2018 Dealer Business Outlook & Trends Forecast

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The Ag Equipment Intelligence 2018 Dealer Business Outlook & Trends farm equipment forecast has just been released! Here's your opportunity to gain a strategic advantage in your 2018 business strategy by getting a first look at the data.

Compiled and written by the editors of Ag Equipment Intelligence and in its 13th year, the 48-page Dealer Business Outlook & Trends Forecast is a highly valuable business planning tool for the ag equipment dealer, manufacturer, consultant and other industry players. It's the culmination of months of grindstone work uncovering intel, monitoring trends, analyzing their findings and presenting unbiased inferences into the industry's 2018 forecast, trends and analysis.

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The 2018 Dealer Business Outlook & Trends Forecast features extensive data compiled from survey responses from more than 200 North American dealers and provides a "from the trenches" look at what dealers expect to see for equipment sales in the year ahead. In considerable depth and detail, this report ...

  • Identifies trends for individual product sales growth.
  • Breaks out dealers' 2018 outlook by country (U.S. and Canada), by U.S. region, by equipment brand and by the size of dealership.
  • Provides a status report and analysis of North American farm equipment industry retail sales & inventory data.
  • Offers insightful used farm equipment pricing & inventory analysis.

You'll be hard-pressed to find a comparable source of North American farm equipment industry retail sales & Inventory data, used farm equipment pricing, and inventory analysis.

Study it, share it with your team and refer to it often in your own planning and forecasting. You won’t be disappointed, and I'll back that with a money-back guarantee.

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Measuring and monitoring the major farm equipment trends. News and analysis of industry macro trends using a wide range of sources: -Earnings reports and other financial news that signal general economic health of individual players, including dealers, fullline and shortline manufacturers, as well as the industry as a whole.

• Dealer Consolidation – acquisitions and mergers – and other significant moves that impact the industry’s distribution channels.

• Movement in various industry segments (e.g. crops, dairy, livestock, rural lifestyle) such as commodity pricing and cropping segments that could affect ag machinery sales over the long term.

• Evaluation of land prices, farmers’ balance sheets and other industry developments that indicate the general direction of the farm economy.

• International news of equipment sales trends and significant moves by overseas manufactures that have ramifications for the North American ag machinery market.

• Larger, longer-term trends (e.g. ag cycles) that suggest changes in industry fortunes.

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Dealer Sentiments & Business Conditions Update (12 annual issues)
Offers monitoring and reporting of ongoing farm equipment industry trends in North America that often go unnoticed, including a measure of dealer optimism.

Reports the “raw numbers” from monthly surveys of North American dealers that represent their current views toward short and mid-term industry sales and other micro-trends that can result in longer-term impacts, including:

Month Sales Growth vs. Previous Month and Previous 2 Years
Overall & by major brand • By 10 U.S. regions & Canada • By 12 equipment categories • Dealer results vs. expectations

Current Trends
Price contribution to sales • Manufacturer incentives • Factory lead times

Equipment Inventories
New equipment backlog • Used equipment backlog

Dealer Commentary
Monthly Sales • Used equipment Inventory

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Executive Summary – Dealer Sentiments & Business Conditions Update (12 annual issues)
A 4-page executive summary delivered directly to your email inbox, providing you with a concise analysis and main conclusions of the full monthly report, saving you time while still giving you the valuable information you need to make better business decisions. 

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Ag Equipment Intelligence Dealer Business Outlook & Trends Report
A 48-page special dealer report published each October, providing you with the most comprehensive and in-depth analysis, trends and forecasts available for the ag equipment industry today.

Features Ag Equipment Intelligence’s primary research of trends at the dealer level. Breaks out dealerships by country, by region, by equipment brand and size of dealership. Also includes North American farm equipment industry retail sales & inventory data, used farm equipment pricing and inventory analysis and other focused topics that impact ag equipment sales.

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Big Dealer Report
An annual update of North American dealer consolidation trends. Since 2009 Ag Equipment Intelligence and Currie Management Consultants have tracked and compiled the dynamic changes taking place with farm equipment dealer ownership in the U.S. and Canada.

Along with a review of major dealers events during the prior year, the updated report also provides a complete list of North America’s “Big Dealers” by location, brand and shortlines carried, along with commentary on emerging distribution trends in the industry. 

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