Steve Gibbs
THE YEAR OF THE ROBOT?
Some serious buzz around
by Service Dealer Editor, Steve Gibbs

Retailer John Lewis released a statement this week saying that sales of robotic mowers have increased by 75% in 2018 - but are specialist dealers benefiting from the machines' increased profile too?

 

Click here to read the Editor's Blog
LikeLike (1)
NEWS
INDUSTRY INVITED TO 'APPRENTICESHIP STANDARDS' WORKSHOP
Delivered by LE-TEC

The Landbased Training and Education Committee has teamed up with Pershore College to offer industry partners, including dealers, an opportunity to learn about the new Apprenticeship Standards.

 

Read more
LikeLike (0)
 
Learn about the new Apprenticeship Standards
GARDENCARE APPOINTS CENTRAL SPARES
As UK mainland distributor of products

Central Spares' network of dealers will now be offered the entire Gardencare machinery range in addition to a full stock of parts.

 

Read more
LikeLike (4)
 
Central Spares have signed Abbey Garden Machinery in Tavistock, Devon as their first 'Gardencare Premium Dealer'. Pictured L-R: Sam & Chris from Abbey, Grant & Steve from Central
FIRST 'DROP & MOW' ROBOTIC MOWER HITS UK
Stocks now available for dealers

The Ambrogio L60 Deluxe robotic mower, which operates without a perimeter wire, is now available for interested dealers in the UK.

Read more
LikeLike (0)
 
Ambrogio L60 Deluxe
WALKER MOWERS APPOINTS NORTHERN IRELAND DEALER
Gosford Garden Equipment

Walker Mowers UK have confirmed the recent appointment of Gosford Garden Equipment as their dealer for Northern Ireland.

 

Read more
LikeLike (5)
 
The McCrum family who run Gosford Garden Equipment - father Trevor seated on the machine, Dale and sister Aeola
WEATHER AFFECTS TORO RESIDENTIAL SALES IN Q2
But professional sales up 8%

One of the coldest Aprils in 20 years slowed sales of the Toro Company's lawn mowers for residential users in North America and Europe.

 

Read more
LikeLike (0)
 
Toro's Residential mower sales were affected by the weather in Q2 2018
HONDA (UK) TO CELEBRATE 40 YEARS OF MAKING MOWERS
At a trio of RHS Shows & Countryfile Live

Visitors to the Honda stand will be able to get up close with a bit of history in the form of its very first lawnmower, the HR21, introduced in August 1978.

 

Read more
LikeLike (0)
 
Honda (UK) to celebrate forty years of making mowers
CRANFIELD PROFESSOR BECOMES IAGRE PRESIDENT
Jane Rickson appointed

Jane Rickson, Professor of Soil Erosion and Conservation at Cranfield University’s Soil and Agrifood Institute has been appointed President of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers.

 

Read more
LikeLike (0)
 
Professor Jane Rickson
JOHN DEERE SUPPORTING OPEN FARM SUNDAY AGAIN
Theme is ‘The Great British Farm Day’

Many dealers and John Deere staff will support individual events with the loan of machinery for tractor rides or static display for this year’s event, which takes place on June 10th.

 

Read more
LikeLike (0)
 
Open Farm Sunday
RED DOT AWARD FOR MASSEY FERGUSON
For IDEAL combine harvester

Manufacturer was awarded in the Red Dot Design Award category of commercial vehicles with the title of “Red Dot: Best of the Best”.

 

Read more
LikeLike (0)
 
Massey Ferguson IDEAL combine
AND FINALLY . . .
Rude message mowed into field seen from Google Earth!

In a field near Bristol, users of Google Earth have spotted a not very friendly message mowed into a field - *warning: rude word ahead!*

 

Read more
LikeLike (2)
 
The monstrous mowing can be viewed via Google Earth
JOBS
 
Advertise your jobs on Service Dealer Weekly Update
ADVERTISE YOUR JOBS HERE
Amazing success rates!
Advertise your recruitment needs on Serivce Dealer Weekly Update and reach our targeted audience of recipients every week.

Contact Susan Pallett for details - 01491 837117
LikeLike (0)
Sponsored Product Announcements
 
Husqvarna's new Trimmer Line
NEW HUSQVARNA TRIMMER LINE
BioX – Biodegradable Trimmer Line

Husqvarna have three NEW Trimmer Lines for 2018 to complete an already comprehensive range.

 

Find out more
LikeLike (0)
 
Grizzly Tools at Gardeners' World Live 2018
#GETGRIZZLY WITH BBC GARDENERS' WORLD LIVE 2018
At the NEC in Birmingham 14 - 17 June 2018

The internationally acclaimed event is a fantastic platform for customers to see and feel Grizzly's extensive range of garden power tools.

 

Read more
LikeLike (0)
 
True Blue ® Fuel line
STENS - HELPING BUSINESS RUN BETTER
June Specials

Throughout June Stens are running a promotion on True Blue ® Fuel lines, Fuel Filters and Carburettor parts.

 

Find out more
LikeLike (1)
 
Map of dealerships registered with Garden Trader
BIG ONLINE ADVANTAGE FOR OVER 180 DEALERS!
Garden Trader website/directory

The momentum is gathering pace as over 180 UK dealers have now subscribed.  Garden Trader is a product and dealer search website/directory only for specialist garden machinery dealers in the UK. It has been designed to support and promote our dealer industry to consumers who are specifically searching for garden machinery products and services.

Find out more
LikeLike (0)
Events
LATEST SHOWS & EXHIBITIONS
Sponsored by STIHL GB

LikeLike (0)

PARTNERS
 
STIHL GB
 
Aspen
 
BAGMA
 
Catalyst Computer Systems
 
Evopos
 
GardenCare
 
Garden Trader
 
Grizzly Tools
 
Handy Distribution
 
Henton & Chattell
 
Husqvarna
 
Makita
 
Rochford Garden Machinery
 
Stens
 
uni-power
 
TurfPro
CURRENT ISSUE
 
Service Dealer May / June 2018
twitter.jpg   youtube.jpg  linkedin.jpg  
USEFUL LINKS
Send to a friendSubscribePrint friendly versionVisit our website
PRODUCED BY THE AD PLAIN