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Power 15 dealer partners on NBA player’s Spyder giveaway

Dave McMahon, Editor in Chief
September 20, 2013

Dealerships offer range of events, promotions in August Here’s a look at some of the mid-season promotions and events being offered by members of the inaugural Powersports Business Power 15 group of dealers. The Power 50, being launched in 2013, will be announced Oct. 17 at a dinner as part of the... Read more »

House of Harley plans for a helluva party

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Liz Keener, Managing Editor
August 28, 2013

Dealership schedules theme days for H-D’s 110th When you’re a Harley-Davidson dealer and you set up shop just 10 miles from the Motor Company’s headquarters and museum, it’s always something special. But during large celebrations, such as the company’s 110th anniversary party Labor Day weekend,... Read more »

Power 15 dealers using effective promotional tools

Dave McMahon, Editor-in-Chief
August 9, 2013

Here’s a look at how some of the members of the inaugural Powersports Business Power 15 dealerships are spending their summers. Bob Weaver Motorsports, North Tonawanda, N.Y. Bob Weaver Motorsports is turning to its base of Enewsletter readers to find like-minded employees in its service department.... Read more »

Don’t forget face painting, bounce house for kids at events

June 21, 2013

Here’s a look at how some of the inaugural members of the Powersports Business Power 15 are promoting their dealerships, and making a community for customers. Adam Smith’s Texas Harley-Davidson. 25th Anniversary Party. Free breakfast, lunch and dinner Friday and Saturday. Live music Saturday. Demo... Read more »

Thunderbird Harley-Davidson: From tent life to high life

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Dave McMahon, Editor-in-Chief
June 5, 2013

Employees at Thunderbird Harley-Davidson in Albuquerque, N.M., are basking in their new digs now that the store’s $1 million renovation is complete, but when the entire store was housed in a tent for four months over a chilly winter, they did face challenges. In fact, overcoming those outdoor obstacles... Read more »

Best growth plans for Power 15 dealer are ‘outside the box’

Dave McMahon, Editor-in-Chief
May 24, 2013

Editor’s note: Second of a two-part series. Team Mancuso increasing sales by 200 units per year Open since February 2009, Team Mancuso Powersports South in Houston has put up some impressive numbers in its first four years under the Mancuso banner. Perhaps that’s not surprising, as Team Mancuso in... Read more »

Mancuso South’s pre-owned sales are growing

Dave McMahon, Editor-in-Chief
May 3, 2013

New PDI center, more online photos are key to sales Phillip Orange, general manager at Team Mancuso Powersports South in Houston, can’t figure out the inconsistency that pre-owned sales bring in the winter months. But all he needs to do is look at the dealership’s bottom line to know that despite... Read more »

Making employee satisfaction a top priority

March 15, 2013

Competitive pay, good  benefits, added perks help stores retain staff A customer walks into Store A and is immediately greeted by a well-kempt salesperson sporting a huge grin and walking with a hop in her step. In Store B, the customer wanders around and finally finds a salesperson with his shirt untucked,... Read more »

Fay Myers uses events to welcome young riders

Liz Hochstedler, Managing Editor
February 22, 2013

Power 15 dealership in Colorado builds dirt track in parking lot From a customer’s point of view, Fay Myers Motorcycle World seems like it has a staff that likes to party. But from the dealership’s standpoint, it has found the perfect formula for delivering crowd- and money-gathering events. Fay... Read more »

Don’t miss our Power 15 supplement

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December 28, 2012

Enclosed with the Dec. 21 edition of Powersports Business is the Power 15 supplement. The editorial program features insights from 15 top dealer principals and GMs. Stay tuned for an expanded program in 2013. The inaugural members of the Power 15 are: Adam Smith’s Harley-Davidson America’s Motor... Read more »

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