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When is the right time to take on a new product line?

Posted by Rick Favata on August 24, 2015 at 5:55 PM

Want to change or expand the product mix at your dealership but don’t know when to start the transition?  The best time to take on a new lawnmower line tends to be sometime between late summer and late fall (September – December).

On the flip side, the best time to take on a new winter line, such as plows and/or sanders, is sometime between April and July.

This timeframe gives the owner, employees, and managers an opportunity to learn and get acclimated with the new brand four to seven months before pre-season selling starts.

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Topics: supplier, what do my customers want, how to decide, product lines

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