[Podcast] Our Dealer Story: Van Wall Equipment
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[Podcast] Our Dealer Story: Van Wall Equipment

In this episode of the Farm Equipment podcast, “Our Dealer Story” brought to you by HBS Systems, we sat down with Don Van Houweling and two of his sons, Matt and Mike of Van Wall Equipment, a 24-store John Deere dealership based in Perry, Iowa.

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    Kubota dealer Carrière & Poirier Equipment in Alfred, Ont., recently completed a major expansion of its sales and service operations. Construction of a new, two-level sales showroom, service counter and offices began in September, 2018.
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    Corn in the dough stage improved from last week’s rate of 89% to 93% as of Sept. 15. This still remains behind the corn in the dough stage percentage from Sept. 15, 2018 of 99% and the 5 year average of 98%.
  • [Podcast] Our Dealer Story: Van Wall Equipment

    In this episode of the Farm Equipment podcast, “Our Dealer Story” brought to you by HBS Systems, we sat down with Don Van Houweling and two of his sons, Matt and Mike of Van Wall Equipment, a 24-store John Deere dealership based in Perry, Iowa.
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[Podcast] Our Dealer Story: Van Wall Equipment

In the episode of the Farm Equipment podcast, “Our Dealer Story” brought to you by HBS Systems, we sat down with Don Van Houweling and two of his sons, Matt and Mike of Van Wall Equipment, a 24-store John Deere dealership based in Perry, Iowa.

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Customer Lifetime Value: A Stairstep Approach to Growing Profitably

A few readers have asked how Customer Lifetime Value (CLV or LTV) can be used to help drive profitable growth. You can think of CLV as the value a customer brings to your business from first interaction to last transaction, which could span decades, especially in a relationship business like ours.

This blog by industry expert Jeff Bowman is part of the Ask the Expert series, sponsored by Western Equipment Dealers Assn. (WEDA) .

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Auction vs. Retail: Lessons Learned by a Used Equipment Remarketing Manager

For 13 years, I have worked in the ag equipment business. Along the way, I have had many mentors and trustworthy people teach me everything I know. One reoccurring theme has been differing opinions between the auction market and the retail market. Not one mentor I worked with had the same view on how these 2 markets work together.

This blog by industry expert Casey Seymour is part of the Ask the Expert: Used Equipment series, sponsored by Iron Solutions.

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