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    Sales report: US retail, OPE and Tractor dealers

    Following strong retail activity in March and April this year, OPE dealers in the U.S. experienced a slowdown in May,…

  • Polaris two-person ATV line

    Polaris Off Road announced its new line of Sportsman 570 two-person ATVs. The lineup includes the all-new Sportsman Touring 570…

  • OPE People Podcast

    New episode – OPE People podcast

    I visited Stihl USA in Virginia Beach to get a close-up look at the company’s manufacturing facilities, and to try…

  • Husqvarna auto mow 520

    Husqvarna unveils new Automower 520 models

    Husqvarna introduced a new automower that it says is ideal for landscapers and groundskeepers “looking for a more affordable (entry-level)…

  • Same-Store sales reporting, April 2024

    We publish these same-store sales reports monthly to show both a snapshot and a trendline of retail sales activity at…

  • EETC Instructor Training Courses in July

    The Equipment and Engine Training Council (EETC) has scheduled three Instructor Workshops for July. Limited to 16 instructors, these three-day…

  • OPE People Podcast

    New episode of OPE People podcast

    We launched our new OPE People podcast in April. On the latest episode of OPE People, we’re talking about connections,…

  • Lowe's

    Lowe’s Q1 sales off 4%

    On Tuesday May 21, Lowe’s reported its Q1 2024 financial results, announcing that total sales for the quarter were $21.4 billion, that’s…

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    Home Depot misses on Q1 2024 revenue

    Large home-improvement retailer The Home Depot reported sales of $36.4 billion for the first quarter of fiscal 2024, a decrease…

  • Service tech small tractor

    Service Shop Evolution

    By Glenn Hansen “A lot is changing right now, from parts to labor rates to battery equipment. It’s evolving fast.…