Tag: Charlie Gilchrist

Dhivya Suryadevara

Former GM CFO Dhivya Suryadevara Moves to Stripe

General Motors’ chief financial officer Dhivya Suryadevara has left the automaker for an executive role at Stripe, according to a press release on August...

Staff Shortages Continue Delaying Inventories

OEMs have started the process of resuming operations at plants as they were pre-pandemic. While many employees have returned, most factories are still lacking...
EV

New EV Competitors Try to Dethrone Tesla

The EV market has been dominated by Tesla in 2020, with little resistance from any other company in the market. However, Elon Musk’s auto...
fulfillment centers

Could Auto Retailers Copy Amazon’s Model for Fulfillment Centers?

Online retail giant Amazon and Simon Property Group Inc. are in talks to use empty retail locations in malls as depots and fulfillment centers,...
Tom Maolivideo

Tom Maoli Asserts COVID-19 Created a ‘perfect storm’ for Auto Retail

When dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, serial entrepreneur Tom Maoli says, "the barrier became the blessing." Tom is the President and CEO of Celebrity...

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...