Dealers see a positive year ahead, with about 63% of dealers expecting aftermarket revenues to increase 2-8% or more, according to Rural Lifestyle Dealer's 2016 Business Trends & Outlook Report. 

Compared with last year's report, more dealers are expecting growth in the 2-7% range for service and parts revenue, 54% for 2016 vs. 46% for 2015. Those who are most optimistic, expecting growth in the 8% or more range, remained about steady at 9% of dealers.

The Business Trends & Oulook report offers comprehensive data on which product categories dealers expect to generate the most unit sales, where they'll invest this year as well as the top concerns for the year.

Go here to read a feature on the report in our winter issue. To receive a copy of the full 40-page report, email Michael Ellis, publisher, or Lynn Woolf, managing editor