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This exclusive DEALER-ONLY conference is focused 100% on equipping your company to run a more profitable precision farming business. These 2 days of non-stop precision farming learning will change your dealership’s management strategies forever.
Sara Hey of Bob Clements Intl. breaks down the “who, what and where” of hiring service technicians. The “who” refers to the kind of position you should be hiring for; the “what” is determining what to pay your new service tech; and the “where” is all about new places to uncover solid applicants.
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.
Business is booming, loyal customers are keeping you busy, and you ask, “Is it time to expand?” There are a lot of factors that come into play regarding this question, and there is not one right answer for every situation. Join Bob Clements as he guides you through the questions you need to ask yourself to determine if an additional location is a good move for you.
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This 46-page extensive management report details the numbers, trends and forecasts for the 2018 rural equipment market, and 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 2018 and so much more. You'll find insightful comparisons of U.S. vs. Canadian dealers, large vs. small dealerships and by major manufacturer, and with 6 additional pages in the 2018 report — a 13% increase — there’s more insight to be found than ever.
Rural Lifestyle Dealer’s full-length 40-page 2017 Business Trends & Outlook report is now available. This extensive management report details the numbers, trends and forecasts for the 2017 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 2017 and so much more. The report provides comparisons of U.S. vs. Canadian dealers, large vs. small dealerships and by major manufacturer.