Tractor dealerships feel impact of COVID-19 in March

Exclusive data for Outdoor Power Equipment magazine readers from Constellation Data Solutions, a division of Constellation Dealership Group, shows Same Store Sales results at U.S. tractor dealerships for the month of March. The composite data is pulled from dealerships that use Constellation’s Ideal and c-Systems DMS products. The Same Store Sales data compares March 2020 vs. March 2019 at 417 independent servicing tractor dealerships.

In the U.S., revenue at Constellation DMS dealerships saw an average overall decline of 16 percent during March vs. March 2019. Service department revenues decreased 41 percent on average at tractor dealerships across the U.S. at the use the Constellation DMS.

Parts department revenues dropped 17 percent on average at tractor dealerships, with wholegood revenues down 14 percent during March.

— Dave McMahon, editor


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