Tag: Alexi Venneri

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J.D. Power’s Tyson Jominy Reviews Auto Retail Sales and Trends for July

According to data from J.D. Power, the retail automotive industry is looking at a 14.3 million SAAR for July, which is about 2.5 million...

Peter Welch on Black Representation Among Dealer Body, ‘Absolutely Room For Improvement’

Homer B. Roberts was the first African-American new car dealer beginning in 1923 according to research conducted by historyofaacardealers.com. Roberts opened the gate for...
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What is the State of Lending During COVID-19 and How Can F&I Adapt?

There has been a lot of talk and analysis over the last few months about how the car industry has had to adapt to...
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GM CEO Barra Encourages Young Girls to Consider a Career in the Auto Industry

Despite small glimpses of recent progress, Women have continued to be underrepresented across the entire auto industry. According to data collected by Catalyst, women...
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Phone Skills a Key Ingredient for Effective Virtual Retailing

In light of the ongoing pandemic, auto sales and service continue to grow in popularity online. Capgemini research from May 2020 shows that “46...

Generate More Be-Backs with this Step-by-Step Guide

  Before the age of the internet and smartphones, be-backs were done with voicemails and letters. However, today there is so much technology at a...

Mastering Your Vehicle Service Contract Sales

Listen up, F&I managers: When was the last time you took a long, hard look at your service contract sales? Were you happy with...

Eliminating Your Customers’ Fears

 On this episode of the Saturday Morning Sales Meeting, David Lewis of David Lewis and Associates talks about understanding and eliminating your customers' fears...

June Kerrigan Report: Retail Automotive Bounces Back Strong

After some tumultuous activity, the Kerrigan Index settled down for the month of June. The index was up five percent that month, which means...