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Kanicki
From the Desk of Dave Kanicki

On Average, Big Dealers Still Operate 23-24 Stores Each

(About the Same as 9 Years Ago)
There is one fewer big dealer on Ag Equipment Intelligence’s Big Dealer list than there was a year ago at this time. A year ago, we showed 188 dealership groups vs. 187 this year. Is the consolidation of North American farm equipment dealers finally slowing?
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Industry-Consolidation
Industry Consolidation Part 3

What’s Driving Consolidation Among Farm Equipment Dealers?

Farmer consolidation and growing capital requirements for dealers has contributed to the need for dealerships to expand and grow.
All aspects of the ag industry have been consolidating over the last several years, and it seems to have picked up recently. This is no different for farm equipment dealerships. Some of the consolidation is being led by the major equipment manufacturers, some of it is in response to farm consolidation (see “Farms Shrinking in Number, Growing in Size,” page 12), and still some is due to dealer owners exiting the industry.
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Ag Equipment Intelligence

Deere Turf Dealers Down by 66% Since 2000

There’s little doubt that there fewer farm equipment dealers than there were a decade ago, but, in the case of John Deere dealer locations, the change isn’t as significant as you might think. The biggest reduction in Deere dealers has come in the retail locations handling the company’s turf equipment.
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Kanicki
From the Desk of Dave Kanicki

A Lot Fewer, But Much Larger Dealers

Since I joined the Farm Equipment staff in 2005, I’ve heard about the John Deere dealer meeting that took place in 2002 in Louisville, Ky., that laid the groundwork for a lot of the dealer consolidation efforts that we’ve seen during the past decade.
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