Passing the Spring Peak

While pre-owned powersports unit sales continue to be a shining star for dealers, the wholesale market has crested its peak. Dealers are still in their selling season and need good inventory from the auction, but they are maintaining their inventory levels rather than building up in anticipation. This is typical for May as the market

Slight Uptick in Retail Sales Environment

Our latest survey of powersports dealers indicates that the retail sales environment improved sequentially in the month of April. It appears that after starting off slowly (in part due to unfavorable weather conditions), sell-through trends picked up as the month progressed and comparisons eased (lapping the Polaris stop-sale last April). Now that Can-Am’s Maverick X3

Shifting Gears (June): Printing All The News That Fits

Former director of federal affairs in the MIC, SVIA and ROHVA Government Relations Office, Duane Taylor is now executive director of the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC). “We are excited that Duane’s leadership at NOHVCC will help our joint goal of furthering a positive future for responsible OHV recreation,” says his former boss, MIC

Online Fraud Protection

If your dealership has an e-commerce site that is taking orders and perhaps even offering a “pick-up in store” option, you could also be at risk for fraud.