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Setting Your Parts Department up for Slow Season

Posted by Glenn Beyerl on September 17, 2018 at 4:40 PM

Recently, we ran across an article from our good friends over at Bob Clements International that we just had to share. You can find the link at the bottom of this blog post.  KPM and Bob Clements share a joint passion for helping outdoor power equipment dealers be as successful as possible. Over the years, Bob Clements' has assisted KPM with dealer meetings, education, and other trainings.

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Topics: small business, leaf season, slow time, fall

2015 In Review: The Outdoor Power Equipment Industry

Posted by Rick Favata on December 31, 2015 at 1:31 PM

2015 was somewhat of an unusual year for the outdoor power equipment industry in the Northeast.

Sales and service of snow and ice handling equipment started out extremely strong due to the frequent and large amount of snow and ice we received throughout our region from mid-January into early March.  Manufacturers, distributors and dealers who offered snow blowers, snow plows, and spreaders/sanders experienced record-breaking sales in 2015. 

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Topics: outdoor power equipment, fall, winter, spring, summer

Fall Clean Up

Posted by Bob Consalvi on July 28, 2015 at 10:43 PM

Soon, the leaves will be falling causing a frenzy among landscape contractors to get their customers’ properties cleaned up before the snow flies. Be prepared to help your customers and make the most of this selling opportunity.

Here are some tips to maximize sales.

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Topics: dealer, fall, truckloader, blower, debris, leaves, vacuum

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