Virginia Nissan Dealer Dan Banister on How to Close the Racial Divide in Retail Automotive

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On today’s show, we’re so pleased to welcome Dan Banister, Owner of Banister Nissan of Chesapeake and Banister Nissan of Norfolk in Virginia. In this segment, Dan and Jim tackle the current state of business at his two Nissan stores, his journey to become a dealer, and fighting racial inequality in the automotive industry.

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