Top 10 Dealer Frustrations

As we the editors of Yard & Garden talk to dealers all over the country, here are the Top 10 Dealer Frustrations we hear time and again. Take a look and post your own list or any other thoughts or feedback you have - just keep it clean! Weather Wholegoods margins Suppliers dictating what and how much inventory I carry Suppliers setting up other dealers too close to me Under-cutting dealers Suppliers selling direct to end-users Internet selling – what are the rules and does everybody have to play by them? Box stores Techs going to work for a competitor Dumb customers who waste my time and then go down the street to save 10 cents