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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'Amazon' (11)

The Truth About Reviews

These days, consumers usually look at online reviews when deciding not only WHAT they are going to buy, but also WHO to buy it from. However, there have been plenty of scandals in the retail industry concerning fake or paid reviews. So, it gets a little cloudy in the water, and consumers have gotten somewhat cynical.

 

Take Amazon. Hundreds of…

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Added by Paul Moran on August 23, 2019 at 7:03am — No Comments

Preparing Your Service Department for the Amazon Threat

The current automotive market presents today’s dealers with unique challenges—the biggest one being the evolution of the customer experience. As shown by the seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), which gauges the strength of overall vehicle demand in any given month, the current automotive market…

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Added by Graham Annett on June 6, 2019 at 6:27am — No Comments

Can Amazon Reinvent the Traditional Store?

It’s a well-known fact that Amazon is on a mission to reinvent the traditional brick-and-mortar store model. Until recently, they were mostly focused on dominating online sales. However, it is clear Amazon is now looking to expand its footprint to include offline sales. A great example is the…

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Added by Michia Rohrssen on May 15, 2019 at 7:23am — No Comments

Knock-Knock—It’s Amazon

Google and Facebook, Watch Out! There’s someone approaching in the rear-view mirror, and it’s Amazon.

 

Don’t worry about Amazon pursuing automotive retail--think expensive land and expensive cattle (aka cars). As far as the desire to pursue automotive advertising--think cloud ready and margin friendly.

 

The duopoly of Google and…

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Added by Jim Flint on February 12, 2019 at 7:51am — No Comments

Will Amazon Steal Your Tire Sales?

One of the staples for service department is tires, including sales, mounting, balancing and alignments. Tires are a price leader for your dealership and a great way to get customers in, providing you the opportunity for additional service work revenue.

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Added by Ujj Nath on June 26, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments

Are Consumers Ready for a Completely Out-of-Dealership Experience?

A recent news report on CNBC claims that 75 percent of Americans regularly shops online at Amazon.com.

That online shopping trend is carrying over to automotive sales, according to a survey by Chase, which says that 47 percent of Americans would be comfortable buying a car online from start to finish. 

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Added by CPI Results on March 3, 2018 at 10:57am — No Comments

How Amazon Vehicles “Could” Affect Every Aspect of the Automotive Industry

Amazon. A giant in anything it sets its sight on. Now though, Amazon has decided to break into the automotive market, with excitement following its every move.

Amazon.com, Inc. is launching a new automotive service geared toward car buyers. This new service is another sign of…

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Added by Aubrey Hankins on September 9, 2016 at 11:00am — 2 Comments


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Dealers Must Streamline their Retail Process to Meet Consumer Need

Today’s consumers dictate the customer experiences they want and brands are listening. Think about Amazon. You can literally tweet your order to them and it will be at your house in 2 days. In some markets, they’ll deliver your order in an hour. Why has Amazon become the behemoth that it is today? Because it has leveraged technology to create the most efficient…

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Added by Bruce Thompson on November 18, 2015 at 5:55am — No Comments


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A Simple Solution to Showrooming

Bob is on his lunch break. Lately, he has been drooling over the latest high-tech camera so he decides to make a quick trip to Best Buy to check it out. He walks into Best Buy and heads to the camera department. Once there, he finds the camera on display, but no employees are in sight to explain it to him. He picks it up,…

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Added by Misti Miller on July 31, 2014 at 7:34am — No Comments


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Why Steve Jobs Hated Branding and Marketing

A recent interview with former Apple VP of Worldwide Marketing, Allison Johnson, offered up some interesting insights into the legendary businessman Steve Jobs.

In her interview, she explained how the two words that Jobs hated most were “branding” and “marketing.” According to Johnson, people…

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Added by Richard Holland on March 27, 2014 at 6:30am — 5 Comments

A Must Read for Auto Sales Professionals

Mark Tewart is one of the best resources and trainers in the business and in his book he generously shares some solid practices to help sales professionals attain their goals.…

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Added by Mark Dubis on October 1, 2012 at 6:23pm — 1 Comment

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