OPE Industry Forecasts: 2013 Expectations
Outdoor Power Equipment recently took the pulse of the OPE industry by asking several of its leaders to share their thoughts.
Specifically, we asked the following thought-provoking questions:
What should OPE dealers know about your company/organization heading into 2013?
- What was the OPE industry’s top story in 2012, and what will it be in 2013?
- How will the outcome of the recent federal elections impact OPE dealers and the rest of the industry?
- What are your biggest concerns about the OPE industry, and how should they be addressed?
- What will be the top trends in the OPE industry in 2013?
- What is your overall outlook for the OPE industry in 2013?
- What advice do you have for OPE dealers?
OPE received the following written responses, in order, Nov. 27-Dec. 20, 2012: