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Harley-Davidson donates $2.4 million to Hunger Task Force

The Harley-Davidson Foundation has committed to allocating more than $2.4 million in grant funds to support the growth of the Hunger Task Force Farm in Franklin. The 208-acre farm, which operates year round, harvests fresh produce for food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters and senior centers throughout greater Milwaukee. Last …

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Harley-Davidson’s sales gain traction in UAE

Selling a Harley-Davidson motorcycle is about more than just selling a bike, it’s about selling a lifestyle, says Steve Beattie, general manager of Harley-Davidson in the UAE. With sales in the UAE expected to climb 35% in 2013 compared to last year, Beattie said demand for some high-end motorcycles is …

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Harley Davidson to discontinue 6 models from its portfolio

  Come 2014 and Harley Davidson would discontinue 6 models from its lineup. The models facing the axe would be the XR1200X Sportster, FXS Softail Blackline, FLHTC Electra Glide Classic, FLHRC Road King Classic and the FLHR Road King. The XR1200X Sportster, FXS Softail Blackline and the FLHTC Electra Glide …

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Harley restructuring credited for savings

By Rick Barrett of the Journal Sentinel Harley-Davidson Inc. has realized several hundred million dollars in cost savings since it implemented a massive restructuring less than four years ago, executives said Saturday at the annual shareholders meeting. This year the company expects savings of about $305 million, from changes it …

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Harley-Davidson sees consumer rebound

REUTERS Bikers ride through the desert on Harley-Davidson motorbikes. Chicago – Harley-Davidson Inc sounded an upbeat note about the state of the global consumer on Thursday with a 34 percent increase in quarterly profit and a big jump in shipments of its iconic motorcycles ahead of the traditional spring selling …

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Harley-Davidson profit climbs on higher shipments, efficiencies

Harley-Davidson profit climbs on higher shipments, efficiencies By Rick Barrett of the Journal Sentinel Harley-Davidson Inc.’s first-quarter profit climbed nearly 34% on higher motorcycle shipments and continued improvement in operating efficiencies, the company said Thursday. Harley said net income rose to $224.1 million, or 99 cents per share, from $172 …

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Harley-Davidson 1st-quarter profit jumps 30%

Harley-Davidson 1st-quarter profit jumps 30% By Saabira Chaudhuri Harley-Davidson Inc.’s HOG +2.09% first-quarter profit jumped 30% as the company benefited from lower restructuring charges, while revenue and shipments logged strong growth. Harley-Davidson had recently seen shipments decline amid disruptions to production amid upgrades at its largest plant. However, Chief Executive …

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Forbes Earnings Preview: Harley-Davidson 1st Quarter

Wall Street is optimistic about Harley-Davidson HOG +2.66% (HOG), which is slated to report its first quarter results on Thursday, April 25, 2013. Analysts project a profit of 96 cents a share, a rise from 74 cents per share a year ago. The consensus estimate has moved up from 88 …

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Harley is #1 Seller of Bikes In the USA For Past 5 Years!

  MILWAUKEE, April 22, 2013 PRNewswire – Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG) rolls on with new generations. New Data Shows Harley-Davidson Also Continues to Lead Market in Other Key Customer Demographics According to Polk data, in 2012, for the fifth straight year, Harley-Davidson was the number one seller of new street motorcycles …

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