The nearly complete registration data shows the sterndrive category’s continuing decline.
Almost 75 percent of respondents to the monthly Pulse Report survey thought inventory was too high.
Facing headwinds hiring younger workers, McDonald’s is calling on the AARP to help it recruit potential employees. Might the marine industry take the fast-food giant’s lead and look to older employees who can to fill a dealership’s tech needs?
This month’s Pulse Report survey asks dealers to weigh in on market conditions.
New survey asks dealers to weigh in on market conditions.
Dealers ended 2019 focusing on excess inventory. Most expect similar-sized boat orders as last year; others say value products will be in demand.
New-boat registrations rose in October, thanks to a late-season sales surge. Except for PWC and wake boats, however, year-to-date sales were lower than 2018.
From water quality and invasive species, to workforce issues and ethanol, there are important marine industry issues on the table.
Tell your members of Congress that the Coast Guard deserves to be paid during government shutdowns. Also, the Coastal Conservation Association should be recognized for the work it does to promote healthy fisheries for recreational anglers.
Politics, affordability and inventory are top-of-mind for marine retailers.
Plus, Fort Myers Boat Show success continues.