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The Results Are In – 2017 Cost of Doing Business Survey

The Results Are In – 2017 Cost of Doing Business Survey The 2017 Northeast Equipment Dealers Association Cost of Doing Business Survey (CODB) has been compiled. Thanks to the many members who participated in our survey this year, the Report continues to take on new significance in assisting dealers to:

NEDA Cost of Doing Business Study Published

NEDA Cost of Doing Business Study Published The results of the 2015 NEDA Cost of Doing Business Study have been published. Participants were mailed their free copies last Monday. If your company did not participate in the survey, you may purchase a copy by click on the order form here.

Economic Growth

Ag Dealers Outlook Improves

While dealers are still anticipating sales to be down in 2015, their outlook has improved slightly, according to the latest Dealer Sentiments & Business Conditions survey from Ag Equipment Intelligence. In the January update, on average dealers were expecting sales to be down 8% year-over-year in 2015 vs. down 10%

Padula Brothers Dealership Coming to Greenfield, MA

Padula Brothers Dealership Coming to Greenfield, MA Padula Brothers will open a new store in Greenfield, MA, to sell and service John Deere, Stihl, Honda and Kuhn equipment. The store will bring John Deere back to the area after two years. “It’s serving a void that our customers have felt

2015 to bring increased adoption of propane mowers

2015 is expected to be good year for adoption of propane-powered mowers as contractors now have at least 135 models to choose from, writes Jeremy Wishart, deputy director of business development for the Propane Education & Research Council. “Most importantly, propane mowers are not just available in zero-turn models. Wide-area

Small Family Farms Operate 48% of U.S. Farmland, Account for 22% of Ag Production

Small Family Farms Operate 48% of U.S. Farmland, Account for 22% of Ag Production In 2013, 98% of U.S. farms were family farms, where the principal operator and his or her relatives owned the majority of the business. Two features of family farms stand out. First, there are many small

Economic Growth

U.S. economy reports strongest quarter growth in years

The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.9 percent annual rate in the July-September period, even faster than first reported, giving the country its strongest six months of growth in more than a decade. The third quarter growth rate climbed from an estimate of 3.5 percent because of greater spending by

Business and Sales Success

  Factor #1: Mindset Mindset is the most important element because with it, the other two will naturally follow. The most important aspect of mindset is having an expectant, positive attitude. Attitude will determine how far you get in life, how happy you will be, and even how long you’ll

Innovative Companies

3 Factors Innovative Companies have in Common

Companies identified by Boston Consulting Group as breakthrough innovators – just 7.6% of the report’s sample – separate themselves even from those labeled as strong innovators through three key actions: (1)    They cast a wider net for ideas. The best innovators are more likely to generate new products or

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