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Does Salesmanship Equal Showmanship?

 Elevate your sales pitch by improving your presentation and demonstration as well as your excitement and enthusiasm. On today's Tip of the Day, Mark...

Tips for Creating a Premier Customer Experience on a Budget

Think about the last time you walked into your favorite store. What sets it apart...

The Benefits of Having a Customer Education Campaign at Your Dealership

Once upon a time, there were only a few car models in existence, all with...

How to Leverage Digital Innovation and Create Personalized Experiences for Customers – Amy Anderson & Chase Abbott, Cox Automotive

Today on CBT News, we welcome Amy Anderson, Director of Research and Market Intelligence in...

Week In Review: Cheryl Miller Takes the Driver’s Seat as AutoNation’s First Female CEO | Attracting Auto Technicians in a Highly Competitive Market |...

CBT News Week In Review for Friday, October 11th, 2019: Attracting Auto Technicians in a Highly...

Personality or Sales Ability? Which is More Important for F&I Success?

Every GM has the important task of choosing the right F&I manager when screening applicants,...

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How to Leverage Digital Innovation and Create Personalized Experiences for Customers – Amy Anderson...

Today on CBT News, we welcome Amy Anderson, Director of Research and Market Intelligence in Cox Automotive and Chase Abbott, Vice President of Sales for dealer.com and VinSolutions. Amy and Chase are here to talk about a brand new...
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Cheryl Miller Takes the Driver’s Seat as AutoNation’s First Female CEO (Part 1)

On today's very special edition of CBT News, our host, Jim Fitzpatrick visited AutoNation's corporate headquarters in sunny Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to be with the one and only Ms. Cheryl Miller, new CEO of AutoNation. Cheryl is AutoNation's first...
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What is Unconscious Bias and How to Prevent it from Disrupting Your Dealership Culture...

To combat unconscious gender and racial biases in the workplace, management must take deliberate action against them, or it could cause tremendous profit losses. On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome Dr. Shirley Davis, President, and CEO of SDS...
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What The Latest Buy-Sell Market Trends Mean for the Auto Retail Industry – Ryan...

On today's show, we're pleased to welcome back Ryan Kerrigan, managing director of Kerrigan Advisors. In this segment, Ryan and Jim discuss the state of auto retail's buy-sell market, consolidation trends, what the public stock prices are doing, and...
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Attracting Auto Technicians in a Highly Competitive Market – Don Reed, DealerPRO Training

On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome back Don Reed, CEO of DealerPRO Training, one of the nation’s top fixed-ops training platforms for dealers. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT:  Jim Fitzpatrick: Hi everyone. I'm Jim Fitzpatrick. Thanks so much for joining me on another...
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Sales Results from Q3 Signal Another Steady and Robust Year for Auto Retail –...

Q3 for the retail auto industry has come to a close. And today we're joined by NADA senior economist, Patrick Manzi, to get an in-depth analysis of the key highlights and results for the quarter. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT:  Jim Fitzpatrick: Welcome back...

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Tips for Creating a Premier Customer Experience on a Budget

Think about the last time you walked into your favorite store. What sets it apart from average or poor shopping experiences? Is it the...

The Benefits of Having a Customer Education Campaign at Your Dealership

Once upon a time, there were only a few car models in existence, all with a limited number of features. Demonstrating how a car...

How to Leverage Digital Innovation and Create Personalized Experiences for Customers...

Today on CBT News, we welcome Amy Anderson, Director of Research and Market Intelligence in Cox Automotive and Chase Abbott, Vice President of Sales...

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Attracting Auto Technicians in a Highly Competitive Market – Don Reed, DealerPRO Training

On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome back Don Reed, CEO of DealerPRO Training, one...

5 Fixed-Ops Trends to Pay Attention to in Q4 of 2019

As 2019 winds to a close, it is important to recognize trends that are occurring...

6 Tips to Make the Reconditioning Process Easier and More Efficient

One of the fastest ways to increase used vehicle sales and profits is to streamline...

How Manheim’s New Apprentice Program is Helping to Tackle the Technician Shortage – Tony Markese, VP of Reconditioning

The challenge for service managers isn’t just finding warm bodies, it’s finding qualified and skilled...

How to Turn Recalls Into Positive Customer Experiences

Recalls are never good news for customers. At best, it means the added inconvenience of...
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Tips for Creating a Premier Customer Experience on a Budget

Think about the last time you walked into your favorite store. What sets it apart from average or poor shopping experiences? Is it the pleasant attitude of the staff? Is the décor sleek and engaging? Is it easy to...
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The Benefits of Having a Customer Education Campaign at Your Dealership

Once upon a time, there were only a few car models in existence, all with a limited number of features. Demonstrating how a car worked was a simple matter, and those who didn’t already know how their new vehicle...
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Personality or Sales Ability? Which is More Important for F&I Success?

Every GM has the important task of choosing the right F&I manager when screening applicants, whether they are an outside hire or an existing employee. They have to think about the important revenue-generating responsibility this position holds, and the...
inventory

How Dealers Can Trim Down Their New Vehicle Inventories this Fall

As retail vehicle sales begin to slide, it is more important than ever to get lean headed into the slower-selling fall season. Coming off a few record years, trimming down could be trickier than usual. With rising vehicle prices and...
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Five Ways YouTube Can Fit into Your Dealership’s Marketing Strategy

You may think YouTube is only for cat videos, video game walkthroughs, and beauty tutorials, but car buyers have turned the platform into a prime resource. Many times, their buying decisions could hinge on finding that exceptional car walkthrough,...
millennial

3 Simple Ways to Help Retain Your Millennial F&I Managers

Much has been written about and analyzed when it comes to comparing all of the major population demographics. How Boomers prefer to buy a car. How Gen X-ers handle their money. What the newest entrants in the car buying...
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