Labor Day Sales: How To Stand Out Against The Your Competitors

Labor Day
With Labor Day Weekend fast approaching, it’s time to get your strategy sorted beforehand. Labor Day Weekend is a great day for consumers, but it can also be just as good for businesses. It was first designed to allow workers a day off, but...

A Dealerships Unique Approach To Celebrating Their Centennial

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Celebrations are one easy way to draw customers into your dealership, and between anniversaries, holidays and other special occasions, there is almost always a reason to throw a big bash. However, you may have found that parties and advertising can get pricey, especially if you’re...

Memorial Day — How Your Dealership Can Give Back To Its Community

memorial day
The Memorial Day holiday is just around the corner. This is the holiday in which we honor the fallen soldiers who have fought for our freedom. As a business owner and member of your community, here are a few ideas that you can do...

How Your Dealership Can Capitalize on National Renewal Day

National Renewal Day
National event days are a great way to drum up business, especially during the slow times between larger, more prominent holidays. One upcoming event your dealership can capitalize on is this Friday, National Renewal Day. This day, occurring every year on May 4th, was...

Geneva Motor Show – Industry Takeaways

Geneva Motor Show
If you want to have a car show for manufacturers to show off their latest vehicles and cutting-edge technologies, it would be best to hold it in a neutral zone, in a country that does not manufacture cars. Switzerland is a great choice for...

The Ultimate List of Automotive Retail Conferences

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Attending conferences seems to be a way of life in the car business. We are all striving for that next cutting-edge strategy that will give us the advantage over our competition. While some conferences can seem like a waste of time, you cannot argue...

Brian Geitner: Autotrader’s 20-Year Anniversary

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In 1997, Autotrader opened it's doors to help revolutionize the car shopping experience. This year marks the company's 20th anniversary. Over the past two decades, Autotrader has provided their service to some 2 billion shoppers with over 350 million unique listings. Brian Geitner, President...

Increasing Expertise with Women Car Buyers

woman car buyers
Women are important. Why? Look at the facts. Women are the most dynamic and fastest growing economic force, controlling over $7 trillion in spending in the U.S. As breadwinners, 72 percent of women in the U.S. earn 50-100 precent of the family household income. Women request...

An Interactive and Personal Conference for the Progressive Dealer

Best Training Day Ever
The Best Training Day Ever is an event that allows dealers across the country to network and learn from some of the best automobile dealer trainers in the business. This year's event is in partnership with Industry Summit and will take place at the...

Chip Perry: Transparent dealers produce more opportunities

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In a recent poll, consumers revealed that, along with politicians, car dealers are among the least trusted people in their daily lives. While some would see that as a negative, Chip Perry, President and CEO of TrueCar, believes it's a chance to create opportunities...

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Don’t Let Obstacles Get in Your Way

Let's assume customers come into the dealership with a different agenda than you. They think all you want to do is sell them a...
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GM to Move Forward with Transformation Plans

This past month, GM rocked the automotive industry when the company announced wide-scale changes, including layoffs that would “reduce salaried and salaried contract staff...
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Week In Review: Digital Retail Trends to Implement in 2019 | Cultivate a Better...

CBT Week In Review for Friday, December 7th, 2018: Digital Retail Trends to Implement at Your Dealership in 2019 - Andy MacLeay, Dealer.com Digital retailing may...
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The Prison of Bad Habits

 From the start of every morning, you're following habits whether they be good or bad. Mark Tewart explains how important it is to practice...

Don’t Let Obstacles Get in Your Way

Let's assume customers come into the dealership with a different agenda than you. They think all you want to do is sell them a...

One-Price Selling & Enhancing the Digital Road to Sales

On this week's episode of Progressive Retail, Cory Mosley invites Ephraim Barcelo, General Manager at John Elway's Crown Toyota, to talk about one price...

How to Increase the Effective Labor Rate of Your Shop

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Almog Veig of David Lewis & Associates talks about how to increase the effective labor rate of...