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Retail Auto Finishes 2018 on a High Note | 6 Simple Tools To Boost Your Productivity | Three Ways a 25 Percent Tariff Hike Could Impact Dealers and Consumers

Today on – Tuesday, January 8th, 2019:

newscastRetail Auto Finishes 2018 on a High Note – Jessica Caldwell,
Historically low unemployment, new tax cuts, and a sharp decrease in gas prices set the tone for yet another strong year for 2018. According to numerous projections, the industry is likely to see the fourth consecutive year above 17 million vehicles. Here to tell us more about the December numbers is Executive Director of Industry Analysis at, Jessica Caldwell. Watch Now

newscast6 Simple Tools To Boost Your Productivity
If you own or work at a company such as a dealership you’re an authorized seller and have a mass amount of business coming through you and or your employees at an almost incessant pace. It can be a challenge to manage daily tasks outside of servicing new customers such as setting up appointments, doing meetings, updating emails, following up on your established customer base and drawing up contracts. Here is a list of 5 simple tools and tips that will help get you organized and boost your productivity. Read More

newscastThree Ways a 25 Percent Tariff Hike Could Impact Dealers and Consumers In 2019
It is important to note that while current tariffs will still have a potentially negative impact on automakers, dealers, and consumers, much of the above projections depends on if the Chinese tariffs increase to 25 percent. If they do, many in the automotive industry will have to reassess their sales strategies and prepare for large-scale economic shifts. Knowing the potential problems ahead of time can help dealers brace for potential hits down the line. Information from various studies mentioned above reveals how important it is to always consider all players that can impact automotive sales markets, including the Federal Government. Read More

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