Tag: Straight Talk

EchoPark

Sonic Is Adding EchoPark Used Car Stores – Is This a Strategy More Dealer...

The fifth-largest American auto dealer group has announced plans to expand on their standalone used car dealership model known as EchoPark. As the pre-owned...
social distancing

Keeping Your Service Drive Packed in a World of Social Distancing

As our world gets back to work after the initial pandemic shutdown, we are noticing successful social distancing protocols implemented all around us. Grocery and...
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Re-Inventing Your Business to be Flexible, Resilient, and Productive – David Kidder

2020 has been one of the most tumultuous years in modern times. With the outbreak of a global pandemic, the resulting economic fallout, and...
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NADA’s Peter Welch Addresses the Lack of Black Representation in Auto Retail

Since the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25th, injustices against the black community have been brought back into the spotlight. The...
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Cox Automotive’s Sandy Schwartz on Ending His Tenure as CEO and Welcoming New President...

Recently, powerhouse Cox Automotive announced a changing of the guard. Effective today, August 3rd, Sandy Schwartz transitions to a new role as CEO of...

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...