Lisa Danes is editor of Green Industry Pros magazine, SnowPRO magazine, greenindustrypros.com, and related print and digital products.
February 28, 2014
Hustler recently announced to their dealers a plan to sell mowers through Home Depot and Lowe’s in a test run.
Florida dealer Ray Harney has expanded his lines and built up his parts department at ABC Lawn Equipment to keep his contractor customers equipped and profitable.
Get the right people in place to make your business processes work.
A good service writer helps increase shop profitability and customer satisfaction.
Choosing parts staff with a solid background provides a good base for on-the-job training.
The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) has strengthened its regulatory, standards, and market reporting and statistics efforts for corded electric and battery product segments.
Use these five tips to create custom promotional pieces that attract customers to your products and services.
Nip workplace family drama in the bud before it interferes with customer service and the job satisfaction of other employees.
Follow these tips for a smooth transition to a new business management system.
When the recession hit, Rick Reid of Mid-South Small Engines limited his equipment lines to see unlimited potential in serving landscape contractors when the market eventually bounced back.
These top business-busters need to be addressed to improve dealership staying power.
Amazon continues to expand the list of states where sales tax is charged on purchases. Does it level the online playing field?
Beginning in December 2013, Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A. made short block engine assemblies available for its FS and FX engine series units.
In business, simply saying you want to be more profitable won’t cut it. You need to set specific goals and measure your success along the way.
Prep equipment for extended storage to ensure easy operation in the spring.
Dealers and contractors can work together to share market intelligence and plan for their 2014 purchases.
The team at Passmore Service Center focuses on winning customers over with their performance in the service department so that when the time comes to buy, customers know their guy.
Looking for opportinities to network and gain training can help you find solutions and recharge your attitude.
Check out these mobile apps to help you manage many aspects of your landscape company.
As the trend toward internet shopping grows and regulation could be looming, consumers are enjoying the convenience benefits while the burden on small business owners is only beginning. Learn why dealers are selling online.
Work together to share what you know to see growth in the Green Industry.