people talk about the parts departments in dealerships, I’m amazed at how simple they think it is to work behind the counter. They believe parts people just hang out, look stuff up and hand parts to customers.
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Rural Lifestyle Dealer invites you to watch the replay of our latest webinar, "The 7 Guiding Principles of Successful Dealers," featuring industry consultant and Rural Lifestyle Dealer columnist Bob Clements. Clements shares the 7 principles and gives you a simple tool you can use to evaluate yourself and your dealership so you can set yourself apart from your competitors, encourage and motivate your people and obtain the level of success you are striving to achieve.
This FREE webinar is brought to you by Rural Lifestyle Dealer magazine and Yanmar.
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Virginia Beach-based STIHL Inc., produces a full line of high-quality, handheld outdoor power equipment including blowers, trimmers, brushcutters, and multi-task tools, as well as the number one selling brand of chainsaws worldwide. STIHL Inc. manufactures over 260 model variations of handheld outdoor power equipment for sale in the U.S. and around the world.
Rhino® is a leader in the agricultural equipment industry with emphasis on tractor mounted rotary cutters and flail grass mowers, front end tractor loaders, backhoes, and hay mowers; rear blades, post hole diggers, finishing mowers, rotary tillers, boom cutters, and landscape rakes.
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Rural Lifestyle Dealer’s full-length 40-page 2016 Business Trends & Outlook report is now available. This extensive management report details the numbers, trends and forecasts for the 2016 rural equipment market. The report examines what products dealers expect to be the hottest sellers this year, which new products they intend to introduce or expand upon in their product mix, what their major concerns are for 2016 and so much more. The report provides comparisons of U.S. vs. Canadian dealers, large vs. small dealerships and by major manufacturer.