Today on CBTNews.com – Wednesday, April 8th, 2020:
Louisiana Dealer Matt Bowers Compares COVID-19 to Hurricane Katrina
On today’s show, we continue our ongoing Coronavirus Coverage by speaking with Matt Bowers, President of Southern United Auto Group in New Orleans, Louisiana. Matt talks about what he’s doing at his stores in response to the Coronavirus outbreak and speaks on how the response to the virus differs from Hurricane Katrina.
The Right Time to Move to Digital Retailing?
Throughout the rest of 2020 and potentially for years to come, customers’ senses will be heightened to being among groups of people in public. Whether it’s a rock concert in a stadium, attending services at places of worship, or buying a car at a dealership, it could take a while until normal traffic resumes. For car dealers, that means two things: capitalizing on every lead that comes through the door, and finding creative ways to bring the sales experience to the individual. Read More
Dealers Helping Their Communities in Troubling Times
The automotive industry in the United States has emerged as a beacon of hope and light during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the vast restrictions and shutdowns, and in spite of incredibly slow vehicle sales, newsworthy stories have come out about dealerships doing their part to keep their communities healthy and essential workers cared for. Read More