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PSB Top 15 – Issue 2

January 28, 2013

PowersportsBusiness.com’s Top 15 enews articles from January 10, 2013 through January 27, 2013. Arctic Cat unveils all-new Wildcat 1000 X Polaris releases special South Edition Sportsman John Deere Gator, Can-Am Commanders recalled Christini unveils 2013 motorcycles No October 2013 Dealer Expo... Read more »

PSB Top 15 – Issue 1

January 14, 2013

PowersportsBusiness.com’s Top 15 enews articles from December 12, 2012 through January 9, 2013. Polaris introduces Jagged X Edition RZR Polaris recalls popular Pro-RMK snowmobiles Analyst’s survey finds mixed feedback from Arctic Cat dealers Court finds Texas Harley dealership not negligent... Read more »

Top 20 stories of 2012

January 1, 2013

PowersportsBusiness.com’s Top 15 enews article from October 15 through November 15, 2012. 2013 Can-Am Spyder RS unveiled, features new suspension New Gibbs Quadski features 175hp engine, $40K retail price Analyst’s test ride pits RZR XP 900 vs. Wildcat 1000 Polaris introduces new ATV, side-by-sides... Read more »

4/4/2011-Tackling F&I, an underperforming department

April 4, 2011

These articles recap some of the opportunities uncovered by GSA powersports consultants during actual consulting visits. These are followed by recommended actions that address these opportunities. Our goal is to provide you with ideas to help improve your dealership. This is part of a series on this... Read more »

4/4/201-Three vexing challenges, and three reasons for optimism

April 4, 2011

A memorable quote came to mind recently as I prepared a state of the industry presentation. And, no, it wasn’t, “You can’t handle the truth!” Instead it was something Charlie Hadayia Jr. related to me as he discussed trying to focus in on a couple key areas to kick-start Biker’s Choice, Tucker... Read more »

3/14/2011-Examining a large, multi-line dealership

March 14, 2011

These articles recap some of the opportunities uncovered by GSA powersports consultants during actual consulting visits. These are followed by recommended actions that address these opportunities. Our goal is to provide you with ideas to help improve your dealership. This is the first part in a series... Read more »

3/14/2011-An effortless and growing way to combat an age-old problem

March 10, 2011

OK. I think we’re getting it. I remember walking away from the parts counter with my lead technician, Dave Spencer. Dave had just asked Parts for rings for a Gold Wing that was torn apart in his bay, and Parts didn’t have them. Dave, a hard-working tech on flat rate, was incredulous. “How,”... Read more »

February 7, 2011-An old-fashioned but critically important business concept

February 8, 2011

Think about it. When you can trust an employee, when you can trust a supplier, and when you can trust a customer, everything just moves faster. The friction created by doubt and distrust is removed and things get done. Quicker. We all ask for trust. To another dealer: “Hold that unit, I’ll be right... Read more »

February 7, 2011-Action items for service department profitability

February 8, 2011

These articles recap some of the opportunities uncovered by GSA powersports consultants during actual consulting visits. These are followed by recommended actions that address these opportunities. Our goal is to provide you with ideas to help improve your dealership. This is the final part in a series... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2011 – Categorizing and counting: Two key P&A practices

January 17, 2011

These articles recap some of the opportunities uncovered by GSA powersports consultants during actual consulting visits. These are followed by recommended actions that address these opportunities. Our goal is to provide you with ideas to help improve your dealership. This is the third part in a series... Read more »

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