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gas prices

Are Prices At the Pump Influencing The Industry?

What gives automobile dealership owners chills at night? Stiff competition. A threat from Mother Nature. Rising gas prices. Gas prices, indeed, are on the rise,...
Ford

Ford Prepares for 2020 EV Push

Here's a question nobody ever thought to ask: What would happen if the decision makers at one of America's big three automaker's announced one...
Nissan

Dealership Upgrades At Nissan Embrace The Future

The familiar circular logo is staying, but Nissan Motor Company said that many showroom changes are afoot with the company aiming for upgrades in...
electronic pricing

Pros And Cons Of Electronic Pricing Hang Tags

Question: What do grocery stores and automobile dealerships have in common? Answer: Lots and lots of price tags. And what does that mean for your dealership?...
sales events

Sales Events – Are They Losing Their Purpose?

With the coming of spring, dealerships around the country will be sprucing up their showrooms and getting that lot full of cars to sparkle...
Raj Nair

Appropriate Behavior in A Dealership Starts at The Top

Ford Motor Company sent a strong message to employees and the public this week, sending one of its top executives packing after investigations revealed...
tariff

Escalating Tariff Threats Still Loom Over U.S.-China Trade Deal

Last week, President Donald Trump fulfilled his promise of raising tariffs on China from 10% to 25% on about $200 billion of Chinese goods....
wholesalevideo

What an Increased Demand in Used Vehicles Means for Your Dealership’s Wholesale Acquisition Strategy...

It’s no secret to anyone that vehicle affordability issues continue to arise, and that means more customers are looking to purchase used cars. Here...
Dr. Randy Rossvideo

Are You Tired of Losing Your Top Performers? Retain Staff and Lower Turnover Costs...

Having a positive company culture is easy to talk about, but difficult to create and maintain. It’s easy to get caught up in the...
Natasha del Barriovideo

How to Embrace Industry Change and Adapt to the Needs of Your Customers –...

Like many other industries, automotive retail is constantly changing and evolving. From technology to customer experience, to service appointments, each area of the dealership...
promote

Promote Within or Hire from the Outside: Pros and Cons

Hiring new employees and promoting others within an organization is important no matter what level they are at, but extra consideration should be given...

Having the Willingness to Win

The retail auto industry can often times feel like a race. Sometimes we're racing against coworkers or the competition, while other times we're racing...

The Power of the First Impression

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Almog Veig of David Lewis and Associates talks about the meet and greet in the service...

April’s Kerrigan Report Reveals Auto Retailers Continue to Grow Despite Flat...

Welcome to the Kerrigan Advisors Market Update with Bridget Fitzpatrick and Erin Kerrigan, managing director for Kerrigan Advisors. April's Kerrigan Report tackles higher valuations...

Make This Saturday a Day of Success

Being confident in yourself can make all the difference when it comes to selling a car. Turn today into a powerful day of success...