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Studies Show Key to Selling is Relationship over Product

The J.D. Power 2020 U.S. APEAL Study rank automakers based on how excited and emotionally connected people feel to their new cars. Of a...
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Developing Story: Ford CEO Jim Hackett is Out, Jim Farley Steps In

We have breaking news out of Ford Motor Company. CEO Jim Hackett is stepping down from his position effective October 1st. He will be...
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CEO Jimmy Ellis Discusses How the Jim Ellis Auto Group Was Prepared for COVID-19...

Online car-buying platforms have become vital resources for dealers across the country. Many dealers believe the focus towards online car shopping and delivery has...
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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...
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Mark Crowley on Leadership During COVID-19: ‘Lean into kindness, generosity, and trust’

Leading a team of employees through a global pandemic was probably not on many dealers' lists of things that could ever happen. However, with...

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...