Tag Archives: Boats Group

Boats Group CEO recaps lead conversion, sales study

Earlier this spring, Boats Group announced the findings from an in­-depth analysis of U.S. sales leads across three of its sites – YachtWorld, Boat Trader and boats.com. InfoLink Technologies, Inc. conducted the lead analysis for Boats Group to identify consumer purchase behaviors and provide market intelligence. Over the last five years, new boat sales have been steadily increasing coinciding with ...

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Boats Group launches new BoatWizard mobile app

Boats Group, a global classifieds marketplace and marketing software solutions provider to marine brokers and dealers,  announced the launch of its new and improved BoatWizard mobile app. The app is exclusive to brokers and dealers in the recreational boating space, designed to make it easier  to access and manage inventory across the YachtWorld, Boat Trader, and boats.com platforms in real ...

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New Boats Group study evaluates lead conversion, sales trends

Boats Group has announced the findings from an in-depth analysis of U.S. sales leads across three of its sites – YachtWorld, Boat Trader and boats.com. One of the key factors revealed by the new analysis is the continuing rise of new boat sales, giving valuable insight into consumer trends across the boating industry as a whole. InfoLink Technologies, Inc. conducted ...

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Boats Group Chairman Ian Atkins steps down Jan. 31

Boats Group Chairman Ian Atkins will step down from his operational responsibilities with the company effective Jan. 31. Atkins will remain a member of the Boats Group board as an independent director. Having joined the company in 2000 when it was a San Francisco-based startup, Atkins initially developed the company’s operations outside North America where he successfully built key relationships ...

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2017 State of the Industry webinar archive available now

The archive for Boating Industry’s 2017 State of the Industry webinar is available now. If you want to learn more about the data in the 2017 Market Data Book, as well as the outlook for the rest of 2017 and beyond, be sure to check out our annual State of the Industry webinar. Boating Industry Managing Editor Brianna Liestman moderated a panel of ...

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Ian MacDonald named Boats Group vice president of sales

Boats Group announced the appointment of Ian MacDonald as the company’s vice president of sales in North America. Prior to joining Boats Group, MacDonald served as vice president of sales at Autotrader.com. MacDonald’s new role at Boats Group will focus on growing new business and expanding existing industry partner relationships through value-based sales. MacDonald is a veteran in the digital ...

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Boats Group appoints Sam Peterson as chief technology officer

Boats Group announced the appointment of Sam Peterson as the company’s chief technology officer. Prior to joining Boats Group, Peterson served as CTO at Overstock.com and Open English, leading their technology teams. Sam drives Boats Group’s technology vision and strategy, overseeing its global team of engineers and developers to deliver a shopping experience for consumers and value for its industry ...

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YachtWorld announces integration with YachtCloser

YachtWorld announced that the first phase of integration between its platform and YachtCloser is complete. YachtCloser is a yacht brokerage web-based contract management solution. The integration of YachtWorld and YachtCloser completes the brokerage sale cycle by offering customers the ability to create listing agreements, advertise vessels, negotiate and accept offers, and create sales contracts, financing and insurance through one platform. ...

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Boats Group moves headquarters to Miami

Boats Group announced it is moving their corporate headquarters to Miami, Florida. Currently based in Norfolk, Va., the company anticipates the move to be complete by mid-summer, adding 80 new direct jobs in the Miami area. The new facility will be located in the urban neighborhood of Brickell with a view of Biscayne Bay. The company said the move to ...

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