Dealers

NATDA opens registration for products display at 2020 show

The North American Trailer Dealers Association (NATDA) has announced the opening of registration for the 2020 edition of the New Product Display to vendors exhibiting at the 2020 NATDA Trailer Show. The display, located in the Dealers Lounge during the annual show, is the main hub for the newest accessories and innovations in the trailer industry. This year, the display ...

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MRAA, MTAs publish boat dealer guide to operating safely

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The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, along with trade association partners from across the marine industry, released a 58-page publication aimed at helping boat businesses operate safely in a new marketplace concerned with the COVID-19 health crisis. The publication, titled “Guide to Operating Your Boat Business Safely,” provides a manual for running an organization that is safe for employees, ...

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Maryland lifts restriction on boating access

Yesterday, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that his administration is lifting restrictions on motorized boating starting today at 7:00 a.m. ET. In response, NMMA applauded the decision, calling the move a responsible approach to balancing the need for social distancing with access to outdoor recreation. Leading up to the announcement, more than 1,000 Boating United advocates contacted Governor Hogan in ...

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OneWater reports increased revenue for Q2

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OneWater Marine Inc. announced results for its fiscal second quarter ended March 31, 2020. “Rising second quarter sales and a proven, adaptable business model contributed to a strong fiscal second quarter. Same-store sales through mid-March outpaced the prior year delivering approximately 10% growth year-over-year, but slowed significantly in the last two weeks of March as the COVID-19 pandemic spread across ...

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Marine CEOs give insight to COVID-19 impact

NMMA’s Q1 2020 Marine CEO Sentiment Report, a quarterly survey to assess the state and needs of U.S. marine manufacturing, is now available. As a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new section of the survey was added to capture specific feedback relating to business impacts – from supply chain disruptions to plant closures and labor separations. This feedback will ...

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Brunswick reports dip in Q1 sales

Brunswick Corporation recently reported results for the first quarter of 2020. "As we report our first quarter earnings, we must first recognize the immense impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our employees, business partners, and the communities in which we operate," said Brunswick Chief Executive Officer David Foulkes. "Brunswick and our employees have responded in many ways, including ...

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OneWater Marine Inc. announces earnings release date

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OneWater Marine Inc. announced it will release its fiscal second quarter 2020 financial results on Thursday, May 7, 2020, before the market opens. Following the release, the company’s management team will host a conference call to discuss the results at 7:30 a.m. Eastern Time that day. The conference call may be accessed by dialing (866) 220-5793 in the U.S./Canada or ...

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MarineMax reports Q2 results

MarineMax, Inc. announced results for its fiscal second quarter ended March 31, 2020. Revenue grew almost 2% to $308.5 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2020 from $303.6 million for the comparable quarter last year. Same-store sales for the quarter increased over 1% on top of a 12% during the same period last year. Income before taxes was $6.7 ...

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Boating Industry Top 100 applications are open

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Applications for the 2020 Boating Industry Top 100 are now open, with a new streamlined application process. Top 100 companies will be recognized at the Top 100 Gala on the final evening of the Boating Industry Elevate Summit, Nov. 18, in Atlanta. The list will also be featured in the December issue of Boating Industry and at BoatingIndustry.com. Dealers know ...

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CDK Global Lightspeed offers dealers relief during COVID-19 pandemic

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As boat dealers face uncertain times, uncertain measures and questions about what the future will bring, CDK Lightspeed is working to alleviate a little of that burden by offering special promotions and discounts. Brian Krzanich, president and Chief Executive Officer of CDK Global, Inc. recently sent this letter to his dealer customers. To our customers and partners: I don’t think ...

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