Monday, November 29, 2010

Harley dealers pinched by tight inventories

By Rick Barrett of the Journal Sentinel

It's getting tougher to find some types of new motorcycles as Harley-Davidson Inc. and other manufacturers throttle back production to protect the value of their brands.
By a 4-to-1 ratio, Harley dealerships griped that inventories of new bikes were too low rather than too high, according to a recent survey by Robert W. Baird & Co., sampling 72 dealers.